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We open Easter Weekend!

Now booking birthdays and events! 

HOURS OF OPERATION

The award-winning Paragon Carousel is open seasonally from Easter Weekend until Halloween (weekends in spring and fall and daily during the summer).

WE WILL OPEN FOR OUR 89TH SEASON ON EASTER WEEKEND 2017!

The business office is open year-round, with limited hours.

205 Nantasket Ave.Hull, MA 02045

Please Visit the Doors to History site to learn more about the Paragon Carousel and other historic sites in our area!

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Corporate Sponsors



Thanks to winning a grant from American Express the Paragon Carousel replaced all twelve doors to the building that houses the Paragon Carousel with beautiful wooden doors that replicate the original doors from 1928. The grant also allowed us to renovate all the windows above the doors so that now light streams into the building. Thank you!

THE PARAGON CAROUSEL...Wants YOU!

The Paragon Carousel is a truly 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!

PLEASE EMAIL YOUR INTEREST IN WORKING FOR US TO INFO@PARAGONCAROUSEL.COM.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS for the 2016 SEASON:

TO APPLY FOR ANY POSITION:

PLEASE EMAIL YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO INFO@PARAGONCAROUSEL.COM

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Assitant Carousel Operations Manager

Event/Birthday Party Planner

Help us plan and oversee birthday parties and special events that are held throughout the season inside the Carousel. 

Carousel Shift Supervisors (morning opening and night closing)

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CAROUSEL OPERATORS

For this position you must be 18 years of age or older. You will be trained how to operate the Paragon Carousel as well as the Wuritzer Band Organ,  cash register and ticket-selling procedures. An outgoing personality is a plus, as you will also be trained to use a microphone to deliver safety and other messages to our guests so that they are sure to have a safe, enjoyable experience when visting our antique Carousel. We offer a variety of shifts during the day, evening, weekends and holidays. Uniforms will be provided.

 

CAROUSEL CASHIERS

You will be trained how to operate the cash register and in ticket-selling procedures. A positive, outgoing personality is a must! We deliver excellent customer service so that our guests have an exceptional experience when visiting the Paragon Carousel. We offer a variety of shifts during the day, evening, weekends and holidays. Uniforms will be provided.

 

 

CAROUSEL CREAMERY FOOD HANDLERS/ICE CREAM SCOOPERS

We have a very busy ice cream shop and serve world-famous Gifford's Ice Cream and other food items including hot dogs, grilled cheese, clam chowder, soft drinks and ice cream specialties. Working in our Creamery is a fun and rewarding job that can also be physically demanding during our busy times. Our Creamery Team Members excel at interacting with the public, delivering excellent customer service with a smile, and are always ready to go above and beyond to create the best experience for our guests. We offer a variety of shifts during the day, evening, weekends and holidays. Uniforms will be provided.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

While performing the duties of these jobs, the employees are regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employees frequently are required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneeL, crouch, or crawl. The employees are occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employees must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to fifty pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of these jobs, the employees are exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level is generally moderate to high.

VOLUNTEER opportunities include:

  • Working in our Paragon Park Musuem and Musuem Shop (flexible hours)
  • Assisting with events and birthday parties
  • Serving on various committees
  • Grant writing
  • Volunteering your specific services and areas of expertise

If you are available to volunteer, please contact us at info@paragoncarousel.com, call us at 781-925-0472, email us at info@paragoncarousel.com, or stop by during the day.

We will be accepting applications for our 2015 season beginning February 1, 2015. Positions include carousel operators (must be 18 or older); carousel cashiers and creamery ice cream/food servers. 

Thank you!