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WinterFest Hiring

WinterFest Hiring Details

  • Must be 16 years old or older
  • Apply online - fill out an application at
  • Eligible applicants will be contacted for an interview
    • Interviews are scheduled according to availability: Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30pm; Saturdays 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm
    • Walk-in interviews available daily from 10am-6pm
  • Questions? Contact HR at 816.303.5010

Working at WinterFest is an uplifting, joyful and cheer-inducing experience, where you can bring the magic of the holiday season to all who enter the transformed midways of Worlds of Fun. WinterFest operates select nights in November and December, with opening night on November 23. It’s a great way celebrate the holidays and get paid for it.

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Work Hard. Play Harder.

As KC’s largest employer of FUN, we have what you are looking for. With over 3,000 employees, our team comes with a variety of interests, come from a variety of backgrounds and come with one thing on their mind, have FUN and get PAID for it!

Positions Include: Ride Operators, Sous-chefs, Cooks, Bartenders, Cashiers, Grounds Keepers, Guest Services Members, Merchandise & Games Employees, Landscapers, Security Rangers, Lifeguards, Costume Characters Entertainers, Musicians, Desk Clerks, EMTs, Paramedics, Accounting Assistants, Tellers, Office Clerks, Interns.   We are really like our own city!

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Top 10 Reasons to Work at Worlds of Fun

  1. Work with the A Team: Those that love to work hard and play hard.
  2. By play hard, we mean Ride and Slide for FREE at all the Cedar Fair Parks!
  3. Check please. Compare our pay. The HR team monitors the market to give us the competitive edge.
  4. Work when you want. Want extra $hifts? We got that too.
  5. Free tickets to the park! Your family and friends are going to LOVE you.
  6. Discounts on tickets, merchandise and food. Little known fact: Our employees dine on food created by a real life Executive Chef.
  7. FREE uniforms! If you don’t look good, we don’t look good.
  8. Employee only events. No one parties like we do.
  9. Advancement opportunities. We know how to move you ahead.
  10. You can meet over a million people or work behind the scenes with friends!
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Other Fun Facts About Our Team

  • Our Executive Chef comes from fine dining. He has managed some of the top restaurants in 22 different states.
  • Our Food and Beverage Director has personally cooked for two different US Presidents.
  • Our Operations Team is made up of life guards and ride operators, and live entertainment performers.
  • Our park rangers are commissioned by the Kansas City Board of Commissioners. 
  • Our lifeguards are certified by the top water safety board in the country, Jeff Ellis and Associates, Inc.
  • Many of our Emergency Services Team also work for the major emergency agencies in the area.
  • Our General Manager started as a train conductor.

So many different stories, so much talent and so much fun!

New for 2018!  
Our grooming standards have changed. At Worlds of Fun, our associates are our greatest asset. As a top employer in the area, we strive to stay current with changing standards of appearance while emphasizing a professional and appropriate look for our team. Some examples of changes we have made in our appearance guidelines pertain to hair coloring, tattoos and piercings; Be you and delight our guests!