PORTSMOUTH — The snow is melting, the daylight hours are lasting longer and Water Country is gearing up for their 2011 season! as we begin planning, the most vital part of our operation continues to be hiring key seasonal staff to help run the park and interact with guests. Staff can enjoy the pleasant atmosphere of working in a family-fun venue, where the enjoyment of our guests is paramount.Water Country is looking to hire 500-plus employees to fill roles within the following departments: Lifeguard, Admissions and Rental Tent Cashiers, Greeter/ Bag Checker/ Ticket Taker, Cabana Attendant, SWAT (Clean Team) and Gift Shop / Retail. We are also currently accepting applications on behalf of our concessions and airbrush tattoo vendors for their positions of Food Service Cashier/ Cook / Prep and Air Brush Tattoo Artist. “We are looking for people with a very positive attitude who enjoy talking and interacting with our guests to ensure they have the happiest, most enjoyable and memorable experiences possible. We need staff that are neat in appearance, caring, friendly and hard working,” says General Manager Andy Nitschelm.All interested applicants can find a complete list of positions and their job description on the Water Country website; an online employment application can be completed from www.watercountry.com.Applicants should have valid driver’s license or school or state issued photo I.D., and need to have a Social Security number. Applicants under 18 are required to have parental permission to work. Reliable transportation is required for all employees.Water Country is New England’s Largest Water Park and gallons of fun for the whole family! Entering into its 27th season, Water Country continues to offer something for everyone. Regular admission price for guests: Over 48 inches tall will be $37.99, and $24.99 for guests under 48″ tall and seniors ages 65 and up. Children 2 years of age and younger are admitted free. Season passes are currently available for $59.99 (prices subject to change). All tickets and season passes may be purchased by visiting www.watercountry.com. Discounted group and corporate rates are available.For more information call 603-427-1112, ext. 2230.