Maintenance Team Member

Valleyfair - Shakopee, MN


As a member of the Maintenance team at Valleyfair you will have the opportunity to work in one of the following positions: General Maintenance, Landscaping, Plumbing, Facilities, Painting, Construction, or Ride Maintenance. Each role offers great experience, awesome incentives, and a schedule that is right for you.

Below is a snapshot of the areas you could work in the maintenance department.

Perform preventative maintenance, lubrication, cleaning, and minor adjustments of equipment.

Notifies supervisor of daily performance or any malfunctions or safety concerns.

Assists full-time ride mechanics with major repairs when requested.

Assists with safety checks and inspections.


Basic care of trees, shrubs, flowers and turf which involves fertilizing, watering, pruning, mowing, planting and pest control.

Plants flowers and plant foliage, trees, and bushes.

Pruning, trimming, and brush removal.

Waters plants, trees, and bushes on a daily basis.

Facilities Maintenance:

Empties trash and recycling dumpsters.

Maintains the cleanliness of areas around all dumpsters and behind-the-scenes locations.

Maintains the cleanliness of the park walkways and the main, auxiliary, administrative, and maintenance parking lots.

Operates cleaning equipment such as pressure washers, vacuum cleaners, extractors, and floor scrubbers.


  • Must be able to stand and work during entire shift.
  • Frequent bending, stooping, kneeling, pushing, and pulling required.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Must have ability to make independent decisions on a routine basis.
  • Must be detail oriented and possess excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to work under time and quality pressures..
  • Ability to work with guest and employees in a positive, productive and professional manner.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.
  • Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by state or provincial law.
  • Ability to pass a background check, if 18 years of age or older, which may include, but is not limited to, credit, criminal, DMV, previous employment, education and personal references, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial law.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $12.00 to $13.30 /hour

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Store Discounts

Benefits offered:

  • Flexible schedules
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules
  • Employee discounts

Employment Length:

  • 4 - 6 months