Valleyfair logo

Company Profile

Company Name:
Shakopee, Minnesota
United States

Job Profile

Job Category:
Manufacturing - Production
Position type:
Zip Code:
Reference number:
Job Id #:
Date Posted:
July 08, 2018

Ride Operator- 2018


A Valleyfair Ride Operator ensures the safe and efficient operation of the ride or group of rides.


  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by state or provincial law.
  • Ability to pass a background check, if 18 years of age or older, which may include, but is not limited to, credit, criminal, DMV, previous employment, education and personal references, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial law.

  • Tests equipment daily before opening the ride to guests.
  • Enforces park policies, ride restrictions and ride recommendations.
  • Restricts the number of guests on the loading platform to the number who can be seated on the ride.
  • Ensures safe operation of the ride. Makes certain that queue lines are safe and orderly.
  • Assists with the loading and unloading of the ride to include small children and guests with disabilities.
  • Verifies that safety restraints and belts are correctly secured before the ride is set into motion.
  • Takes appropriate action to answer or resolve guest questions and complaints.
  • Measures children at height stations and issues appropriate wristbands.
  • Records hourly ride capacity and cycles.
  • Gives directions and delivers ride spiels using a microphone.
  • Provides guest service according to Cedar Fair standards when serving the guest or working with subordinates, including initiating guest interactions, answering questions and giving directions.
  • Maintains cleanliness and safety in assigned work area and performs all duties in compliance with Cedar Fair Safety guidelines and requirements and reports all unsafe or unusual conditions to supervision.
  • Adheres to Cedar Fair's Rules of Conduct including specific costuming and grooming standards as outlined in Employee Guidelines and other park/division specific policies and procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned.