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WE ARE HIRING!

Assistant Operations Manager

Looking for some FUN on the job?

If you’re a kid friendly, family orientated, community minded individual then keep reading!

We are a local community-based nonprofit tourist attraction venue - seeking experienced candidates to join our organization helping visitors to have a memorable time in a happy and safe public environment!

 

Qualified job-seekers have a commitment to helping us keep our dream alive by inspiring creative living, community cohesiveness, cooperation, diversity, inclusion, imagination and fun, for all generations to come!

This position is PART-TIME (approximately 20-35 hours per week).

Pay rate based on experience.

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ride maintenance, facilities management & daily operations activities (40%)

  • Supervisory & staff support duties (25%)

  • Administrative, events & retail support (20%)

  • General miscellaneous duties (15%)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:    

  • Excellent customer service, oral and written communication skills

  • Typically requires at least 3-5 years of employment experience working in the public; friendly, outgoing, positive attitude a must

  • Ability to adhere to safety standards, accountability, adaptability, time management, multitasking, self-direction and mechanically inclined are key characteristics

  • Retail, event venue and nonprofit experiences a plus!

  • High degree of discretion dealing with confidential information

  • Basic office systems & technologies capabilities

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Walking and standing on hard surfaces continually

  • Requires bending and lifting up to 75 lbs occasionally.

  • Requires packing and unpacking of large boxes occasionally.

  • High noise levels caused by large groups of people occasionally.

 

 

Criminal background check, employment and reference verifications will be required.

 

Please submit cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to:

Marie Bradford-Blevins, Executive Director

marieb@salemcarousel.org

Or Mail to:

Salem’s Riverfront Carousel

c/o Assistant Operations Manager Application

101 Front ST NE

Salem, OR 97301

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WE ARE HIRING!

BOOKKEEPER

Looking for some FUN on the job?

If you’re a kid friendly, family orientated, community minded individual then keep reading!

We are a local community-based nonprofit tourist attraction venue - seeking experienced candidates to join our organization helping visitors to have a memorable time in a happy and safe public environment!

 

Qualified job-seekers have a commitment to helping us keep our dream alive by inspiring creative living, community cohesiveness, cooperation, diversity, inclusion, imagination and fun, for all generations to come!

This position is PART-TIME (approximately 15-20 hours per week).

Pay rate based on experience.

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Income/revenue processes (25%)

  • Payroll (25%)

  • Expenses (15%)

  • Month-end, Quarterly & Annual reporting (5-15%)

  • Staff and Development support (20%)

Tasks: AP/AR; general ledger, bank & inventory reconciliation; Payroll, insurance and tax preparations; financial statements; donor/sponsor data management and general office/clerical support.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:    

  • Typically requires at least 3-5 years of bookkeeping experience

  • Must be familiar with non-profit (donor/sponsor-based) accounting and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Accuracy, compliance, time management, self-directed are key characteristics

  • Excellent customer service, oral and written communication skills

  • Comprehensive knowledge of MS Office, QuickBooks and POS essential

  • Retail, event venue and nonprofit experiences a plus!

  • High degree of discretion dealing with confidential information

Criminal background check, employment and reference verifications will be required.

 

Please submit cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to:

Marie Bradford-Blevins, Executive Director

marieb@salemcarousel.org

Or Mail to:

Salem’s Riverfront Carousel

c/o Bookkeeper Application

101 Front ST NE

Salem, OR 97301

Volunteers are the Heartbeat
of the Carousel

Serving our community since 2001

It's All About Loving
What You Do!

Laura Tea-Pelley

Assistant Director & Volunteer Programs Manager

 

Call: 503.540.0374

 

Email: lauratp@salemcarousel.org

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Seeking Volunteer Ride Operator!

Schedule: Saturdays 1:30pm-5pm​

If you’re a kid friendly, family orientated, community minded individual then keep reading!

We are a local community-based nonprofit tourist attraction venue - seeking experienced candidates to join our organization helping visitors to have a memorable time in a happy and safe public environment!

 

Qualified job-seekers have a commitment to helping us keep our dream alive by inspiring creative living, community cohesiveness, cooperation, diversity, inclusion, imagination and fun, for all generations to come!

This is a VOLUNTEER opportunity.

Your role as RIDE OPERATOR here at Salem’s Riverfront Carousel is one of the most important positions available, because you;

♥  Are in the driver’s seat at the carousel!

♥  Serve in the #1 role - to ‘meet, greet and help seat’ - the general public, guests, groups, & visitors from around the world!

♥ Strive to create and support an atmosphere and environment of exceptional customer & quality service.

♥  Provide for and support public, child & ride safety.

♥  Provide for and support ride security & compliance.

♥  Promote the organization, its events, programs and opportunities!

♥  Make a big impact with your gift of time, as part of our ongoing & living history, and garner the most smiles while serving!

Skills, Experience, Requirements & Basic Qualifications:    

  • Ability to work independently on an assigned shift

  • Ability to relate harmoniously to customers and staff

  • Ability to exhibit good ‘people’ skills, and a friendly outgoing nature

  • Ability to embrace diversity and tolerance in the work place

  • Ability to lift up to thirty pounds occasionally

  • Ability to develop and utilize communication and customer skills for Conflict prevention & Conflict Resolution

  • RIDE OPERATORS ARE > Accountable for learning, observing, adhering and working to align yourself & customers - to be in compliance of all safety & security concerns for carousel operations – at all times.

  • RIDE OPERATORS ARE > expected to educate themselves on Carousel history, horses, events, programs, and facilities in order to help promote the organization and enhance a customers experience and ability to engage in other opportunities.

    • Volunteers must be at least 16 yrs. of age in order to be in a frontline position placement opportunity as Ride Operator (driving the carousel), and to be responsible for the machinery/mechanical operating procedures.

    • Youth volunteers under the age of 16 may be placed and are restricted to service as Platform Extra(s) in this department. Platform Extras are able and asked to perform any/all other job duties as described below, except for Ride Operator (driving the Carousel).

Please contact Laura Tea-Pelley (Assistant Director and Volunteer Programs Manager) with your interest in becoming part of our volunteer herd! Use the digital form to submit your information.