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Valleyfair

supervisor

May 2015 • Shakopee, MN

What I liked

Good hours and great coworkers

What I wish was different

NA

Advice

Talk to as many people as possible.
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Cash Control Supervisor

May 2018 - August 2019 • Shakopee, MN

What I liked

Interesting experience and duties. Fun coworkers from all over the world

What I wish was different

Average pay and long hours

Advice

Be prepared to learn new things
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Lifeguard

May - August 2019 • Shakopee, MN

What I liked

Meeting coworkers from foreign countries and being able to socialize on the job

What I wish was different

If the minimum temperature for opening the water facilities was 65 degrees Fahrenheit

Advice

This is a great job experience if you love to socialize, seek to improve your first aid and CPR skills, and if your looking to put a variety of skills on your resume.
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Singer/ Dancer

May - August 2019 • Shakopee, MN

What I liked

I loved performing everyday and getting paid well to do so. I also liked collaborating with my fellow performers and interacting and entertaining guests.

What I wish was different

I wish the heat guidelines had been clearer and that the Entertainment dept. had been better equipped to provide care for performers.

Advice

Always sign a contract as a performer. Read it thoroughly and speak up for yourself. Know your worth as a performer using your body as your instrument.
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Security Officer

May - August 2019 • Shakopee, MN

What I liked

Helping people behind the scenes that most people don’t know about.

What I wish was different

The wages. The people who operated rides made more then security and the emts.

Advice

You have to stay firm in what is right. People are going to trick you and try to outsmart you just stay strong.
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Games op

May 2015 • Shakopee, MN

What I liked

Great coworkers, hours and pay

What I wish was different

Nothing

Advice

Make a lot of friends
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Ride Operator

May - August 2018 • Shakopee, MN

What I liked

great coworkers, good benefits, managers helped out a lot, fun company

What I wish was different

Very hot standing outside all day, Higher wages, wished I could have worked at more than 2 rides, when employee parking lot flooded that made getting to work a lot longer, less cutting of hours would be good

Advice

Get to know your coworkers well, makes it a lot more fun
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Guest Services Associate

May 2015 • Shakopee, MN

What I liked

Flexible hours, interesting challenges in the midst of routine fixes and problems. Good leadership and good workspace.

What I wish was different

More consistency in the chain of command and authorization to complete different tasks.

Advice

Never be afraid to ask for help.
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Associate Services Supervisor

June - August 2018 • Shakopee, MN

What I liked

I liked that I was able to work somewhere where many of my friends worked. Additionally, I also learned a lot about what is required to on board a new associate. I felt comfortable in the work environment, everyone there treated me with respect.

What I wish was different

I spent a lot of days bored on the computer or filing all day. Even though I worked directly in an HR department, I felt like I could have learned a lot more.

Advice

Be ready to be a jack of all trades, master of none. I learned a lot about many different aspects of running an amusement park, but I felt like everything was surface level.
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Ride operator team lead

May - August 2018 • Shakopee, MN

What I liked

It's a great way to make money and have fun doing it. You meet so many great people from around the world.

What I wish was different

Less favoritism

Advice

Talk to everyone you can. You can make friends from around the world.
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