Employment Opportunities

Century Wheel

Windy City Amusements is now hiring for the 2018 season. We are currently seeking help in all departments including:


  • Ride Foremen
  • Food Concession Help
  • Game Help
  • Electricians
  • Mechanics
  • CDL Drivers
  • and more!


We travel within a 50 mile radius of our winter quarters in Aurora, IL which makes travel between our locations manageable on a day to day basis. We provide permanent living quarters for our help and provide transportation to and from work.


For more information on working for Windy City Amusements, please complete the employment application listed below.


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CARNIVAL AMUSEMENT & RECREATION ATTENDANTS wanted for Windy City Amusements, Inc. 45 temporary and full-time positions open from 1-Apr-18 through 31-Oct-18.

Job duties: Perform variety of attending duties at traveling carnival. Set up, tear-down, operate amusement rides, food concessions, game concessions and/or novelty concessions.

Post-employment random drug testing and background checks may be required, at no cost to the worker.
No minimum education or experience required, on-the-job training will be provided.

Work schedule varies widely, typically 40 H/W Wed-Sun, 1:00PM to 10:00PM. Employer will pay weekly amount for each week that worker is employed. Due to variability of hours, as a convenience to the workers, a prepayment plan based upon 40 hours of work per week is utilized.

The job requires the applicant to be qualified, ready, willing, able, and available to perform during the entire employment at the designated worksite; to enter into and comply with employment contract; to follow workplace rules; and to meet job performance standards.

Work starts in Kane Co Il and traveling to venues in: Lake Co, Dupage Co, Will Co, Cook Co, Kendall Co, LaSalle Co, McHenry Co, Dekalb Co, IL.

Must commute from home at prior worksite, to next worksite. Optional transportation offered by the employer at no cost to the worker.

Optional mobile housing ($175.00 per week) and local convenience travel ($25.00 per week) are available at no cost to the worker.

Employer will pay the prevailing hourly wage for each work location, ranging from $399.20 to $456.00, average $435.87 per week.

Merit increases and/or bonuses may be awarded at employer discretion.

Equal Opportunity, FLSA (13)(a)(3) exempt employer not subject to Federal hourly wage, overtime or recordkeeping requirements. No overtime expected. Overtime, if any, calculated and paid as per applicable regulations.

Paid weekly. A single workweek will be used to compute wages due. All deductions from the worker’s paycheck required by law will be made.

Work tools, supplies and equipment will be provided at no extra cost.

H-2B workers will be reimbursed in the first workweek for all visa, visa processing, border crossing, and other related fees, including those mandated by the government (excluding passport fees). If the worker completes 50% of the work contract period, employer will, consistent with applicable regulatory requirements, arrange and pay directly for transportation and subsistence. Workers will be provided with or reimbursed for outbound transportation and subsistence consistent with applicable regulatory requirements if the employee completes the period of employment or is dismissed from employment before the end of the period of employment. If transportation is provided, it will be by common carrier land or air conveyance at the option of the employer. Daily subsistence will be provided at a rate of $13.00 per day during travel without receipts to a maximum of $51.00 per day with receipts.

This job order, including its wage and working terms and conditions, is contingent upon prevailing legal interpretations of federal H-2B immigration and FLSA employment law, including Department of Labor and Department of Homeland Security regulations. If any such prevailing law is rescinded, superseded, vacated, or substantially modified, then any affected portion of this job order will be similarly modified.

Windy City Amusements, Inc.
914 West Main St.
St. Charles, IL 60174

Fax:  630-443-4548
Employment Application

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Upon submission of this application, I certify that the facts contained in this application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge and understand that, if employed, satisfied statements on this application should be grounds for dismissal.


I authorize investigation of all statements contained herein and the references and employers listed above give you any and all information concerning my previous employment and any pertinent information that may have, personal or otherwise and release the company from all liability for damage that may result from utilization of such information.


I also understand and agree that no representative of the company has any authority to enter into any agreement for employment for any specified period of time, or to make any agreement contrary to the foregoing, unless it is in writing and signed by an authorized company representative.


I agree to the above upon submission of this application.



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