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  • We consider our applicants with great care. We recognize that real potential and a genuine passion for delivering terrific guest service are the key ingredients that enable us to grow our successful K1 Speed team.
  • We are always searching for confident individuals who possess that star quality. We are seeking dazzling people who are keen to share their ideas, inspire others and go above and beyond, approaching every task with energy and pride. At K1 Speed, we embrace creativity. Associates are encouraged to voice their opinions and invent new ways to “wow” our guests by delivering a memorable personal experience. Passion and enthusiasm are crucial attributes belonging to K1 Speed Associates.
  • Smiles and a positive approach to helping others are just as important.

Our goal is to wow all of our guests so they can’t wait to tell their friends about us. To do that, our team must ensure that every guest has fun. If these traits sound familiar to you, and our mission inspires you, then we would love to hear from you.

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Head Mechanic
CA-Santa Clara
Posted 6 months ago
Salary Range: $19.00 To 24.00 Hourly Do you have the need for speed? Do you thrive in a fast paced, energetic work environment that focuses on serving our customers? If so, K1 Speed is the place for you. As the nation’s indoor electric karting leader and innovator for over the past decade, K1 Speed does not compromise on the quality and value of the product we offer. Through our industrial go-karts and excellent staff, our passion is to show the world how fun karting can actually be. As a Head Mechanic, you will service and maintain our fleet of state-of-the-art, high performance, high speed electric go karts. Duties and Responsibilities Perform opening track and kart repairs and performance checks Maintain kart performance throughout the day Maintain track and facility appearance and functionality Keep accurate documentation of repairs, parts inventory, and special projects Responsibly maintain supply of tools and machinery Respond to emergency situations as they arise Ensure that the pit, kart shop and track areas remain clean and safe Assist the track crew with track operations in limited situations Perform specific facility cleaning and maintenance duties as assigned by management Perform closing duties to secure the pit and track and prepare for the following day's operation Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Job Requirements Must be at least 18 years of age High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or 1 to 3 months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Provide proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States Weekends are a must! [button size='medium' type='normal' border_color='#f13333' color='#ffffff' background_color='#f13333' font_style='normal' text='APPLY' link='https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=98e05df8-e5e3-405c-b62a-da4cda6a2eff&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=457254&lang=en_US&source=CC4' target='_blank']

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Salary Range: $19.00 To 24.00 Hourly Do you have the need for speed? Do you thrive in a fast paced, energetic work environment that focuses on serving our customers? If so, K1 Speed is the place for y...

Track Supervisor
CA-Santa Clara
Posted 6 months ago
Salary Range: $18.20 To 20.50 Hourly Do you have the need for speed? Do you thrive in a fast paced, energetic work environment that focuses on serving our customers? If so, K1 Speed is the place for you. As the nation’s indoor electric karting leader and innovator for over the past decade, K1 Speed does not compromise on the quality and value of the product we offer. Through our industrial go-karts and excellent staff, our passion is to show the world how fun karting can actually be. As a Shift Supervisor,you will train staff on being the best they can be. You love working with a team and being a leader. Is this you? Duties and Responsibilities: Cash handling duties including preparation of tills, change fund maintenance, and preparation of deposits Customer interaction and auditing of customer experience including but not limited to event execution Ensuring that cashier personnel adhere to correct cash handling procedures and sell effectively Ensuring that track personnel run races safely and efficiently Ensuring that mechanic personnel maintain our karts in peak working condition Ensuring that all staff are strictly adhering to company policies and providing outstanding customer service Ordering and purchasing operation supplies, concessions, and retail merchandise Performing operational paperwork duties including safety, payroll, facility Contributing to schedules and employee communications Corresponding with and providing regular reports to Management Maintaining the effective operational feasibility of the center Maintaining the highest standard of facility appearance including storage areas and the parking lot Coordinate with your Manager and Regional Manager to ensure that all facility maintenance is performed quickly Weekends required Potential to earn tips/commission Job Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age Must be able to safely lift/push/pull heavy objects on an ongoing basis. 2+ years of supervisory experience preferred, in the following fields: Restaurant, Entertainment, Hospitality, Bowling Alleys, Amusement Parks, Miniature Golf Great customer service skills-Must be able to work weekends and evenings Background Check is required prior to employment Provide proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States Benefits for Full Time Employees Only: Medical, dental and vision benefits. Paid vacation and sick time [button size='medium' type='normal' border_color='#f13333' color='#ffffff' background_color='#f13333' font_style='normal' text='APPLY' link='https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=98e05df8-e5e3-405c-b62a-da4cda6a2eff&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=457255&lang=en_US&source=CC4' target='_blank']

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Salary Range: $18.20 To 20.50 Hourly Do you have the need for speed? Do you thrive in a fast paced, energetic work environment that focuses on serving our customers? If so, K1 Speed is the place for y...

Cashier Supervisor
CA-Santa Clara
Posted 6 months ago
Salary Range:$18.20 To 20.00 Hourly

GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB: To ensure that all cashiers and front end staff provide a fun, informative, efficient, and exciting racing environment for our customers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: · Ensure that all cashier personnel perform their assigned duties safely, effectively, enthusiastically and professionally · Ensure that the daily bathroom check log is completed by all staff members · Coordinate with Assistant and General Managers regarding disciplinary and operational issues · Prepare front desk and café prior to opening · Instruct new customers on race package options, pricing and the general flow. · Maintain an orderly and speedy flow while ensuring great customer service · Supervise ongoing transactions in both the café and front counter while enforcing policies and procedures. · Respond to emergency situations as they arise · Ensure that the front desk, lobby and café areas remain clean and safe environment. · Perform/delegate specific facility cleaning and maintenance duties as assigned by management · Check/perform that closing duties are being performed to secure the front desk and café and prepare for the following day’s operation. · Ensure proper discount/coupon/gift card procedures are implemented, up to date and being followed . · Conduct and supervisor the training of new staff. · Help oversee, maintain and organize the retail and concessions areas. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers and respond to questions. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract and manipulate two digit numbers.

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Salary Range:$18.20 To 20.00 Hourly GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB: To ensure that all cashiers and front end staff provide a fun, informative, efficient, and exciting racing environment for our customers. ES...

Food
CA-Santa Clara
Posted 6 months ago
Salary Range: $17.20 To 19.20 Hourly K1 Speed is seeking motivated experienced line cooks who are team players. You must excel at multi-tasking with a great attitude, commitment, passion and have a solid work ethic. Applicants should have a minimum of 2-4 years’ experience on the line and have all around kitchen knowledge. Students and graduates are welcome if wanting to cook in a professional kitchen and learn from a professional hands-on chef. Flexibility of schedule and the energy to work hard are a must. Must be able to work weekends, including Sundays. High volume banquet experience a plus. Must be able to follow recipes, be organized and work clean on the line. [button size='medium' type='normal' border_color='#f13333' color='#ffffff' background_color='#f13333' font_style='normal' text='APPLY' link='https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=98e05df8-e5e3-405c-b62a-da4cda6a2eff&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=458529&lang=en_US&source=CC4' target='_blank']

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Salary Range: $17.20 To 19.20 Hourly K1 Speed is seeking motivated experienced line cooks who are team players. You must excel at multi-tasking with a great attitude, commitment, passion and have a so...

Manager
CA-Santa Clara
Posted 2 years ago
GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB: The Manager is responsible for ensuring that the center is run according to the required K1 standards. The Manager holds their Salaried and Hourly Staff accountable, coaching and developing them to be ready for the next level. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assisting the General Manager in recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, disciplining, and terminating Cash handling duties including preparation of tills, change fund maintenance, and preparation of deposits Ensuring that cashier personnel adhere to correct cash handling procedures Ensure cashier personnel are meeting the minimum selling standards set forth by K1 Speed Monitor inventory, supporting the General Manager each month to complete an accurate account of the items on hand Ensuring that track personnel run races safely, efficiently and professionally Ensuring that mechanic personnel maintain our karts in peak working condition Ensuring that all staff are strictly adhering to company policies and providing outstanding customer service Corresponding with and providing regular reports to corporate office personnel Maintaining the highest standard of facility appearance Oversees the day- to-day operations within the policies and guidelines set forth by K1 Speed. Identify on a regular basis their opportunities and creates an action plan to increase the performance level to the required K1 standard Ensures that their location has the proper staffing level to maximize the employee and guest experience. Over sees weekly inventories of each location per company standards. Maintain a professional K1 image including the Paddock lounge cleanliness, proper uniforms and appearance standards. Ensures their location is keeping food cost, part costs and labor costs (hours) at or below K1 acceptable standards. Ensures their location is consistently following the guidelines for private party events and catering including: food service and quality standards, greet procedures, POS and payout procedures, set up and décor standards, party rental and supply storage and rebooking all repeatable parties. Understands and makes sure that each team member follows all cash handling procedures including safe maintenance, deposits and all banking functions. Works with their team to promote a positive social media response. Works with their team to ensure that each employee understands the importance of treating guests the K1-Way so the guests continue to return, providing an exceptional guest experience. Responds to customer service needs to provide the highest standards of service within 24hours. Maintains great relationships with all vendors and notifies the General Manager of any vendor issue Ensures their Team is providing a safe working and guest environment to reduce the risk of injury and accidents. Represents the K1 image at all company and community events (local businesses, organizations and media). Ensures their Team is engaging in preventative maintenance, daily cleaning, and repairs. Practice the K1 Speed open door policy at all times. Ensures their Team is developing employees for promotional opportunities. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Job Knowledge – Able to learn new skills and maintain up-to-date job-related information. Applies technical and procedural know-how to get the job done; understands job duties and responsibilities. Initiative – Takes initiative versus waiting for direction. Results and goal oriented. Desires to excel on the job. Demonstrates self-confidence and positive attitude. Professionalism – Consistently treats individuals with dignity and respect, recognizing the importance of cultural differences. Has and maintains a positive sense of humor and uses humor and uses humor appropriately. Embraces, communicates, and demonstrates company values and ethics. Maintains reasonable expectations of self and others when balancing time and performance demands with personal and professional needs. Planning and Organizing – Develops realistic plans, setting reasonable completing times. Effectively uses time and resources. Prioritizes duties in a manner consistent with organizational objectives and emergencies. Team Work/Cooperation – Successfully works with others to achieve desired results. Helps prevent/resolve conflicts. Develops positive working relationship with all people. Promotes mutual respect. Being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured cooperative attitude to bring teams of people together. Is flexible/open minded. Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Overcomes obstacles. Helps team solve problems. Productivity – Takes on additional responsibilities as needed. Manages priorities. Develops and follows work procedures. Active Learning – Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision making. The ability to accept criticism and stay calm under pressure. Communication – Communicating in a professional and empathetic way so employees understand what is expected of them. Effectively conveys and receives ideas, information and directions. Demonstrates good verbal and written communication. Paying attention to what people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times Customer Orientation – Listens, identifies, and responds, quickly and effectively to internal and external customers’ needs and sets work activities accordingly. Goes beyond what is expected and follows up to ensure customer satisfaction. Work Quality – Demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness, and attention to detail. Decision Making – Take calculated risks, make timely/responsive decisions. Modifies decisions based on new information, and takes ownership of the outcomes of each decision made. Adaptability/Flexibility – Demonstrates judgment and willingness to make exceptions. Initiates or accepts changes in the process, while maintaining focus on the task/issue. Transitions effectively between multiple tasks on priorities. Meeting the needs of each customer without compromising the brand/business. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Must be 21 years of age. High school diploma Associates in Business or related field preferred. Must have 3 years of Food and Beverage experience, current ServSafe Manager Certificate is a plus. Must have 5 years of previous management experience with a successful track record, preferably in restaurant, entertainment or hospitality. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This position requires that weight be lifted, pushed, pulled, safely for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift up to 100lbs with reasonable accommodation. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment for this job typically has a high level of noise. The work will be performed predominantly indoors, however, things such as marketing events can be exposed to the outdoor elements. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for managing salaried and hourly employees. 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GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB: The Manager is responsible for ensuring that the center is run according to the required K1 standards. The Manager holds their Salaried and Hourly Staff accountable, coaching a...

Mechanic
CA-Santa Clara
Posted 2 years ago
Salary Range: $18.00 To 20.00 Hourly Do you have the need for speed? Do you thrive in a fast paced, energetic work environment that focuses on serving our customers? If so, K1 Speed is the place for you. As the nation’s indoor electric karting leader and innovator for over the past decade, K1 Speed does not compromise on the quality and value of the product we offer. Through our industrial go-karts and excellent staff, our passion is to show the world how fun karting can actually be. As a Mechanic, you will service and maintain our fleet of state-of-the-art, high performance, high speed electric go karts. The right candidate will have a track record of mechanical repair experience, preferably in the golf kart, go kart, motorcycle, or motorsports field, and will be self-motivated and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Is this you? Duties and Responsibilities Perform opening track and kart repairs and performance checks Maintain kart performance throughout the day Maintain track and facility appearance and functionality Keep accurate documentation of repairs, parts inventory, and special projects Responsibly maintain supply of tools and machinery Respond to emergency situations as they arise Ensure that the pit, kart shop and track areas remain clean and safe Assist the track crew with track operations in limited situations Perform specific facility cleaning and maintenance duties as assigned by management Perform closing duties to secure the pit and track and prepare for the following day's operation Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Job Requirements Must be at least 18 years of age High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or 1 to 3 months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. A Drug Test and Background Check is required prior to employment Provide proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States Weekends are a must! Physical Demands Standing over 2/3 of time Walking over 2/3 of time Lifting is required [button size='medium' type='normal' border_color='#f13333' color='#ffffff' background_color='#f13333' font_style='normal' text='APPLY' link='https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=98e05df8-e5e3-405c-b62a-da4cda6a2eff&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=458528&lang=en_US&source=CC4' target='_blank']

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Salary Range: $18.00 To 20.00 Hourly Do you have the need for speed? Do you thrive in a fast paced, energetic work environment that focuses on serving our customers? If so, K1 Speed is the place for y...

Track Operator
CA-Santa Clara
Posted 2 years ago
Salary Range: $17.20 To 18.50 Hourly Do you have the need for speed? Do you thrive in a fast paced, energetic work environment that focuses on serving our customers? If so, K1 Speed is the place for you. As the nation’s indoor electric karting leader and innovator for over the past decade, K1 Speed does not compromise on the quality and value of the product we offer. Through our industrial go-karts and excellent staff, our passion is to show the world how fun karting can actually be. As a Track Operator, you will be at the core of the day to day operations, leading and guiding our customers to a fun, safe karting experience. Is this you? Duties and Responsibilities: Provide excellent customer service to all K1 Speed visitors Run races precisely, on time and safely Maintain track cleanliness at all times Minor lifting required Standing for long periods of time Job Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age Provide proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States Must have reliable transportation Weekends are a must!   [button size='medium' type='normal' border_color='#f13333' color='#ffffff' background_color='#f13333' font_style='normal' text='APPLY' link='https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=98e05df8-e5e3-405c-b62a-da4cda6a2eff&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=458527&lang=en_US&source=CC4' target='_blank']

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Salary Range: $17.20 To 18.50 Hourly Do you have the need for speed? Do you thrive in a fast paced, energetic work environment that focuses on serving our customers? If so, K1 Speed is the place for y...

Cashier
CA-Santa Clara
Posted 2 years ago
Salary Range: $17.20 To 19.00 Hourly GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB: To provide excellent customer service to our customers while maximizing profitability and efficiency. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: · Perform opening duties to prepare the facility to receive customers · Perform cash handling duties and transact business with our customers · Maximize revenue by effectively up-selling races · Efficiently fill the day’s racing schedule · Coordinate group events and perform award ceremonies · Provide accurate information to our customers in person and over the phone · Ensure that the lobby, banquet room, cafe and restroom areas remain clean and safe · Accurately count till(s) and provide funds for deposit · Perform specific facility cleaning duties as assigned by management · Perform closing duties to clean the facility and prepare for the following day’s operation EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers and respond to questions. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages. This job has special vision requirements. · Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less) · Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors) Specific job duties that require the physical demands selected above: · Moving packages of drinks and food product · Moving bins of head socks and folding · Reaching for and identifying retail and concessions product WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed predominantly in an indoor environment that is exposed through openings in the building to the outdoors. The work environment of this job typically has a moderate level of noise SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This job does not have supervisory responsibilities.   [button size='medium' type='normal' border_color='#f13333' color='#ffffff' background_color='#f13333' font_style='normal' text='APPLY' link='https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=98e05df8-e5e3-405c-b62a-da4cda6a2eff&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=458526&lang=en_US&source=CC4' target='_blank']

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Salary Range: $17.20 To 19.00 Hourly GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB: To provide excellent customer service to our customers while maximizing profitability and efficiency. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES...