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Get Paid to Scare: Dorney Park is Hiring for Annual Halloween Haunt

Getting paid to scare people? It’s not a bad way to spend Halloween.

Getting paid to scare people? It’s not a bad way to spend Halloween.

Dorney Park is now hiring for its seasonal Halloween Haunt, and is opening the thrill up to the public.

On Wednesday, the park will continue with its series of job fairs over the next three weeks. All the fairs will be held at the Good Time Theater in Dorney Park:

- Wednesday, August 2nd from 4:00 – 8:00 PM

- Wednesday, August 9th from 4:00 – 8:00 PM

- Wednesday, August 23rd from 4:00 – 8:00 PM

Dorney Park is hiring for over 500 positions, ages 16 and up, for the Halloween Haunt. The seasonal positions include monsters, ushers and makeup artists.

Dorney Park is also holding auditions and interviews for ‘behind the scenes’ positions on the haunt. Interested applicants can get more details here and apply online prior to the fair.

Complete with zombies, ghouls, and ghosts, the Halloween Haunt transforms the popular Allentown amusement park into a world of monsters, haunted mazes, and scare zones.

October will mark the Haunt's tenth season, which will open September 15 and run through October 28. For more about the Halloween Haunt, click here.

Dorney Park isn't the only one hiring in the area. ALDI supermarkets is hosting three recruiting events Wednesday in Allentown, Bellmawr and Rio Grande. 

Also in the area, Amazon is hiring up to 50,000 new workers around the country Wednesday, including at one fulfillment center in Mercer County. 

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