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

Full-Time Positions

Carowinds has an immediate opening for the position of Systems Engineer in Charlotte, NC. This full-time position will report to the IT Manager.

JOB SUMMARY:

Performs a wide range of highly technical and project management duties associated with the support of company networks and systems. This is a highly technical and professional position. It is distinguished by the requirement to demonstrate expertise in project management, network design, implementation, security, maintenance, support and overall knowledge of Client/Server, network, hardware, database and software integration.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP, routing protocols, layer 2 & layer 3 devices, firewalls, load balancers, etc..
  • Bachelor’s degree or 5-7 years related experience.
  • Must be able to design, build, troubleshoot: Storage Area Networks, Servers, Networks, Firewalls, Routers, Wireless devices and end users devices.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Technologies; Active Directory, Server, Desktop, Exchange and SQL. Must be able to maintain and troubleshoot.
  • Must be able to design, implement backup and recovery technologies. Has to be able to formulate strategies, plans and testing for recovery and continuity of all business systems.
  • Support a wide variety of applications, experience and advances knowledge of visualization technologies: vMware and HyperV.
  • 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 work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays.
  • Driver’s license required
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Performs installation and maintenance of all network servers, supervises the installation, configuration and maintenance on all desktop, laptop and notebook computers. Implements in accordance with the best practice, high availability, reliability, performance and accepted security standards. Ensures all patches, firmware and regular preventive maintenance is performed routinely. Configures and defines parameters for installation or testing of local area network (LAN), wide are network (WAN), switches, routers, firewalls, servers, SANs, virtualization technology, D2D backup, load balancers or related network equipment. Documents and keeps technical documentation current.
  • Directs multifunctional teams, vendors and end users in large complex projects. Handles and manages multiple projects and tasks. Collaborates with engineers, system administrators, software developers, users and management to select appropriate design solutions or to ensure the compatibility of system components.
  • Sets standards for security, backups of network, server, and related devices. Develops, changes and modifies procedures regarding configuration of all vital computing equipment. Performs audits to ensure optimal performance, reliability and secure environment. Has primary responsibility to ensure all systems, all data types, software, hardware and configurations and documentation are backed up properly. Provides and create documented backup and restore procedures. Runs regular tests and reviews results with Director quarterly.
  •  Provides project costs, design concepts or changes. Evaluates current or emerging technologies. Makes recommendations and implements solutions. Use independent judgment and recommend solutions based on factors involving cost, complexity and time.
  • Maintains AD for efficiency and security. Changes safeguards and audits DNS, DHCP and other vital network services. Enforces, monitors and remedies security to meet PCI/DSS, Privacy and HIPPA requirements. Uses and sets standards for secure protocols like SSH, HTTP and SSL not allowing clear test protocols like FTP, http, telnet, etc. Responds promptly to disruption of service, communicating effectively to users, vendors, management and team members. Maintains, plans, tests and or executes disaster recover procedures for all systems, servers, applications, LAN/WAN hardware. Coordinates and leads teams and vendors in this effort.
  • Keeps abreast of new developments in technical areas, monitors available hardware and software products from outside vendors and makes recommendations to management personnel in the use of such products. Refers to hardware and software manuals, policy and procedure manuals, product catalogs, system manuals, specifications, trade journals, architectural drawings, computer documentation, etc.
  • 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 AUGUST 16th, 2015 TO CAROWINDSHR@CAROWINDS.COM
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Carowinds has an immediate opening for the position of Mechanic – Ride Maintenance in Charlotte, NC. This full-time position will report to the Foreperson Ride Maintenance.

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for installing, inspecting, maintaining and performing mechanical and cosmetic repairs of park rides and vehicles, 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.
  • ASE Certifications a plus.
  • 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 and vehicles. 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.
  • 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 AUGUST 1, 2015 TO CAROWINDSHR@CAROWINDS.COM
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER