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Experiencing Summer as a Raging Waves Employee – Phill Becherer

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Experiencing Summer as a Raging Waves Employee | 0 comments

Phill Becherer Maintenance Manager Summers with Raging Waves: 8 Hometown: Waterman, IL Favorite Raging Waves Ride: Cyclone How did you get started at Raging Waves? I helped build the park starting in 2006. When the park opened, I stayed on board as the full time maintenance manager. What is your job like at Raging Waves? If it breaks, I fix it. If I can make it, I’ll make it (like my floating pool vacuum known as the “Annihilator” What is your favorite thing about your job? My nickname. MacGuyver. What keeps you coming back to Raging...

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Experiencing Summer as a Raging Waves Employee – Steve Becker

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Experiencing Summer as a Raging Waves Employee | 0 comments

Steve Becker CNH Industrial Road Rally Years with Raging Waves:  1 Hometown:  Sugar Grove, IL Favorite Ride:  Platypus Plunge How did you hear of Raging Waves? I wanted to work at Raging Waves since I was a frequent guest and love the environment. Tell me about your position at the park: I get to work with children and adults at the pedal tractor course to ensure they are having the best summer experience. Favorite thing about your job: I get to meet a wide variety of guests from all over the world. What is your favorite Raging Waves moment?...

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Experiencing Summer as a Raging Waves Employee – Jenny Fowler

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in Experiencing Summer as a Raging Waves Employee | 0 comments

Jenny Fowler Pool Technician Years with Raging Waves:  6 years, all as a pool technician Hometown:  Plano, IL Favorite Ride:  Crocodile Mile How did you hear of Raging Waves:  Found out about Raging Waves at their Job Fair. Tell me about your position: I walk and inspect the slides every morning to ensure they are safe.  I get to throw the switch to turn the rides on and off.  I also check different pH levels of all the pools at least once an hour. What is your favorite thing about working at Raging Waves? I get to interact with all of the...

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Experiencing Summer as a Raging Waves Employee – Maddy Tatum

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in Experiencing Summer as a Raging Waves Employee | 0 comments

Maddy Tatum Park Service Supervisor Years with Raging Waves:  3.  2015 is her first year as a supervisor. Hometown:  DeKalb, IL Favorite Raging Waves ride:  The Boomerang How did you hear of Raging Waves? My sister, Alexa, was a foodie (food service employee).  She referred me! Tell me about your position: As a Park Service Supervisor, I oversee all of the park service workers and ensure they stay on task.  It’s out mission to maintain the cleanliness, organization and sanitation of the park. Favorite thing about your job? I get to work...

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Experiencing Summer as a Raging Waves Employee – Murphy Garcia

Posted by on Aug 22, 2015 in Experiencing Summer as a Raging Waves Employee | 0 comments

Murphy Garcia Tattoo / Road Rally Lead Years with Raging Waves:  3, with this year being my first as a lead Hometown:  Elburn, IL Favorite Ride:  The Boomerang How did you hear of Raging Waves? A friend told me about this great job she got at a waterpark. Tell us about your position: My job as a lead for Tattoos and Road Rally is to create the schedule for both departments.  I also manage the staff, making sure they are able to complete their responsibilities and give the best possible service to our guests they can.  Whether getting a tattoo...

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Experiencing Raging Waves as an Employee – Brett Assell

Posted by on Aug 22, 2015 in Experiencing Summer as a Raging Waves Employee | 0 comments

Brett Assell Cabanas Years with Raging Waves:  5 (2 years in foods, 2 years as a Road Rally attendant, and 1 year as a Cabana Server) Hometown:  Yorkville, IL Favorite Raging Waves Attraction:  Wave Pool How did you hear of Raging Waves? Through my sister, Allison.  She got a job at Raging Waves, and then told me to apply. Tell me about your position: Communicating and interacting with guests, providing the best customer service possible. Favorite thing about Raging Waves: It’s an opportunity to meet a variety of people from all over....

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Experiencing Summer as a Raging Waves Employee – Connor Rennels

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015 in Experiencing Summer as a Raging Waves Employee | 0 comments

Connor Rennels Asst. Manager of Operations Summers with Raging Waves:  7 Hometown:  Yorkville, IL Favorite Raging Waves Ride:  The Boomerang How did you get started at Raging Waves?  A friend told me about a really fun job at the waterpark – lifeguarding. What is your job like at Raging Waves?  As the Assistant Manager of Operations, I get here at 8am every morning.  I have to make sure that all of the lifeguards and supervisors are ready to go.  During the day, I manager the entire Aquatics department and step-in to handle managerial...

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Experiencing Summer as a Raging Waves Employee – Mike Cherven

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015 in Experiencing Summer as a Raging Waves Employee | 0 comments

Mike Cherven Security Lead Summer with Raging Waves:  6 Hometown:  Montomery, IL Favorite Raging Waves Ride:  PJ’s Plummet How did you get started at Raging Waves?  I attended the Job Fair at Raging Waves, and was hired to work at the rentals counter.  I did that for 3 years, then was hired on as security. What is your job like at Raging Waves?  I get to interact with all of our guests and make sure everyone has a safe and fun day. What is your favorite thing about your job?  I get to interact directly with all of our other team members...

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Experiencing Summer as a Raging Waves Employee – Eric Tucker

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015 in Experiencing Summer as a Raging Waves Employee | 0 comments

Eric Tucker Director of Operations Summers with Raging Waves: 4 Hometown: Navarre, FL Favorite Raging Waves Ride: The Blue Tasmanian Twister How did you get started at Raging Waves? I started in the waterpark industry in Destin, FL (Big Kahuna’s). Moved to New York for my next waterpark (Splashdown Beach – Fishkill, NY). Through a mutual friend (that also applied for the position), I heard about Raging Waves’ opening. What is your job like at Raging Waves? A waterpark is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you are going to get....

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Experiencing Summer as a Raging Waves Employee: Ryan Finley

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015 in Experiencing Summer as a Raging Waves Employee | 0 comments

Ryan Finley Food and Beverage Manager Summers with Raging Waves: 7 Hometown: Aurora, IL Favorite Raging Waves Ride: Platypus Plunge How did you get started at Raging Waves? I was looking for some extra summer work and stumbled upon Raging Waves at a job fair. What is your job like at Raging Waves? Something new every day. Its our goal to make sure every set of guests has a great experience and tasty food. What is your favorite thing about your job? Watching Raging Waves grow daily. From changes and additions to our food locations to having...

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