Nearly 1,000 seasonal and part-time positions are ready to be filled for 2019.

 For Employment Questions

Human Resources

 [email protected] 

(757) 253-3063


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Busch Gardens Communications

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(757) 253-3369




WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (Feb. 15, 2019) – Busch Gardens® and Water Country USA® opening dates are quickly approaching and with that, nearly 1000 seasonal and part-time positions are ready to be filled for the 2019 season. Jobseekers looking for fun, rewarding and engaging work are encouraged to consider one of the many positions available at the world’s most beautiful theme park or Virginia’s largest water park.


“Whether you’re looking for your first job or considering a career in this industry, our parks offer a fantastic opportunity,” said Greg Talley, senior leader of Human Resources for Busch Gardens and Water Country USA. “According to our team, the best part about working here is the fun, making new friends and providing memorable experiences for our guests,” added Talley.


According to Talley, hiring for the parks each year is like staffing a small city. Jobseekers can join the fun while gaining valuable experience at one of these award-winning theme parks. From lifeguards and line cooks to ride attendants and security ambassadors, the parks are seeking applicants for spring and summer positions in park operations, culinary services, merchandise, games and more.


In addition to a positive work environment, Busch Gardens and Water Country USA team members receive numerous incentives. Some of the park perks include:

  • Competitive theme park industry pay rates
  • Free admission to SeaWorld’s family of parks across the country (excludes Discovery Cove™)
  • Complimentary park admission for family and friends
  • Ride nights, free social events and exclusive previews of Howl-O-Scream and Christmas Town
  • Exclusive ride, event preview nights and social events
  • 30 percent off in-park merchandise and dining
  • Work with other team members from across the country and around the world


Applying is easy. Interested applicants can rel="noopener noreferrer" visit can visit to view available positions and apply online. Applicants who prefer to complete their application in person can visit Busch Gardens Human Resources Employment Office, Mondays through Sundays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Questions about employment opportunities at Busch Gardens and Water Country USA should be directed to [email protected] or (757) 253-3063. Busch Gardens and Water Country USA are equal opportunity employers and offer a safe and drug-free work environment.



About SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment™ is a leading theme park and entertainment company providing experiences that matter and inspiring guests to protect animals and the wild wonders of the world. SeaWorld is one of the world's foremost zoological organizations and a global leader in animal husbandry, behavioral management, veterinary care and animal welfare. The company also rescues and rehabilitates marine and terrestrial animals that are ill, injured, orphaned or abandoned, with the goal of returning them to the wild. The SeaWorld® and Busch Gardens® rescue teams have helped more than 33,000 animals in need over the last 50 years. 

SeaWorld owns or licenses a portfolio of recognized brands including SeaWorld®, Busch Gardens® and Sea Rescue®. Over the company's more than 50-year history, it has built a diversified portfolio of 12 destination and regional theme parks that are grouped in key markets across the United States. Many of the parks showcase its one-of-a-kind zoological collection and all of the parks feature a diverse array of thrill and family rides, shows, educational demonstrations and/or other attractions with broad demographic appeal which deliver memorable experiences and a strong value proposition for guests. 

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of SeaWorld rel="noopener noreferrer" Entertainment, Inc. rel="noopener noreferrer" (NYSE: SEAS), rel="noopener noreferrer" a publicly traded company. rel="noopener noreferrer" Visit for more.