Full Time Positions

Worlds of Fun & Oceans of Fun is currently recruiting for the following full time, year round employment opportunities.


Full Time Positions

Job Title: Director - Finance
Posting Date: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Closing Date: Friday, March 31st, 2017

Job Summary:
 Directs and develops financial and control activities in a manner designed to protect the assets of the park, meet reporting requirements, and provide timely and meaningful reporting evaluation of the park operation.  Provides leadership and guidance to all associates to ensure all fiduciary responsibilities are met.  Directs the organization's information system planning and activity as well as cash control operations.  Works in partnership with park General Manager to maximize park financial and operational results.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepares documents reporting the park's financial results on a weekly, monthly and annual basis per Cedar Fair guidelines and schedules/deadlines. Verifies that park's revenue is imported from DORS to the JD Edwards financial system on a daily basis. Reviews and reconciles income and expense entries for accuracy and to ensure integrity in our financial reporting.
  • Reviews, reconciles, and analyzes balance sheets, income statements, revenue and attendance accounts, expenses, deferred revenue sales, general ledger information, cash deposits, accounts receivable and other financial information. Researches any significant variances and takes corrective action as appropriate. Prepares written analyses as directed by Vice President & General Manager and/or Cedar Fair leadership.
  • Verifies that any deposit prepared the previous day was forwarded to the appropriate depository bank. Reconciles such deposits each day by verifying that the documentation and deposit slips provided by Cash Control are reconciled to the general ledger.
  • Reviews the park's depository account each day. Completes an ACH request form with the appropriate information about funds available for transfer and emails the request with authorized signatures to Corporate Treasury. Records the transfer of funds from the company’s depository accounts into the commercial account. Reconciles the depository account to the bank statement and to park's financial reports each month.
  • Directs and coordinates park's annual budgeting process and prepares an analysis of such budget for review by Worlds of Fun Vice President & General Manager and Cedar Fair leadership.
  • Reviews and approves the implementation of policies and procedures to ensure the secure and accurate accounting of all cash and cash-like items.
  • Manages and creates monthly capital status reports.
  • 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.
Qualifications include but are not limited to:
  • Bachelor’s degree (4 year College or University) in Accounting
  • 5 – 7 years related experience in an Accounting or Finance leadership role
  • Must be able to communicate well with members of park management to inform them of financial information and direct them in the accurate use of financial programs. Strong communication skills are a necessity.
  • Must be able to direct full-time and seasonal staff in financial procedures as well as instruct and delegate financial and operational tasks.
  • Experience with and ability to use all Microsoft Office applications. In-depth familiarity with Microsoft Excel including the ability to create and work with complex spreadsheets.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.
  • 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.
Worlds of Fun offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.  For immediate consideration, please submit your resume with salary requirements by March 31, 2017 to robert.herschede@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.
Job Title: Youth Sales Representative
Posting Date: Monday, March 6, 2017

Job Summary: Reporting to the Worlds of Fun Sales Director, our Youth Sales Representative is responsible for developing, managing, and increasing sales within the park’s youth business segment. This position is expected to meet or exceed specific attendance and revenue goals as prescribed by the Corporate Sales Incentive Plan by customarily and regularly soliciting sales at the customers’ and potential customers’ places of business, at trade and association shows, and through prescribed and acceptable sales processes used by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company. Remaining work time is devoted to furthering individual sales efforts through exceptional customer service and follow-through.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Develops, manages, and sells to new and existing accounts within the youth business segment through in-person sales and service calls as well as through telephone and web outreach for remotely based clients and prospects.
  • Manages territory/segment by customarily and regularly soliciting sales at customers’ or potential customers’ places of business and prescribed and acceptable sales processes used by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company.
  • Performs other work that furthers individual outside sales efforts. For example, prospecting for new account opportunities through networking with member associations events and contacts; collaboration with the Corporate Director of Youth Sales, and Cedar Fair sales counterparts; follow-up communication via telephone and written materials; planning and preparing for outside sales calls; preparing and analyzing sales reports; preparing proposals and other individual marketing and sales materials; providing tours of event and park facilities; and, ensuring full account support to all clients with regard to marketing and on site coordination of events and activities.
  • Recommends new or different programs to meet the needs of each client including new catering options, ticket programs, or other revenue streams to meet the wishes of the client. Works with the Corporate Director of Youth Sales to develop programs for Worlds of Fun that are in alignment with corporate youth business direction.
Qualifications include but are not limited to:
  • A high school diploma or equivalent and the knowledge that is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor degree in sales, marketing or a related field.
  • One or more years of related experience in the theme park, hospitality, or travel industry is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an independent environment with minimum supervision and deliver against set goals.
  • Strong time and project management skills and experience.
  • Advanced written and oral communication skills; experience creating and delivering public presentations; superior spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
  • Proficient in basic business software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and comfortable with learning new software and CRM applications.
Qualified applicants should send their resume, a letter of application and their salary history to Human Resources at wofhr@worldsoffun.com with "Youth Sales" in the Subject line.


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.
Job Title: Fiberglasser
Posting Date: Monday, January 23, 2017

Job summary:
To maintain the parks’ rides and equipment in the area of fiberglass.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Through walking and climbing along all areas of the parks’ rides and attractions, inspects all fiberglass surfaces through visual, tactile, and auditory observations to ensure safe and proper operation. Communicates concerns to supervisor and/or, using own sound judgment, makes necessary repairs. Logs and documents all safety checks and repairs.
  • From blueprints, drawings, model or verbal instructions, performs general fiberglass, auto body and spray booth work using a variety of hand and power tools and standard measuring instruments. Makes standard shop computations relating to dimension of work. Selects materials necessary for the work.
Qualifications include but are not limited to:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Five years commercial fiberglassing experience. Mold-making experience preferred for natural transition into the position.
  • 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.
  • Basic analytical skills necessary to organize work load to establish priorities.
  • Ability to climb and to work at a height of 205 feet when working on rides and attractions.
  • Ability to become familiar with and use fall protection equipment.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds in the repair or installation of equipment.
  • Ability to read materials (including blueprints and drawings) to interpret and analyze content.
Other:
  • Commercial body shop experience extremely helpful.
For consideration, qualified applicants should send a resume to 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.
Job Title: Carpenter
Posting Date: Monday, January 9, 2017

Job summary: To perform carpentry duties necessary to maintain ride and building woodwork and equipment.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Through walking and climbing along all areas of the park’s wooden roller coasters, inspects all areas of the rides through visual and auditory observations to ensure safe and proper operation. Communicates concerns to supervisor and/or, using own judgment, makes necessary repairs. Manually logs and documents all safety checks.
  • From blueprints, drawings, models or verbal instruction, performs general carpentry work using a variety of carpenter’s hand and power tools and standard measuring instruments. Makes standard shop computations relating to dimension of work. Selects material necessary for the work.
  • Performs general labor such as crafting materials, building fences and roughing in framing.
Qualifications include but are not limited to:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Two or more years professional carpentry experience from framing to finish.
  • Ability to climb and work at a height of 205 feet in the installation or repair of some rides and attractions.
  • Ability to lift and carry 100 pounds in the repair or installation of equipment.
  • Ability to use fall protection equipment.
Physical demands include but are not limited to:
  • Year-round outdoor work including weekends 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, a detailed job description including more comprehensive essential job functions and qualifications will be made available at that time.

For consideration, qualified applicants should send 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.