Join the Team!

At Lake Compounce, you’ll find more than a job… you’ll gain valuable work experience, make friendships to last a lifetime, have an unforgettable summer, and so much more! The Lake Compounce culture and atmosphere are second to none, making for the perfect first work experience. With opportunities in every department, we invite you to apply for an interview and join our growing team! Plus, pay rates increased to up to $16.25 per hour for certain positions including lifeguards!

The health and safety of our Team Members is always our top priority. Therefore, to prepare for the upcoming season we will be hosting all interviews and orientations virtually. Have questions? Please call 860-583-3300 and ask for Team Member Services or email tms@lakecompounce.com

How to Apply:

If you’re ready to become a part of our exciting team, click the link below to view current openings at the Palace Entertainment / Lake Compounce Career Center.


1) Once on the Careers Page, you will need to create a "Candidate Profile" by Registering on our site.
2) Once registered, you may click on any open position and complete and submit an online application.
3) After that, simply check your email regularly for notices on the status of your application.


Spend your summer by the water! Lifeguard positions get paid up to $16.25 per hour with no previous experience necessary. We pay for your certification and training!


You must have a valid, active, working email address to apply for any of our open positions as you will receive various email notifications, interview dates/times, next steps, etc. via email once you apply for a position.

All NEW and RETURNING TEAM MEMBERS ARE REQUIRED to provide necessary proof of eligibility and legal authorization to work in the United States as provided under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Please bring proper identification with you to complete the I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification form. If you are under the age of 18, you will also be required to provide a Work Permit (if applicable). We use E-Verify which requires a picture ID if you are presenting a List B Document (e.g., Driver’s License, State ID Card, School ID Card, etc.).

Please use the exact name, as it appears on your Social Security Card, when completing your application.

You not only have an opportunity to gain valuable job experience, make friends of all ages and receive a paycheck, you also get...

  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Park sponsored parties
  • Discounts on Lake Compounce merchandise
  • Complimentary passes to Lake Compounce
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Outstanding Performance Awards

Departments Include:

  • Waterpark
  • Rides
  • Games
  • Retail
  • Catering
  • Foods
  • Admissions
  • Housekeeping
  • Public Service
  • Grounds
  • Maintenance

A seasonal team member is someone who works at Lake Compounce between May and December. No prior experience is necessary, but we are looking for people who understand the importance of enjoying life, people who like to smile and help others, and people who are just plain friendly.

Please keep in mind, a well-groomed appearance is essential. Females should wear moderate makeup and jewelry. Hairstyles should be moderate. For males, closely cropped mustaches and beards are acceptable.

Our grooming policy is a condition of employment. Applicants are not required to conform to our grooming policy when appearing for an interview. More details about the grooming policy are available upon request at the time of the interview.

We make our selections from those applicants who most closely meet our Lake Compounce standards. Applicant evaluations are based on the following factors: attitude, availability, enthusiasm, communication skills, courtesy, neatness and friendliness.

To Provide the Finest in Family Fun & Entertainment

A show as large as ours makes flexible scheduling and part-time scheduling available. Tell us when you are available. We may have a schedule which fits your needs. Keep in mind that availability dates are very important and have a strong bearing on consideration for employment - we have a show to produce!

Hours may fluctuate due to weather and park attendance. Therefore, we cannot guarantee a specific number of hours each week. Everyday "the show must go on" for our guests making it vital that you have reliable transportation.