Q: What is the pay, what hours will I have to work, and how much can I work?
WAGES: All employees earn a base wage of at least $7.25 per hour.
WORK SCHEDULE: Minors, under the age of 18, may work up to 40 hours per week. Employees 18 years of age and older are not limited to 40 hours per week. Hours scheduled are determined between the park and employee. During peak season, there are opportunities to work as many hours as you want.
GENERAL SHIFT TIMES: Piers (including ride operations, food services, game operations, park services, retail sales and guest services): Generally, the piers schedule shifts between 11am and midnight. Once a week employees will be required to attend an in-service. Waterparks: The waterparks schedule shifts between 8:30am and 7:00pm. Once a week lifeguards will be required to attend in-service at 7:30am and guest service associates will attend in-service at the park’s closing time. Click here for more benefit information.
Q: What qualifications must I have?
Piers (including ride operations, food services, game operations, park services, retail sales and guest services): To work in pier operations, you must be 16 years of age. Employees must demonstrate maturity, professionalism and be safety conscious. Ride Operator Certification and training is provided on site.
Waterparks: To work as a Lifeguard or in Guest Services at Raging Waters or Ocean Oasis, you must be at least 16 years of age. Employees must demonstrate maturity and professionalism. Lifeguard and guest service training is provided on-site.
Please Note: Employees from the US must be able to work Memorial Day Weekend.
Q: Does Morey’s Piers offer internships?
Yes. We have a limited number of internships available covering a wide range of disciplines.
Q: What type of certification do lifeguards require?
You do not need any lifeguard training prior to your employment; we will train all employees. The training course usually lasts 5 days. We pay for your certification (an $85 value) and course materials (books, etc.) AND we give you a $125 successful course completion signing bonus (provided you pass the course). The prerequisites for the course include: 200 yard swim (4 laps in a standard sized pool), retrieve a 10-pound brick from the bottom of the pool.The course will teach you everything you need to know to work at Raging Waters or Ocean Oasis, including water rescue skills, scanning techniques, basic first aid, CPR, and park-specific operating procedures.
Q: How old do I have to be to work at Morey’s Piers?
You must be at least 16 years of age to work at Morey's Piers.
Q: How many people work there?
Morey's Piers hires approximately 1500 seasonal associates each season. The majority are either lifeguards, ride operators, or food & beverage associates. Morey's Piers is a team environment! We work hard but our goal is to have fun doing it. We are selective in our hiring: we put together a group of people that act and function as a team. We look forward to talking to you, reaching our goals with fun, and having you as a team member! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Q: If you work at Morey’s Piers, where can you live?
Housing in Wildwood is independently owned and operated. You would have to contact individual landlords/real estate agencies to secure accommodations. We recommend that you either search the classified ads in local newspapers, the Cape May County Herald and Wildwood Leader (both papers are free and available online), or contact a local real estate agent, of which there are an abundance in this area.
Q: What do I wear?
Pier Operations - (ride operations, food services, games operator, park services, and guest services) You must provide cotton, tan shorts, closed toe flat shoes, and a belt. Pier operators may purchase additional uniform items, such as baseball hats and shorts, at cost.Waterparks: Lifeguards - bathing suit, tank top, t-shirt, whistle, visor. You must stay until Labor Day to avoid uniform charges. Lifeguards must provide their own sunglasses by the first day of employment. Windbreakers and dry bags are optional and may be purchased at cost. When lifeguarding you must wear your hat, suit, sunglasses, and tank top at all times for both identification and skin protection.Guest Services employees must provide their own tan shorts.Click here for uniform and appearance guidelines.
Q: What benefits do I get from working there? Do I get a free pass?
The job has many benefits and incentives. Benefits include: flexible working environment; opportunity to meet many new people from all over the world; being outside in a professional environment. Our employee incentive program includes: use of Morey's Piers rides and attractions; 50% off coupons for your friends and family; free internet access; employee discounts at some local businesses; employee parties and functions such as soccer, BBQs, miniature golf tournaments, waterpark parties, pizza parties, etc.; bus Trips to NYC, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Baltimore, Atlantic City, baseball games, concerts, shopping trips. We try to have a function every week. We also have on-the-spot passes (passes for free dinners or movies, etc.) for exceeding job expectations. Click here for more incentive information.