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Carousel Operator

Myriad Gardens Foundation
3.5 out of 5
301 West Reno Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73102


301 West Reno Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73102

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  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance

Full job description


The Carousel is an outdoor ride attraction for all ages. The Carousel Operator position is responsible for assisting guests with payments, answering questions, patrons on and off ride as well as operating carousel safely.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Actively participate and engage with guests to deliver a fun and memorable experience.
  • Provide excellent customer service, by welcoming visitors and answering questions about the ride.
  • Notifies patrons of activity schedules, operational rules and registration.
  • Ensuring all equipment is in a clean, safe working order.
  • Acting in a courteous, helpful and efficient manner when dealing with guests.
  • Maintain order in lines of guests waiting to ride the carousel.
  • Assist guests entering and departing the carousel safely.
  • Keeping track of all payments and that they are accounted for at closing.
  • Making sure the equipment, carousel area and personal appearances are neat and clean.
  • Attending all staff meetings and training sessions.
  • Working cooperatively with staff and volunteers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or equivalent.

Skills and Abilities Required

  • Enjoy working with the public.
  • Excellent customer service and positive attitude.
  • Knowledge of ride operation, safety, and functionality.
  • Good basic math and counting skills.
  • Follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to work flexible shifts and hours.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Clearance of background check.
  • Minimum age of 18 years old.

Work Environment

The employee will work in an outside environment. Some locations visited during the course of executing job duties may not be wheelchair accessible.

Physical Requirements

  • Standing and walking for long periods is required.
  • Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, and/or climb stairs.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Must be able to walk from office building to Garden facility and to parking lot. Terrain may be uneven.
  • Work in various outdoor weather conditions and temperatures and may work long hours.

The qualifications, physical demands, and work environment described herein are representative of those an employee will encounter and must meet to perform the essential functions of this job. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

Park Management Company, Inc., Myriad Gardens Foundation, and Scissortail Park Foundation are Equal Opportunity employers, committed to providing a work environment and employment opportunities free from discrimination. Hiring, promotion, training, personnel, and all other policies are created and maintained in accordance with individual job-related qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Park Management Company, Inc., Myriad Gardens Foundation, and Scissortail Park Foundation supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application, interview, or hiring process, please notify Human Resources to make arrangements.

Job Type: Part-time


  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance


  • 4 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Rotating weekends
  • Weekends as needed

Ability to Relocate:

  • Oklahoma City, OK 73102: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person