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

JOB SUMMARY:
Oversees the daily management of merchandise operations, ensuring a high level of guest satisfaction, maximum profitability from shops and kiosks. Controls, cycles and maintains merchandise for resale purposes, and oversees daily warehouse operations. Supervises and reviews the work of seasonal managerial staff. Performs related professional and supervisory duties as required.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
• Manages the daily operation of the retail stores and kiosk locations.
• Administrative duties include instructing; assigning, reviewing and planning work of subordinates; maintaining standards; coordinating activities; allocating personnel; selecting new employees; acting on employee problems; and recommending employee promotions, transfers, discipline and discharge.
• Manages the resale administrative office.
• Assists with annual department budget preparation and budget forecasts; ensures expenditures are in accordance with budget allocations.
• Negotiates with vendors for the best price, terms and service, and maintains a professional relationship with all vendors; maintains vendor files.
• Develops, plans, schedules and conducts department training. Assists in developing and enforcing department policies and procedures.
• Compiles merchandise sales information and prepares related reports.
• Controls and monitors receiving and distribution in the warehouse.
• Develops, implements and enforces inventory/warehouse policies and procedures.
• Assists in developing short and long range plans and strategies to meet or exceed sales and inventory goals.
• Inspects merchandise retail units for visual integrity, inventory control, operational efficiencies, and safety.
• Identifies operational problems or potential problems and initiates effective resolutions.
• Serves as liaison for concessions.
• Encourages a safe, pleasant work environment for employees.
• Keeps abreast of retail trends, technology and products for the theme park industry.
• Receives and responds to guest concerns and interacts with Park guests in person; takes corrective action as necessary to maintain guest satisfaction.
• Prepares and/or processes performance evaluations, sales and inventory reports, revenue comparisons, various other reports, memos, correspondence, etc.
• 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.


MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Requires 5 -  7 years of related experience in retail operations.

To apply, please submit your resume to resumes@cagreatamerica.com.

California’s Great America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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




Title: Area Manager, Training/Employee Relations

Reports to: Director, Human Resource

Status: Fulltime Exempt


Qualifications
  • 3 to 5 years of work related experience in a Human Resources roles with a emphasis on training and employee relations
  • 2 years experience directly supervising employees
  • High School Diploma, some college preferred
  • Ability to work effectively with employees at all level within the organization
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods on a regular basis
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows based operating systems and software including Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by State, Federal 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.


Essential Job Functions
  • Develops and/or implements a variety of par -wide training programs for all levels of personnel with emphasis on seasonal employees and entry level management positions, ensuring all training is in compliance with Company policies and goals and is properly documented. This includes Company Orientation, Divisional Orientations, on the job training, Fundamentals of Leadership training, etc.
  • Coordinates, implements and administers various employee programs in order to improve employee motivation and recognition, and reduce turnover including: service awards, employee parties, Cornerstone pin program, Company newsletter, etc.
  • Schedules, manages and directs all wardrobe and training personnel. Monitor employee performance utilizing all appropriate means including hiring, training, coaching, motivation, coaching, counseling, discipline and performance appraisals to achieve optimum job performance, as outlined in Great America policies and procedures.
  • Directs the day to day operation of the Wardrobe department including the issuing and return of employee uniforms throughout the season; ascertaining, ordering and maintaining proper inventory levels of all uniforms items; meets with vendors to ensure competitive pricing, theming and consistency while maintaining quality in construction of garments.
  • Assists with a variety of employee relations activities including but not limited to investigating and responding to employee complaints, taking appropriate corrective actions; providing direction to management and employees regarding the interpretation and proper application of Company policies and procedures; and ensure compliance with all areas of State and Federal labor laws.
  • 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.
  • Assists with budget development, tracking and adherence for all assigned activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
To be considered for this position, please email resume with salary history to:

resumes@cagreatamerica.com
Reference Area Manager, Training/Employee Relations 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 Director

Reports to: Director, Marketing

Status: Fulltime Exempt


JOB FUNCTIONS SUMMARY:
Group Sales Director 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.
  • Valid 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
Electronics Technician


Great America has an opening in its FMC Admin Division for Electronics, Technician. This position will report to the
Technical Services Foreperson.


JOB FUNCTIONS SUMMARY:
Position is responsible for inspecting, installing, troubleshooting and repairing electrical components, alarm systems, light
systems, building electrical systems, and sound systems.

Job Code: MTT011 1H47

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
  • 2-4 years of related experience in Electronics or related field
  • Associate's Degree (2 year college) in Electronics.
  • 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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Install, repair and/or maintain audio, video and projection systems.
  • Install, repair and/or maintain LAN network.
  • Install, repair and/or maintain telephone systems.
  • Install, repair and/or maintain fiber optics.
  • Install, repair and/or maintain inverters.
  • Install, repair and/or maintain programable logic controls.
  • Install, repair and/or maintain soft starters
  • Install, repair and/or maintain variable frequency drives.
  • Install, repair and/or maintain games control systems.
  • Install, repair and/or maintain surveillance systems.
  • Install, repair and/or maintain alarm systems.
  • Maintains the park's background music and public address systems.
  • Inspects, installs, replaces and repairs common lights, light fixtures, electrical outlets, specialty lighting and sound.
  • Prepares and/or processes maintenance records and reports, various logs, purchase orders, fire and safety reports.
 Great America has an opening in its FMC Admin Division for Foreperson - Ride Maintenance. This position will report to the Manager Rides Maintenance.


JOB FUNCTIONS SUMMARY:
Under limited supervision, performs and supervises crew members in the inspection, mechanical maintenance and repair of Park
rides. Performs related supervisory and technical duties as required. Reports to the Ride Maintenance / Mechanical Manager.
Ensures work is conducted safely and in accordance to company's policies and procedures.
Supervises inspections, maintenance, and repairs with all ride attractions and equipment.
Responsible for maintenance records and ensuring documents are accurate and complete.
Responsible for training and employee development.
Involved with employee issues and conducts employee appraisals and disciplinary actions.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
License
Certifications
Diploma - technical / college
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


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs related duties as required
Ensures the clean and safe maintenance of shop and other work areas.
Receives and stocks parts, equipment and supplies as needed.
Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, other Park managers and
staff, subordinates, guests, vendors, contractors, inspectors, manufacturer representatives, etc.
Uses computer and clerical supplies, meters, gauges, measuring devices, mechanic's tools, measuring devices, hoists,
climbing equipment, drafting tools, various other hand and power tools, etc.
Operates a vehicle, various rides and related mechanical/pneumatic/hydraulic/electrical control systems, overhead crane, forklift, man lift, hydraulic press, air compressor, diagnostic equipment, welding equipment, generators, steam cleaners, sand blaster, and a variety of equipment such as a computer, copier, fax machine, calculator, telephone, two-way radio, camera.
Refers to policies and procedure manuals, maintenance manuals, technical manuals and diagrams, ride manuals, vendor
catalogs, inspection manuals, regulations and guidelines, computer manuals, etc.