Ride Operator

Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Hours for this position may be Part Time or Seasonal

Promote excellent guest interaction at all times, provide guests with information regarding the nature of their respective ride as needed. Safely and efficiently operate the rides.

Requirements and Competencies

  • Some ride experience
  • Good Communication skills
  • Be exposed to fumes, dust, and/or odor
  • Be exposed to loud noises
  • Be exposed to motion
  • Be exposed to vibrations
  • Wear protective gear when required
  • Work from heights
  • Work in cold temperature extremes
  • Work in hot temperature extremes
  • Work indoors with air conditioning
  • Work indoors with no air conditioning
  • Work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Work outdoors in shaded areas
  • Work with chemicals

Primary Responsibilities

  • Safely operate the rides, always remaining attentive and be prepared for emergency situations which might arise.
  • Maintain a friendly, courteous attitude toward guests and give assistance whenever possible.
  • Enforce all safety, park and department policies at all times and consistently demonstrate excellent guest interaction and "hospitality" skills at all times.
  • At different times, will assist in evacuation of ride, This may require climbing.
  • Assist guests on/off the rides, depending on locations, could be picking up children and helping adults from units.
  • Physically pulling up on safety restraints to ensure they are locked properly.
  • Give safety spiel before and after each cycle or during cycle if a situation dictates.

More Information

Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Williamsburg, VA

Part Time

Starting Rate: $8.40/ hour