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The best job in the ‘Burgh!

Join the generations of Pittsburghers that cherish fond memories of working at Kennywood!

Become a Team Member

  • Work at America’s most thrilling historic landmark
  • Gain valuable experience
  • Make friends with talented people of all ages
  • Receive a paycheck and enjoy great perks

Perks of the Job

  • Flexible schedules
  • Free admission to Kennywood, Sandcastle, and Idlewild
  • Discounts on food and merchandise
  • Special events and sports tournaments
  • Ticket Incentive Program to share the fun with family and friends
  • Recognition Program
  • Scholarship Program
  • Opportunities for advancement

Volunteer at Kennywood

Kennywood invites non-profit groups to participate in our new Phantom Fall Fest as a fundraiser. During this event, each of your participating members will have the opportunity to earn money for your group all the while having a ghoulishly good time! It is going to be an amazing time and we simply cannot wait to get started!

All fundraising opportunities are available in our Food and Beverage Department.

As a volunteer in our Food and Beverage Department, you will have the opportunity to staff some of our Phantom Fall Fest specialty Food and Beverage stands and our standard Food and Beverage Department stands.

  • All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.
  • All volunteer groups must be non-profit organizations, which include but are not limited to the following groups: service groups, church groups, community organizations, school clubs and sports, social clubs, etc.
  • All groups must provide a Tax ID for its charitable group and a W-9 before any donation will be made.
  • All groups must complete a Volunteer Charity Service Agreement following their selection.
  • All volunteers must complete Exhibit A from the Volunteer Charity Service Agreement.

2021 Phantom Fall Fest Volunteer Information Form

2021 Phantom Fall Fest Volunteer Sign Up Form

The group form can be mailed to Kennywood, 4800 Kennywood Blvd, West Mifflin, PA 15122. Also, the completed form can be e-mailed to kennywoodhr@kennywood.com. If your group is selected we will contact you with the necessary information regarding when and where you are to report to at Kennywood.

If you need more information, please e-mail Kennywood at kennywoodhr@kennywood.com or call the Human Resources Office at 412-461-0500 x.1248.

  • How to apply

    • Click one of the links above to start the application process!
    • Once in the Career Portal, you will need to create a "Candidate Profile" by registering.
    • Once registered, you may click any open position and complete and submit an online application.
    • After that, simply check your email regularly for notices on the status of your application.
  • Requirements

    • You must have a valid and active email address to apply for any of our open positions as you will receive various email notifications, interview dates/times, next steps, etc. via email once you apply for a position.
    • All new and returning team members are required to provide necessary proof of eligibility and legal authorization to work in the United States as provided under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Please bring proper identification with you to complete the I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification form. If you are under the age of 18, you will also be required to provide a Work Permit (if applicable). We use E-Verify which requires a picture ID if you are presenting a List B Document (e.g., Driver's License, State ID Card, School ID Card, etc.).
    • Please use the exact name, as it appears on your Social Security Card, when completing your application.
  • A note to parents of Team Members

    Whether your son or daughter is looking for a way to earn a paycheck or would like to gain experience, we've got a position that he or she may be interested in. Your child could be the essential piece we need for this season! All applicants must be at least 14 years of age or older at the time the application is completed. Some positions do have other age requirements and restrictions. Please review the qualifications section of the position your child is applying for prior to completing the application.

  • Become a performer at Kennywood

    RWS Entertainment Group provides Casting and Production Services for all Kennywood live shows. If you are interested in performing at Kennywood this summer, please visit www.rwsnyc.com/auditions for more information on live auditions and how to apply online.