Ocean County Press Release
TOMS RIVER – As warmer weather approaches, local boardwalk amusements are looking to begin hiring for the upcoming summer season.
Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach and Jenkinson's Boardwalk will both be hosting job fairs throughout the month of March. As two of Ocean County's largest employers, both companies are looking to fill over 400 jobs at each of their locations.
"Ocean County's summer tourism brings a lot of business to the area including over 60,000 seasonal jobs," said Ocean County Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari, who serves as liaison to Ocean County's Business Development and Tourism Division. "This is a great opportunity for our local residents, especially teenagers, to earn money, as well as help build our economy."
The Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach job fair is scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. on March 14 at the Pier Grill, 800 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights. Available positions include various ride operators (for ages 16 and up), food service, waterpark lifeguards, game attendants, event assistants, and mascot. Jobs are available from March to October and all positions require weekend and holiday work.
For more information, such as complete job descriptions and requirements, visit casinopierNJ.com/jobs.
In addition, Jenkinson's Boardwalk is looking for workers, with limited jobs available for 14 and 15 year olds. The job fair is scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday March 8 and again on Saturday March 21 at Jenkinson's Pavilion, 300 Ocean Ave., Point Pleasant Beach. Available positions include restaurant help, beach staff, aquarium volunteers and interpreters, parking attendants, ride operators and guest relations, candy store and gift shop staff, arcade attendants and game stand operators, and ropes course facilitators. Some age restrictions apply.
For more information, call 732-295-4334 or visit jenkinsons.com.
"More and more visitors continue to be attracted to our beaches and boardwalks during the summer months which means a stronger economy for our residents," said Vicari. "These job fairs help promote just how important the summer businesses are to Ocean County."