Job Opportunities

Current job opportunities with the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum:

5/1/17 – Kiddieland Manager Position:  The Carrousel Museum is seeking a responsible, personable college student or retired adult to manage the Kiddieland Testing Park.  It is understood that this is a summer position only, and will require weekends in September into October, weather permitting. Must be age 19 or older.  Start Date:  May 26, 2017.

Reports to:  Museum Director

Responsibilities Include:

  • Hours are 9:30 AM – 4:15 or 4:30 PM, Wednesday through Sunday
  • Holiday Weekends  – Sat through Monday, then Wed- Sun
  • Full schedule Memorial Day through Labor Day. Weekends only in September and possibly October, weather permitting.  Must be available all of these days.
  • Open and close the park, including the large overhead doors.
  • Train and supervise volunteer ride operators and ticket booth
  • Test each ride for operation, safety and cleanliness – record on log
  • Pick up and Return tokens and cash drawer from office
  • Make simple ride repairs as needed, or call the office
  • Keep park clean of papers, weeds, etc.
  • Keep ride cars dusted and as clean as possible
  • Water flowers daily (pots and flowers outside fence ); triangle garden as needed
  • Operate rides safely
  • Oversee volunteer ride operators
  • Be personable to museum visitors

Application Procedure:

By May 19, 2017, mail letter of interest and qualifications,  resume,  2-3 letters of reference as to maturity, dependability, ability to supervise others and to interact with children, to:

Director, Carrousel Museum
180 Thompson St.,  North Tonawanda, NY  14120

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