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
Or email to: CarowindsHR@carowinds.com
Or fax to: (704) 583-9133

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RIDE MECHANIC

Carowinds has an immediate opening for the position of Ride Mechanic in Charlotte, NC. This full-time position will report to the Ride Mechanic Foreperson.

JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for installing, inspecting, maintaining and performing mechanical and cosmetic repairs of park rides, ensuring efficient and safe operations at all times according to Carowinds standards. Assists in ride electrical system maintenance as required. Performs technical duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or GED equivalent.
• Minimum 1-2 years related experience in industrial mechanical maintenance work, or a school equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
• Themed amusement park experience a plus.
• At least 18 years of age.
• Driver’s license required.
• 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.
• Must be able to read blue prints and layouts, technical manuals and diagrams, and policy and procedure manuals.
• Ability to work with tools, two-way radio, various office and shop equipment, welding equipment, hand and power tools, heavy rigging, machinery, and heavy equipment, which may include forklift, genie lift, boom truck, lathe, milling machine, steam cleaner, etc.
• Ability to climb and work at heights up to 300 feet.
• Required to wear personal protective equipment including steel toed shoes, fall protection equipment.
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays and overtime.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Performs skilled and semi-skilled work in the maintenance of park rides. Installs, maintains, rebuilds and inspects hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical ride systems and components for proper operation according to Carowinds standards.
• Inspects and evaluates rides for proper function, maintain daily lubrication schedules, detects and investigates any malfunctions or irregularities and notifies supervisor of any safety concerns. Troubleshoots, diagnoses and repairs malfunctions using schematics, blueprints, test equipment and programmable logic controller diagnostics. Responsible for completing required documentation on check-outs, preventive maintenance, updates/changes, etc.
• Receives and reviews various records and reports including NDT, ride manuals and updates, ride blueprints, technical manuals and diagrams, computer manuals, operating schedules, check-out sheets, work orders, vehicle maintenance check sheets, operational downtime sheets, material safety data sheets, oil analysis, etc.
• Ensures rides are maintained according to manufacturers, Carowinds and Department of Labor guidelines to ensure the safety of ride operation and guests.
• Assists with various other maintenance work as required including landscaping, welding, carpentry, plumbing, construction, pest and animal control.
• Assists emergency personnel in emergency evacuation procedures, providing training to the staff, ride operators and technicians.

CAROWINDS OFFERS A COMPETITIVE SALARY AND COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE. FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME WITH SALARY REQUIREMENTS BY JANUARY 23, 2015 TO CAROWINDSHR@CAROWINDS.COM

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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Inside Sales Representative


Carowinds has an opening for an Inside Sales Representative in its Marketing Division in Charlotte, NC. This fulltime position will report to the Manager of Group Sales.


JOB SUMMARY:
Manages the inside sales client base through new business and existing accounts. Performs related managerial, supervisory and professional work as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Proficient in basic business software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and comfortable with learning new software and CRM applications.
• Ability to work varied work schedule as required by business and event demands.
• Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
• Strong organizational and communications (verbal and written) skills.
• Demonstrated staff leadership skills and ability to work in independently with minimum supervision and deliver against set goals.
• Experience with call center management a plus.
• 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:
• Acts as department duty manager during operating season as required.
• Conducts appropriate research/data analysis to grow the inside sales business.
• Assists with general marketing efforts, lead generation, special projects and office operations.
• Supervises the daily operation of the inside sales team to ensure all sales calls, ticket orders, follow up and special day functions are documented.
• Oversees the hiring, training, performance management and development of part time inside sales staff.
• Coordinates the timeline priority of leads to contact for all segments including schools, churches, clubs and youth programs.
• Coordinates special corporate functions with various departments. Creates and organizes telesales campaigns for the entire inside sales team.
• Works in conjunction with the Corporate Sales Team to ensure all corporate ticket orders, contracts, deliveries and payments are completed.
• Manages the inside sales client base including: obtaining new business, servicing existing accounts, processing ticket orders and acting as a liaison between the organizations and Carowinds.
• 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.
• 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.

CAROWINDS OFFERS A COMPETITIVE SALARY AND COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE.
FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME WITH
SALARY REQUIREMENTS BY MARCH 6, 2015 TO CAROWINDSHR@CAROWINDS.COM.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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 CARPENTER

Carowinds has an immediate opening for the position of Carpenter in Charlotte, NC. This full-time position will report to the Ride Carpenter Foreperson.

JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for constructing, installing, rebuilding, maintenance, inspecting and repairing the wooden rollercoaster structures and running tracks, ensuring efficient and safe operations at all times according to Carowinds standards.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or GED equivalent.
• Minimum 3-4 years related experience as a carpenter in construction or technical school equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
• Themed amusement park experience is a plus.
• At least 18 years of age.
• Driver’s license required.
• 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.
• Must be able to read blue prints and layouts, material take offs and to complete take offs for supplies.
• Ability to work with tools, machinery, and heavy equipment, which may include forklift, genie lift, boom truck, lathe, milling machine, etc.
• Ability to climb and work at heights up to 300 feet.
• Required to wear personal protective equipment including steel toed shoes, fall protection equipment.
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays and overtime.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Constructs, installs (placement, position, measure, cut, construct, inspect), replaces, repairs and maintains wooden ride components for proper operation according to Carowinds standards.
• Interprets and understand blue prints, material-take off and budget take offs.
• Perform skilled and semi-skilled work in the maintenance of park rides, ensuring efficient and safe operations at all times.
• Inspect and evaluates rides for proper function, maintain daily lubrication schedules, detects and investigates any malfunctions or irregularities and notifies supervisor of any safety concerns.
• Receives and reviews various records and reports including NDT, ride manuals and updates, new ride blueprints, operating schedules, check-out sheets, work orders, vehicle maintenance check sheets, operational downtime sheets, material safety data sheets, oil analysis, etc.
• Responsible for completing required documentation on check-outs, preventive maintenance, updates/changes, etc.
• Assists emergency personnel in emergency evacuation procedures, providing training to the staff, ride operators and technicians.
• Assists with various other maintenance work as required including landscaping, plumbing, HVAC, maintenance, pest and animal control.
• 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 APRIL 10, 2015 TO CAROWINDSHR@CAROWINDS.COM

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER