The new owners of Clementon Park and Splashworld, the 114-year-old entertainment destination that reopens after being auctioned in March, are offering a $ 500 rental bonus for 120 hours worked until July 9 and hourly salaries of $ 18 for support for riding positions.
The park has also advertised openings for lifeguards, riding operators, security guards and other jobs. The initial rate for lifeguards is announced as $ 14.50 per hour for candidates for “deep-sea certified”
The amusement park has 29 attractions, including a pool and beach with waves of 23,000 square meters, giant water slides, a pool for small children and other entertainment. Other attractions are the Sea Dragon swing with a capacity of 40 people; Ring of Fire, 360-degree circumference; giant Ferris wheel; and a train system with three 18-foot-long wagons and a rail system.
“Our number one goal is to provide a safe and friendly environment for every guest who visits us,” Gary Fox, senior vice president of operations for Indiana Beach, the park’s owner, said in a statement last week.
Gene Staples, a real estate broker in the Chicago area who owns Indiana Beach, bought Clementon Park at auction on March 24 for $ 2.6 million. The facility was originally opened in 1907 and was one of the first trolleybus parks in the country, built at the end of a railway line from Camden, NJ Advance Media previously reported.
It was founded by Theodore Gibbs and his two sons, and the family ruled it for most of its existence. It was renamed Clementon Park and Splash World after being sold to Premier Parks, an Oklahoma-based company, in 2011. It abruptly closed in September 2019 after Premier overdue a mortgage.
It was recently named the second most valuable property in Clementon, a 2-square-mile dormitory with 4,900 residents. The neighborhood is located on Route 30, White Horse Pike, which was once a key corridor to the coast of Jersey, leading to Atlantic City, 47 miles away.
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