Seasonal Human Resources Position.

We are accepting applications for qualified individuals interested in a SEASONAL Human Resources position. This is a great opportunity for a college student to earn extra money over the summer.

Interested candidates must be able to begin work immediately working a “day” shift schedule that will be on a rotation including all 7 days of the week. Once the park opens, candidates must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays during the summer. In addition, the candidate selected must have excellent hospitality skills.

Interested candidates must complete our application in its entirety using the link below.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE – Kentucky Kingdom will contact everyone who submits an application regarding the next step in our hiring process.   We will contact you using the e-mail address you provided on your online application.  


We have a few job opportunities for specialized departments, please see below.


We are looking for seasonal workers to add to the Horticulture and Grounds Department.  Applicants must be at least 18 years old, able to work outside in the elements, able to work at a fast pace, and enjoy working with a team of professionals to provide excellent care of the grounds and landscaping throughout the park.

Apply below using the APPLY button.   Please complete all information, including selecting Horticulture as your first department of interest in the appropriate dropdown box.



Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay is accepting a limited number of applications for the position of lifeguard. Interested candidates must be strong swimmers, have an attention to detail, be willing to complete a fee based certification process through Ellis and Associates and enjoy working with the public providing a safe and fun filled summer for our guests. The position also requires you to be exposed to the sun and stand for long periods of time as well as pass periodic audits to maintain your certification.

Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay provides free uniforms which includes two swimsuits, a cover up, hat or visor and all the elements needed to perform your job. The job also includes perks such as employee parties, tickets for friends and family, free admission to the park on your days off and much more.

Apply below using the APPLY button.   Please complete all information, including selecting Aquatics as your first department of interest in the appropriate dropdown box.





GAMES – Use your powers of persuasion as you urge our guests to test their skills on our many different games! Enthusiasm and good people skills are a plus in this exciting position.

MERCHANDISE – Meet our guests while you proudly present our wide assortment of gift items and souvenirs. Helping guests find just the right memento of their visit, ringing up sales, tagging and displaying inventory you’ll do it all!

FOOD SERVICE - Take orders, prepare and serve our guests quality food and drink at our newly remodeled food stands and restaurants. After all, no visit to a theme park is complete without some delicious treats!

GUEST SERVICES – You’ll work on the front lines, interacting with guests entering the park, setting the tone for their day and providing excellent service to those with questions, comments, special needs, etc. If you love people, you’ll love this job!

PARK SERVICES – Take pride in helping keep Kentucky Kingdom, clean, beautiful and welcoming to all. Cleanliness is vital to our public image so the role of Park Services is particularly important.

RIDE OPERATIONS – Operating our rides in a friendly and responsible manner ensures that our guests have a happy, fun and safe experience on our rides and attractions. All ride operators must be 18 or older.

AQUATICS – Our lifeguard staff is the key to the safety and enjoyment of our guests at Hurricane Bay. All of our lifeguards must complete lifeguard requirements for Louisville Metro community and be certified under the Ellis & Associates program.

SECURITY – Keeping our grounds secure is an important job and it doesn’t end when the park closes for the day. All security personnel must be 18 or older and have flexible hours.

HORTICULTURE – On our horticulture team, you’ll enjoy the great outdoors while tending to Kentucky Kingdom’s beautiful landscaping.

WAREHOUSE – We can’t operate without this department making deliveries throughout the park quickly and correctly! You’ll receive and distribute merchandise, food, office supplies and other goods. You must be in good physical shape and be able to lift cases of goods on a regular basis.