Full-Time Positions

Full Time Positions

Carowinds offers permanent full-time employment. Current positions will be posted below. Resumes are accepted only for positions posted and we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in our full-time positions, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Full-Time Benefits

Below are a few of the benefits that Carowinds offers to its full-time associates:
  • Subsidized Medical Coverage
  • Voluntary Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account/Dependent Care Account
  • Company Paid Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Vacation Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Free Family Season Passes for eligible dependents
Interested individuals should send resume and salary history to:

Carowinds Human Resources
14523 Carowinds Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28273
Email: CarowindsHR@carowinds.com
Fax: (704) 583-9133

Open Positions

Carowinds has an immediate opening for the position of Accounting Manager in Charlotte, NC. This full-time position will report to the Director of Finance.

JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for overseeing all aspects of financial reporting including compilations and review of income sheets, balance sheets, expenditures, and tax schedules. Maintains the general ledger, chart of accounts and cost center reporting.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting supplemented by two to four years of progressive financial leadership experience at a mid or large-sized corporation or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Experience of JD Edwards a plus.
  • Ability to pass a mandatory or random drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state or provincial law.
  • Ability to pass a background check, 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.
  • Proficient in Windows, Word, Excel, and Microsoft Outlook.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Supervises duties of assigned managerial and supervisory staff. Supervisory duties include instructing, assigning, reviewing and planning work of others, maintaining standards; coordinating activities; allocating personnel; selecting new associates; acting on associate problems; and recommending and approving associate promotions, transfers, discipline, discharge and salary increases. Also performs employee evaluations for direct reports.
  • Establishes policies, procedures, goals and objectives for assigned areas of responsibility, determines necessary structure and manpower to accomplish goals. Ensures staffs’ compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Provides, interprets and presents company management with information needed by them to carry out their assigned responsibilities. Compiles Ad Hoc reports and analysis. Answers questions relating to financial inquiries.
  • Produces, reviews and distributes divisional expense forecast for integrity, completeness and financial impact on operations.
  • Reviews and posts the weekly journal entries of direct reports. Prepares weekly and adjusting entries to be reviewed and posted by the Finance Director.
  • Administers changes to the general ledger. This includes working with Corporate IT and adds new users to the system.
  • Prepares and assists in internal/external audits.
  • Receives, reviews, prepares and/or processes various records and reports including financial statements, financial reports and analyses, journal entries, Point of Sales reports, operating reports, attendance reports, unclaimed property reports, intercompany transactions, wire and ACH requests, annual tax package, reconciliations, inventories, yearly fixed asset additions, occupancy reports, concessionaire payments, collections, policies and procedures.
  • Interacts and communicates actively with various groups and individuals such as Finance staff, Information Systems Manager, other members of the Park Management Team, other Park Associates, corporate personnel, personnel of other Parks, vendors, professional peers, consultants, tax authorities, guests, etc.
  • Adheres to all park policies and procedures, including attendance and EEO policies, and demonstrates commitment to customer service in all aspects of employment.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.
CAROWINDS OFFERS A COMPETITIVE SALARY AND COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE. FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME WITH SALARY REQUIREMENTS BY NOVEMBER 1, 2016 TO CAROWINDSHR@CAROWINDS.COM
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 
Carowinds has an immediate opening for the position of Sales Representative in Columbia, SC. This full-time position will report to the Manager of Group Sales.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Sales Representative is responsible for developing, managing, and increasing sales within an assigned geographic territory or business segment. This position is expected to meet or exceed specific attendance and revenue goals as prescribed by the Corporate Sales Incentive Plan by spending a minimum of 50% of work time soliciting sales at customers’ and potential customers’ places of business. Remaining work time shall be devoted to furthering individual sales efforts through exceptional customer service and follow-through.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 1-2 years related experience in the theme park, hospitality, entertainment or travel industry.
  • At least 21 years of age.
  • Must live in Columbia, SC. Daily travel required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an independent environment with minimum supervision and deliver against set goals.
  • Strong time and project management skills and experience.
  • Advanced written and oral communication skills, experience in public presentations, superior spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as required by business and account demands.
  • Proficient in basic business software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and comfortable with learning new software and CRM applications.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to pass a mandatory or random drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state or provincial law.
  • Ability to pass a background check, 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 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develops, manages, and sells to new and existing accounts within assigned geographic territory or business segment through in-person sales and service calls.
  • Manages territory/segment by spending a minimum of 50% of time soliciting sales at customers’ or potential customers’ places of business.
  • Performs other work that furthers individual outside sales efforts including, for example, follow-up communication via telephone and written materials, planning and preparing for outside sales calls, preparing and analyzing sales reports, preparing proposals and other individual marketing and sales materials, providing tours of event and park support to all clients with regard to marketing and on site coordination of events and activities, etc.
  • Recommends new or different programs to meet the needs of each client including new catering options, ticket programs, or other revenue streams to meet the wishes of the client.
  • Adheres to all park policies and procedures, including attendance and EEO policies, and demonstrates commitment to customer service in all aspects of employment.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

     
CAROWINDS OFFERS A COMPETITIVE SALARY AND COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE. FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME WITH SALARY REQUIREMENTS TO CAROWINDSHR@CAROWINDS.COM
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER