Splish Splash Waterpark Boosts Pay Rates Up to $18/hour for Preseason’s Final Hiring Push


Splish Splash wishes to hire an additional 500 seasonal Team Members in order to expand operating schedules closer to pre-pandemic standards.

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Locals eager for more fun this summer and job-seekers in search of a rewarding, unique environment can find something to scream about: Splish Splash Waterpark is raising the stakes on a preseason hiring spree.
With outlooks improving for the Summer Season at Splish Splash Waterpark in recent weeks, park management wish to hire an additional 500 seasonal Team Members at the park in order to expand operating schedules closer to pre-pandemic standards. To do so, starting hourly pay rates for positions will now make up to $18 an hour and will also be eligible for a variety of perks and bonuses. New this spring, new and returning seasonal Team Members will receive a complimentary 2021 Basic Season Pass for themselves and up to three members of their immediate family as long as they apply and complete the hiring process by May 16.
“All signs point to a much improved summer, so we’re stepping up our recruitment efforts to attract great candidates and deliver great experiences for our guests,” says General Manager Mike Bengtson. “We can’t wait to get people back to work, and back to fun!”
Positions are available in all departments, with the park’s primary focus on Lifeguards, Food & Beverage, Park Services and Seasonal Maintenance staff.  In addition to the new pay rates and sign-on Season Passes, Team Members receive scholarship opportunities, discounts on dining and retail, advancement opportunities, flexible scheduling, as well as invitations to team member only special events.
Splish Splash Waterpark will continue its commitment to the health and safety of Guests and Team Members by following the recommendations of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, New York Department of Health and best practices within the amusement and attractions industries. Recruiters will conduct interviews virtually.  Orientation and training will also be virtual for most positions.  Any in person trainings will require facial coverings, strict adherence to state capacity limitations, and social distancing.  Team Members returning from prior years will be able to participate in online orientations.
New York’s Largest Waterpark will be open to the general public on Saturday, May 29. For more information and to apply online, visit the Employment page of Splish Splash Waterpark.
About Splish Splash Waterpark and Palace Entertainment
Splish Splash Waterpark, located on the East End of Long Island, has 96 acres of family fun slides and attractions. Splish Splash is owned and operated by Palace Entertainment, one of the leading leisure park operators in the United States. Palace Entertainment owns and operates eight water parks, six theme parks, two animal parks, and five family entertainment centers across 10 different states. For more information, please visit SplishSplash.com, or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Palace Entertainment is one of the leading leisure park operators in the United States, with 21 major entertainment and educational venues across 10 different states offering a wide range of family-friendly rides, attractions and educational experiences. Palace Entertainment is part of Parques Reunidos, one of the leading global operators, with more than 60 different assets (theme parks, zoos and marine parks, water parks and other attractions), spread out over various countries across Europe, North America, the Middle East, and Australia.