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Statefair of Texas

Job Description:

Operates mechanical riding devices and informs patron to fasten belt, bar, or other safety device. Moves controls to start and stop equipment, such as roller coaster, merry-go-round, Ferris Wheel or other amusement rides. Required to give directions to patrons, usually over microphone, regarding safety and operation of such rides. May be required to turn on current to permit operation of ride and turn off current after allotted time. Adds to or removes equipment, according to amount of patronage. May be required to oil, refuel, adjust, and repairs device. Tests equipment daily before opening ride to patrons. Observe patrons boarding to ensure they are safely seated without being overcrowded and safety belts or bars are secure. Required to collect tickets from patrons.

Work Schedule:

Varies depending on events scheduled.


Safe and friendly operation of amusement rides

Required Skills:

Ability to work in a fast paced environment. Prior ride operation experience. Ability to work outside in various weather conditions.

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Equal Opportunity

State Fair of Texas (SFT) is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants for employment based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability of an otherwise qualified individual, membership or application for membership in a uniformed service, genetic information, engaging in legally protected activity, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. SFT also provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees in accordance with applicable law. Applicants desiring an accommodation to complete this application or participate in the interviewing process should contact SFT Human Resources Department.


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