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For our full-time associates, the FUN doesn't end when summer does!

We're always looking for qualified candiates to fill year-round positions at the world's best amusement park destination. Available positions are listed below. We invite you to review our opportunities and apply!

You may also complete an application at the Human Resources office. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm.

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Ride Mechanic

Taking thrills to the next level is what we do. We're bold. We're daring. We provide the unexpected to every guest, every day, every time. From big thrills to little thrills, Cedar Point is home to activities for everyone in the family. Whether it’s a relaxing getaway on the mile-long Cedar Point Beach, or racing 420 feet into the sky on Top Thrill Dragster, the fun comes in all shapes and sizes. Visiting Cedar Point is amazing; working here is an experience you'll never forget. Now, it’s your turn to join in on the FUN!

We're currently seeking an experienced leader to join our Cedar Point Ride Maintenance Team as a Ride Mechanic. This position will report to the Supervisor of Ride Maintenance.

Along with medical, dental and vision benefits, we offer a retirement savings plan with company match, life and accident insurance and a dynamic working environment. Other benefits include park admission, discounts at Cedar Point stores and restaurants, additional courtesy tickets and family passes for your immediate family, and significantly discounted extended family passes. Family passes are equivalent to a Platinum pass and can be also used at our sister Cedar Fair parks.

 

JOB FUNCTION SUMMARY

Responsible for the inspection, routine maintenance, lubrication and repairs of all rides.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS 

  • Mechanical aptitude and experience working with hand tools.
  • Ability to provide own hand tools.
  • Ability to demonstrate experience in electronic, electrical, and mechanical work.
  • Must join the Laborers Union.
  • Possess good work ethic and exemplary attendance records.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.
  • Driver's License.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follow all company policies and safety rules. Make sure all rides are properly locked out before any maintenance is performed.
  • Maintain daily log sheets of inspections and repairs performed.
  • Inspect, conduct routine maintenance, lubrication, and repairs of rides as instructed including replacement of bearings, wheels, miscellaneous parts, and oil changes.
  • Use soldering, hand, and power tools to perform tasks and repairs.
  • Notify maintenance of equipment problems, building repairs, etc. necessary to ensure safe and efficient operation.
  • Read and understand checklists, instruction manuals, etc.
  • Maintain inventory of equipment.
  • Provides guest service according to Cedar Fair standards when serving the guest or working with subordinates, including
  • initiating guest interactions, answering questions and giving directions.
  • Maintains cleanliness and safety in assigned work area and performs all duties in compliance with Cedar Fair Safety guidelines
  • and requirements and reports all unsafe or unusual conditions to supervision.
  • Meets scheduling availability requirements, including nights, weekends, and holiday periods to meet business needs.
  • Meets Cedar Fair's attendance requirements as outlined in Cedar Fair's attendance policies.
  • Adheres to Cedar Fair's Rules of Conduct including specific costuming and grooming standards as outlined in Associate
  • Guidelines and other park/division specific policies and procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this position, please email resume with salary history to careers@cedarpoint.com

You may also fax a resume to 419-627-2163 or mail to:

Cedar Point Human Resources

ATTN: RM023

One Cedar Point Drive

Sandusky, OH  44870

 

You may also complete an application at the Human Resources Office. Hours are Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Cedar Point supports a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

An Equal Oppportunity Employer.

 

Vice President/Director of Merchandise & Games

Taking thrills to the next level is what we do. We're bold. We're daring. We provide the unexpected to every guest, every day, every time. From big thrills to little thrills, Cedar Point is home to activities for everyone in the family. Whether it’s a relaxing getaway on the mile-long Cedar Point Beach, or racing 420 feet into the sky on Top Thrill Dragster, the fun comes in all shapes and sizes. Visiting Cedar Point is amazing; working here is an experience you'll never forget. Now, it’s your turn to join in on the FUN!

Cedar Point is currently seeking an innovative visionary to lead our Merchandise and Games Team. This position will report to Cedar Point's Vice President & General Manager and be a member of the Cedar Point Leadership Team, guiding our future success. Additionally this position will collaborate and partner with the Cedar Fair Vice President of Merchandise and Games.

Along with medical, dental and vision benefits, we offer a retirement savings plan with company match, life and accident insurance and a dynamic entrepreneurial working environment. Other benefits include park admission, discounts at Cedar Point stores and restaurants, additional courtesy tickets and family passes for your immediate family, and significantly discounted extended family passes. Most important, Cedar Point offers you an opportunity to create memories for our guests, while growing your own career through hands on experience, leadership development and training.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

This position requires the following education and experience, or an equivalent combination:

  • Bachelor's Degree (4 year college or university)    
  • 10+ years’ experience in hospitality, retail or travel industry. 
  • Amusement/theme park experience preferred.
  • Product vision, strategy, design and development experience required.
  • 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.
  • Travel, nights, weekends and holidays required to meet business needs.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Directs the development and implementation of the Merchandise and Games strategy for the Park and Resort business.  Scope includes annual operations planning, store operations, product development and design, sourcing, pricing and staff development.  Ability to manage change and foster team commitment to develop business plans and achieve short and long term objectives. Responds to business trends and quickly makes adjustments. Effectively works across the organization to achieve results.
  • Leads, develops and motivates full time staff, as well as a large seasonal team. Manages direct reports’ performance issues, addresses disciplinary situations, and provides significant input into promotion, demotion, and termination decisions; reviews, adjusts and approves performance appraisals for department staff on an annual basis.  
  • Develops and implements safety procedures and policies adhering to all safety and housekeeping standards established by the company and various regulatory agencies.  Corrects safety concerns and trains staff as required to promote a safe and clean workplace.
  • Establishes overall guest standards and policies for operating group, encouraging innovations in providing guest service and improving the overall guest experience; promotes excellence in guest service with all levels of staff; responds to and resolves the most complex guest issues.
  • Full knowledge and responsibility for fiscally responsible accounting and budgeting. Develops and approves operating budget for areas of responsibility to meet overall organization goals of revenue production, cost containment, loss prevention and overall profitability. Identifies and makes adjustments to optimize profits and meet Company goals based on current business conditions. 
  • Identifies, researches and analyzes complex issues with a large number of nonstandard or abstract variables to solve a wide range of intellectual and practical problems; develops and implements multifaceted solutions to achieve overall goals of Company. Uses strategic and innovative thinking to improve financial results, product quality and guest service.
  • Communicates clearly and concisely with associates at all levels of the Company and key external contacts including vendors, other business contacts, regulatory agencies and local, state or federal government offices. Utilizes various formats of communication including verbal, written and statistical data. Communications may be complex and cover a variety of business related topics.
  • Establishes pricing policies relative to the purchase of retail merchandise for Cedar Point and its retail outlets. Negotiates concession and supplier contract agreements for the Merchandise and Games Division.
  • 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.

For consideration, please email resume with salary history to humanresources@cedarpoint.com. You may also fax a resume to 419-627-2163 or mail resume to:

Cedar Point Human Resources
Attn: VPM050 
One Cedar Point Drive
Sandusky, OH  44870 

Cedar Point supports a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Kitchen Manager - Perkins Restaurant

Taking thrills to the next level is what we do. We're bold. We're daring. We provide the unexpected to every guest, every day, every time. From big thrills to little thrills, Cedar Point is home to activities for everyone in the family. Whether it’s a relaxing getaway on the mile-long Cedar Point Beach, or racing 420 feet into the sky on Top Thrill Dragster, the fun comes in all shapes and sizes. Visiting Cedar Point is amazing; working here is an experience you'll never forget. Now, it’s your turn to join in on the FUN!

We're currently seeking an experienced leader to join our Cedar Point Food & Beverage team as a Kitchen Manager in our Perkins franchise restaurant. This position will report to the restaurant General Manager.

Along with medical, dental and vision benefits, we offer a retirement savings plan with company match, life and accident insurance and a dynamic working environment. Other benefits include park admission, discounts at Cedar Point stores and restaurants, additional courtesy tickets and family passes for your immediate family, and significantly discounted extended family passes. Family passes are equivalent to a Platinum pass and can be also used at our sister Cedar Fair parks.

 

JOB FUNCTION SUMMARY

Maintain overall effective management of Perkins kitchen operations in conjunction with Perkins and Cedar Point operating procedures and policies. Ensure highest quality food is prepared on a consistent basis while achieving all budgetary goals.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • Minimum Associates Degree in Culinary or equivalent experience.
  • 2-4 years kitchen experience in related franchise experience
  • 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.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.
  • Serve Safe Certified for Food
  • Driver's License

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attend Perkins 8 12 week Corporate Manager Training away from Cedar Point.
  • Place accurate orders of food & beverage following Perkins standard.  Twice weekly from the main purveyor, daily produce, dairy 2-3 times a week, and weekly warehouse.
  • Perform daily shift temperature line checks.
  • Perform weekly inventory per Perkins and Cedar Point guidelines.
  • Achieve all financial and budgetary goals.
  • Meet hiring quota for proper staffing.
  • Initiate corrective/improvement action as needed or at the manager's direction.
  • Ensure all company and division procedures and policies are being executed in a consistent manner.
  • Prepare any required reports or food orders in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Train all kitchen personnel to ensure their job duties are carried out in the proper manner at all times in accordance with Perkins kitchen certification program and EYS validation.
  • Maintain a clean, sanitary environment at all times in accordance to state, local health regulations as well as the Resort Foods Service Cleanliness Standards.
  • Ensure all menu items are prepared in accordance to recipe and preparation standards for Perkins.
  • 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.

The last day for consideration is September 17, 2017. To be considered for this position, please email resume with salary history to careers@cedarpoint.com. You may fax a resume to 419-627-2163 or mail resume to:

Cedar Point Human Resources

Attn: KMP045 

One Cedar Point Drive

Sandusky, OH  44870 

Cedar Point supports a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Rides Maintenance Supervisor

Taking thrills to the next level is what we do. We're bold. We're daring. We provide the unexpected to every guest, every day, every time. From big thrills to little thrills, Cedar Point is home to activities for everyone in the family. Whether it’s a relaxing getaway on the mile-long Cedar Point Beach, or racing 420 feet into the sky on Top Thrill Dragster, the fun comes in all shapes and sizes. Visiting Cedar Point is amazing; working here is an experience you'll never forget. Now, it’s your turn to join in on the FUN!

We're currently seeking an experienced leader to join our Ride Maintenance Division as a Supervisor. This position will report to Cedar Point's Ride Maintenance Manager.

Along with medical, dental and vision benefits, we offer a retirement savings plan with company match, life and   accident insurance and a dynamic working environment. Other benefits include park admission, discounts at Cedar Point stores and restaurants, additional courtesy tickets and family passes for your immediate family, and significantly discounted extended family passes. Family passes are equivalent to a Platinum pass and can be also used at our sister Cedar Fair parks.


JOB FUNCTION SUMMARY

Responsible for managing Ride Maintenance Shop and effectively supervising the planning, directing, and coordinating of the duties of the Ride Maintenance Foremen and mechanics in inspecting, repairing, and maintenance of all rides at Cedar Point.


QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • 5-7 years’ experience as a ride mechanic with additional supervisory experience (foreperson).
  • Work well independently and with others
  • Possess good work ethic and attendance record
  • Able to follow company guidelines as they relate to communicating with and assisting park guests and associates.
  • Good written, oral, and record skills; ability to interview applicants
  • 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.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensures that all employees are familiar with and apply proper equipment lockout procedures before maintenance work is begun.
  • Follow all company policies and safety rules; ensure union contract provisions are followed
  • Perform other supervisory duties as assigned by manager
  • Assist workers in diagnosis of equipment malfunctions based on observation and applying knowledge from past experiences.
  • Responsible for recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and training of seasonal and full time applicants
  • Assist in keeping within the Ride Maintenance budget
  • Keeps accurate records of employee issues such as work days, vacations, sick days, counseling, and disciplinary action.
  • Schedules work along with Ride Maintenance union Forepersons. Supervises regular and seasonal staff
  • 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.


To be considered for this position, please email resume with salary history to careers@cedarpoint.com. You may fax a resume to 419-627-2163 or mail resume to:

Cedar Point Human Resources
Attn: SRM053
One Cedar Point Drive
Sandusky, OH  44870 

Cedar Point supports a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Sales Representative

Taking thrills to the next level is what we do. We're bold. We're daring. We provide the unexpected to every guest, every day, every time. From big thrills to little thrills, Cedar Point is home to activities for everyone in the family. Whether it’s a relaxing getaway on the mile-long Cedar Point Beach, or racing 420 feet into the sky on Top Thrill Dragster, the fun comes in all shapes and sizes. Visiting Cedar Point is amazing; working here is an experience you'll never forget. Now, it’s your turn to join in on the FUN!

Cedar Point is looking for an experienced, creative sales leader who is ready to accept the challenge of moving our park into a new era of growth and development. As the Northwest Ohio/Indiana Sales Representative working in the attractions segment, you will be utilizing your sales skills to help companies plan catered events, ticket programs, teambuilding and other employee engagement opportunities.

Along with medical, dental and vision benefits, we offer a retirement savings plan with company match, life and accident insurance and a dynamic working environment. Other benefits include park admission, discounts at Cedar Point stores and restaurants, additional courtesy tickets and family passes for your immediate family, and significantly discounted extended family passes. Family passes are equivalent to a Platinum pass and can be also used at our sister Cedar Fair parks.


JOB FUNCTION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Group Sales Director, this position is responsible for developing, managing and increasing ticket and catered event sales within an assigned geographic territory. Previous sales experience with track record of meeting and exceeding revenue goals required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Sales or equivalent sales experience required. 
  • Position requires 3+ years of successful sales experience preferably in the amusement park, attraction or hospitality industry.  
  • Must be self-motivated and driven to reach revenue goals working in an independent environment.  
  • Advanced written and oral communication skills; strong analytical and organizational skills.  
  • Proficient in basic business software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and comfortable with learning new software and CRM applications. 
  • Business travel with occasional overnight travel required.  
  • Ability to work flexible schedule including nights and weekends.  
  • Driver's license required.  

 

To be considered for this position, please email resume with salary history to careers@cedarpoint.com. You may fax a resume to 419-627-2163 or mail resume to:

Cedar Point Human Resources
Attn: SRM055
One Cedar Point Drive
Sandusky, OH  44870 

Cedar Point supports a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

An Equal Opportunity Employer