Join the Forest Park Carousel Team!
Where having FUN is part of the job

Ride Operator

Position Summary:

You will operate our various rides by ensuring the safety of guests and fellow team members through implementation of the Standard Operating Procedures including the queue, loading, operation, and unloading process.  


Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Greet and interact cordially with guests; take appropriate action to answer questions, educate the guest about the ride and its safety rules
  • Follow the Standard Operating Procedures as instructed
  • Test and inspect equipment daily before opening
  • Enforce ride restrictions and recommendations to ensure a safe guest experience
  • Assist guests, as trained, with loading and unloading the rides, particularly small children or guests with a disability
  • Check safety restraints and ensure they are correctly secured before ride is placed in motion
  • Maintain cleanliness of the ride area



  • Must be 18 years old
  • Must be able to smile and have a fun can-do positive attitude
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays
  • Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Must be able to read and write and have basic arithmetic skills
  • Must be able to stand for prolonged long periods of time
  • Must adhere to uniform standards
  • Must be able to speak fluent English


Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Compensation: $13/hr


This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by team members assigned to this position.  Team members will be expected to complete other duties as assigned by their manager.


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