Get To Know John, Our Security Field Training Officer

Name: John Mitchell

Title: Security Field Training Officer

So, what does your title mean you do at the Wilderness?
I train all new security officers.

What is the best part of your job?
Every day is different from the previous.

How long have you worked at the Wilderness and in what roles?
I worked 13 years at Field’s at the Wilderness, and I’ve worked 6 years in the Security Department.

Favorite wet attraction at the Wilderness?
It’s a tie…Lunar Loop and the Cosmic Drop in the Lost World.

Favorite dry attraction at the Wilderness?
Outdoor go-karts.

Favorite food venue at Wilderness?

Favorite thing to eat at Wilderness?
Bone in Rib Chop Field’s Style

Favorite adult beverage at the Wilderness for when you get done with work?
Brandy Old Fashioned Sweet

Piece of advice for first time guests?
Take your time and enjoy all the features we have on property.

Now for some fun stuff:

Favorite toy when you were a kid?

All-time favorite movie?
Caddy Shack

All-time favorite TV series?
Black Sails

Favorite ice cream flavor or Pistol Pete concoction?
Apple Pie with whip cream

What toppings do you like on your pizza?
Meat lovers