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Food and Beverage Internship- Starting at $15.00 per hour


Six Flags Darien Lake


Darien Center , New York




Food Service

JOB PURPOSE: To learn what it takes to be an entry-level lead within our park. This internship will provide an opportunity to learn our company mantra, leadership skills, and network with Six Flags leaders and learn day-to-day park operations of a Food and Beverage Unit.



  • Lead by example through performing all duties and responsibilities, promoting Teamwork and fostering a learning environment for all Team Members.

  • Provide first class guest service to both Guest and Team Members.

  • Practice, support, maintain and enforce a total safety culture for all Team Members.

  • Establish and sustain a strong team environment to increase location retention, motivation and morale of Team Members.

  • Support area supervisors in the day-to-day operation of their respective area

  • Direct stand functions to ensure a smooth and profitable operation.

  • Assist with training and coaching team members assigned to location.

  • Keep all team members informed of park procedures and policies. Assist leadership in keeping communication with staff and vice versa.

  • Ensure proper PPE is being worn at all times.

  • Ensure temperature logs are being filled out every two hours.

  • Address guest complaints and resolve issues. (Keep management informed of any difficulties in this area)

  • Monitor Sales and Expenses as it relates to the locations that are being overseen.

  • Order all stand supplies, food items and prepare a monthly closing stand inventory sheet.

  • Maintain product par levels.

  • Monitor quality and portion control on all food items.

  • See that food production is adequate for the day’s business.

  • Provide feedback to leadership team on ways to improve operation

  • Practice safety methods, and techniques to ensure work areas are safe. Eliminate unsafe physical conditions, equipment, and machine hazards, and other risks in human and operational performance which may cause injury to persons, damage to property, or cause other losses.

  • Follow and enforce all Six Flags Darien Lake, state, and federal labor laws and policies and procedures.

  • Maintain sanitation, cleanliness, safety and food standards in compliance with health department, legal and company standards/guidelines, and ensure adherence by all team members

  • Responsible for making sure all team members comply with the company values and are completing our mission.

  • Ensure that any team member that is injured reports the injury to First Aid immediately.


  • Punctual

  • Flexible

  • Trustworthy

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Self-starter

  • Goal oriented

  • Organized

  • Ability to lead by example

  • Knowledge of NYS Labor Laws


  • Be enrolled in a BOCES or college/university program for Culinary, Food Service, or Restaurant Management (or related discipline)

  • Be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays with flexible availability

  • Commitment to providing first class service to our guests


Any and all other duties that are assigned or necessary in order to support the IPS Department and the park as a whole. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties when circumstances (e.g., emergencies, changes in workload, rush jobs, staff levels, or technical developments) dictate.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to sit and/stand/and walk for long periods of time throughout the day

  • Must be able to work outdoors at various times throughout the year

  • Requires manual and bi-manual dexterity, fine and gross motor skills, hand/eye coordination, near vision, hearing and speech

  • Requires occasional kneeling and bending

  • Requires occasional walking, reaching above shoulder, pushing and pulling

  • Requires occasional lifts and carries up to 60 pounds

  • Requires occasional carries up to 100 pounds with the assistance of a two wheel hand truck

  • Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. This position requires occasional work in or around wetness, confined spaces-cramped quarters, heights, noise, detergents/chemicals, mechanical hazards, moving objects, fumes/odors, dust, mists, gases, or vibrations. The noise level is generally moderate.