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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PLUMBER

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

JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for installing and maintaining all plumbing and installations, including underground water, sewer lines and storm drains, ensuring efficient and safe operations at all times according to Carowinds standards. Maintains water rides including pumps and chemical treatment of water.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or GED equivalent.
• Minimum 1-2 years related experience in the plumbing field, or a school equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
• Must have working knowledge of plumbing codes.
• 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 schematics, 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, machinery, and heavy equipment, which may include forklift, genie lift, steam cleaner, etc.
• Required to wear personal protective equipment including steel toed shoes.
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays and overtime.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Installs (placement, position, connect, inspect, test) all plumbing equipment, including cutting pipes, digging trenches, hanging fixtures, testing braces and soldering according to manufacturer’s and Carowinds standards. Repairs and maintains all plumbing equipment, including inspecting and evaluating for proper function, cracks and erosion, according to local code and Carowinds standards.
• Maintains underground water lines, storm drains and sewers, including unclogging and keeping proper flow.
• Maintains all water rides and keeps water quality at local codes, including testing water and adding chemicals.
• Performs preventative maintenance (planned internal inspections) on water rides and plumbing installations as needed. Performs check-outs on plumbing equipment per manufacturer and Carowinds standard. Documents preventative maintenance and check-outs as file record. Troubleshoots, diagnoses and repairs malfunctions using schematics and test equipment. Maintains lubrication schedules (grease and oil).
• Responds to trouble calls in a timely and accurate manner.
• Assists in parts ordering, maintains inventory and monitors to ensure operation remains within budget guidelines.
• Keeps abreast of current trends and practices in field of expertise. Makes recommendations based on new developments and trends.
• Assists with various other maintenance work as required including landscaping, welding, carpentry, HVAC, construction, 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 21, 2014 TO CAROWINDSHR@CAROWINDS.COM
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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 RIDE CARPENTER

Carowinds has an immediate opening for the position of Ride 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 28, 2014 TO CAROWINDSHR@CAROWINDS.COM
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Executive Chef

Carowinds has an immediate opening for the position of Executive Chef in Charlotte, NC. This full-time position will report to the Director of Food Service.

JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for ensuring high quality food standards at Carowinds food facilities. This position will focus on keeping food cost at a profitable level while maintaining the highest levels of quality, service, and consistency. Additionally, the Executive Chef will be responsible for expanding food production, ensuring cleanliness, and increasing productivity, and efficiency in all food units and production areas. Will also develop new menu items and identify future food concepts.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts with certificate of completion in a related apprentice program or equivalent.
• 5+ years related experience in Culinary/Food Service.
• Themed amusement park experience a plus.
• Knowledge of North Carolina and South Carolina Health and Safety Code/Regulations; ServeSafe Certified, instructor certification preferred.
• 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.
• Knowledge of all aspects of food preparation, service and quality; menu development; labor and food cost controls; plus excellent management skills; ability to train and interact with service staff.
• Understanding of federal, state and local labor laws.
• Knowledge of related accounting procedures, profit/loss statements, general ledger, and point of sales systems.
• Proven leadership skills and experience managing continuous process improvement with the ability to think outside the box and challenge the status quo.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Ensures that food cost goals and standards are met and maintained for all food and beverage locations. Creates annual department operating budgets and analyses making adjustments as needed to maximize achievement of profit and food cost-control goals to ensure actual expenses stay within budget.

• Oversees all culinary daily operations procedures, while ensuring all company standards and practices are being maintained. Ensures distribution of daily operational duties and all culinary schedules are balanced and maintained based on business needs. Ensures the availability of all needed materials and equipment to maintain smooth and efficient operations.

• Develops and manages weekly audits of safety, health and sanitation programs. Implements established safety, security, and loss prevention policies and procedures to ensure safety of guests and employees. Manages compliance with all local, state and federal laws. Implements new or improved quality control standards for foods by location and performs quarterly inspections to ensure compliance. Reviews department policies and procedures on an on-going basis, making specific recommendations to improve service and efficiency.

• Identifies, develops and implements new menu concepts related to seasonal service needs, while setting per cap revenue goals as reflected by performance.
• Communicates division status on an on-going basis, including operational issues, associate concerns, guest complaints, special requests, losses, and provides any other relevant or appropriate reports to ensure maximum quality and operational needs are met.

• Hires, develops, leads, and provides training and regular feedback to all Kitchen Supervisors and Sous Chefs to maintain a consistently higher standard of food quality. Ensures all guest service standards and practices are being met according to standards. Manages associate performance issues, addresses disciplinary situations, and provides significant input into promotion, demotion, and termination decisions. Conducts performance appraisals on an annual basis with each direct report.

• Adheres to and enforce all Carowinds policies and procedures, including safety, attendance and EEO policies, and demonstrate a commitment to guest 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 28, 2014 TO CAROWINDSHR@CAROWINDS.COM.


AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER