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Carousel for All Children

POSITION: Carousel Associate

LOCATION: Willowbrook Park, 2 Eton Place, S.I. NY

STATUS: Part-Time/ Weekends

HOURS: up to 16 hours a week

SALARY: $15.00 per hour

REPORTS TO: Carousel Managers

POSITION OBJECTIVES: To maintain a healthy and efficient carousel operation; handling daily financial interactions at the food court, gift shop and ticket stand, cleaning the Carousel figures and public areas, ensuring the safety of all riders, and ensure a pleasant experience for all who visit the Carousel for All Children.

RESPONSIBILITIES/ACTIVITIES:

  • Support Carousel Managers in the day-to-day operation of the Carousel for All Children
  • Assist managers in opening and closing the carousel to the public
  • Assist in setting-up the daily cash banks for the food court, gift shop and ticket booth; helping close out banks at the end of the day
  • Report to work on time, fill out correct timesheets, and provide customers with quality customer service
  • Maintain safe handling of food at the food court
  • Maintain the safe operation of the carousel
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the area in and around the food court, gift shop, ticket booth and carousel
  • Assist managers with rental events at the carousel, both during hours of operation and afterhours.
  • Ensure timely, thorough and accurate reporting of any issues or concerns that arise on site and relate them to the managerial staff
  • Foster and enhance strong relationships with carousel staff, Greenbelt Conservancy staff, Parks Department staff and the general public

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to communicate and work collaboratively and effectively with others
  • Ability to work weekends
  • Ability to manage time, work independently, and provide customer service to all who visit the carousel
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. without difficulty, and stand and work on your feet for long periods of time

TO APPLY:

E-mail resume and cover letter to:

steven.cain@parks.nyc.gov

 

 

Carousel Senior Manager Carousel for All Children, Willowbrook Park

The Greenbelt Conservancy seeks a Senior Manager to run our Carousel for All Children in Willowbrook Park. The Carousel for All Children in Willowbrook Park is a beautiful Victorian-style merry-go-round that opened in 1999. The carousel boasts carved wooden figures of mythical beasts, endangered species, and traditional carousel horses. It also showcases twenty hand-painted renderings of Staten Island landmarks, past and present. The Carousel is fully accessible. The ideal candidate will possess: Mechanical skills, financial acumen, experience in ordering inventory, excellent leadership and customer relations, and the ability to communicate effectively. The Carousel for All Children is maintained by the Greenbelt Conservancy in partnership with NYC Parks. The Greenbelt Conservancy is a not-for-profit organization that works in partnership with NYC Parks to promote, sustain and enhance Staten Island’s 2,800-acre Greenbelt through education, recreation, conservation and research.

DUTIES:
• Assemble and train staff for the coming season
• Establish and maintain staff work schedule for preseason tasks and in season (May – October) operations. Review and approve weekly time sheets.
• Contact appropriate agencies and schedule annual NYC Building Department inspections by the Electrical and Elevator Departments
• Order and maintain inventory of beverages, food, gifts, tickets, vouchers and maintenance supplies
• Balance and review daily cash receipts and make regular bank deposits
• Vigorously ensure the compliance with NYC Health Department regulations and be prepared for inspectors at any point during the season
• Perform regular maintenance repairs of the Carousel,
including regular lubrications and other repairs as required.
• Foster a pleasant and courteous attitude toward the clientele
Salary is commensurate with experience. The Greenbelt Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer.
To apply, Email cover letter and resume to steven.cain@parks.nyc.gov