About Centerplate At Funtown Splashtown:
At gathering places across North America and the United Kingdom, Centerplate and our partner venues have been defining extraordinary experiences through thoughtful hospitality, expertly delivered, for more than 80 years. Our strategic approach to hospitality creates tailored food and beverage programs, unique hospitality design, rewarding event and retail services to deliver the type of one-of-a-kind, local authenticity that builds loyalty, reputation, and memories. We have the distinct privilege to partner with over 300 premier event venues across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom; annually serving more than 115 million guests.
As Northern New England’s largest water and amusement park, Funtown Splashtown USA attracts families from around the region. The park is home to the Excalibur wooden roller coaster and Dragon’s Descent Turbo Drop; the largest and tallest rides in Northern New England. Also at the park are Thunder Falls Log Flume, Pirates Paradise, the Mammoth and Tornado water slides, and the Mount Olympus water slides – the tallest and largest water attractions of their kind in Maine. For the less daring, there is the Thunderbolt, Wild Mouse Coaster, Bumper Cars, Grand Prix Racers and the ever-popular Astrosphere, just to name a few. Now with nearly 50 rides, slides and pools, you will create memories that will last a lifetime.
Job Descriptions: All positions are paid $12.00/hour. There are 40 positions available.
Prep Cooks are responsible for preparing and cooking orders per recipe guidelines, preparing
batters, slicing meats and vegetables. You will be in charge of restocking and maintaining
workstations to assure plenty of product is always available, and for cleaning of all workstations at
the end of the day, including sweeping and mopping of floors.
Cashiers are responsible for displaying a professional, pleasant attitude to all customers. Cashiers
scan customers selected items for purchase, provide purchase transactions, and ensure proper
handling of American currency, debit and credit card purchases. This position requires excellent
skills in English. This position will provide the opportunity to work directly with the public and gain
skills in American customer service. You may be expected to work in other areas of the store as
directed by management.
Counter Helpers are responsible for interacting with and helping customers, preparing food,
dealing with money, mopping floors, and making sure your area is clean. You should learn as much
as you can about American currency before you arrive, as you will be handling money.
Work Hours: You should expect to work 32 – 35 hours per week throughout the summer.
Work Start Dates: You should plan your U.S. arrival so you can begin working May 22 – June 15.
Work Finish Dates: We are looking for candidates who can finish working August 31 – September 15. You should be as upfront and honest as possible about your work finish date. It is customary in the U.S. to give at least two weeks notice of your final day of work.
Uniform: Shirts and hats will be provided. Staff must wear tan/khaki pants or shorts and closed toed
shoes with rubber soles required.
Interviews: We are able to interview and hire couples and friend groups.
Housing Information: There will be three students sharing a room and a private bathroom. There are shared kitchen and laundry facilities on site. The housing is about a quarter of a mile away from the job location. The housing costs $110.00 per week , and there is a $200.00 deposit due upon arrival, of which half is refundable.
Area Description: The city of Portland has numerous art and nautical museums. The Portland Head Light and Fort Williams Park is a historical landmark. The lighthouse is the most photographed lighthouse in America. There’s also a minor league baseball team – The Portland Sea Dogs. There are numerous performing arts venues. Local festivals and farmers markets are abundant. Old Orchard Beach is a popular spot on days off.