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 Area Manager Food Services in Charlotte, NC.
This full-time position will report to the Director of Food Services.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under limited supervision, plans, directs and oversees assigned food and beverage operations within the Park which may include restaurants, portable operations, catering and special events. Works to ensure guest satisfaction, product quality and departmental profit objectives are achieved. Manages and supervises the work of seasonal associates to achieve departmental service, product and financial goals. Performs related administrative, supervisory, analytical and professional tasks as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Themed amusement park or sports venue experience a major plus.
  • Exhibits a positive and involved team attitude to all and promotes positive relations through an environment that encourages open communications, trust, and mutual respect.
  • Demonstrated food service acumen to include institutional food service experience, knowledge of food production, sanitation, supervision, strong organizational skills, strong financial analysis and basic accounting.
  • Knowledge of North Carolina and South Carolina Health and Safety Code/Regulations; ServSafe Certified, instructor certification preferred.
  • Ability to drive/impact sales positively through upselling, service initiatives etc.
  • Strong inventory management/food ordering background
  • Knowledge of all aspects of food operation, service and quality; menu development; labor and food cost controls; plus excellent management skills; ability to train and interact with service staff, guest service and maintaining safe and effective operations.
  • Understanding of federal, state and local labor laws.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • 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:
  • Ensure all duties in assigned locations are performed in a safe manner, takes actions to ensure food quality guidelines are met. Guest service and monitors financial performance of assigned locations and adjusts operations and processes when necessary to ensure financial targets are achieved, including revenue performance, cost of sales and seasonal labor expense objectives.
  • Supervises the duties of seasonal staff including training, assigning, reviewing and planning, establishing and maintaining standards, coordinating activities, allocating personnel, conducting performance appraisals and recommending and/or approving associate promotions and disciplinary actions.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 MAY 17, 2015 TO CAROWINDSHR@CAROWINDS.COM
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Carowinds has an immediate opening for the position of Electrician in Charlotte, NC. This full-time position will report to the Electrical Foreperson.

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Minimum 1-2 years related experience in industrial electrical 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 electrical schematic charts, 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 330 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:
  • Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, rebuilds and inspects ride electrical systems and components for proper operation according to Carowinds standards. Assists in troubleshooting and maintaining mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
  • Inspects and evaluates rides for proper function, detects and investigates any malfunctions or irregularities and notifies supervisor of any safety concerns. Troubleshoots, diagnoses and repairs malfunctions using electrical schematic charts, computers, programmable logic controllers, test equipment and meters. Responsible for completing required documentation on check-outs, preventive maintenance, updates/changes, etc.
  • Receives and reviews various records and reports including ride manuals and updates, ride electrical programs and diagrams, technical manuals, computer manuals, operating schedules, check-out sheets, work orders, vehicle maintenance check sheets, operational downtime sheets, material safety data sheets, 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 duties 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 TO CAROWINDSHR@CAROWINDS.COM
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Carowinds has an immediate opening for the position of Tech Electronics in Charlotte, NC. This full-time position will report to the Foreperson Tech Services.

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for installing, inspecting, maintaining energy monitoring, control systems, network hardware, computer equipment, cabling systems, telephones, sounds systems, radios, theater lighting, alarms/access control systems and games.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Minimum 1-2 years related experience in electronics field, 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 schematics, technical manuals and diagrams, and policy and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to work with tools, two-way radio, various office and shop equipment, hand and power tools, and heavy equipment, which may include forklift, genie lift, boom truck, etc.
  • Ability to climb and work at heights up to 360 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:
  • Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, rebuilds and inspects energy monitoring, control systems, network hardware, sound systems, amps, speakers, radios, theater lighting, games, alarm systems, video and satellite systems for proper operation according to manufacturer’s and Carowinds standards. Assists in troubleshooting and maintaining mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
  • Performs preventative maintenance (planned interval inspections) on energy monitoring, control systems, audio and lighting equipment and other related installations as needed. Responsible for completing required documentation on check-outs, preventive maintenance, updates/changes, etc.
  • Receives and reviews various records and reports including manuals and updates, ride electronic programs and diagrams, technical manuals, computer manuals, operating schedules, check-out sheets, work orders, vehicle maintenance check sheets, operational downtime sheets, material safety data sheets, etc.
  • Keeps updated on current trends and practices in field of expertise. Makes recommendations on upgrades based on new developments and trends.
  • Assists with various other maintenance duties as required including landscaping, welding, carpentry, plumbing, construction, pest and animal control.
  • Adheres to all park policies and procedures, including safety, 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