Park & Hotel Openings

Park & Hotel Openings

Knott's Berry Farm has a variety of job opportunities in our amusement park and hotel. It's a chance to make new friends and build relationships that will last a lifetime. We offer flexible scheduling, employee discounts, opportunities for advancement, and much more. With so many jobs to choose from, we are sure to have one that is right for you! Experience is not required for most jobs. We will train you!
 


 

Food and Beverage Job Fair – August 28, 2015


Knott's Berry Farm will be holding a Food and Beverage Job Fair on Friday, August 28, 2015 from 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Knott's Employment Center. We are looking to fill multiple Food Attendant, Catering Attendant, Server, Busser, Host, and Cook positions.

We are looking for outgoing, friendly individuals who are willing to deliver superior guest service. You must be at least 16 years of age for most positions. You must be able to comply with Knott's costuming and grooming standards. Must be able to obtain a food handler card. Experience is not required for most jobs! We will train you.


TO APPLY:

Before attending the Job Fair, you must apply online by filling out our online application. After you apply online, please stop by in-person at the Employment Center on Friday, August 28, 2015 anytime from 10:00am to 4:00pm. You do not need to make an appointment. The Knott’s Berry Farm Employment Center is located at 8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, CA 90620. To apply online CLICK HERE.
 



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Park and Hotel Openings

The primary responsibility of this position is to prepare a wide variety of foods and entrees with diverse methods of preparation. This positions requires excellent attention to detail including adherence to product sensitivities and plate preparation. This position is responsible for ensuring all food is prepared to Knott’s Berry Farm’s standards of excellence. We have immediate cook positions available including: Broiler Cooks, Fry Cooks, Sauté Cooks, Plate/Nacho Cooks and Prep Cooks.

Requirements:
We have immediate positions available for experienced individuals that are willing to deliver superior service in a fast-paced environment. All applicants for Knott’s Berry Farm cook positions must have prior restaurant cook experience on a fast paced line. We are looking for individuals with good attention to detail who are willing to meet our high quality standards. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent for most positions. Must be able to obtain a food handler card.

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that makes Knott's Berry Farm, the "Friendliest Place in the West", then please CLICK HERE.

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Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

The primary responsibility of this position is to greet guests and accurately take and serve food orders in a timely manner. Server positions are available in various Knott's restaurants located in the theme park and the Knott's Marketplace. Must adhere to all Company food handling and sanitation guidelines as well as Company alcohol control guidelines. Have to maintain cleanliness and safety in assigned work areas. Conduct sales transactions on a point of sale cash register. Accurately complete Company cash handling and department paperwork.

Requirements:
Outgoing friendly individuals who are willing to deliver superior guest service. Serving experience required. You must be at least 18 years of age for this position. You must be able to comply with Knott's costuming and grooming standards. Must be able to obtain a food handler card.

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that makes Knott's Berry Farm, the "Friendliest Place in the West", then please CLICK HERE.

MORE INFO:

Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

This position is responsible for producing and preparing food in accordance with Knott's Berry Farm quality standards. This position is also required to keep cooking area clean and sanitized and adhere to all Orange County health department rules and regulations. Able to keep up with orders as they come in.

Requirements:
No experience required. We will train you. Able to adhere to all Orange County health department codes. Some training in food handling safe serve class a plus. Able to work in a warm and fast paced environment. Must be able to obtain a food handler card.

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that makes Knott's Berry Farm, the "Friendliest Place in the West", then please CLICK HERE.

MORE INFO:

Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
We have Food Attendant positions available at Knott's Berry Farm and Soak City! The primary responsibility of a Food Attendant is to assist the guests in making food purchases. This includes helping the guest decide what type of food they would like, taking the guest's order, ringing the sale on a cash register, accepting payment from the guest, and giving the guest their food order. Other responsibilities include preparing cooked foods to fill orders; packing food to go; and maintaining a clean, sanitary environment by cleaning the work area and washing dishes as needed.

Requirements:
Outgoing friendly individuals who are willing to deliver superior guest service. You must be at least 16 years of age for this job. You must be able to comply with Knott's costuming and grooming standards. Experience is not required for this job. Must be able to obtain a food handler card.

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that makes Knott's Berry Farm, the "Friendliest Place in the West", then please CLICK HERE.

MORE INFO:
Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
The primary responsibility of a Ride Operator is to assist each guest in safely riding each ride. This includes greeting the guest at the entry of a ride; explaining the limitations and restrictions to the guest; seating the guest in the ride; securing safety restraints; and operating the ride. A Ride Operator is also responsible for cleaning their assigned ride. You must be at least 18 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent to be considered for a ride operator position.

Requirements:
We are looking for outgoing friendly individuals who are willing to deliver superior guest service. You must be able to comply with Knott's costuming and grooming standards. Experience is not required for this job. You must be at least 18 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent to be considered for a ride operator position.

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that makes Knott's Berry Farm, the "Friendliest Place in the West", then please CLICK HERE.

MORE INFO:
Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
The primary responsibility of a Retail Clerk is to assist guests in making purchases. This includes helping the guests select and locate items; ringing the guest's sale on a cash register; accepting payment from the guests; making change; and wrapping and bagging of the guests' purchase. A Sales Clerk is also responsible for maintaining appropriate stock levels, housekeeping and safety in their assigned location.

Requirements:
Outgoing friendly individuals who are willing to deliver superior guest service. Good cash handling skills are needed. You must be at least 16 years of age for most jobs, although some jobs may have higher age requirements. You must be able to comply with Knott's costuming and grooming standards. Experience is not required for most jobs. Food handler card required for this position.

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that makes Knott's Berry Farm, the "Friendliest Place in the West", then please CLICK HERE.

MORE INFO:
Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
The primary responsibility of a Games Attendant is to assist the guest in the play of different types of games of skill. This includes explaining the rules of the game to the guest, demonstrating how the game is played, accepting payment from the guest, making change, distributing the items needed to play the game, awarding prizes, and encouraging the guest to play again. A Games Attendant is also responsible for housekeeping, stocking prizes, and safety in their assigned location.

Requirements:
Outgoing friendly individuals who are willing to deliver superior guest service. You must be at least 16 years of age for most jobs, although some jobs may have higher age requirements. You must be able to comply with Knott's costuming and grooming standards. Experience is not required for most jobs.

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that makes Knott's Berry Farm, the "Friendliest Place in the West", then please CLICK HERE.

MORE INFO:
Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
This position is responsible for cleaning the amusement park midways, parking lots, rides and offices after park closing. To accomplish the goal of cleaning the park, the position uses a variety of equipment including blowers, pressure washers, scrubbers, sweepers, tractors, and vacuums. This position is also responsible for removing all trash dumpsters from around the park and getting them ready for pick-up disposal.

Requirements:
Prior custodial experience is helpful, but not required. We will train you. Must be at least 18 years of age or a high school graduate or equivalent. Must be available to work the graveyard shift: 12:00am to 9:00am

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that makes Knott's Berry Farm, the "Friendliest Place in the West", then please CLICK HERE.

MORE INFO:
Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
This position is responsible for ensuring that all assigned guestrooms are thoroughly cleaned daily. Other duties of this job include returning soiled linen to laundry and removing trash from assigned areas. This position also helps clean public hallways and areas in assigned area on a daily basis. Cleans vending machines,ice machines and elevator foyers. Perform a towel count in each room to ensure billing for theft.

Requirements:
We are looking for outgoing friendly individuals who are willing to deliver superior guest service. You must be at least 18 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent. You must be able to comply with Knott's costuming and grooming standards. You must also be able to work weekends and holiday periods. Prior experience is helpful, but not required.

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that makes Knott's Berry Farm, the "Friendliest Place in the West", then please CLICK HERE.

MORE INFO:
Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.


The position of Banquet Server is responsible for setting up and serving food at all catered events. Must be able to provide superior tableside service as well as buffet service. Must provide guests with a high level of service and satisfaction. . Must adhere to all Company food handling and sanitation guidelines as well as Company alcohol control guidelines.

Requirements:
Outgoing friendly individuals who are willing to deliver superior guest service. Serving experience required. You must be at least 18 years of age for this position. You must be able to comply with Knott's costuming and grooming standards. Must be able to obtain a food handler card.

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that makes Knott's Berry Farm, the "Friendliest Place in the West", then please CLICK HERE.

MORE INFO:
Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
A Class B Driver will park guest cars, drive hotel carts, limousine, and shuttle. In addition, will perform duties of bellworker, including: Greet guests in a friendly, professional manner; unload luggage, deliver luggage to rooms, deliver valet items and act as a runner for the front office as needed. Secure and arrange transfer of trunks, packages and other meeting supplies to appropriate areas. Tag articles, record information, and arrange for outgoing freight or packages for hotel guests. Arrange for cleaning, laundering, or repair of guests clothing and other items. Compute charges for services rendered and deliver to front desk for inclusion in guest folio.

Requirements:
Must be at least 18 years of age. Prior driver experienced preferred. Drivers must have a current Class B license with a passenger certification. Must be able to pass a mandatory drug test, physical, and a DMV check. Must be an outgoing, friendly individuals who are willing to deliver superior service. Must have excellent communication skills.

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that makes Knott's Berry Farm, the "Friendliest Place in the West", then please CLICK HERE.

MORE INFO:
Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
Greeter positions are available in various Knott's restaurants located throughout the theme park. This position is responsible for engaging in pleasant conversation while quickly and efficiently arranging guest seating. Answer phones, take reservations, and provide specific restaurant related information. Provide guest service according to Knott's Berry Farm Standards. Maintain cleanliness and safety in assigned area.  Accurately complete department paperwork.

Requirements:
Outgoing friendly individuals who are willing to deliver superior guest service. You must be at least 16 years of age for this job. You must be able to comply with Knott's costuming and grooming standards. Experience is not required for this job. Must be able to obtain a food handler card.

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that makes Knott's Berry Farm, the "Friendliest Place in the West", then please CLICK HERE.

MORE INFO:
Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
Busser positions are available in various Knott's restaurants located throughout the theme park. The primary purpose of this position is the ensure that guests are seated at a clean table, properly set within the shortest amount of time possible. This position is also responsible for assisting servers by refilling guest's drinks, are responding to guests requests. Other duties include maintaining the cleanliness of restrooms, perimeter of the building and parking lot. This position works with servers and greeters to ensure guests receive excellent service.

Requirements:
Outgoing friendly individuals who are willing to deliver superior guest service. You must be at least 18 years of age for this job. You must be able to comply with Knott's costuming and grooming standards. Experience is not required for this job. Must be able to obtain a food handler card.

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that makes Knott's Berry Farm, the "Friendliest Place in the West", then please CLICK HERE.

MORE INFO:
Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
The primary responsibility of a Loss Prevention Investigator is to protect the assets of Knott's Berry Farm including Guests, Employees and property. This includes detering criminal acts, interviewing and interrogating, and any activity that violates Park rules and regulations. Other duties include written documentation of incidents (reading and writing skills), use of a computer and use of two way radios.

Requirements:
You must be at least 18 years of age, a high school graduate, or equivalent to be considered for this position. Must have Loss Prevention experience. Interviewing and interrogation techniques experience preferred. Must be able to attend and obtain certification from a company approved Interview & Interrogation class upon the request of the company. This must be done before the applicant could conduct internal interrogations. You must also have a California Guard Card.

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that makes Knott's Berry Farm, the "Friendliest Place in the West", then please CLICK HERE.

MORE INFO:
Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
The primary responsibility of a Security Aide is to protect the assets of Knott's Berry Farm, while ensuring our guests and employees have a safe and memorable experience. This includes providing guests with information and directions, enforcing park guidelines, maintaining a highly visible presence, and by having stationary positions at points throughout the Park. Use of two way radios may be required.

*This position is a temporary position for the Knott's Scary Farm event.

Requirements:
You must be at least 18 years of age, a high school graduate, or equivalent to be considered for a security aide position. You must also be able to pass a criminal background check and a drug test. You must be available to work the following Knott's Scary Farm dates: September 24 - November 1.

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that makes Knott's Berry Farm, the "Friendliest Place in the West", then please CLICK HERE.

MORE INFO:
Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
HELP US BUILD A BETTER NIGHTMARE! Knott's Scary Farm has immediate openings for seasonal/temporary skilled workers and artisans. Apply for one of the following: Theatrical Carpenters, Construction Carpenters, Scenic Artists/Painters, Audio and Lighting Technicians and Theatrical Crafts/Prop Masters.

Requirements:
We are looking for hard-working, team players to assist us in building our annual Knott's Scary Farm. Minimum 2 years experience required. You must be 18 years of age, a high school graduate, or equivalent, to apply.

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that helps turn Knott's Berry Farm into Knott's Scary Farm, then please CLICK HERE. Make sure you apply for the Knott's Scary Farm Build position.

MORE INFO:
Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
This position is responsible for decorating a variety of cakes for all occasions. In addition, this position is responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of the decorating area, tools and equipment.

Requirements:
Must have at least one year of related experience in decorating all occasion cakes. Must be able to use an airbrush and combine colors. Must be able to obtain a food handler card.

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that makes Knott's Berry Farm, the "Friendliest Place in the West", then please CLICK HERE.

MORE INFO:
Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
This position is primarily responsible for mixing and serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to guests of the bar and service bar. This position is also responsible for following standard drink recipes and the company's alcoholic beverage control policies; merchandising drinks. Our bartenders attend to guests, making them feel welcome.

Requirements:
We have exciting opportunities available for experienced bartenders that are willing to deliver superior service in a fast-paced environment. All applicants positions must have prior restaurant experience in a full service bar. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age. Must be able to obtain a food handler card.

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that makes Knott's Berry Farm, the "Friendliest Place in the West", then please CLICK HERE.

MORE INFO:
Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
We have Park Attendant positions available at Knott's Berry Farm and Soak City! The primary responsibility of a Park Service Attendant is to ensure the total "Knott's Experience" for our guests. This includes providing superior guest service by initiating guest interactions; providing guests with information and directions; and ensuring guests' high expectations are met in terms of overall park cleanliness. Through teamwork, complete park aesthetics will be ensured by sweeping water from midways, keeping the midways clean of debris, emptying park trash cans, and bussing tables at outside food locations. Restroom cleanliness and safety are provided by ensuring the floors remain dry and free of debris. Facilities are kept clean and sanitary by wiping down counters, sinks, lavatories, mirrors, and partitions. In addition, rest room dispensers are stocked with supplies on a regular basis.

Requirements:
Outgoing, friendly individuals who are willing to deliver superior guest service. You must be at least 16 years of age. You must be able to comply with Knott's costuming and grooming standards. Experience is not required for this job. We will train you!

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that makes Knott's Berry Farm, the "Friendliest Place in the West", then please CLICK HERE.

MORE INFO:
Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
Knott's is looking for people with an animated personality to entertain guests from all over the world. The Park Character Department is seeking individuals that will perform as Characters on the midways, in stage shows, for Public Relations events and picnics. You must be between 4'7" and 5'3" in height and weight must be in proportion to your height. Must be able to stand, move & perform minor choreography in full character costume for a minimum of thirty (30) minutes at a time, several times a day. In addition, you must have good body flexibility and love to work with children. Dance or acting experience is a plus, but not a requirement. Cannot wear glasses in costume. Contact lenses are acceptable. If this is you, we'd love to put you Center Stage!

A fun audition for this position will be required. Contact Tim Klega at (714) 220-5386 for more details.

TO APPLY:
A fun audition for this position will be required. Contact Tim Klega at (714) 220-5386 for more details.

MORE INFO:

Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

The position is responsible for setting up and serving food at catered and picnic events. Must be able to provide superior tableside service as well as buffet service. Must provide guests with a high level of service and satisfaction. Must adhere to all Company food handling and sanitation guidelines.

Requirements:

Outgoing friendly individuals who are willing to deliver superior guest service. You must be at least 16 years of age for this job. You must be able to comply with Knott's costuming and grooming standards. Experience is not required for this job. Must be able to obtain a food handler card.

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that makes Knott's Berry Farm, the "Friendliest Place in the West", then please CLICK HERE.

MORE INFO:
Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
Knott’s Berry Farm currently has immediate openings for certified Emergency Medical Technicians. Our ideal candidate will possess at least 2 years EMT experience in a recognized organization.

Requirements:
Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, first aid, basic life support, transport, communication and triage is required. Must be skilled in the use and maintenance of various types of emergency medical equipment.

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that makes Knott's Berry Farm, the "Friendliest Place in the West", then please CLICK HERE.

MORE INFO:
Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
We are looking for some good ghouls to haunt our delightfully scary Terror-tory! Our monsters are assigned to a variety of themed attractions where they use a variety of props and scare techniques to entertain and frighten guests. In addition, our monsters jump, lunge, crawl, growl, groan and grunt to add to the scary atmosphere. So, throw back those coffin lids, rise from the dead and come be a part of the World's Biggest Halloween Event!

Requirements:
In order to work at Knott's Scary Farm, you must be at least 18 years of age or a high school graduate (or equivalent). Knott's Scary Farm Monsters must be able to work the nights of Knott's Scary Farm. Shifts may run as late as 3:00 a.m. Dates are subject to change, additional nights may be added. Monsters are required to wear masks and/or make-up for an entire shift.

TO APPLY:

If you're ready to become part of the winning team, then please CLICK HERE.

MORE INFO:
Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
Create and decorate (with minimal supervision) park decorations and visual merchandising for seasonal, special and promotional events. This includes acquiring, preparing, installing, striking and storing existing and new material. Support other departments with decor assistance and request necessary assistance from those departments. Maintain a clean, safe and organized work environment. This is a seasonl position.

Prefer one-year experience in décor, theatrical props, set dressing or visual merchandise displays. Must demonstrate displays look and have working knowledge of basic hand tools. Must be willing to work a variety of shifts, including nights. No fear of heights.

TO APPLY:
If you're ready to become part of the winning team that makes Knott's Berry Farm, the "Friendliest Place in the West", then please apply by emailing your resume to employment@knotts.com. Please put “Resume for Park Decor” in the subject line.

MORE INFO:
Knott's is an equal opportunity employer. We support a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.