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Safety Supervisor Intern


Six Flags Great America


Gurnee , Illinois




Public Safety

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Demonstrate an interest in addressing safety concerns that will help maintain a safe environment for the guests and team members

  • Conduct Safety Investigations by responding to locations in the park to gather facts and statements regarding accidents and incidents

  • Write accurate and legible reports of accidents and incidents for review by Safety Department Management

  • Maintain and inspect fire detection and suppression equipment and other safety equipment detailed in the department’s inspection program

  • Rapid response to emergency situations: Fires, Fire Alarms, Ride Incidents, First Aid calls, Vehicle accidents

  • Communicate in a timely manner with the Safety Manager safety related incidents including ambulance transports, fires, and ride incidents

  • Verbally communicate Safety and First Aid information to management team members at daily briefings.

  • Identify the existence of hazards from data gathered during inspections and or reports from team members and guests. In a timely and professional manner, initiate the appropriate action to eliminate the hazards through personal action or attaining assistance from other park personnel

  • Maintain relationships with the appropriate personnel from all departments to facilitate a safe environment for guests and team members of the park

  • Complete safety audits daily, including ride and facility audits using an electronic tablet

  • Communicate by using park issued radios and 10-code system

  • Maintain confidentially of employment, medical and operational information.

  • Communicate with the appropriate personnel from Resource Protections and Human Resources any non-negative results during drug and alcohol screenings on team members. Ensure all procedures are followed with securing and sending out samples for outside testing

  • Assist First Aid crews on calls as directed

  • Safely operate motor vehicles and golf carts that are both automatic and manual drive

  • Maintain a professional relationship with guests and team members

  • Maintain grooming standards according to the standard and policies set by Six Flags Great America and the Safety Department

  • Adhere to all park labor policies pertaining to breaks taken, length of shift and types of work performed




Skills and Qualifications:


  • Age Requirement: 18 years or older

  • Education: High school diploma or GED

  • Enrolled in Occupational Safety or Fire Science courses for at least one semester

  • Some knowledge of safety and or fire prevention procedures

  • Licensure and Certification:

    • Valid Driver’s License

    • Obtain and maintain a valid Park Vehicle Operator’s Permit

  • Strong written and verbal communications

  • Basic knowledge of computers and copiers

  • Reliable means of transportation to and from work

  • Ability to handle moderate levels of stress related to high work load

  • Flexible to changes

  • Available to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays

  • Must be professional, self-motivated, the ability to multi-task and have an enthusiastic attitude

  • Must have strong teamwork skills and ability to work with others

  • Knowledge of layout of the park helpful