MIDDLEBURY, Conn. – Quassy Amusement Park, one of the area’s largest seasonal employers, is now hiring for the 2012 season, which opens April 28.
Applications are being accepted 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the park office, located near the Grand Carousel building in the 20-acre lakeside facility. Quassy is on Route 64 (2132 Middlebury Road) in Middlebury.
Those interested may download and complete the employment application at Quassy dot com. The application is located under the About icon on the Jobs page. Applicants should be 18 years of age and should not call the park prior to bringing in the paperwork.
Positions being filled include: grounds, mechanics, restroom attendants, games, arcade attendants, ride operators, food service, lifeguards, parking, customer relations and guest services representatives for corporate outings.
The park will host a job fair 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, May 17 in the Quassy Restaurant. Students returning home from college as well as other applicants will be interviewed for additional summer positions at that time.
Quassy features more than 24 rides and attractions, including the award-winning “Wooden Warrior” roller coaster and the new “Crazy Cups” family tea cup ride. Other popular family rides include the “Free Fall ’N” drop tower, “Tilt-A-Whirl,” “Paratrooper,” “Trabant,” “Music Fest,” “The Big Flush” water coaster, “Yo-Yo” super swing and bumper cars.
“Saturation Station” is a state-of-the-art interactive family water play area and will open May 26 along with Quassy Beach.
There are complete kiddyland areas for the younger generation plus the “Grand Carousel” and “Quassy Express” train ride.
All-day ride wristbands ($19.50 and $23.50) or individual ride tickets may be purchased.
“Fabulous 50-Cent Friday” nights start May 225 with rides, hot dogs and soda only 50 cents each after 5 p.m.
Paddle boat rentals and lake cruises on the Quassy Queen pontoon boat are also offered at the park.
Dozens of popular skill and video games are located in the huge redemption arcade.
Midway games, a variety of food booths and live entertainment at the Carousel Theatre help to round out a day at the traditional amusement park.
Admission to the park is free with parking $6 ($7 on July 4). Entrance to “Saturation Station” requires an all-day wristband purchase or separate $12 admission.
School Workshops And Outing Reservations
Quassy is also the place of choice for company and group outings. Catered outings are hosted in the privacy of the park’s group pavilions.
Educational school fieldstrips are complemented by a variety of tours and programs designed for elementary through high school levels.
The Birthday Party Fun Zone is available for private birthday parties.
For more information visit Quassy dot com or contact the Quassy office at 1-800-FOR-PARK or (203) 758-2913.