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Electrical Controls Specialist

Posting Date: Sunday, August 27, 2017

Job Summary:
Under limited supervision, inspects, maintains, upgrades, and repairs ride electrical control systems to ensure efficient and safe operations at all times.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Inspects and evaluates rides to ensure that all programmable logic controllers are functioning properly and according to the manufacturer, Cedar Fair, and state guidelines; detects and investigates any malfunctions or irregularities and responds to daily trouble calls. Communicates concerns to supervisor and/or, using own judgment, makes necessary repairs. Orders parts as needed for maintaining ride control systems. Logs and documents all safety checks and repairs.
  • Upon request and/or approval of Manager of Electrical Maintenance or Director of Maintenance & Construction, may design and coordinate the retrofit of existing control systems.
  • Asists in other areas where PLC expertise is required such as lighting, show controls, and animatronics.

Qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to skillfully use an amp probe, digital volt meter, oscilloscope, and other test equipment
  • Ability to work with varying voltages up to and including 480 volts
  • Ability to climb to and work at a height of 310 feet for observation of, maintenance of, and possible evacuation of park rides
  • Ability to become familiar with and properly use fall protection equipment
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds alone and 51+ pounds with assistance in repair or installation of equipment

Physical demands include:

  • Year-round outdoor work, possibly in extreme weather conditions
  • Walking and standing on concrete and asphalt for extended periods of time
  • Exposure to gasoline and other petroleum products, fiberglass dust, welding materials, oxygen, acetylene, propane, cleaning solvents, and paint fumes

For consideration, qualified applicants should e-mail their resumes to Human Resources at wofhr@worldsoffun.com

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, genetic information, national origin, disability, or any other protected characteristic.

Recruiting Manager

Posting Date: August 18, 2017

Worlds of Fun is looking for an experienced recruiting leader who is ready to accept the challenge of moving our park into a new era of growth and development. As a leader in the attractions industry, we are transforming our in-park experiences through the addition of best-in-class facilities and events that will take us from a seasonal amusement park to a near year-round entertainment center. We employ over 2,500 associates each season and are the region’s largest youth employer. This individual will be directly responsible for ensuring we have the talent needed to deliver Best Day Experiences to Every Guest, Every Day, Every Time.

Essential Job Functions
Manages all full-time and seasonal recruitment and selection processes. Identifies and coordinates recruitment opportunities, including school visits, job fairs, advertising, direct mailings and online recruitment. Ensures each division has appropriate staffing levels during all phases of the park's operation.

  • Maintains requisitions for full-time and seasonal staffing needs. Coordinates the approval process in accordance with company policy. Provides regular updates to key stakeholders on the status of open requisitions.
  • Maintains updated job descriptions in compliance with federal, state and local laws and Cedar Fair policy.
  • Recruits for and coordinates supplemental staffing programs as needed.
  • Manages all aspects of the medical and religious accommodations and leave of absence processes.
  • Serves as Human Resources Manager On-Duty as scheduled with responsibilities for conducting employment investigations, coaching managers and divisional leaders and reviewing requests for dismissal.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 3-5 years of related experience.
  • Valid state driver’s license.
  • Demonstrated success with high-volume recruitment initiatives.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computers, including applicant tracking systems and Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and supervise others.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze recruitment data and present relevant information to key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with federal, state and local labor laws, including EEO, medical and religious accommodations, FMLA and minor labor laws.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.

For consideration, qualified applicants should submit a letter of application and resume to careers@cedarfair.com.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, genetic information, national origin, disability or any other protected characteristic.

Mechanic

Posting Date: Friday, May 19, 2017
Closing Date: When Filled

Job Summary:
To mechanically maintain park rides and equipment.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Thoroughly inspects all mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of the parks’ rides through visual, tactile and auditory observations to ensure safe and proper operation. Communicates concerns to supervisor and/or, using own judgment, makes necessary repairs. Logs and documents all safety checks and repairs.
  • From blueprints, drawings, or verbal instructions, performs general mechanical work using a variety of hand and power tools and standard measuring instruments. Makes standard shop computations relating to dimension of work. Selects material necessary for the work.

Qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Three years industrial mechanical experience is required for a natural transition into the position. In addition, millwright, small engine, hydraulic, pneumatic and/or welding experience is helpful.
  • The interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate not only with senior management but also with seasonal employees in resolving problems. Communicates with individuals both inside and outside the company.
  • The ability to climb to and work at a height of 310 feet for the observation of, maintenance of and possible evacuation of park rides.

Physical demands include but are not limited to:

  • Year-round outdoor work in extreme weather conditions.
  • Walking and standing on concrete and asphalt for extended periods of time.
  • Exposure to gasoline and other petroleum products, fiberglass dust, welding materials, oxygen, acetylene, propane, cleaning solvents, and paint fumes.

Should the company request an interview with an applicant, a detailed job description including more comprehensive essential job functions and qualifications will be made available at that time.

For consideration, qualified applicants should email a current resume to Human Resources at wofhr@worldsoffun.com

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, genetic information, national origin, disability or any other protected characteristic.