No Experience? No Problem!

We are currently looking for employees for ALL departments, including Coconut Bowl Attraction Attendants, Food & Beverage, Cashiers, Lifeguards, Slide Operators.

Join the Team!

Employee Perks:

  • Health Insurance (for those who qualify)
  • 401(k) (for those who qualify)
  • Weekly paychecks
  • Free Coconut Bowl attractions (excluding Saturdays)
  • Free Waterpark admission
  • BOGO attraction rate for employee guests at Coconut Bowl (excluding Saturdays)
  • Employee receives eight $10 Waterpark admission tickets per month to be shared with friends + family
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Paid time off
  • Food discounts
  • Birthday and group discounts
  • Incentive programs
  • Employee parties
  • And more!

We offer competitive pay, flexible hours, scholarships, a fun work environment, and we provide all your training. We also have a variety of incentive programs, including our Baja Bonuses and Aruba Raffles. Throughout the season you can earn Baja Bonuses towards free restaurant dinners, movie tickets, and passes to other facilities. At the Aruba Raffle employees could win anything from snowboards to airline tickets to laptop computers.

To apply for a position at Wild Island Family Adventure Park, check openings and submit an application online on our job board.

Where Do You Fit In?

Wild Island Family Adventure Park has grown tremendously since it opened in 1989. Coconut Bowl now employs over 250 people year round and the Waterpark employs an additional 200 in the summer. So where do you fit in? Well, that all depends on who you are. The following is a list of the different departments at Wild Island that are accepting applications. Some departments are smaller than others, but each department is vital to the everyday functioning of the park. With the variety of departments and positions Team Wild Island has to offer, you should have no problem finding your niche.

Coconut Bowl

Attraction Attendant/Cashier

Attending to all attractions; XD Theater, High Ballocity, Go Karts, Miniature Golf, and Laser Tag. General cleaning of the facility, i.e. sweeping floors, wiping tables. Cashiers are responsible for handling money transactions and will be delivering food.

Party Hosts 

Responsible for attending to birthday party reservations, assisting with party set up and clean up, delivering food and drinks to parties, and interacting with party guests. Applicants must be outgoing, energetic, enthusiastic, have good communication skills, be self motivated, organized, have flexible schedules, and possess excellent time management skills


Responsible for general custodial care and providing general maintenance cleaning services for the facility. Shifts start between 3am and 5am and end at approximately 10am.

Attraction/Pinsetter Technician

Responsible for the daily safety inspections, preventable maintenance, and repair of bowling machines and attractions. Attractions include Go Karts, Laser Tag, XD Theatre, Mini Golf, High Ballocity and other equipment. Must possess the ability to lift 50+ lbs on a regular basis.

League Specialist

Provide on-lane service for all organized bowling events such as leagues, tournaments, sweepers, and special events. Being the interface between bowlers and staff to provide excellent service and support. Duties include identifying lane breakdowns notifying mechanics, scoring corrections and facilitating needs of league bowlers.

Arcade Technician

A game technician inspects, troubleshoots, and repairs electronic equipment in the arcade. In this role, you are required to test electronic and mechanical functions, of games, replace broken or missing parts, and ensure the games are running smoothly.

Bowling Mechanic

Responsible for the daily safety inspections, preventative maintenance, and repair of AMF 8290XL1 Edge Pinsetters, and attractions. Assist with attraction maintenance.
Possess the ability to lift 50+ lbs on a regular basis.

Bowling Pro Shop Professional

Coconut Bowl seeks a full-time Pro Shop Professional to join our team. Coconut Bowl has a very strong league bowler base of 25-30 leagues and over 1,400 league bowlers. Additionally, Coconut Bowl has invested in Kegel’s Specto system and is looking to leverage individual/group/team lessons and/or training into the product mix.

The ideal candidate possesses the ability to successfully operate a full-service Pro Shop/Lesson Center in a high-volume Bowling Center. Basic skills include sales, merchandising, brand knowledge, organization, fitting/drilling, teaching/lessons, managing Pro Shop employees and achieving established fiscal metrics.

Food and Beverage Cashier

Responsible for handling money transactions for orders and delivering food to the guests. Assist with general department cleaning. Maintaining cleanliness that complies with Washoe County Health Department food sanitation requirements and Wild Island standards.

Line Cook

High volume, fast paced environment with a focus on quality and presentation. Cook food items by grilling, frying, sautéing, and other cooking methods to specified recipes and standards. Prepare food by cutting, chopping, mixing and preparing sauces. Maintain cleanliness and comply with Washoe County Health Department food sanitation requirements and Wild Island standards.


Mixing, garnishing, and serving alcoholic drinks according to company specifications for guests. Keeping the bar stocked and clean before, during and after your shift. Maintain cleanliness that complies with Washoe County Health Department food sanitation requirements and Wild Island Standards.

Cocktail Server

Responsibilities include speaking with customers, taking drink and food orders, making recommendations, processing payments, and ensuring that customers’ needs are met. Maintain cleanliness and comply with Washoe County Health Department food sanitation requirements and Wild Island standards.

Coconut Bowl Food and Beverage Manager

Wild Island’s Coconut Bowl is seeking a dedicated, creative full-time Food and Beverage Manager to join our team. The successful candidate will be able to hire, train, and manage the entire food and beverage department. Candidate will also be responsible for forecasting, planning, sourcing, and ordering products and supplies, while making sure all orders are checked in using a HACCP method and stored properly. Maintaining high standards of food preparation and service is a must while following food and beverage safety regulations.



Do you love the water, and swimming, and being outside? Awesome, this is a job for you! Wild Island provides you with an Ellis and Associates (E&A) Lifeguard training, which with a successful pass in the class you will then have your E&A Lifeguard license. Being a lifeguard at
Wild Island means protecting the guests in this facility in, and on, all attractions. You may proactively watch a body water, or assist at the tops and bottoms of slides ensuring guests safety on all rides and attractions. Other responsibilities include, maintaining your lifeguard skills including CPR and First Aid, maintaining the cleanliness of the facility, providing awesome
customer service, and of course having fun. If this sounds like a job you would thrive in, we would love to have you on our Operations Team! 

Waterpark First Aid

All applicants must possess EMT or higher, NV Certification.

Waterpark Slide Operator

Love the water and being outside? Great, this is a job for you! Being a slide operator entails dispatching the rides at the Waterpark, ensuring guests safety on all rides and enforcing slide rules. Other responsibilities include, maintaining CPR/First Aid skills (provided to you by
Wild Island), maintaining facility cleanliness, exemplifying awesome customer service, and of course having fun. If this sounds like a position for you, we would love to have you join our Operations Team!

Waterpark Food and Beverage

This department employs food runners, cooks, and bartenders

Waterpark Group Sales Host and Hostess

Making a birthday party or special event go from good to great is what we do. Being thoughtful, outgoing, and fun will make you a perfect fit for this position. You will gain customer service skills, food and beverage experience, and hosting experience while working in this position, and you may even have the best summer ever while doing it. If you would like to learn more about this position or think you will be a great fit, apply now and join the party! 

Waterpark Cashier

Come say “hi!” to all of our guests visiting Wild Island. Memories are everything here at Wild Island, and our cashiers are the memory makers. From selling their admission ticket, to welcoming them at the gate, or selling their food throughout the park, and of course saying farewell to them as they leave for the day. You could be our bright, fun, and welcoming cashier.
This is a great position for someone who enjoys talking with others and helping people when needed. You will gain all kinds of skills such as customer service, money handling, and even a few kitchen skills! If you think you have the personality for creating unforgettable experiences for our guests at Wild Island, then come join the Admissions Team. You will make friends, memories, gain work skills, and best of all, make some money! What else could you ask
for?! Apply now!

Waterpark Facilities

This department employs janitorial staff members and landscapers.


For More Information

Waterpark Operations
Contact Joe @ 359-2927 x. 115 or jfrock@wildisland.com
Contact Sammy @ 359-2927 x. 192 or slinnenbrink@wildisland.com
Contact Robyn @ 359-2927 x. 110 or rmercer@wildisland.com

Waterpark Cashiers
Contact Dylan @ 359-2927 x. 194 or dcollins@wildisland.com

Waterpark Food and Beverage
Contact Lindsey @ 359-2927 x. 108 or lsmiley@wildisland.com

Waterpark Group Sales
Contact Daniel @ 359-2927 x. 188 or dandrade@wildisland.com
Contact Robyn @ 359-2927 x. 110 or rmercer@wildisland.com

Coconut Bowl Operations
Contact Dominic @ 359-2927 x. 253 or dfranchi@wildisland.com
Contact Jason @ 359-2927 x. 249 or jmelendez@wildisland.com
Contact Jon @ 359-2927 x. 248 or jpippin@wildisland.com

Coconut Bowl Food and Beverage
Contact Christina @ 359-2927 x. 280 or cramirez@wildisland.com

Coconut Bowl Group Sales
Contact Charlene@ 359-2927 x. 279 or clivesey@wildisland.com

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