Are you looking for a summer job? Michigan’s Adventure is hiring

Are you looking for a summer job?  Michigan's Adventure is hiring

FRUITLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Michigan’s Adventure is hosting a hiring event on Saturday to help fill about 1,200 summer jobs before the park opens in a few months.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Park Training Center, new applicants will have the opportunity to interview for positions in all park departments.

Laure Bollenbach, communications manager for Michigan’s Adventure, said the park will be hiring at the event with increased employee salaries.

“Anyone 18 or older will start at a minimum of $16.50 per hour. 16 and 17 year olds, if they are applying for food service, rides or a lifeguard, they will also start at $16.50 an hour,” Bollenbach said, adding that the park will also hire a limited number of 15-year-olds.

All employees receive free admission to the park, employee events and more.

Training for positions is done at the park. The start date varies according to each department.

Michigan’s Adventure will open at the end of May and will be open until Labor Day.

“We don’t just hire young adults, we hire retirees, school teachers [and] Parents. So anyone who has a bit of an interest in what it’s like to work in an amusement park, I would definitely encourage them to go to the website and look around and try us out,” said Bollenbach.

Anyone interested in applying or learning can visit the park website.