Carowinds Offers Bonuses for Seasonal Employees

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Carowinds Adds $500 Bonuses for Seasonal Associates 

Lisa Stryker |
April 8, 2021
Carowinds Adds $500 Bonuses for Seasonal Associates
Park is hiring 900 seasonal workers and plans to fill 60 full-time roles

Contact: Lisa Stryker, communications director

Charlotte, N.C. (April 8, 2021) – Carowinds, the premier entertainment destination of the Southeast, today said it is offering bonuses for seasonal associates as it prepares to open for the 2021 season.

The park is offering $500 bonuses for seasonal hires. Job opportunities are available in all park operating areas, including lifeguards, rides, merchandise, food and beverage, hospitality and more. Carowinds expects to hire approximately 900 seasonal associates in advance of its season reopening on May 22.

The park is also looking to fill 60 full-time ride operators and hotel staff positions.

Carowinds offers flexible schedules and many perks for its associates, including discounts, reward and recognition programs, exclusive events and free admission to any Cedar Fair park.

“Our associates play an instrumental role in delivering on our commitment to creating memorable experiences for all our guests, and in order to attract and retain those associates, we need to offer competitive wages and benefits,” said Pat Jones, senior vice president, park operations, at Cedar Fair Entertainment Company. “In particular, a seasonal job at our park can offer an exceptional growth opportunity. You can gain valuable experience in a safe environment, develop marketable skills for the future, and make new friends while being part of something truly special. Our seasonal associates have the opportunity to be rehired for jobs all the way through college and beyond, and many transition to full-time roles.”

For more information about seasonal employment opportunities and to submit an application, please visit

About Carowinds
Carowinds, a 400-acre amusement park located on the border of North and South Carolina, is home to more than 60 rides, shows and attractions, including 13 world-class roller coasters and Carolina Harbor, a top-rated 26-acre waterpark. Carowinds and its neighboring Springhill Suites by Marriott are properties of Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world.