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Summer Jobs - Wonderland Jobs

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Current Seasonal Job Opportunities

Job Code 431

JOB DUTIES:
  • Assume control for the safe operation on their assigned ride for both guests and crew members
  • Opening and closing procedures
  • Loading and unloading guests in a safe and hospitable manner
  • Ensuring safety of all guests and employees in a diligent manner
  • Maintain park and location cleanliness
  • Enforcement of Park Ride Operations standards
  • Coordination of ride downtime responsibilities
  • Ensure compliance with governmental ride regulations
  • Responsible for calculating hourly capacity readings for the ride
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Candidates should be energetic, confident and professional
  • Able to work for extended periods of time outdoors
  • Available to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Able to work five shifts per week during the park operating season
  • Able to work weekends in September and October
Job Code 430

JOB DUTIES:
  • Loading and unloading guests in a safe and hospitable manner
  • Ensuring safety of all guests and employees in a diligent manner
  • Maintain park and location cleanliness
  • Enforcement of Canada's Wonderland Ride Operations standards
  • Responsible for calculating hourly capacity readings for the ride
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum of 17 years of age
  • Candidates should be energetic, confident and professional
  • Able to work for extended periods of time outdoors
  • Available to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Able to work weekends during May, June, September and October
  • Able to work five shifts per week during the summer
Job Code 400

JOB DUTIES:
  • Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of various water attractions, while providing professional lifeguarding
  • Opening and closing procedures
  • Enforce proper riding positions and safety procedures in a hospitable manner
  • Scanning and dispatching guests in a cordial manner
  • Ensuring area cleanliness
  • Providing excellent guest service and assistance as required
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum of 16 years of age
  • Must currently hold or be in the process of attaining a Bronze Cross or NLS certificate
  • Must pass screening; 50 metres for Shallow Water guard and 200 metres for Deep Water guard
  • Current Healthcare Provider(c) certificate (Heart and Stroke) or Level C CPR with AED training (Lifesaving Society or St. John’s Ambulance) (must provide certification at pool training)
  • Must pass an Ellis Lifeguard training course (on-site training)
  • Must be able to exit from a pool/attraction at any point without the use of ladders, steps or a zero depth exit
  • Must attend bi-weekly in-service training
  • Candidate should be energetic, confident and professional
  • Able to work for extended periods of time outdoors
  • Available to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays
Job Code 701

JOB DUTIES:
  • Assist in providing technical support for all festivals, concerts, group sales events, Park’s fireworks presentations and more as assigned
  • Assist in the set-up and strike of tables, chairs, and small audio/video systems
  • Assist to maintain cleanliness in the workplace and provide a safe working environment for you and others
  • Provide technical support to the Entertainment Department and show programs
  • Perform other duties from time to time as required or assigned
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Enrolled in a Post Secondary related program for 1-year and/or 1-year related part-time work experience
  • Basic knowledge of entertainment audio, lighting, video, staging, and other technical aspects is required
  • Ideal candidates are willing to work in a “hands on” environment and accept responsibility as assigned
  • Able to multi-task and work efficiently
  • Dependable and enjoy the prospect of working in a guest oriented environment
  • Available to start working Mid-April (weekends starting Mid-April and daily starting Mid-May)
  • Able to work weekends in September and October and Statutory Holidays
  • Able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License (Class G/G2) is an asset
  • Reliable source of transportation, outside of public transit (to accommodate for both early and late shifts)
JOB DUTIES:
  • Responsible for collecting millions of dollars through daily phone calls
  • Problem solve and assist customers with account reconciliation
  • Ability to communicate with a large customer base (400-700)
  • Excellent phone skills and documentation of contact
  • Organization of customer’s paperwork
  • Ensure ticket returns are scanned and credited correctly
  • Multitask under high pressure environment
  • Liaise with sales reps and customers
  • Processing cash adjustments
  • General office duties – data entry and filing
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ideal candidate posses Post Secondary Education in the Accounting field
  • Previous experience in Accounts Receivable is an asset
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Access and Excel
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Detail oriented with the ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Candidates should posses strong organizational, self-motivational and initiative skills
  • Able to maintain a professional and friendly telephone manner
  • Reliable source of transportation, outside of public transit
  • Able to work full time hours during the contract period May-December
Job Code 100

JOB DUTIES:
  • As an ambassador for Canada’s Wonderland the service associate will greet every guest with a positive and genuine tone
  • Accurately enter guests’ orders into the cash register. Complete cash, debit, and credit transactions ensuring all policies are followed and tills balance
  • Ensure all menu items and food supplies are available
  • Practice proper personal hygiene on a daily basis
  • Receive/store/prepare/hold and serve food in compliance with the Ontario Health regulations and department specifications
  • Assist bussers with table clearing, cleaning and setting as required
  • Follow proper cleaning and sanitation practices for food and non-food contact surfaces and equipment
  • Operate equipment according to manufacturers specifications and department safety policies
  • Satisfy Canada’s Wonderland standards for performance and conduct
  • Address any guest questions and concerns regarding the location/park
  • Assist in any other duties as assigned
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An interest in working with food
  • Guest service oriented and cash handling experience is an asset
  • Successfully complete applicable location certification
  • Available to work flexible hours, including evenings, on weekends and holidays
  • Able to work on weekends in May, June, September and October, and five shifts per week in the summer
  • Able to work outdoors in varying weather conditions (depending on assigned location)
Job Code 101

JOB DUTIES:
  • Cook and prepare food items according to cooking instructions at assigned location
  • Ensure all menu items are prepared as per “Picture Perfect” system (as designed by the Dept.)
  • Receive/store/prepare/hold and serve food in compliance with the Ontario Health regulations and department specifications
  • Follow proper cleaning and sanitation practices for food and non-food contact surfaces and equipment
  • Practice proper personal hygiene on a daily basis
  • Operate equipment according to manufacturers specifications and department safety policies
  • Ensure all menu items and food supplies are available
  • Address any guest questions and concerns regarding the location/park
  • Assist in any other duties assigned
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Good communication skills
  • An interest in food preparation
  • Team oriented
  • Must successfully complete the regional health department food handler’s program
  • Available to work flexible hours, including evenings, on weekends and holidays
  • Able to work on weekends in May, June, September and October, and five shifts per week in the summer
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Able to work in varying weather conditions (depending on your location)
Job Code 126

JOB DUTIES:
  • Shipping and receiving products to all food units in the Park
  • Maintaining a clean and sanitary work environment
  • Stocking warehouse shelves, refrigerators and freezers
  • Provide stock level information to Supervisors
  • Any additional duties outlined by Warehouse Supervisors
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Experience working in a warehouse environment and working with heavy equipment is an asset
  • Enthusiastic with good communication skills
  • Able to work in an efficient manner with an emphasis on safety
  • Able to perform heavy lifting up to 40 lbs.
  • Must be able to work in cold environments such as refrigerators and freezers as needed
  • Able to work independently, as well as in a team environment
  • Able to work full time hours beginning in May through Labour Day and on weekends until the end of October
  • Able to work flexible hours including early shifts (starting at 5am) and late shifts (ending at 2am) as well as, working on weekends and holidays
  • Reliable source of transportation, outside of public transit
  • Candidates must provide their own pair of certified safety boots
Job Code 130

JOB DUTIES:
  • Assist with completing weekly and monthly inventory of assigned location
  • Assist the Executive Chef in purchasing food products
  • Coordinate with the Warehouse Area Supervisor to ensure all product orders are received
  • Coordinate with the Food & Beverage Analyst to ensure proper reporting
  • Coordinate year-end returns to be picked up from vendors
  • Additional duties as outlined by the Executive Chef and the Director of Food & Beverage
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Previous experience with high volume, ordering and inventory
  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills
  • Ability to work independently, detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Available to work full time from January to October
  • Reliable source of transportation, outside of public transit
Job Code 209

JOB DUTIES:
  • Provide exceptional and friendly guest service
  • Sell games to our guests; drive sales and per caps
  • Operate games in a safe manner
  • Ensure proper cash handling procedures
  • Address and rectify guest complaints and concerns
  • Assist in maintaining prize display/presentation of game locations
  • Assist in maintaining stock levels of game locations and games area
  • Exceed the park’s cleanliness standards
  • Adhere to the park’s health and safety standards
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum 15 years of age
  • Must pass a sales audition
  • Energetic and enthusiastic personality
  • Self-motivated
  • Display strong verbal communication skills
  • Works well in fast-paced environment
  • Able to work on weekends in May, June, September, and October
  • Required to work five days a week during the summer and flexible hours, including evenings, on weekends and holidays
Job Code 617

JOB DUTIES:
  • Full management of accounts within a designated geographical area including servicing new account inquiries and maintaining an existing customer account base
  • Responsible for organizing and successfully executing corporate events in different park venues
  • Completion of weekly and year-end territory analysis
  • Completion of in-house mail programs and marketing strategies to drive group business
  • Independently liaise with external clients and other park departments ensuring flawless execution of corporate events
  • Directly assist the A/R department with account collections
  • Processing group ticket orders in a timely and accurate fashion
  • Assist in executing large park events
  • Other duties as assigned
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Strong communication, guest service/phone and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer skills are required
  • Previous office experience is an asset
  • Ability to effectively multi-task with high accuracy
  • Special event coordination skills and experience is an asset
  • Positive and enthusiastic approach and attitude
  • Able to work independently and meet deadlines as required
  • Able to work required shifts between February and October, including on weekends
Job Code 920

JOB DUTIES:
  • Entering job offer information into JobNet to prepare seasonal associate contracts
  • Documentation of seasonal associates
  • Data entry including keying associate SIN, date of birth, tax, wage, job and location information
  • Process employment system activity changes including ‘Status Change’ and ‘Termination’ forms as required
  • Facilitating park orientation sessions for up to 300 new associates per week
  • Maintain training facilities and training supplies
  • Maintain seasonal associate files by filing personal documents in an accurate and timely manner
  • Respond to inquiries both in person and over the telephone
  • Assist the Recruitment team with prescreening, and reception duties as needed
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Enrolled in a post secondary Human Resources Management program or equivalent is an asset
  • Experience working with Windows’ based programs
  • Data entry experience required
  • Accurate, detail oriented and efficient in the completion of tasks
  • Demonstrate a professional, positive and confident manner
  • Superior oral and written communication skills and the ability to speak in front of large groups
  • Highly organized and able to multi-task
  • Able to work flexible shifts including evenings and on weekends
Candidates should directly apply at Kamans Art Canada or contact Seth at sethw@kamansart.com.

Job Purpose:

Ability to draw and sell quickly in a fast paced environment, caricatures or airbrush items and other retail related items to the general public. Artist is expected to be able to complete a sketch within the established time frame of 5 minutes or less while conducting a ‘family friendly’ interaction with the guest. In addition, the Associate will:

Duties:
• Demonstrate and maintain excellent internal and external customer relations.
• Interact with guests with artwork demonstration, selling artwork, mats and frames..
• Requires accurate cash handling both manually, with cash register and documentation of sales.
• Become familiar with and ensure compliance with all KAS and park policies, practices and procedures as well as governmental regulations.
• Keep accurate track of inventory.
• Assure property is clean, orderly, safe, attractive and properly merchandised on a daily basis.
• Solicit and help market sales for KAS for our on-line store and Special Events Services.
• Continue to seek additional revenue opportunities to grow the business at assigned park.
• Communicate on a daily basis with Supervisor.
• Other Duties as assigned by KAS Management.

Candidates should directly apply at Kamans Art Canada or contact Seth at sethw@kamansart.com.
Candidates should directly apply at Kamans Art Canada or contact Seth at sethw@kamansart.com.

Job Purpose:
Promote, produce and sell a variety of hand painted face paint and Henna designs in open-air studios to the general public In addition, the Face Paint and Henna Tattoo Artisan Associate will:

Duties:
• Demonstrate and maintain excellent internal and external customer relations.
• Interact with guests in a fast-paced environment.
• Requires accurate cash handling both manually, with cash register and documentation of sales.
• Become familiar with and ensure compliance with all KAS and park policies, practices and procedures as well as governmental regulations.
• Keep accurate track of inventory.
• Assures property is clean, orderly, safe, attractive and properly merchandised on a daily basis.
• Solicit and help market sales for KAS for our on-line store and Special Events Services.
• Continue to seek additional revenue opportunities to grow the business at assigned park.
• Communicate on a daily basis with Supervisor.
• Other Duties as assigned by Management.

Candidates should directly apply at Kamans Art Canada or contact Seth at sethw@kamansart.com.
Job Code 776

JOB DUTIES:

Operate heavy equipment related to specific elements of the property maintenance program in either of the following areas:
  • Site clean-up (street scrubber, vehicle mounted hot water pressure washer)
  • As required, and with appropriate training, operate machinery to assist in the implementation of other property maintenance programs, including site washdown/recovery (pavement washdown, waste handling/recovery, litter control, pressure washing, general clean-up) or turf maintenance (mowing, trimming, seeding, sodding, fertilizing, aerating, topdressing, irrigating), or vehicle/equipment maintenance (cleaning, sanding, hand painting)
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma preferred
  • Minimum two (2) years experience in the operation and routine preventive maintenance of various types of heavy commercial equipment in a commercial, municipal or golf course setting
  • CCHT (Canadian Certified Horticultural Technician)-Landscape Maintenance designation is an asset
  • Familiarity with Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license (class G/G2) with a clean abstract
  • C.P.R. Basic Rescuer/First Aid is an asset
  • Able to meet the physical requirements of the job including: bending, lifting, utilizing hand tools and working in various weather conditions
  • Able to work co-operatively in a team setting
  • Work a flexible, rotating shift schedule (7 on 3 off, 7 on 4 off)
  • Ability to work 12:00am to 9:00am during the full time operating season, averaging 40 hours per week with frequent overtime
  • Must provide own CSA approved safety footwear
Job Code 198

JOB DUTIES:
  • Receives and processes product deliveries.
  • Processes product orders and assists with their delivery to retail / games park locations.
  • Ensures proper maintenance and cleaning of warehouse facilities and equipment.
  • Creates and maintains a safe work environment.
  • Establishes and builds relationships with warehouse associates, retail division management and outside vendors.
  • Assists Supervisor with all aspects of the warehouse operation.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Experience in a Warehouse environment and working with heavy equipment is an asset
  • Positive attitude with good communication skills
  • Able to work in an efficient manner with an emphasis on safety
  • Able to perform heavy lifting up to 40 lbs.
  • Able to work independently, as well as in a team environment
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License (class G/G2) is an asset
  • Able to work flexible hours including evenings, on weekends and holidays
  • Reliable source of transportation, outside of public transit
  • Candidates must provide their own pair of certified safety boots
Job Code 420

JOB DUTIES:
  • Maintain park and location cleanliness
  • Sweeping of walkways, grounds and emptying garbage cans
  • Promote hospitality and interact with park guests
  • Operation of compactors

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Candidates should be energetic, confident and professional
  • Able to work for extended periods of time outdoors
  • Available to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Able to work required shifts within the park operating season
Job Code 421

JOB DUTIES:
  • Departmental inventory control and handling
  • Assist with park pest control program
  • Maintain back area cleanliness
  • Waste collection, handling and transfer
  • Recycling collection, handling and transfer
  • Operation of waste disposal equipment
  • Operation of small machines including pressure washers and leaf blowers
  • Minor carpentry/repair work using hand and power tools
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum of 17 years of age
  • Candidates should be energetic, confident, and professional
  • Must be able to perform strenuous activities including heavy lifting and bending
  • Able to work for extended periods of time outdoors
  • Available to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Able to work required shifts starting as early as 6:00am within the normal park operating season
  • Previous experience with small engines and tools is an asset
Job Code 203

Job Duties:
  • Complete administrative functions including but not limited to: reconciliation of tills and revenue, audit and enforcement of accounting /cash handling controls, generate reports to track trends in sales and expenses, document and report deficiencies regarding key controls, purchase order processing, conducting interviews, hiring and training, create purchase orders in Data Works, and maintain the merchandise open to buy (OTB)
  • Assist the Division with inventory, reorders, expense tracking and oversee special projects as required
  • Ensure 100% guest satisfaction by proactively assisting all park guests
  • Monitor and maintain the visual presentation and cleanliness of assigned locations
  • Responsible for business results in assigned area
  • Assist all location staff as needed
  • Enforce all park and department policies and procedures
  • Provide and document regular feedback to associates to build confidence and to maintain a supportive and positive environment
  • Complete additional duties as assigned by their supervisor
Minimum Requirements:
  • Previous work experience in Merchandise and/or Games at Canada’s Wonderland is preferred
  • Demonstrate strong customer service skills
  • Excellent cash handling skills
  • Candidates must have a proven ability to make a high level of impact in all areas of performance
  • Candidates must be able to communicate in English both written and verbal
  • Required to work flexible hours (i.e. early and late shifts), on weekends, evening and holidays (early shifts begin at 8:00am and late shifts end at 1:00am)
  • Candidates must be available to work five days out of the week from May to August
  • Must be able to work weekends in February, March, April, September and October
  • Must be self-motivated, possess above average organizational, problem solving and decision-making skills with a strong sense of urgency
Job Code 709

JOB DUTIES:
  • Responsible for installation, basic maintenance, tear down and pack away of all technical equipment
  • Repair or initiate repair of all breakdowns in your area of responsibility
  • Complete maintenance as needed on technical equipment
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • Assist with technical installations of Halloween Haunt mazes
  • Following the event, assist with the tear down process of all mazes and theming
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Available to work flexible shifts beginning mid-July and full time hours beginning September, including Statutory Holidays
  • Available to work some overnight shifts as required
  • Education and/or work experience in technical production (theatre preferred) required
  • Experience with basic carpentry is required
  • Experience in theatrical special effects an asset
  • Excellent operating, set-up and troubleshooting knowledge of audio, lighting and effects
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong creative skills
  • Willing to work in a hands on environment and take on a leadership role as assigned
  • Able to lift 40lbs above your head and work in confined and dark spaces
  • Able to multi-task and work efficiently
  • Able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License (G, G1, G2)
  • Reliable source of transportation, outside of public transit (to accommodate for both early and late shifts and the lack of public transportation during set-up)
  • Must provide CSA approved steel toe footwear
Job Code 711

JOB DUTIES:

Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Responsible for constructing Haunt attractions using both raw materials and existing set pieces
  • Complete maintenance as needed on Haunt attractions
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
Other duties include:
  • Assist with the construction, assembly and general set up of Halloween Haunt mazes
  • Work with the technical team to set up Halloween Haunt props and theming throughout the Park
  • Following the event, assist with the tear down process of all mazes and theming
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Available to work flexible shifts beginning mid-July including Statutory Holidays
  • Education and/or work experience in carpentry or related field required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong creative skills
  • Willing to work in a hands on environment and take on a leadership role as assigned
  • Able to lift 40lbs above your head and work in confined and dark spaces
  • Able to multi-task and work efficiently
  • Able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License (G, G1, G2)
  • Reliable source of transportation, outside of public transit (to accommodate for both early and late shifts and the lack of public transportation during set-up)
  • Must provide CSA approved steel toe footwear
Candidates should send their resume directly to Subway at wonderlandhire@subwaygroup.ca

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Sandwich Artist® greets and serves guests, prepares product, maintains food safety and sanitation standards, and handles or processes light paperwork. Exceptional customer service is a major component of this position.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Exhibits a cheerful and helpful manner while greeting guests and preparing their orders.
  • Demonstrates a complete understanding of menu items and explains them to guests accurately.
  • Uses Point of Sale system/cash register to record the order and compute the amount of the bill. Collects payment from guests and makes change.
  • Performs Cash-In Procedure- accounting for all forms of money, bread, etc., during the shift.
  • Prepares food neatly, according to formula, and in a timely manner.
  • Checks products in sandwich unit area and restocks items to ensure a sufficient supply throughout the shift.
  • Understands and adheres to proper food handling, safety and sanitation standards during food preparation, service and clean up.
  • Cleans and maintains all areas of the restaurant to promote a clean image. Understands and adheres to the 3-step method for cleaning.
  • Understands and adheres to all quality standards, formulas and procedures as outlined in the SUBWAY® Operations Manual.
  • Maintains a professional appearance and grooming standards as outlined in the SUBWAY® Operations Manual.
  • Performs light paperwork duties as assigned.
  • Completes University of SUBWAY® courses as directed.

PREREQUISITES:
  • Education: Some high school or equivalent.
  • Experience & Skills: No previous experience required. Ability to understand and implement written and verbal instruction.
  • Physical: Must be able to work any area of the restaurant when needed and to operate a computerized Point of Sale system/cash register. Position requires bending, standing, and walking the entire workday. Must have the ability to lift 10 pounds frequently and up to 30 pounds occasionally.

Candidates should send their resume directly to Subway at wonderlandhire@subwaygroup.ca.
Interested candidates should apply at Wax Hands Fun Zone or email info@waxhandsfunzone.com.

As a Wax Hands artist, you will be creating hand impressions out of wax for Canada’s Wonderland guests.

JOB DUTIES:
  • Create hand impressions out of wax for guests visiting at Canada's Wonderland
  • Promote other products and features for the wax hand
  • Interact with guests (children and adults) in a fast-paced environment
  • Work efficiently while interacting with other team members
  • Operate a cash register and accurately document sales
  • Maintain a clean, neat and safe work area
  • Refill and bring supplies from storage area
  • Promote other products and features for the wax hands
  • Any other duties assigned by management or supervisor
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • Artistic background is an asset but it is not a requirement as training is provided
  • Ability to multitask, stand for long periods of time and work in fast paced team environment.
  • Very good communication and customer service skills (second language is an asset)
  • Ability to communicate with children and adults
  • Available to work flexible hours, including evenings, on weekends and holidays
  • Ability to work in varying weather conditions

Interested candidates should apply at www.waxhandsfunzone.com or email their resume to info@waxhandsfunzone.com.