PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Thursday, January 17, 2019) — It’s no secret people everywhere greatly anticipate the 2019 opening of Wildwood Grove, the largest addition to Dollywood in its history. To help welcome guests to this thrilling new area—and across all of its properties—The Dollywood Company is looking for friendly faces ready to join the team.
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. Times for all Saturday job fairs are 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.
Positions are available on several teams like Dollywood’s 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.
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.
The Dollywood Company employees 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 family and friends. 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 opportunities also are available to help employees develop leadership skills.
Voted the world’s Friendliest Theme Park each year since 2012, Dollywood’s welcoming environment makes it an excellent place for anyone who desires to be part of helping park guests create lifelong memories.
About The Dollywood Company: A highly-awarded and widely-recognized leader in the amusement industry, The Dollywood Company consists of the 150-acre Dollywood theme park; the 35-acre Dollywood’s Splash Country; Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa; and Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Cabins. As unique as its namesake and owner Dolly Parton, Dollywood is the 2010 Applause Award winner, the theme park industry’s highest accolade; winner of more than 35 Golden Ticket Awards; and recipient of 26 Brass Ring Awards for Live Entertainment (more than any other theme park in the world). The park is located near Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and has been named a top three US theme park by USA Today on multiple occasions. Dollywood is open nine months a year (mid-March through early January) and offers rides and attractions, shows, and crafters authentic to the East Tennessee region. Dollywood’s Splash Country, recognized by theTravel Channel and TripAdvisor as one of the country’s most beautiful water parks and named 2009’s Must-See Waterpark by the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions, operates from mid-May to Labor Day. Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa, which received the 2017 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, provides guests spectacular mountain views and family-friendly amenities next door to Dollywood theme park and Dollywood’s Splash Country. Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Cabins offers luxurious cabin accommodations overlooking Dollywood. For more information, call 1-800-DOLLYWOOD or visit dollywood.com. Operating days and hours vary.