Merchandiser/ Cashier (Former Employee) – 16000 Theme Park Way, Doswell, VA – August 11, 2018
A typical day of work wasn't to hard or too easy, it was just right. What I've learned at Kings Dominion is communication skills. Management helped when I needed them, so they were good at their job.Work place culture it goes relaxed to busy depending on the work area. The hardest part of the job was helping the customers find what they need since I really know much about the products that were sold there. The most enjoyable part of job was looking around at some the products that we were selling.
Good work place for a summer job for high school and college students
Sound Technician (Current Employee) – Doswell, VA – July 28, 2018
Overall, working at King's Dominion has been a pleasurable experience. It was a good place to work as a high school and college student as it follows most school schedules. As far as it being a long term job, unless you had an in with the higher ups, the chances of being promoted were slim. There is not always a lot of good communication among departments, but relationships were easy to maintain.
Food & Beverage Associate (Former Employee) – Doswell, VA – July 25, 2018
Its a pretty fast paced job, the park gets a few thousand people daily with holidays being the most busy. Depending on where you work the supervisors can be good but most of them were not the greatest and did not treat me very well.
Gamer Operator (Former Employee) – Doswell, VA – July 13, 2018
The job was ok but there is too much work that you have to do there for only a short amount of pay that you get. It was kind of stressful due to the standing in the hot all day long. Also this job that I did used to work for was seasonal, only open around certain times periods of the year.
RIDE OPERATOR (Former Employee) – Doswell, VA – June 27, 2018
I really liked working at kings dominion. The management not so much. The hardest part of the job was definitely staying out in the sun for long periods of time but working with children was a ton of fun.
Lifeguard (Former Employee) – Doswell, VA – June 19, 2018
Working as a lifeguard for Kings Dominion is very hectic but worth it! It was a wonderful experience and plenty of fun. The job is very detailed and you must follow every rule and procedure to a T. The hours were long and the days were very hot but the atmosphere made it feel like time was going fast.
Entertainment (Former Employee) – Doswell, VA – June 12, 2018
This is a good summer time or teenaged seasonal job. I worked Halloween Haunt for my first two years starting at age 16 and then lastly as a game hostess in The Grove. Haunt pays you more money but regular jobs give you the most hours. All in all the pay isn't that great and the hours kind of suck for the commute I had to do, but I didn't care. It made me money and I didn't need to rely on anyone else.
Discounted food, Free tickets for Haunt
Could not play games if you worked in games, hours were long and pay was low.
Admissions Associate (Former Employee) – Doswell, VA – June 10, 2018
Admissions was a good department very family like since its a small department but it had low pay. When I became a Culinary Lead in the Food& Beverage department I learned how horrible Kings Dominion is most supervisors are mean and rude and expect you to do the impossible and the resteraunts are unsanitory aswell
Bad enviroment, low pay for base associates, most people only recieve 30 minute brekas for a 10 hour shift
Character Performer (Former Employee) – Doswell, VA – June 2, 2018
Working as a character day and night on the weekends was extreme, but it paid well. In addition to that, you had a free meal each shift. Nothing beats being able to make kids smile during the day, then at night transforming into a terrifying monster and scarring those very same kids. (Not to mean that as I hate kids, it's just fun that you get paid to scare people)
People occasionally "accidentally" assault monsters for doing their job...