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Meet & Greet Characters

Company: Knott's Berry Farm
Location: Buena Park
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Overview: PARK CHARACTERS(4'7"-5'3" and 5'7"-5'10") AUDITION: Monday, April 8th, 20249:30am Sign-in10:00am AuditionAuditions will be held at Knott's Berry Farm:8189 Western Ave. Buena Park, CA 90620Knott's Berry Farm is seeking energetic performers with strong movement abilities to bring our costumed characters to life for our guests. Characters consist of varying well-known animated characters and a lineup of original Knott's Berry Farm characters. Those who would like to be considered must meet specific height qualifications. Materials will be taught at the audition. Seeking a diverse spectrum of gender identities, ethnic and cultural backgrounds. An ideal candidate is able to stand and perform in full head-to-toe character costumes at least eight times a day and have a silhouette that is proportionate to their height. Performers must have the ability and willingness to perform in outdoor venues wearing a fully covered character costumes in varying Southern California temperatures and weather conditions. Please bring a photo and resume. This role is compensated at a rate of $16.64/hr.Please reserve your audition spot here:www.calendly.com/kbf-auditions Please park in the Western Employee parking lot (8189 Western Ave. Buena Park, CA 90620) located between La Palma and Crescent on Western Ave. Proceed to Western Gate Park Entrance where a Knott's Berry Farm audition representative will escort applicants to the audition area. Performers must be at least 18 years of age. Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, physicals, and background checks.Responsibilities:

  • Participating in special events, meet and greets, photo ops, and much more!
  • Interacting with our guests and making their day amazing through meaningful connections.
  • Creating a warm and welcoming environment for a diverse range of guests.
  • Contributing to our exceptional track record for safetyMaintaining cleanliness and safety in assigned work area and performs all duties in compliance with Cedar Fair Safety guidelines and requirements and reports all unsafe or unusual conditions to supervisionMeeting scheduling availability requirements that include nights, weekends, and holidays Fulfilling attendance requirements as outlined in Cedar Fair's attendance policiesAdhering to Cedar Fair's Rules of Conduct including specific costuming and grooming standards as outlined in Employee Guidelines and other park/division specific policies and proceduresPerforming other duties as they are assignedQualifications:
    • Performers in the following height ranges:
    • 4'7"-5'3"
    • 5'7" - 5'10"
    • Individuals who are able to stand and perform in full character costumes at least eight times a day and have a silhouette that is proportionate to their height.
    • A genuine desire to make guests feel welcome and create lifelong memories.
    • Open minded team players who are eager to learn and develop skills on the job.Availability to work all assigned rehearsal and event dates that include weekday/weekend nights and holidaysPassionate guest service that anticipates needsAn outgoing, fun, positive, and professional and personalitySelf-sufficiency, adaptability, flexibility, and ability to self-directPatience and receptiveness to guest requestsDemonstration of compassion for challenging guest interactionsWillingness to work in varying weather conditions such as heat, humidity, wind, rain, etc.Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by state or provincial lawAbility to pass a background check, if 18 years of age or older, which may include, but is not limited to, credit, criminal, and DMVAbility to provide record of previous employment, education, and personal references, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial law

Keywords: Knott's Berry Farm, Buena Park , Meet & Greet Characters, Other , Buena Park, California

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