Dorney Park to Hire 2,000 Seasonal Associates for 2024 Season

Dorney Park will host week-long hiring event Feb. 17-24 to fill wide variety of roles with competitive wages, benefits and park perks


Allentown, PA (February 13, 2024) – Dorney Park, the region’s premier amusement park, today said it plans to hire 2,000 seasonal associates as it prepares to open for the 2023 season in May. The park anticipates filling the majority of those roles during a week-long hiring blitz to be held Feb. 17-24 as part of one of the largest-ever recruiting campaigns by Dorney Park’s parent company, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, across all its parks in the United States and Canada.

To learn more about the event and available positions, please visit These positions include the following, as well as many more roles:

  • Ride Operators
  • Food and Beverage
  • Lifeguards and Aquatics
  • Security

Competitive rates up to $20 per hour are available for specialized entry-level positions. Paid training is provided for all applicable positions. Dorney Park offers flexible schedules and many perks for its associates, including discounts, reward and recognition programs, exclusive in-park events, scholarship opportunities, and free admission to any Cedar Fair park.

The park also plans to fill several full-time positions, with highly competitive wages and attractive perks and benefits.

Dorney Park is holding virtual interviews daily as well as an in-person hiring event February 17-24 in Human Resources, Associate Services Center. To apply today, visit Associate Services Center is located at 3700 Dorney Park Road off of Haines Mill Road.

“Our associates play an instrumental role in delivering our commitment to creating memorable experiences for all of our guests. We are proud to offer competitive wages, amazing perks, and unique benefits as one of many ways to do that,” said Jessica Naderman, vice president and general manager. “In particular, a seasonal job at our park can offer so much more. You can gain valuable experience, develop marketable skills for the future, and make lasting friends from near and far in a fun and inclusive environment while being part of something truly special. Our park offers a job that’s fun for everyone, with a variety of shifts to meet the needs of those interested in full-time, part-time, seasonal and occasional work hours.”

Dorney Park’s hiring blitz is part of a plan by parent company Cedar Fair Entertainment to hire approximately 35,000 seasonal associates across its network of parks in 2024. Cedar Fair anticipates filling the majority of those roles during hiring events to be held across all parks in the U.S. and Canada from Feb. 17-24.

About Dorney Park

Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom offers Pennsylvania’s best value – Two Great Parks All in One. With more than 100 rides, shows and attractions, guests can enjoy seven roller coasters, the largest collection of kids’ rides in Planet Snoopy™ and one of the country’s best-ranked water parks with 26 water slides and two giant wave pools. Special themed festivals, as well as the best Halloween event in the region, make Dorney Park the best place to create lasting memories.


About Cedar Fair Entertainment Company

Dorney Park is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a publicly traded partnership and one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world. Focused on its mission to make people happy by providing fun, immersive, and memorable experiences, the Company owns and operates 13 properties, consisting of 11 amusement parks, four separately gated outdoor water parks, and resort accommodations totaling more than 2,300 rooms and more than 600 luxury RV sites. Cedar Fair’s parks are located in Ohio, California, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Missouri, Michigan, Texas and Toronto, Ontario. For more information, see


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Ryan Eldredge