Costumed Character at Carowinds

Posted in Retail 12 days ago.

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Location: Charlotte, North Carolina





Job Description:
Overview From live bands to night time spectaculars, Carowinds is the premier entertainment destination in the Southeast. During the summer, we entertain guests with live bands, hugs from their favorite characters, and amazing acrobatics. In the fall, we put the "wee" in Halloween during the Great Pumpkin Fest for younger guests and scare the yell out of Guests during our nighttime event, SCarowinds. And since 2017, families from across the Carolinas have made new memories during Winterfest with 10 shows, over 20 unique street performers, and of course, the man in red himself.

Qualifications
  • Must be between 4'6" and 5'3".
  • Ability to interact with children.
  • Must be physically able to handle the demands of a full body costume. This includes, high heat, limited visibility, and limited mobility.
  • Previous experience in children's theater, character costume performance, or related experience is a plus.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.
  • Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by state or provincial law.
  • Ability to pass a background check, if 18 years of age or older, which may include, but is not limited to, credit, criminal, DMV, previous employment, education and personal references, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial law.
Our associates are crucial to providing guests with a variety of engaging activities that reflect and uphold our five core values of Courtesy, Service, Cleanliness, Safety, and Integrity and promote inclusion among all associates.

Responsibilities

ALL OF OUR JOBS ARE STARRING ROLES!

We're looking for friendly and enthusiastic team players to entertain Guests of all ages while dressed as Peanuts characters! You'll bring smiles and create long lasting memories for our Guest by posing for photos.

Peanuts Characters Height Requirements - 4'6" to 5'3".

  • Meets and greets park guests cordially and with respect, courtesy, and fairness.
  • Complete character walks in costume throughout the park entertaining guests using nonverbal interaction as trained.
  • Maintain costume, including cleaning, brushing, etc.
  • Provides guest service according to Cedar Fair standards when serving the guest or working with subordinates, including initiating guest interactions, answering questions and giving directions.
  • Maintains 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 supervision.
  • Meets scheduling availability requirements, including nights, weekends, and holiday periods to meet business needs.
  • Meets Cedar Fair's attendance requirements as outlined in Cedar Fair's attendance policies.
  • Adheres 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 procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
All characters must audition. Click here for more information. You can also email auditions@carowinds.com .

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