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Ride Operations Lead


Great Escape


Queensbury , New York





What You Will Be Doing

  • Provide guests with a safe and enjoyable ride experience

  • Entertain guests and calm their nerves as they board our world-class thrill machines

  • Push buttons and pull switches to launch attractions through the course

  • Make sure seatbelts are tight, loose items are secure, and lap bars are locked to keep guests safe

  • Enforce rider restrictions and measure for height requirements

  • Assist guests in and out of ride vehicles and cycle through the line efficiently and cautiously

  • Keep ride patios and midways clean and looking great

  • Act as a first responder to ride emergencies and respond appropriately

  • Ensure quality control of your assigned crew

  • Train and audit ride operators and attendants to ensure the highest level of safety

  • Create and implement break plans for team members

  • Ensure adequate staffing of all attractions in crew, and communicate issues to Zone Supervisor.

  • Assist other Team Members and Departments to support the resort as a whole

How You Will Do It

  • Ability to lead and inspire team members.

  • Ability to work in an environment as fast-paced as our coasters 

  • Ability to multitask

  • After passing ride certification tests with 100% accuracy

  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to safety

  • Friendly, outgoing personality inviting guests to your boarding station

  • Positive attitude to make guests excited about their ride

  • Must react well in stressful and emergency situations

  • Taking direction from managers and supervisors

What You Will Need

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • In rides you must be able to stand, walk, stoop, bend, and reach throughout your shift

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

  • Thorough understanding of Ride Operations policies and ability to “teachback” and train team members

  • Basic understanding of leadership and a willingness to learn and develop

  • A safety-first attitude

  • Able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays

Why work with us?

  • Pay Rate: $16.00 - $16.25 per hour

  • Paid training

  • DailyPay – work today, get paid tomorrow

  • Advancement opportunities

  • Free admission to ALL Six Flags parks, including White Water Bay

  • Free tickets for friends and family

  • Discounts on passes, food, and merchandise

  • Exclusive employee events

  • Fun rewards, benefits, and more!


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, or technological developments) dictate.