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Monday, January 13th, 2014

SANTA CLARA, CA – California’s Great America, Santa Clara’s 5th largest employer, is now accepting applications to fill approximately 2,500 positions for the exciting 2014 season. All applicants should begin the employment process online at Applicants who have been accepted online, will be invited to a hiring fair on Feb. 8 and 9 (with some chosen for additional dates as well).

Applications are currently being accepted for a myriad of park staff positions, including Entertainment, Emergency Medical Technicians, Guest Services, Ride Operators, Food and Beverage, Lifeguards, Concessions, Security Personnel, Merchandise, Game Attendants and Admissions Staffers.

Additionally, California’s Great America will live host auditions on Feb. 22 and 26 and March 1 and 2 to fulfill entertainment and event technician positions for the upcoming season. These applicants also need to apply in advance at Available performance positions include Show Hosts, Theater and Pop Singers, Dancers (Modern, Jazz and Hip Hop), Character Actors, Theater Attendants and Event Technicians, Scenic Artists and Sculptors, Costumers, Stage Managers and more.

“We are hiring in anticipation of another great year at California’s Great America,” said Vice President & General Manager Raul Rehnborg. “We are proud to provide so many young people opportunities to being their professional careers and pay for their education.”

Great America employs almost 2,500 employees a year and is Santa Clara’s fifth largest employer.

Applicants for all positions must be at least 16 years of age to apply. Detailed job descriptions and casting locations can be found at

About Cedar Fair
California’s Great America is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, a publicly traded partnership that is listed for trading on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “FUN.” In addition to California’s Great America, Cedar Fair owns and operates ten other amusement parks, six water parks, one indoor water park resort and five hotels, including Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park, Calif. Cedar Fair also operates the Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park in Gilroy, Calif. under a management contract.

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