SANDUSKY (WTOL) - Thousands of people have applied for about 4500 open summer jobs at Cedar Point. However, there are still positions available.
The park is holding open interviews Saturday, March 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Breakers Express Hotel in Sandusky.
Positions are still available for ride operators, food service attendants and merchandise and games associates for this summer's operating season at the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort. Other available positions include marina dockhand, lifeguard, admissions employee, parking/tolls attendant and room attendant. Overall, there are more than 50 different job classifications available.
Many of the jobs at Cedar Point will also qualify for college credit for an internship at many schools including Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts, Recreation, Marketing, Communications, Finance, Human Resources and many more.
Cedar Point offers positions starting at $7.30 per hour. Employees under the age of 16 will earn $6.55 an hour and will increase to $7.25 an hour by the end of July. Other employee benefits include low-cost housing for employees who are at least 18 years old and live more than 25 miles from the park, on-site employee cafeteria, free uniform exchange, recreation center and an extensive employee activity program. This year, summer employees will also be able to enroll in a seasonal health care program.
Cedar Point employees also have free admission to Cedar Point, the Soak City waterpark and the park's beautiful sandy beach.