Tweetsie Railroad is seeking a Retail Coordinator to assist with warehouse and front-line duties. This position is seasonal and will last until the end of our Tweetsie Christmas event. The job entails 40-45 hours per week. Qualified candidates will have 2-3 years retail experience, including warehouse operation, merchandising, and supervisory responsibilities. The successful candidate will be outgoing, customer-focused, and proactive.
Ability to perform warehouse and front-line retail duties
Experience with visual merchandising
Must have schedule flexibility including nights, weekends and holidays
Strong leadership, motivational, organizational and multi-tasking skills required
Must possess a strong work ethic with attention to detail
Fork lift and POS systems experience a plus
Provide customer service and information to guests. Sweep public areas of the Deer Park. Clean animal paddocks and provide feed to animals.
Ability and willingness to work in all weather conditions. Ability to life up to 50 lbs. Animal care background preferred, including large animals.
Request customer order, ring up on register, serve food, and receive payment. Perform other duties to prepare food, serve customers, and maintain clean eating or serving areas.
Customer service and oral communication skills are required. Teamwork, adaptability, and dependability are needed for this position. Food service experience preferred. Must be available to work through the end of the season.
Operate cash register and assist customers in retail stores. Stock, arrange, and price merchandise to promote sales. Maintain a clean and orderly store area.
Ability to respond quickly to customer needs. Retail experience, cash handling, and/or customer service preferred. Knowledge of the retail point-of-sale program helpful. Friday and weekend availability a must.
Operate amusement park rides and give directions to patrons regarding the safety and operation of the rides. Observe patrons boarding the attraction to ensure they are safely seated and that safety restraints are secure. Move controls to start and stop equipment such as the Chair Lift, Merry-Go-Round, and Ferris Wheel. Drive vehicles such as Mouse Mine Train, guiding and controlling the speed. Conduct safety inspections and perform routine maintenance. Must provide superior customer service to Guests.
Must be at least 18 years old. No prior experience is necessary; if you are dependable and like to work with people, we will train. Must be available to work through the end of the season.
Maintain Park lawns and grounds.
Minimum age is 18.
Maintain mechanical and electrical equipment such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, amusement park rides, trains and other equipment.
Extensive experience in heavy equipment repair and maintenance. Experience with live electricity, welding, or plumbing is especially helpful.
Looking for actors and technicians who love Halloween. Plan to attend auditions on August 21st at 6:00 PM in the park. Come prepared to be scary! Performers may be asked to participate in improvisational exercises; no preparation needed. Candidates for Ghost Train must be able to work every Friday and Saturday night from September 22nd through October 28th and attend rehearsals as required. Please print a copy of your submitted application. Pre-employment background check and substance abuse screening required. EOE
300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane
Blowing Rock, NC 28605