Dutch Wonderland - Director of Maintenance

Lancaster, PA, USA, 2249 Lincoln Hwy East, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #1581
Wednesday, March 3, 2021


This mid-level management position provides leadership and direction for all functions of the maintenance department for Dutch Wonderland amusement park and the Cartoon Network Hotel, and supports functions at the Old Millstream Campground.  This position also facilitates construction and capital expense projects that are related to the maintenance department or are those that are done in-house.  This position reports to the General Manager.

Job Functions:

* Provide coaching to four direct reports: Manager of Environmental Services, Manager of Maintenance, Director of Special Projects, and the Administrative Assistant for the Support Center

* Assist with daily workload assignments, reviews daily inspection sheets, monitor and analyze maintenance to all rides and attractions, compile the monthly schedule and support the maintenance team members as needed with overhauls and daily maintenance

* Develop and oversee the budget for the Maintenance Department and capital expenses as well as support the Environmental Services department as needed.  This includes tracking all expenses and approving purchases by the maintenance team

* Monitor all repair and maintenance projects related to building and grounds facilities, rides, and attractions to ensure expenditures adhere to budgeted levels

* Coordinate initial and recurrent training on job specific skills, state certifications, OSHA compliance, and applicable state and local requirements

* Plan, develop, and implement new methods and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs, and effect greater utilization of labor and materials

* Monitor ride operation procedures and restrictions for compliance with manufacturer, state and park requirements

* Contribute to maintaining a safe working environment for all employees, including attending Safety Committee meetings, adhering to company policies and enforcing regulations established by OSHA, NFPA, etc. as well as local, state, and federal guidelines
* Participate in the Manager on Duty rotation for the complex
* Other duties as assigned



Basic Qualifications:
* Must be 18 years of age or older
* Must have reliable transportation to and from work
* Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English
* Minimum of a high school diploma/GED; post-secondary education preferred with a focus in engineering, OSHA, logistics, business management, or related field

* Minimum of five (5) years of supervisory and/or management experience, preferably in a facilities, mechanical repair, or manufacturing background
* Proficiency using Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office products, especially Excel

Additional Qualifications:

* Experience, skills, and knowledge relating to facilities and/or mechanical repair maintenance
* Excellent communication skills in order to present information, converse with other team members, and address guests and vendors
* Ability to work in a team environment with a self-motivated, solution-oriented perspective
* Critical thinking and analytical skills to process data and make next-step recommendations
* Customer service mindset in all aspects of job duties
* Ability to attend to detail, prioritize projects, and multi-task as necessary

Working Conditions:
* Physical requirements include the ability to sit, walk, speak, hear, lift up to 20 lbs., and use common office equipment such as computers, photocopiers, and phones

* May require the use of various maintenance tools and equipment as well as vehicles, including trucks, golf carts, and forklifts
* Must be able to work both indoors in an office setting, as well as outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
* Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays

Palace Entertainment LLC dba Dutch Wonderland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Other details

  • Job Family MAINTENANCE
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Full Time
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  • Lancaster, PA, USA, 2249 Lincoln Hwy East, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States of America