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Ferris Wheel Attendant - Part-Time
Title:Ferris Wheel Attendant - Part-Time
Store Location:Overland Park, KS
Department:Attraction Operator
Position Description:
Scheels is currently seeking a Part-Time Ferris Wheel Attendant for our Overland Park, Kansas location. The ferris wheel operator will provide smiling, welcoming customer service to all ferris wheel riders, as well as those in line. This position will represent Scheels in a friendly, courteous, and knowledgeable manner to our customers and team members. 

Responsibilities Include:
  • Operates the control console to start and stop the attraction and is fully knowledgeable of all control, loading, balancing, safety and emergency procedures
  • Must maintain full attention on attraction operation at all times
  • Inform customers to fasten belt, bar, or other safety device 
  • Confirm customers meet admission requirements
  • Ensure safety at all times
  • Direct customers on how to enter and exit attraction, operators sometimes help people get on and off the attraction
  • Monitors the condition of the equipment and operation of all moving parts at all times to ensure the ride is operating properly and safely
  • Contribute to a work environment that fosters pride in being part of a winning team and promotes personal growth
  • Maintain orderly appearance of personal work space and surround areas
  • During down times, operators will attend to miscellaneous projects including, but not limited to hanging, folding, side sticker, pricing product
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to complete basic mathematical equations
  • Demonstrate strong organization, attention to detail, ability to multi-task and problem solving skills
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
  • Able to speak effectively before groups of customers and associates 
  • Be professional in appearance and attitude, contribute to a positive team atmosphere and treat others with respect and consideration while following Scheels' policies and procedures
  • Able to lift or move up to 50 lbs.
  • At least 18 years of age 

Education and Experience:
Less than high school education; or up to three months related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must be flexible to work assigned schedule between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday, 10:00 am and 6:00 pm on Sunday. Schedule may include varied hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Must be available to work a minimum of 2 evening shifts Monday-Friday and every other weekend. The average hours worked per week is 20 hours. 

Scheels offers a complete benefits package to include: 
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program
  • Associate Discount
  • Employee Assistance Program
Equal Opportunity Employer
Scheels complies fully with all local, state and federal employment laws and shall provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, the presence of any mental or physical disability, status with regard to public assistance or marriage, or any other category protected by local, state, or federal law.

To take advantage of this excellent opportunity, fill out an online application and attach your resume or stop by our store at 6503 West 135th Street, Overland Park, Kansas 66223 to complete a paper application. 
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