June 15, 2016
Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor Announce Wage Increase
ARLINGTON, Texas — June 15, 2016 — Six Flags Over Texas, the Thrill Capital of Texas, and Hurricane Harbor, the largest water park to North Texas, today announced a wage increase affecting more than 90% of its team members. The increase from $7.25 per hour to up to $9.00 per hour went into effect on Monday, June 13, 2016.
“Our team members are our most important asset,” said Steve Martindale, Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor park president. “This wage increase is a reflection of our ongoing commitment to them and the higher wages will also help us recruit new team members who want to work in a fun environment, while creating lasting memories for our guests.”
The theme park is still looking for enthusiastic candidates of all ages and work experience to fill positions for the summer season and into the fall and winter. Seasonal positions are available in many departments, with the greatest number of opportunities in ride operations and food services. Positions are also available at Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor in retail, games, park services, lifeguarding, maintenance, market research and brand ambassadors, and security. People of all ages and backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should have an enthusiastic and friendly demeanor with an interest in learning more about the theme park and hospitality industry. Applicants should first go to sixflagsjobs.com to complete an online application. Interviews are scheduled by appointment only after the online application has been reviewed.
Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor offers employees a wide variety of learning tools, flexible work hours, plenty of leadership opportunities, and great incentives in a positive and fun work environment. Among the many employee perks, some team members may be eligible to participate in the company’s 401k plan, discounted employee stock purchase plans, and could receive health benefits based on certain requirements and open enrollment periods.
Six Flags Over Texas will employ nearly 4,000 seasonal team members to help operate the 212-acre theme park. Hurricane Harbor will employ nearly 800 seasonal team members for the 47-acre water park. For more information on employment opportunities go to sixflagsjobs.com.
About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company with $1.3 billion in revenue and 18 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 55 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.