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Cody Park Rides and Concessions Assistant Manager (Seasonal)


The Assistant Manager is responsible for managing the daily operations of our Rides and Concessions, Including the selection, development and performance management of employees. In addition, they oversee the inventory and ordering of food and supplies, optimize profits and ensure that guests are satisfied with their experience. The Assistant Manager reports to the General Manager and Park/Cemetery Supervisor.

Essential Functions

Primary responsibilities include:


  • Oversee and manage all area of the Rides and Concessions and make final decisions in absence of manager on matters of importance to guest service.


  • Adhere to City Standards and service levels to increase sales and minimize costs, including food, beverage, supply, utility and labor costs.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all financial (invoices, reporting) and related administrative duties are completed accurately, on time and in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Food and Safety Planning

  • Enforce sanitary practices for food handling, general cleanliness, and maintenance of kitchen and concession/rides areas. Ensure compliance with operational standards, company policies, federal/state/local laws, and ordinances.
  • Responsible for ensuring consistent high quality of food preparation and service.
  • Maintain professional Concession/Amusement Ride image, including cleanliness, proper uniforms, and appearance standards.
  • Estimate food and beverage costs. Work with General Manager for efficient provisioning and purchasing supplies. Supervise portion control and quantities of preparation to minimize waste.
  • Estimate food needs, check in the delivery of fresh food and supplies.
  • Must be ServSafe certified.
  • Will uphold all ServSafe guidelines.

Guest Service

  • Ensure positive guest service in all areas. Respond to complaints, taking any and all appropriate actions to turn dissatisfied guests to return guests.

Operational Responsibilities

  • Ensure that proper security procedures are in place to protect employees, guests and company assets.
  • Ensure a safe working and guest environment to reduce the risk of injury and accidents.
  • Completes accident reports promptly in the event that a guest or employee is injured.
  • Manage shifts which include: daily decision making, scheduling, planning while upholding standards, product quality and cleanliness.
  • Investigate and resolve complaints concerning food quality and service.


  • Provide direction to employees regarding operational and procedural issues.
  • Sit in on interviews of hourly employees. Provide development and when necessary reprimand Employees.
  • Develop employees by providing ongoing feedback, establishing performance expectations and by conducting performance analysis.
  • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date plan of restaurant staffing needs. Assist in schedule prep and ensure that the restaurant is staffed for all shifts.

Community Involvement

  • Provide strong presence in local community and high level of community involvement by Cody Park Concession/Rides and personnel.


  • Hotel/restaurant knowledge is desirable. A combination of practical experience and education will be considered as an alternative.
  • Knowledge of computers (MS Word, Excel)
  • Proficient in the following dimensions of restaurant functions: food planning and preparation, sanitation, security, company policies and procedures, personnel management, recordkeeping, and preparation of reports.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.
  • Must agree to a background check.

Personal Requirements

  • Self-discipline, initiative, leadership ability and outgoing.
  • Pleasant, polite manner and neat and clean appearance.
  • Ability to motivate employees to work as a team to ensure that food and service meet appropriate standards.
  • Must possess good communication skills for dealing with diverse staff.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks while maintaining required standards of operation in daily business activities.
  • Ability to determine applicability of experience and qualifications of job applicants.


  • Keep Manager and Park/Cemetery Supervisor promptly and fully informed of all issues
  • (i.. problems, unusual matters of significance and positive events) and takes prompt corrective action where necessary or suggest alternative courses of action.
  • Completes job responsibilities and performance objectives in a timely and effective manner and in accordance with the City of North Platte policies and procedures.
  • Maintains a favorable working relationship with all city employees to foster and promote a cooperative and harmonious working climate which will be conducive to maximum employee morale, productivity and effectiveness.
  • At all times provide a favorable image of the City of North Platte.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required or requested.
  • Dress appropriately with standard Management attire.

Supervision of Others

  • 15+ employees each shift.

Working Conditions

  • Hours may vary if manager must fill in for his/her employees or if emergencies arise (typical work week =40 hours). April through September
  • Position requires prolonged standing, bending, stooping, twisting, and lifting products and supplies weighing 45 pounds, and repetitive hand and wrist motion. Work with hot, cold, and hazardous equipment as well as operates phones, computers, fax machines, copiers, and other office equipment.
  • Work in extreme to semi-extreme environmental and weather conditions.



Under general supervision of Line Crew Chief, performs semi-skilled work in the construction, repair and maintenance of the electric distribution and transmission lines and system. Upon obtaining sufficient experience, will perform skilled work of journeyman level.  May occasionally supervise other personnel.


Performs and participates in the construction, installation, maintenance and repair of high voltage energized underground and overhead electrical distribution and transmission lines.

Operate and use a wide variety of equipment including various hydraulic, hand and power tools, various trucks, wire pulling equipment chippers, voltage meters and hot line equipment; Drives and operates heavy equipment including boom trucks, ditching and boring machines, and line trucks with various types of attachments, such as a hydraulic derrick and pole hole auger; services trucks and equipment; operates underground locating and fault finding equipment.

Stocks trucks with necessary materials.

Loads, hauls, sets and climbs poles; strings wire; hangs or installs transformers, lightning arresters, cutouts, cross arms and insulators.

Installs and connects meter reading equipment, switches, lightning arresters and related components.

Reads and understands switching maps and switches overhead and underground power lines as needed.

Forms and pours concrete; trims trees.

Diagnoses and makes repairs in building electrical systems (in emergencies).

Sets transformers; builds, maintains and repairs substations and related equipment; installs and repairs residential and commercial service lines and facilities; handles and accounts for PCB’s; installs street lighting circuits, standards and lights; replaces burned out street lights.

Corrects power failures; installs and maintains load management injection equipment.

Keeps work and line records; prepares field work reports; responds to after hours calls; trains others and may supervise other Linemen in the absence of a Line Crew Chief.

Performs other work which is consistent with the essential elements of the job.


Knowledge of approved methods, materials and tools used in high voltage electric distribution and transmission line construction and maintenance work, including substations and electrical gear.

Knowledge of the principles of electric theory as applied to electric distribution and transmission systems and of the occupational hazards of power line work and of applicable safety precautions and devices.

Knowledge of first aid, including CPR.

Ability to work at heights, climb poles and work with high voltage wires, exercising proper safety precautions.

Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Ability to learn and perform skilled mechanical tasks.

Ability to perform heavy manual and climbing tasks under adverse weather conditions.

Ability to serve in absence of Line Crew Chief.

Ability to communicate in person, by telephone and two-way radio; ability to read and understand instructions, blueprints, procedures and plans;

Ability to prepare reports and to distinguish wire colors and operate controls.

Ability to work harmoniously with others.

Skill in the use of line tools and testing equipment.


An Associates Degree in Utility Line or progression through the Merchant Program is required. If sufficient previous experience in climbing and working with high voltage lines can be documented and demonstrated, the Associates Degree requirement may be waived but only while one finishes the Merchant Program.


Possession of a valid Commercial Driver’s License as required by the State.


Posting Until hired
PAY $19.77 to $33.39
FLSA Non-exempt

Revised 2010

Please return applications to Scott Standage at Municipal Light & Water, 201 West 3rd, P.O. Box 490, North Platte, NE  69103

If you have questions, please call 308-535-6740 ext. 3116


 The City of North Platte Nebraska is taking applications for an eligibility list for Police Officer. Non-Nebraska Certified applicants must be a U.S. Citizen, 21 years of age with no felony or serious misdemeanor criminal records. Educational bonus up to $2,000 DOQ.

Pay scale of $18.45 to $25.64.

 The North Platte Police Department has lateral entry available for Nebraska Certified Police Officers. As a North Platte lateral entry officer receive a bonus of up to $4,000 DOQ.

Nebraska Certified Officers are eligible to receive additional vacation and sick leave bonus’s after probation DOQ.

Pay scale $21.15 to $25.64. Valid Nebraska Certification must be submitted with application.

 All applicants must pass an extensive background investigation, including Polygraph. Applicants must be able to obtain a valid Nebraska drivers license.

 For an application and more information, contact the North Platte Police Department at 308-535-6789, in person at 701 South Jeffers Street in North Platte.

The City of North Platte is an equal opportunity employer.

Deadline for receipt of completed application is March 31st, 2017 at 5:00 P.M.   Testing will be administered April 14th,  2017.



Under supervision, patrols an assigned beat and investigates incidents in the enforcement of law and order, and in the protection of life and property; takes intensive field and basic training in the early period of employment.


Operates an automobile in patrolling an assigned area for the prevention and detection of crime and the enforcement of traffic laws and regulations; responds to radio and telephone dispatches and appears at scenes of disorder or crime; notes and reports traffic hazards; assists in controlling traffic at scenes of emergencies; investigates and prepares reports on accidents, offenses and damages to property; performs some follow-up investigations.

Develops and collects evidence; gives directions and information; makes arrests; issues citations; serves warrants and subpoenas; gives verbal warnings; prepares reports on incidents, arrests and property impounded; directs traffic; tries doors to determine that buildings are locked; inspects establishments providing alcoholic beverages and entertainment.

Works with prosecutor to prepare for court and to testify in court.

Intervenes in private or public disputes to protect the public and maintain order; appears in court as arresting officer; transports prisoners; performs initial investigations of crimes involving adults and juveniles; investigates complaints; interrogates persons whose actions are suspicious; issues citations for parking and moving violations.

Assists fire and other departments as required; speaks before school and civic groups as required; impounds and tags evidence; escorts parades and processions; prepares a number of reports of own activities and incidents; is in contact with other agencies as situations require; participates in in-service, basic and other training; takes assignments in specific areas as in traffic or investigation; assists animal control officers and performs their function when they are not on duty.

Performs other work which is consistent with the essential elements of the job.


Ability to read, interprets and understand departmental policies, laws, rules, instructions, regulations and police literature.

Possesses an aptitude for law enforcement work and physical agility.

Ability to control combative individuals and protect self and others.

Ability to analyze situations and adopt a quick, effective and reasonable course of action given due regard to the surrounding hazards and circumstances of each situation.

Ability to write clear and accurate reports.

Ability to learn the use and care of automobile and small firearms.

Willing to submit to extensive training.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors and the public.


Any combination of experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school.


Possession of a valid driver’s license; ability to achieve certification in law enforcement within one year of appointment; twenty-one years of age; ability to obtain within five and one-half years from date of hire, an AA degree in criminal justice or a related field. If applicant has earned a degree in an unrelated field the applicant must earn fifteen hours of Criminal Justice College credits within five and one-half years.


FLSA Non-exempt

Revised 2010