Full-Time Positions

Full-Time Positions

Have fun in your career! Join our team of full-time professionals working behind the scenes. Accounting, Information Systems, Human Resources, Marketing, and Sales are just some of the career paths available to our full time associates. Submit your resume at: resumes@cagreatamerica.com.

Full-Time Positions

Title: Ride Mechanic

Reports to: Ride Mechanic Foreperson

Status: Fulltime Exempt



Under occasional supervision, inspects, maintains and repairs rides and equipment as assigned. Performs related duties as required. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Inspects, maintains and repairs rides and equipment as assigned.
  • Lubricates rides and equipment.
  • Designs and fabricates parts; rebuilds components.
  • Cleans mechanical parts as needed.
  • Responds to work orders and trouble calls in a timely manner.
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date maintenance records; prepares maintenance reports as required.
  • Reviews technical documents, blueprints, schematics, catalogs, etc., as needed to support ride maintenance, repair and rehabilitation work.
  • Works with other departments on repairs and maintenance projects as appropriate.
  • Offers training and assistance to co-workers as necessary.
  • Keeps supervisor informed of all maintenance problems or areas of concern.
  • Assists in maintaining inventory of supplies, parts and materials.
  • Maintains assigned equipment in a safe and proper working condition; maintains a clean and safe work area.
  • Performs all work in accordance with department policies and procedures, regulations, plans and specifications, and standards of quality and safety.
  • Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from employees and guests regarding ride safety and maintenance.
ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Operates rides as necessary.
  • May perform minor carpentry, plumbing and electrical work as required.
  • Performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
  • Requires a vocational diploma in mechanical / industrial maintenance supplemented by three to five years of experience in mechanical maintenance, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Requires forklift and man lift certifications.
  • Must be at least 18 years old and have a valid California Driver's License
To be considered for this position, please email resume with salary history to:

resumes@cagreatamerica.com
Reference Ride Mechanic in the subject line.

We support a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

California’s Great America is an Equal Opportunity Employer




General Statement of Job:

Sales Representative full-time position including a competitive benefits package available in the Group Sales Department. Under occasional supervision, generates attendance and revenue goals by developing and managing B2B sales accounts within the assigned territory of San Mateo, San Francisco, and North Bay Counties. Provides professional, timely customer service while promoting a variety of park entertainment opportunities, including company picnics, family day programs and Good-Any-Day discount ticket programs. Tracks, identifies and analyzes sales trends and competition. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Group Sales Manager.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Develops sales action plan for each market segment within assigned territory to build and enhance new and existing accounts.
  • Recommends, requests and coordinates internal corporate client event publicity to increase account activity.
  • Plans and gives presentations to corporate committees, civic/community organizations, etc.; attends and participates in industry trade shows to generate sales business.
  • Identifies potential new customers; initiates sales calls; conducts tours of Park facilities and invites clients/potential clients to sales events as appropriate; prepares and presents customized proposals.
  • Books group outings and company picnics; sells tickets. Prepares contracts.
  • Attends and assists with the oversight of picnics / corporate events as appropriate. Including working weekends and holidays as necessary.
  • Establishes business relationships with all clients and potential clients.
  • Manages sales accounts within assigned territory through service calls, face-to-face follow-up visits and telephone/written communications.
  • Responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints regarding groups sales from customers and potential customers.
  • Assists in maintaining up-to-date and accurate client account information through CRM.
  • Receives and reviews various records and reports including billing invoices, group sales analyses, etc.
  • Prepares and/or processes business status reports, group sales analyses, operations memos, expense reports, mileage log, various other reports, records, forms, memos and correspondence.
  • Refers to policy and procedure manuals, trade publications, directories, news / business publications, computer manual, pricing sheet, training materials, etc.
  • Operates a vehicle, Cushman cart, and a variety of equipment such as a computer, printer, fax machine, copier, calculator, telephone, pager, two-way radio.
  • Uses clerical and computer supplies.
  • Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, other park managers, co-workers, other Park employees, clients / potential clients, vendors, and the general public.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Desirable Skills and Experience:
  • B.A. or B.S. degree, preferably in Marketing, Hospitality, or Business Management
  • Possess a minimum of 1-3 years experience in B2B sales with a proven track record. Theme Park Industry, Entertainment, Hospitality, Sports, and/or Media sales experience a plus.
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record required.
  • Possess professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be willing and able to travel within the assigned territory.

Must be 18 years of age or older.
Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.

California’s Great America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TO APPLY, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO: RESUMES@CAGREATAMERICA.COM.
Title: Ride Electrician 

Status: Fulltime Exempt


JOB FUNCTIONS SUMMARY:
Under occasional supervision, inspects, maintains and repairs rides and equipment as assigned. Performs related duties as required such as down time calls.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: (Or equivalent combinations of both)
• 2-4 Years Related Experience
• Vocational School, Electrical

MINIMUM AGE:
• At Least 18 Years of Age

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Inspects, troubleshoots and repairs electrical work on rides, ride control systems, computer, and PLC.
• Installs electrical conduit and wiring; cleans electrical equipment and components; maintains controls and motors on rides; maintains ride lighting; maintains ride solid state drives.
• Modifies electrical/electronic systems as needed to ensure ride safety and efficiency.
• Reviews technical documents, blueprints, schematics, catalogs, etc., as needed to support ride maintenance, repair and rehabilitation work.
• Prepares and/or maintains inspection sheets, daily work records, downtime records, modification forms, various other reports, records, logs, etc.
• Performs all work in accordance with department policies and procedures, regulations, plans and specifications, and standards of quality and safety.
• Refers to policies and procedure manuals, maintenance manuals, technical manuals and diagrams, ride manuals, vendor catalogs, etc.
• Orders and assists in maintaining inventory of supplies, parts and materials.
• Maintains assigned equipment in a safe and proper working condition; maintains a clean and safe work area.
• Provides guest service according to Cedar Fair standards when serving the guest or working with subordinates, including initiating guest interactions, answering questions and giving directions.
• Maintains cleanliness and safety in assigned work area and performs all duties in compliance with Cedar Fair Safety guidelines and requirements and reports all unsafe or unusual conditions to supervision.
• Meets scheduling availability requirements, including nights, weekends, and holiday periods to meet business needs.
• Meets Cedar Fair's attendance requirements as outlined in Cedar Fair's attendance policies.
• Adheres to Cedar Fair's Rules of Conduct including specific costuming and grooming standards as outlined in Employee Guidelines and other park/division specific policies and procedures.
• Other duties may be assigned.

CERTIFICATIONS:
• Valid Driver’s License

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
• Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

• Ability to understand English at a level sufficient to receive and perform basic job assignments and instructions.

To be considered for this position, please email resume with salary history to:

resumes@cagreatamerica.com
Reference Ride Electrician in the subject line.

We support a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

California’s Great America is an Equal Opportunity Employer




Title: Group Sales Manager

Reports to: Director, Marketing

Status: Fulltime Exempt


JOB FUNCTIONS SUMMARY:
Group Sales Manager meets and exceeds attendance and revenue goals by soliciting, closing and
managing sales and event accounts. Engages in professional and timely client communication while promoting a variety of park
entertainment opportunities, including company picnics and functions, concerts and special events. Creates innovative and new
ways to generate park attendance and sell existing product. Tracks and analyzes sales trends and prospects new business.
Performs related event organizational work as required. Maintains current knowledge of competitive markets and industry best
practices. Manages a medium size team of Sales Executives.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
  • Strong direct sales experience/knowledge.
  • Superior organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and manage expense and revenue budgets.
  • Clear understanding and experience with multiple sales channel business models (Business-to-Business, Tour and Travel, Youth and Special Markets).
  • Strong sense of professional integrity.
  • Demonstrated sales management experience a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Skilled presenter and/or facilitator.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as required by business and account demands.
  • Proficient in Windows, Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook and knowledge of CRM systems.
  • Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by state or provincial law.
  • Ability to pass a background check, if 18 years of age or older, which may include, but is not limited to, credit, criminal, DMV, previous employment, education and personal references, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial law.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.
  • Driver's License.
  • 20% travel.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Adheres to and enforces all Cedar Fair and specific Park policies and procedures, including safety, attendance and EEO
policies, and demonstrates commitment to customer service in all aspects of employment. Other duties may be assigned.


To be considered for this position, please email resume with salary history to:

resumes@cagreatamerica.com
Reference Manager, Group Sales in the subject line.

We support a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

California’s Great America is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Great America has an opening in its FMC Admin Division for Foreperson Landscape. This position will report to the Manager of Maintenance.


JOB FUNCTIONS SUMMARY:


Overall direction and leadership of the Landscape section and assist in the installation and maintenance of Landscape.


QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • Demonstrated experience in Landscape maintenance to include irrigation, pest control, arbor care, turf, ornamental horticulture or degree in horticulture or related field.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience to include budgeting, scheduling and managing projects from conception through
  • completion.
  • Good communication (written, verbal and listening) skills, especially for dealing with the public and associates.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent analytical and planning skills.
  • Basic computer skills (spreadsheet, word processing, data base). Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel a plus.
  • Theme park or Corporate experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of safety standards/requirements.
  • Reading and interpreting blue prints and schematics.
  • Math aptitude to add, subtract, divide and multiply.
  • Attention to detail.
  • NCDEA certification to apply pesticides or obtain certification within 1 year of employment.
  • Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by state or provincial law.
  • Ability to pass a background check, if 18 years of age or older, which may include, but is not limited to, credit, criminal, DMV,
  • previous employment, education and personal references, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial law.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.
  • Valid Driver's License and good driving record

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop and implement Landscape maintenance plans and work schedules that clearly define the goals and strategies needed to reach the objectives for California’s Great America and the Maintenance Department.
  • Provide direction and leadership to the landscape maintenance associates by implementing programs, encouraging creativity and inspiring associates to reach the next level in their professional career.
  • Select, train, direct, schedule, evaluate and discipline staff and maintain appropriate documentation.
  • Establish and maintain professional, trained and motivated staff through effective implementation of performance and development programs. 
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Respond to and take appropriate action to resolve concerns and complaints from guests and associates.
  • Provide team with necessary information and tools to effectively perform their duties.
  • Interface with California’s Great America staff in developing sound landscape strategies that work toward achieving overall goals.
  • Ensure that maintenance policies and procedures are implemented, updated and followed.
  • Maintain liaison with park departments to ensure that landscape concerns are identified, solutions are coordinated and followed up on.
  • Monitor activities to eliminate where accidents could occur, halting any operation or activity that constitutes an imminent hazard to associates, guests or equipment.
  • Prepare accurate cost analysis of projects and forecast accurate project completion dates.
  • Gather, enter and collate necessary data for submission of required reports, both internal and external, in a timely manner.
  • Attend meetings, make presentations to staff and others.
  • Ability to anticipate, prepare and plan ahead.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate quality assurance measures and ensure appropriate follow up.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively in speaking, writing and listening to management, associates and customers.
  • Speak clearly and concisely with organized thought processes.
  • Installs (placement, position, connect, inspect, test) landscape components according to manufacturer's and California’s Great America standards.
  • Performs pre operation check out on equipment daily per California’s Great America standards and completes required documentation.
  • Performs preventative maintenance (planned internal inspections) on equipment and completes required documentation and check out file records. 
  • Answers trouble calls during operation. 
  • Keeps work areas clean and organized. 
  • Keep abreast of current trends and practices in field of expertise.  
  • Makes recommendations based on new development/trends. 
  • Moves throughout entire area of responsibility regularly to maintain awareness of total operation. 
  • Assist in preparing the operation plan and budget.
  • Order parts and supplies.
  • Monitor and take action to ensure operation remains within guidelines concerning budget. 
  • Follow established accounting procedures for documentation of purchases and expenses. 
  • Maintain high degree of confidentiality of paperwork and information in maintenance.  
  • Coordinate and implement special maintenance programs as assigned. 
  • Follows proper storage requirements for equipment and supplies. 
  • Provides guest service according to Cedar Fair standards when serving the guest or working with subordinates, including initiating guest interactions, answering questions and giving directions. 
  • Maintains cleanliness and safety in assigned work area and performs all duties in compliance with Cedar Fair Safety guidelines and requirements and reports all unsafe or unusual conditions to supervision. 
  • Meets scheduling availability requirements, including nights, weekends, and holiday periods to meet business needs.  
  • Meets Cedar Fair's attendance requirements as outlined in Cedar Fair's attendance policies.  
  • Adheres to Cedar Fair's Rules of Conduct including specific costuming and grooming standards as outlined in Employee Guidelines and other park/division specific policies and procedures. 
  • Other duties may be assigned.
INTERESTED APPLICANTS FOR THIS POSITION SHOULD SUBMIT RESUME AND COVER LETTER INCLUDING
SALARY REQUIREMENTS TO:  resumes@cagreatamerica.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer