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Work & Play Program

We’re hiring a Work & Play Team!

Work just 10 shifts at the beach this spring and play all summer with your bonus of 6 Boardwalk Season Passes.

How to apply:

  • Visit our Job Application Site
  • Select from the job list “Work & Play Program”.
  • Select the “Apply For Job” link.
  • Fill out the employment application.
  • You’ll receive an email within 24 hours with a link to set up an interview.

Deadline to apply: May 14, 2021

Program Perks:

  • 6 Boardwalk Season Passes ($500 value) for working all 10 shifts.
  • Employee discounts on food, games, attractions, merchandise and much more.
  • Free daily meal (Food Service team members only).
  • Free parking.
  • Free FUN!

Program FAQ

For this Work & Play Program, you are required to work 10 shifts.

Dates: May 21-23, 28-31, and June 3-5

Note: Prior to starting this position, an 8-hour (paid) New Employee Orientation and Department Training will take place. Ride Operators will require an additional 4-hour training day. Orientation and training does not count as a required shift.

We have open positions in the Ride Operations and Food Service departments.

The minimum we require is 6 hours, 8 hours are preferred.

Shifts are 10:30am to 5:30pm on weekdays, and an 8-hour shift between 9:30am-9:30pm weekends.

The minimum age for this program is 16.

Earn $14 per hour for 16+ and $15 for 18+.

Season Passes will be distributed after completion of the 10 days.

If you already have a 2020 or 2021 Boardwalk Season Pass, we will extend your Season Pass through the end of 2022. Other Season Pass Members will need to be present to take their photo in order to receive their 2021 Season Pass; or if they wish to wait until December 2021 in the current year to activate the Season Pass, it will be good for the entire 2022 season.

Yes, you will receive a clean freshly-laundered uniform every day. We also have hats and jackets available as needed.

If you are scheduled to work on a day that gets rained-out, that will still count as one of your 10 shifts, however you will not be paid.

You can make up one of the 10 days on another weekday, but no later than July 1.

Have another question that we didn’t answer? Please view our Jobs FAQ page.

Questions about this program? Email Carol Siegel or call (831)460‑3366.

Santa Cruz Seaside Company
Human Resources
605 Beach Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone: (831)460-3377 ext 6
Email: [email protected]

Employment Office Hours
Monday-Friday: 9am to 5pm
Saturday: 9am to 4pm

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