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Theme Park Foods Service Intern: 2024

PAID Internship plus $2 per hour seasonal bonus through the end of 2024, free meal when working a six hour shift and free onsite parking. Plus overtime available at time and a half. 

$300 signing bonus!


JOB TITLE: Theme Park Foods Service Intern


FLSA STATUS: Seasonal/Non-Exempt


Positions Supervised: Supports staff and all leadership, non-supervisory


SHIFTS: Varying Shifts/ Basic Schedule Planned as part of hiring process 


Our PARC Mission: We strengthen families and communities by creating and operating special places where magical moments become treasured memories.

NASCAR SpeedPark: PARC Pigeon Forge, LLC, a division of PARC Entertainment, LLC (“PARC”), owns and operates the NASCAR SpeedPark in Sevierville, Tennessee. As an officially licensed attraction of the National Association for Stock Car Racing (“NASCAR”), the park offers exciting side-by-side go-kart racing on eight tracks, together with amusement rides, miniature golf courses, rock climbing, bumper boats, an arcade and other family-oriented entertainment. Guests enjoy fun-filled family experiences. If you are looking for a fast-paced, fun work environment, NASCAR SpeedPark could be the place for you.

PARC Values: The acronym “PARC” stands for the values of our company: People First, Always Safe, Remember It’s Fun and Commit to Excellence. These values drive the focus of our company; and through our team members we strive to live out our mission each day. 

Job Purpose: Foods Service Interns will learn multiple roles within our Foods operation. Interns will gain experience in guest service, register, line cook, food prep, barrista and concessions. They will then work closely with the Manager on Duty and Foods Leaders and work as needed in various areas throughout the day to help the team to deliver the best experience to our guests and to support our staff.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

·        Assist guests in their purchases of food.

·        Operate POS and cash registers systems.

·        Food Prep to safety standards

·        Provide excellent guest service and answer guest questions.

·        Prepare a wide variety of food selections.

·        Keep public areas clean, sanitized, organized and well-stocked

·        Complete an intern project that gives a valuable learning opportunity and provides value and   

    improvement to the team.

People First:

  • Fully embrace the Company Service Excellence Initiative by demonstrating “people first” actions for all internal and external customers and accepting responsibility for demonstrating empowerment decisions and actions during daily work.
  • Adhere to Company ethical requirements, demonstrating the utmost integrity in all professional and personal matters.
  • Respond to minor guests concerns in an effective manner looking for win-win solutions whenever possible; report to Department Management and/or MOD all serious guest situations, including any guest who is requesting a refund, angry/yelling/threatening, or alleging safety issues or improper conduct by a team member or guest.
  • Promote a Harassment-free workplace by minimizing gossip, treating all team members with respect and reporting inappropriate behavior or conversations that could be considered harassment or discriminatory.
  • Assist guests in their Food selections sharing specials offers to provide best options.
  • Answer general questions and be helpful, friendly and courteous.
  • Welcome and assist Guests to find solutions to their questions and challenges/opportunities.
  • Explain requirements in a respectful, positive and proactive manner.



Always Safe:

  • Safe preparation and service of food
  • Maintain a clean, sanitized and organized facility and/or work station
  • Follow safety guidelines and promote safety
  • Maintain common areas (furniture, tables, chairs, benches) baseboard tiles, directories, billboards, trash receptacles, ash urns, storefronts, and signage free of dust, dirt and grime.
  • Assure common areas are cleaned regularly.
  • Maintain restroom cleanliness and safety.
  • Mark spills and notify Property Maintenance or Manager on Duty to prevent a safety hazard.
  • Follow safe money-handling processes.
  • Report any malfunction or unsafe or suspicious behavior immediately to supervisor.
  • Use proper radio etiquette.




Remember its Fun:


  • Acknowledge birthdays and special occasions for guests.
  • Support the Guest and Team experience by being flexible and working in different areas as needed.
  • Be enthusiastic and promote a friendly and fun atmosphere for our team members and guests.
  • Promote a mutually supportive, unified, “we are all on the same team” relationship with team members in all department and divisions.

Commit to Excellence:


  • Able to prioritize and flexible to work in the area where needed most to ensure the best guest experience
  • Ensure that items purchased are recorded, maintain balanced cash drawers and practice consistent, professional cash handling skills.
  • Stock Foods area complete daily inventory.
  • Monitor cleanliness of dining area and call for assistance when needed.
  • Complete necessary documentation of opening and closing, cleaning duties and timekeeping.
  • Assist with basic cleaning functions including mopping and dishes as needed.
  • Ensure professional development to enhance work knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures, rules, regulations, standards, guidelines, expectations and requirements.
  • Ensure completion of work responsibilities and special projects in accordance with the designated timeframe, as determined by the reporting leader.
  • Adhere to Company ethical requirements, demonstrating the utmost integrity in all professional and personal matters.
  • Provide reporting leader with feedback, ideas and suggestions on a timely basis.
  • Duties as assigned by the supervisor as deemed necessary for park operations.
  • Accurate completion of all reports, checklists, forms and other recordkeeping requirements.
  • Attend and embrace all company sponsored professional development and training opportunities to enhance work knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Actively identify areas of improvement and work towards positive changes.


  • Mission Driven – Demonstrated alignment with PARC’s vision, mission and core values: People First, Always Safe, Remember It’s Fun, and Commit to Excellence.
  • Relationships - Demonstrated ability to advance PARC's "People First" core value, through the establishment of positive, respectful relationships and working effectively with all internal and external constituencies.
  • Required Education- Actively pursuing a college degree
  • Preferred Experience prefer experience in hospitality, retail, foods service, arcade or merchandising with cash-handling experience
  • Certification/Licensure – None
  • Specific Vision Requirements – Color and peripheral vision, Close vision, distance vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus

·        Special Skills –. Prefer proficiency in use of cash registers and Point of Sales (POS systems) and cash handling procedures. Food Prep and Line cook. Positive and effective customer service skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time.

·        Schedule- Able to work a flexible schedule, including some weekends, evenings and holidays

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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.

·        While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit or stand for long periods of time, walk, use hands or fingers, talk, hear, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms, bend, balance, stoop. Occasionally may need to kneel, crouch, crawl, pull, push, and climb stairs or a ladder.

·        Extended sitting, standing and walking

·        Routinely required to work extended periods of time on a computer with monitor.

·        The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to ten pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty pounds

·        The noise level is moderate to loud

·        Occasionally the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.