Interview FAQs

What happens when I submit a job application/resume?

All of the application forms/resumes we receive are carefully screened and reviewed in order to determine whether each applicant is qualified for the position(s) they are seeking to obtain. If an applicant is qualified, they will be contacted by a member of our HR department in order to set up a screening interview. If an application does not meet our qualifications or they are seeking to fill a position which is not currently vacant, then we will keep that application on file for up to six months. During this six month time period, an applicant may be contacted at any time in which a suitable position becomes available.

What is the minimum age requirement to work at HOCO?

Candidates must be at least 14 years of age in order to be considered for any of our current job postings (this number may be higher depending on the job position). Candidates who are 13 years of age and will soon be 14 may submit an application/resume, however they will only be considered once they have reached the legally required age.

What kinds of hours would I be expected to work at HOCO?

The hours of work will vary with each different establishment, so please verify these with each specific job description. The majority of our establishments will open as early as 7 am and will stay open as late as 3 am. Our employees are expected, not only during the week, but weekends and holidays as well in order to provided excellent, ongoing service to our guests.

How do I get to your HR department?

Our HR department is located in our new Administration Office behind Boston Pizza. The easiest way to find us is to walk between Boston Pizza and the Niagara Skywheel and follow the blue “HOCO” signs. Our office is located on the 2nd floor which is accessible by stairs or elevator. HOCO “Fun by the Falls” 4960 Clifton Hill (map link) Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3N4

How can I get to HOCO if I don’t have my own transportation?

There are a few different options for transportation in and around the Niagara Region, including both bus and taxi cab services. Prices and pick-up times/locations will vary depending upon which city you live in, so be sure to check out the following links: Niagara Falls Transit, Fort Erie Transit, Niagara Specialized Transit, St. Catharines Transit, Welland Transit, WEGO Bus, Greyhound bus schedules and locations, Coach Canada, Central Taxi, Niagara Falls Taxi, 4500 Taxi: 905-735-4500, Elite Taxi Ltd: 905-356-9990 and Niagara Livery Service: 905-374-9000.

What should I keep in mind if I am coming for an interview?

If someone from our HR department has contacted you to come in for an interview, be sure to remember these tips:
· Arrive on time! 10-15 minutes early would be ideal as some candidates may need to fill out an application form if they haven’t already.
· Ensure that clothing is interview appropriate, and that you are neat and clean.
· Turn off your cell phone to minimize distraction during the interview.
· Smile and make eye contact with the interviewer.

Why should I work for HOCO and not another Tourism & Hospitality company?

Did you know that 93% of our employees are satisfied with us as an employer? Or how about the fact that 89% agree that HOCO provides a fun, positive, work environment? There are a large number of advantages and benefits to working at HOCO “Fun by the Falls”!

· Free on-site Parking
· Free Uniform for All Employees
· Discounts for Restaurants & Retail Outlets
· Flexible Work Schedules
· Awesome Team Member Events
· Competitive Wages.

HOCO - Fun by the Falls
HOCO - Fun by the Falls
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