If you think being an "Operator of Fun" sounds like an awesome job, it is. And once you hear what perks come with the position, you'll understand why everyone wants to be one.

LEGOLAND New York is now officially open. Families from all over the east coast are now flocking to Goshen to experience all of the fun and excitement that the country's newest theme park has to offer. But guests LEGOLAND New York aren't the only ones who are having a blast. The park's Attraction Operators are getting their fair share of LEGO magic every day and even getting paid for it.

When you work at LEGOLAND you're not an "employee." Instead, the theme park calls their workers "Model Citizens." And as someone who's visited the park multiple times, I can say that it perfectly sums up the position. The Attraction Operators that I encountered weren't just checking ridership requirements and making sure everyone was properly restrained, they were a part of the fun. Whether it was giving friendly advice on how to score extra points on LEGO Ninjago the Ride, or commenting on our family's creative LEGO attire, the real attraction at LEGOLAND New York quickly became the staff who were obviously having the time of their lives.

Responsible for the safe operation and supervision of all the attractions and play structures at LEGOLAND New York Resort, the Attraction Operators have a pretty important job. Aside from controlling the rides and managing the control panel, these Model Citizens are tasked with putting smiles on guests' faces and help them have the best time ever. This job comes with lots of responsibility, but also comes with great perks too.

When you become an Attraction Operator you won't just work at the park, you'll play there too. Employees are given a generous amount of tickets to LEGOLAND New York to share with friends and family. In fact, after your first six months, you’ll get 20 tickets, with another 20 passes handed to you on your one-year anniversary. Friend and family deals are also offered to you and your loved ones for stays at the brand-new LEGOLAND Hotel.

Attraction Operators who also happen to be major LEGO fans can take advantage of a generous 30% discount on all retail, food and beverage at the park. Yup, that means you can load up on those highly coveted LEGO sets at a deep employee discount.

Other incredible perks for full-time, part-time and seasonal employees include a tuition reimbursement program, an employee assistance program, referral bonuses and more. It's no wonder that Attraction Operator for LEGOLAND New York is quickly becoming one of the hottest jobs in the Hudson Valley.

If you think you've got what it takes to be a Model Citizen and are at least 18 years old you can learn more about the requirements needed to be an "Operator of Fun" at LEGOLAND New York and even apply online.