THE PARAGON CAROUSEL...Wants YOU!

 

The Paragon Carousel is a unique and wonderful place to work. Our Carousel Team members welcome upwards of 100,000 visitors from the spring to the fall. The experience of working as a representative of this historic merry-go-round is very rewarding. The sounds and sights of the Paragon Carousel have created lasting memories for generations. If you would like to be a part of our team this season, please consider applying for one of the available positions listed here. If you have what it takes to become an enthusiastic ambassador for the Paragon Carousel, we are interested in talking to you!

 

 

AVAILABLE STAFF POSITIONS for the 2018 SEASON:


CAROUSEL OPERATORS

For this position you must be at least 18 years of age. You will be trained how to operate the Paragon Carousel and the Wuritzer Band Organ, and all carousel cashier duties. An outgoing personality is a must, as you will use a microphone to deliver safety messages and other communications to our guests so that they are sure to have a safe, enjoyable experience when visting our antique Carousel. A smile and patience is a prerequisite for working with children and parents! Uniforms will be provided. All Carousel Operators must provide permission to submit a CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) check of their personal information.

 

CAROUSEL CASHIERS

For this position you must be at least 16 years of age. You will be trained how to operate the cash register and in ticket-selling procedures. A positive, outgoing personality is a must! We believe in excellent customer service to ensure our guests have an exceptional experience when visiting the Paragon Carousel. Providing information on the local area, directions, and suggestions for merchandise and souvenir purchases enhances the guest experience. A smile and patience is a prerequisite for working with children and parents! Uniforms will be provided.

 

CAROUSEL CREAMERY SNACK BAR ATTENDANT

For this position you must be at least 16 years of age. We have a very busy ice cream shop and serve world-famous Gifford's Ice Cream, sandwiches and snacks. Working in our Creamery is a fun and rewarding job that is fast paced and physically demanding during our busy times. Our Creamery Team Members excel at interacting with the public. A smile and patience is a prerequisite for working with children and parents! Uniforms will be provided.

All interested candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule including day and night shifts, weekends and holidays. High school and college students are welcome, and availability to work through Labor Day is preferred. 

 

WE ARE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR OUR 2018 SEASON BEGINNING MARCH 12, 2018.

Please send an email to info@paragoncarousel.com with "Summer Employment" in the subject line and the following information:

1.  Your name and phone number (with voicemail) to contact you

2.  Position you are interested in

3.  WHY we should hire you!

 

AVAILABLE VOLUNTEER POSITIONS for the 2018 SEASON:

  • Working in our Paragon Park Museum and Museum Shop (flexible hours)
  • Special Event support (Easter Bunny Photos, Derby Day, Spooktacular Costume Party, Santa Photos) 
  • 90th Anniversary events
  • Carpentry and painting expertise

If you are available to volunteer, please email us at info@paragoncarousel.com .

Thank you!