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Job Title – Ride Operator

For those who genuinely love working outdoors in all types of weather, love encouraging children’s enthusiasm and joy (and would also enjoy encouraging their parents and family members to share in their child’s enthusiasm and joy), becoming a Funderland Ride Operator and team member will be a fun, personally challenging, and very rewarding experience.  As a team member you’ll be juggling guest and ride safety as your top priority while simultaneously welcoming guests and having fun right along with them as they escape their daily routine and let loose on Funderland’s attractions.  If you enjoy challenging, engaged work that involves multitasking on the fly in a way that can bring joy to both yourself and your guests through your personal drive to encourage a memorably fun, relaxed and carefree day at the park for all, we’re looking for you.  Have you noticed ride operators at amusement parks that stuck in your pleasant memory of your day at the park not only for their cheery, upbeat and individual personalities but also because you felt safe on their rides due to their attentiveness to you and the ride?  That is exactly what we’re looking for.  Some basic qualities necessary to truly excel at this job are:  the ability to self-manage, multitask responsibilities, and take pride in your work and your ride, an ability to weather difficult situations calmly and use common sense while doing so, the ability to lift up to 50 pounds (children) for loading and unloading rides, abide by all state, federal, and industry safety regulations, an inherent joy in working with people and guests who come from all backgrounds and walks of life, and the knowledge of yourself that you tend to be on the bright side of life even when things aren’t so rosy overall, including in your personal life.

Requirements – Applicants must:

  • Act in a manner that embodies Funderland’s core values
  • Pass a Drug Test
  • Pass a Megan’s Law background check
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Follow all company policy and regulation
  • Follow all state, federal, and industry safety regulations
  • Be willing to work in an outdoor environment throughout the year
  • Have a strong work ethic
  • Be a team player
  • Be outgoing and friendly
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Be able to work in a high stress environment
  • Physical dexterity as employees are required to work outside and lift small children onto rides
  • Be willing to learn new aspects of the job regularly
  • Have reliable transportation to and from the park
  • Maintain regular attendance and punctuality
  • Possess basic math skills
  • Complete and pass all safety requirements
  • Be legal to work in the US

Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of all job activities or requirements. Additionally, this position is quite physical and will require extensive activity throughout the day in various weather conditions. Applicants should have the ability to lift at least 50 pounds, and the endurance to navigate the park grounds daily. Ride Operator Candidates – Please drop the following application off at the park during our current operating hours or mail to: PO Box 22710, Sacramento, CA 95822

Visitor Comments

I’m impressed by how Funderland caters to families … The great thing is the simplicity. The park size is easily manageable for parents with young kids … Our family is pumped that we finally discovered Funderland Amusement Park and can’t wait to go again.

- Stephanie (Today's Mama)

Our Ratings

YELP - 4/5 Stars

Trip Advisor - 4/5 Stars

Google - 4/5 Stars

  • Currently Closed
  • Park Hours:
  • 11AM - 5PM