Want to Work at the Friendliest Theme Park in the World? Read This!

It’s no secret folks everywhere greatly anticipate the opening of Wildwood Grove. It is, after all, the largest addition to Dollywood in our history. There is a lot to be excited about thanks to 11 new experiences for families to enjoy when they come visit. There is one more benefit to adding this many new attractions. We have a number of great new positions for friendly faces ready to join the team here at The Dollywood Company.

When Dolly first decided she wanted to start a theme park in Sevier County, she had two goals. First, she wanted visitors to come to the Smokies to experience the beauty she knew growing up as a child. Second, she wanted to give the people of this area opportunities for employment, something she knew a world-class theme park would do. Now, here we are entering our 34th season, and Dolly’s original goals still hold true.

We are looking for new employees across all of our properties to help us welcome folks to Dollywood and to East Tennessee. Positions are available on several teams like our fast-paced foods and merchandise teams, as well as park operations positions including ticketing, transportation, house and grounds, and more. Among the openings at Dollywood’s Splash Country are hospitality, lifeguard and food service positions. Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa also has a number of openings available including cooks, food service and housekeeping positions.

Job fairs are slated for Saturday, Feb. 9 and Saturday, Feb. 23 at Sevier County High School. Additional job fairs are scheduled for Saturday, March 23 at Seymour Heights Christian Church and Saturday, April 6 at Arrowhead Church in Morristown. Each job fair takes place from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Positions are available for the entire length of the 2019 operating season, as well as shorter peak season openings which are perfect for applicants looking for a fun summer job, or a position to help earn a little extra money during the Christmas holidays. Applicants must be 15 years of age or older.

Interested applicants may view opportunities, as well as job descriptions and basic requirements for each position, at dollywoodjobs.com. Applicants must signify their interest in a position by following the online instructions to complete the application process. Applicants are encouraged to apply online first. They will be contacted to schedule an interview appointment following the completion of their online application. If unable to apply online, technical support will be available on site.

The Dollywood Company plans to host a number of job fairs throughout the season to give potential employees an opportunity to attend at the time that best suits their individual needs. Additionally, new job opportunities always are posted throughout the year at dollywoodjobs.com

As The Dollywood Company employees, we receive a variety of unique benefits including access to the Dollywood Family Healthcare Center, along with complimentary Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country admission for our family and friends (once everyone knows where you work, the question is inevitable). Employees also take part in Dollywood’s Park Perks program which provides free or reduced admission to a large number of regional attractions, theaters and experiences. A comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision, is available for qualified full-time employees. Numerous development opportunities also are available to help employees develop leadership skills.

So what are you waiting for? Head on over to dollywoodjobs.com and see if your position is waiting for you.

By | 2019-01-28T17:44:05+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Community|0 Comments

About the Author:

While he is originally from Gate City, Virginia, Wes Ramey has long considered Dollywood and the Smoky Mountains region his second home. Many weekends of the year, he would travel with his parents and grandparents to the Smokies to enjoy some his favorite attractions in the area, including the Space Needle, the Gatlinburg Sky Lift, go karts, and of course, Dollywood. Based on his love as a three-year-old for Dollywood’s Convoy ride (there is a picture on his desk), Wes first told his parents he wanted to become a truck driver when he grew up. He also enjoyed the Flooded Mine because: A.) it was the only ride his mamaw was brave enough to ride, and B.) she was usually scared halfway through! When Wes isn’t working to tell people about the awesome things you can do at Dollywood with your family (scaring your grandparents doesn’t count), he enjoys spending time with his wife Lyndsey and young children. Most of his days are filled with reading Imagination Library books and baking imaginary cupcakes for tea parties, but when he has time, he enjoys anything with wheels and an engine. While Wes doesn’t own his own race car (yet), he does enjoy watching the professionals do their thing each week. For now, he fulfills his need for speed on Lightning Rod, Thunderhead, Wild Eagle and the Rockin’ Roadway!
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