Knott's Berry Farm Employee Reviews about "knott s"

Updated 24 Jan 2021

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Knott's Berry Farm CEO Richard Zimmerman
Richard Zimmerman
5 Ratings
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  • "Also, the pay rate is really low than the minimum wage (Although each year they give you a review and an increase)(in 27 reviews)

  • "Low Pay, Horrible work environment(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "good"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Knott's Berry Farm full-time

    Pros

    chilled out environment and good salary

    Cons

    need of challenging job at start itself

  2. "Great as a first job, but not that good of a job for long-term employment"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Food Service Associate 

    I have been working at Knott's Berry Farm part-time

    Pros

    - get to meet a lot of cool people - a lot of diversity (race and ethnicity, age, disabled people, etc.) - work environment is mostly laid back

    Cons

    - not for you if you can't keep up in a fast-paced environment while working with others - pay is only good if you're working a lot of hours or if you're getting overtime, which varies by department


  3. "Fun but low pay"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Ride Operator in Buena Park, CA

    I worked at Knott's Berry Farm full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Working there was fun. Interacting with most guests was fine and pretty friendly work environment.

    Cons

    Pay is minimum and management didn't always have our back.

  4. "Fun job"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Character Performer in Buena Park, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Knott's Berry Farm part-time

    Pros

    It’s fun interactive performance job with a great group of people to work with. You get to bring to life the peanuts characters in The form of show and make memories.

    Cons

    The costumes are a bit heavy and the shoes are not so stable.

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  5. "Drama"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Frontdesk Receptionist 

    I worked at Knott's Berry Farm full-time

    Pros

    room to grow at a young age

    Cons

    lots of drama and management does not bother to fix anything

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  6. "Good job for teens"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Food Service Worker in Buena Park, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Knott's Berry Farm part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lot of hours Good experience for the restaurant industry

    Cons

    Bad working conditions Rude customers Forgot to be given breaks Have to pay for lunch A lot of expectations for minimum wage

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  7. "Working at soak city"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Lifeguard 

    I worked at Knott's Berry Farm part-time

    Pros

    Paid training working as a lifeguard

    Cons

    Bad scheduling- would call the day of to work

  8. "Security"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Security Guard in Buena Park, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Knott's Berry Farm part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    None really besides drama period

    Cons

    All the managers shift leads dating each other and they have their click favorite

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  9. "Okay"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Ride Operator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Knott's Berry Farm part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Meeting friends and is fun overall

    Cons

    Supervisors will never take your side. You will constantly get yelled at by guests.

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    Knott's Berry Farm Response

    January 1, 2021Talent Acquisition Manager

    Thanks for reviewing your experience at Knott's Berry Farm. Seasonal jobs offer skills, knowledge, experiences and friends that can last a lifetime. We'd like to learn more about your experience. Could you provide your contact info via email to careers@cedarfair.com with subject GLASSDOOR REVIEW.

  10. "Good not great"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Shift Lead in Buena Park, CA

    I worked at Knott's Berry Farm part-time

    Pros

    Glassdoor made me say something good. I did but now I’m annoyed since it didn’t save it

    Cons

    Don’t stay longer than 2 years

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