Fast Time Grand Prix is located at 1460 Springhill Road in Parksville.
Tell us about your business/organization and what makes you stand out as an employer?
Fast Time Grand Prix and outdoor experience in NASkart racing is an exciting place to pique your racing interests. Our 20 karts allow us to have heat races of 12-14 traveling in excess of 45 km/h on our ½ km track. Our timing system records the drivers lap time, fastest time, average time and ranks them in the order they finish the heat race. As an employee it’s an exciting amusement type atmosphere where our customers look forward to feeling like Formula One racers and we assist in providing that thrill in a safe environment. Operational times are generally in good weather conditions with fun times experienced by our employees. At the end of the day our employees often test their skills with a couple of free laps for themselves, adding to the benefits of working for Fast Time Grand Prix.
How many employees do you have?
Seasonally operated between March 15th and Oct 31st, we hire about 7-8 employees during our off season months. During our peak season (Jun-Aug) we increase our staff 9 -11, running 10-12 hour days seven days a week.
What do you look for in a new employee?
We look for good listening skills, great organizational skills and the willingness and comfort to assist, direct and speak to large groups. Mechanical and computer skills are a large benefit and understanding racing rules is a bonus.
What advice would you give someone who wants to work for your organization?
Our customers are our priority and assisting them with a great experience is our goal. A willingness to follow instructions and a happy demeanor will gain recognition with our company.
Do you anticipate hiring in the next 6 months? If so for what types of positions?
We are currently looking to fill 1-2 more positions with a need for individuals with mechanical aptitude.
What is the best way for someone to apply if they are interested in working for your organization?
We’re open 7 days a week and dropping off a resume would be best, email will work firstname.lastname@example.org. We will hold resumes for a year if our compliment of staff is full.