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Houston jobs: Typhoon Texas increases pay, lowers age requirement

The Katy waterpark is seeking to hire 1,000 season staff for the season and soon-to-be 15-year-olds can now apply.

KATY, Texas — Typhoon Texas, which beforehand introduced it was seeking to hire 1,000 season workers for the 2022 season, introduced Wednesday it is elevating their wages and decreasing their age requirement.

The starting-at pay for part-time seasonal members is now $9 an hour.

In addition, the park will now open positions to youngsters who’re 15 years outdated. Teenagers who’re at present 14 years outdated, however flip 15 this summer season, are additionally eligible to use.

“Every year we received applications from 15-year-olds,” mentioned John Pham with Typhoon Texas. “This year we are able to open up new opportunities for their suitable ages.”

The positions out there for 15-year-olds embody shallow-water lifeguards, entrance gate staff members, and meals and beverage staff members.

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“Finding a job at the age of 15 can be a challenge,” Pham mentioned. “We’re delighted to supply these new alternatives.

Pham additionally says that youthful candidates ought to emphasize their management roles at college, any volunteer work they do and extracurricular actions.

Typhoon Texas will formally open for the 2022 season starting weekends solely on April 16. The park shall be open every day beginning Memorial Day weekend.

“Our team members gain real-world work experience, develop skill that will further their careers and make new friends along the way,” Tate mentioned. “We like to think our culture is more like a summer camp.”

Typhoon Texas says accomplished purposes must be submitted via their web site and interviews shall be carried out in particular person.

The park presents aggressive pay and free admission on days off for seasonal hires, together with complimentary passes for family and friends.

Deserving workers are additionally eligible for school and commerce college scholarships, along with superior management and career coaching.

For a full listing of obtainable positions or to use, go to their website.

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