FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: How old do you have to be to work at Silverwood?
A: Most positions require a minimum age of 16, however a limited number of positions for those age 14 and 15 are available. Some positions have other age requirements. See department /job descriptions for individual requirements. Browse our available positions HERE!
Q: What type of certification do lifeguards require?
A: All Boulder Beach life guards are certified under the IAM/StarGuard Program. No previous Lifeguarding experience necessary. All training and licensing done through Silverwood Theme Park. Swim Test required. Boulder Beach conducts certification programs in the spring and early summer for all employees hired as lifeguards.
Q: When do I get paid?
A: Silverwood's employees are paid every other week on Friday.
Q: How many hours will I work each week?
A: The average work week at Silverwood is 30-40 hours per week for employees 16 or older. Of course these hours are based on park attendance and are different in each department. The end of July to Labor Day weekend is our busy season and your hours may increase as requested during these months.
Q: How much do you pay?
A: Starting pay can vary by department and job duty. All positions age 16 and older start at a minimum of $8.75. Lifeguards and Cooks start at $9.25. Leadership positions start at $10.75.
Q: What is the uniform deposit? Do I have to purchase a uniform?
A: Our image to our guests is very important to us at Silverwood. Employees will be required to purchase uniform items at discounted rate. Amounts vary by department and position. Some “costumes” will require a refundable deposit. Typically the cost to purchase uniform items will be $25, which includes two pairs of pants/shorts and two shirts.
Q: What type of training do I need? What training will I receive?
A: Silverwood’s award winning training department and trainers will make sure you have all the tools you need to succeed. Most front line positions require no prior experience. A typical employee will receive 24 - 40 hours of training before being introduced to our guests.
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