Canterbury Park
  • Guest Services
  • Shakopee, MN, USA
  • 9.50 + tips
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Job Summary:
The primary purpose of this position is to greet and assist Canterbury Park guests, park and retrieve their vehicles, and be a visible representative of Canterbury Park while delivering a high level of customer service. Highly tipped position!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Greet arriving and departing guests, open vehicle doors, and offer assistance as needed. 
  • Park vehicles in assigned spaces in a safe and efficient manner and ensures security before returning to the office.
  • Scrape ice and remove snow before returning vehicles to customers.
  • Issue preferred and valet tickets to patrons and fills ticket info in as needed
  • Scan MVP cards for free or discounted service, accept valid coupons, accurately charge fees, count back change and process all payment types through register.
  • Complete accurate daily shift and tip deposits.
  • Control security of valet lot and equipment by restricting access to non-employees.
  • Read daily Group Sales Forecast along with Canterbury Park promotions/events information and relay that information to guests.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of valet/preferred lots and main building entrance by picking up trash and shoveling and salting sidewalks as needed 
  • Complete various department logs for daily operations.
  • Manage coat check.
  • Process accurate sales of programs, forms and gift shop merchandise daily.
  • Assist customers by calling for taxi service as requested.
  • Provide shuttle service to and from local hotels on specified days.
  • Organize and keep accurate inventory of all valet keys.
  • Perform jump-starts as needed for valet and preferred customers. 
  • Report and complete accident/incident reports for any and all damage to vehicles and or Canterbury Park equipment or property immediately.
  • Update daily pricing signage in all locations as needed.
  • Respond to customer concerns & assist in resolution.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


  • None

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have a good driving record, valid driver's license for a minimum of one year, and general automobile knowledge.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Ability to drive a manual transmission.
  • Ability to interact with guests and co-workers in a professional manner.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment. 
  • Must be able to pass Canterbury Park's pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, Drug Screening, and Canterbury Park's Safe Driving Policy.
  • Must be able to attain a Minnesota Racing Commission (MRC) license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • Previous customer service experience.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
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.

  • Maintain a flexible working schedule, which may include nights and weekends during the live race season May – September.
  • While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, and run throughout assigned shift. 
  • Requires frequent stooping, twisting or bending.
  • Requires working outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.

Canterbury Park is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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