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Holiday World hiring more seasonal workers

The Wildebeest water coaster at Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari. (Photo Provided/Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari)

SANTA CLAUS, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) — Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari is preparing to open its 2021 season in May. The Spencer County amusement park, which is celebrating its 75th season this year, says it expects an increased number of visitors and is planning to hire up to 2,200 seasonal employees. 

Holiday World held a virtual hiring event last weekend, however hundreds of jobs are still available, most of which are available to applicants who will be at least 16 years-old by April. Officials are also encouraging retirees, educators and other adults seeking seasonal employment to apply.

The park says it is hiring more workers this season due to the expected increase travelers.

“We’re still uncertain what our 2021 Season will bring,” said Matt Eckert, president and chief executive officer of Holiday World. “We suspect a surge of interest in travel may arrive by mid-season, and we want to be prepared.”

Some of the departments with available positions include food and beverage, ride operations and lifeguards.

You can learn more about the open jobs by clicking here.