Working with us:
We will begin accepting applications for the 2018 season on February 1, 2018, Interviews will start on March 5, 2018.
When you join our team at Grady's Fun Park, You are part of a family owned and operated company that is like no other. We have an amazing success story. That's because we take pride in offering Summer Time Fun Jobs that only a local, family owned and operated company can create.
As We Say:
There is no more important attraction than you our Team Member! We rely on you to provide an amazing experience for our guest time after time. What you say and what you do, along with your visual identity, demonstrates our values and makes up this experience. The Grady's experience should consistently meet or exceed their expectations. Our Staff Members make a difference!
Although working at Grady's Family Fun Park is a big responsibility and can be a lot of work at times, it's also a fun place to work, you will receive discounts on food items purchased at the park locations, discounts on miniature golf, and end of season bonus for those that qualify. Whether your a high school or college student, someone looking for part time employment or just seeking a fun place to work and make some extra money - we may have a position for you.
You will be part of a great team and we're always looking for more great people! If this sounds like a good opportunity. Please fill out the application today. You may use our printed application that can be picked up at Grady's Pizza, Grady's Family Fun Park, downloaded from website or complete application on-line.
Is this job right for you!
Applicants, before proceeding to apply, please read, understand and agree to the following:
Pursuant to Illinois Carnival & Amusement Rides safety Act(430ILCS 85) Grady's Family Fun Park is mandated to conduct:
A Criminal History Records Check with the Illinois State Police for any Team Member over the age of 17, all Team Members will be checked with the National Sex Offender Registery.
Illinois law does not allow us to hire individuals that have been convicted of a criminal offense or is a registered sex offender. There is no exceptions. Convicted of any crime while employed will result in immediate termination.
You will also participate in a Random Drug Test of all Team Members.
Team Members Must be at least 16 years of age as required by the State Of Illinois Carnival Ride Division.
Honesty, This should go without saying in any job, but we list it first because it is out number one requirement when dealing with guest, team members, and the company. Honesty in our business means accurate cash & ticket handling, proper use of equipment, and inventory controls. This also means that your friends and family do not receive free food and ride attraction entry.
Appearance, All Team Members are required to wear proper uniform, name tag, photo ID badge at all times. This includes shirt, hat/visor provided at reasonable price. You will provide closed to shoe, pants or shorts in solid color such as denim or tan, and belt. Female Team Members: No extreme hair colors or styles. No more than 2 ear rings per ear, necklace worn inside of shirt, one ring per hand, no excessive long nails. Make up should be limited and in natural style. Should length hair or longer must be tied back while at work. No visible tattoos. Male Team Members: Should have hair no longer than shoulder length, no extreme hair colors or styles, No hair engraving. No goatees, beards should be neatly trimmed and no long side burns. No earrings, one ring per hand. No visible tattoos.
Drugs & Alcohol, Every Team Member will have daily contact with our guest. For the safety of our Team Members and our guest, random drug testing is a condition of your employment. Random drug testing is mandated by the State Of Illinois Department of Labor, Carnival and Amusement Division. By submitting this application you agree to participate in this program. For your safety and fellow Team Members and our guest, we have a drug free work place and will do whatever it takes to achieve that goal. We do not allow any Team Member to work under the influence of alcohol, medical cannabis or perscription drugs that may effect the ability to operate amusement rides or equipment. If you have a specific question about our drug free policy, ask a manager. Coming to work under the influence of drugs or alcohol in any manner while on duty is strictly forbidden and will result in immediate termination.
Cell Phones, This policy is very simple. No Cell Phones.. Use of a cellular device is prohibited while working and includes having cell phone with you while working. This job requires 100% of your attention at all times. Failure to folow this warning may result in termination, catastrophic injury or death. If you can not work a shift without your cell phone then this job is not for you. Safety is our #1 Goal!
Schedule, We expect you to work days you're scheduled and to be on time. Tardiness and absenteeism will not be tolerated or acceptable. You should expect, due to the nature of our business to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Please note Grady's Family Fun Park is an outdoor business and inclement weather may result in schedule changes or possibility of lost shift.
Summary, Grady's Family Fun Park is a great place to work! We've been entertaining our guest since 1986 and couldn't do it without our outstanding Team Members. We take pride in our park from the quality of our attractions to the cleanliness of our restrooms. But just as importantly, we take pride in the outstanding people that represent us everyday our employees. As a family owned and operated park, you will see the extra pride we take in our business and our employees. If you enjoy working with people then this job maybe for you. These guidelines are not complete and will be covered in detail if you continue with the application process. If you feel comfortable working under these guidelines, please continue with the Team Member Application.
Grady's Family Fun Park is a Equal Opportunity Employer, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, or age. Decisions concerning employment are based on the individuals qualifications as they pertain to the requirements of the position. Grady's Family Fun Park is an at will employer and reserves the right to terminate employment with or without notice, for any reason not in conflict with state or federal law.
Thank You for considering Grady's Family Fun Park, and we look forward to working with you. If we can use your services, you will be contacted for an interview.