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Full-Time Positions

Interested applicants should email resume to jobs@kingsdominion.com, fax to 804-876-5579,
or call 804-876-5145 for an application. Resumes may also be mailed to the Kings Dominion

Human Resources Office, PO Box 2000, Doswell, VA 23047.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Full-Time Positions

EXECUTIVE CHEF

Kings Dominion has an immediate opening for the position of Executive Chef in Doswell, Virginia. This full time position will report to the Director of Food Operations.
 

JOB SUMMARY:
Develops menus, recipes, and preparation methods for all restaurant and quick service locations in conjunction with Food Management. Assists in the development and training of both full-time and seasonal support staff to ensure they are certified to perform their respective duties to meet divisional standards. This position reports to the Director of Food Operations.


QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality/Culinary or a related field or equivalent of combined education and experience.
• Minimum of 5-7 years related experience in food and beverage operations/chef.
• Demonstrated ability to work in an independent environment with minimum supervision.
• Ability to effectively communicate with various parties in daily operations.
• Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.
• Proficient in basic business software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and be comfortable with learning new software applications.
• Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test and background check, which may include, but is not limited to credit, criminal, DMV, previous employment, education and personal references, per Company policy.
• Strong, instinctive work ethic.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Ensures all food preparation personnel are properly trained and certified to perform their respective duties to meet divisional standards in conjunction with department managers. Assists with coordination of the Food R&D program for the division.
• Ensures all food quality standards are consistently maintained throughout the division. Ensures compliance with all local, state and federal regulations for food service operations ensuring these regulations, as well as company and divisional policies, are effectively being carried out in all kitchen facilities in conjunction with department managers.
• Oversees operation of Commissary. Plans and oversees the execution of special event catering and park guest experiences.
• Maintains effective communication with all employees and staff members, informing the Director of all developments arising within the division on a daily basis.
• Motivates supervisors and associates to seek improvement in individual performances.
• Manages seasonal support staff and addresses disciplinary situations accordingly.
• Adheres to and enforces all park policies and procedures, including safety, attendance and EEO policies, and demonstrates commitment to guest service in all aspects of employment.
• Other duties as may be assigned.

KINGS DOMINION OFFERS A COMPETITIVE SALARY AND COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE. FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME WITH SALARY REQUIREMENTS TO jobs@kingsdominion.com OR FAX TO 804-876-5579.

An Equal Opportunity Employer







 

Kings Dominion has an opening in its Merchandise Division for a Merchandise Area Manager. This position will report to the Merchandise Manager.

Job Responsibilities
  • Oversee daily operations of merchandise locations in the park.
  • Direct sales and guest service efforts.
  • Responsible for the purchase of specific product categories.
  • Liaison between concessionaires and park management.
  • Develop and administer training programs for associates at all levels.
  • Manage location set-up and monitor visual display standards in all merchandise locations.
  • Point of sale management to include proper cash handling procedures and point of sale system operations.
  • Assist in development of department’s annual operating budget and monitor budget on an ongoing basis.
  • Supervise, select, train and develop seasonal associates for the park and department.
  • Maintain proper inventory controls and proper stock levels at all park locations.
  • Manage department’s efforts towards loss prevention and shrinkage control.
  • Serve as department officer of the day on rotating basis.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, retail, management or related field supplemented by three to five years in retail operations management, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Two to three years’ supervisory experience.
  • Theme park experience preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills; prefer experience with Microsoft Office.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and analytical skills.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Extensive weekend and evening work as well as holidays during the operating season; also includes outdoor work.

Interested applicants should email resume along with salary history to jobs@kingsdominion.com or fax to 804-876-5579.

An Equal Opportunity Employer


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Kings Dominion has an immediate opening for the position of Rides Maintenance Mechanic in Doswell, Virginia. This full time position will report to the Supervisor of Rides Maintenance.


JOB SUMMARY:
Inspects, maintains and repairs rides and equipment as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma supplemented by three to five years of experience in mechanical/industrial maintenance, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
• Knowledge of all phases of mechanical work including pneumatics, hydraulics, repair, overhaul and preventive maintenance.
• Must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver’s license.
• Ability to climb heights up to 350 feet.
• Ability to work independently.
• Basic welding helpful.
• Must provide own tools.
• Position requires rotating first and second shifts; including weekends and holidays during the operating season.
• Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test and background check, which may include, but is not limited to credit, criminal, DMV, previous employment, education and personal references, per Company policy.
• Strong, instinctive work ethic.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Inspects, maintains and repairs rides and equipment as assigned. Lubricates rides and equipment. Clean mechanical parts as needed. Responds to work order and ride downtime calls in timely manner. Disassembles, repairs, overhauls and reassembles rides as assigned.
• Designs and fabricates parts; rebuilds components.
• Winterizes and winter rebuilds rides as assigned. Conducts non-destructive testing.
• Saws, repairs, restores and reupholsters ride seats.
• Operates rides, boom truck, overhead crane, forklift, man lift, hoist, air compressor, hydraulic press, milling machine, diagnostic equipment, welding equipment, hand and power tools, cutting torch, etc.
• Adheres to and enforces all park policies and procedures, including safety, attendance and EEO policies, and demonstrates commitment to guest service in all aspects of employment.
• Other duties as may be assigned.


KINGS DOMINION OFFERS A COMPETITIVE SALARY AND COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE. FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME WITH SALARY REQUIREMENTS TO jobs@kingsdominion.com OR FAX TO 804-876-5579.


An Equal Opportunity Employer
Kings Dominion offers the following benefits to its full-time employees:
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Coverage
  • Opportunity to enroll in Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401K with a company match
  • Pet Insurance 
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Vacation Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Complimentary admission to ALL Cedar Fair parks as an employee
  • Complimentary admission tickets to Kings Dominion
  • Free Kings Dominion Season Passes for employee’s dependents
  • Food and Merchandise discounts at select Kings Dominion in-park restaurants and shops