Park Operations Business Intern (Seasonal)

Job Description: Selected candidates are placed in a position within the Park Operations department in either the Ride Operations or Guest Arrival department. Interns will be required to participate in the following developmental activities:

Attend seminars held by various departments within the park, including Culinary Operations, Design & Engineering, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Merchandise, and Park Operations

Park tours with members of the Park Operations leadership team

Planned meeting sessions with members of the park’s senior leadership team

Complete an Internship project where interns work with leaders throughout the park on an assignment designed to improve the park and its operations

Complete an evaluation process throughout the entire internship period designed to help selected candidates gain real job experience and develop/improve their performance during the entire length of the internship

Interns will have the experience of front-line involvement, overseeing a team of employees and providing guidance and direction to their team as they interact with thousands of guests daily

Daily Responsibilities: Interns will be expected to perform the following responsibilities on a daily basis:

Oversee and coordinate the daily activities of all assigned locations

Monitor all assigned locations to ensure safety, Five-Star Service, and cleanliness

Assist with the training of new Team Members and ensuring they have the proper training documentation

Maintain safety standards for both Team Members and guests

Oversee and coordinate daily assignments for all Team Members to include employee scheduling, rotation schedules and break schedules

Monitor budgeted labor and location supplies

Coach and counsel Team Members on their performance

Complete all tasks assigned by park leadership in a timely manner

Requirements and Competencies

Must be currently pursuing a college degree

Commit to working through the 2018 peak operating season (mid May– mid August)

Flexible availability (schedules include nights, weekend and holidays)

Excellent human relations and communication skills

Previous leadership or theme park experience is a plus

Locations and positions will be based upon applicant qualifications and availability. Leadership positions are limited and promotional opportunities may be available through the summer. This is a paid internship and can be used for credits based on the requirements of your College or University. Please see your school for requirements.

 

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