Special Events Openings

Special Events Openings

Find the latest information regarding Knott's Job Fairs and Entertainment Auditions. You'll also find job listings for our seasonal events like Knott's Merry Farm and Halloween Haunt.

To view available positions, click on the links below.


 

Ride Operator Job Fair – July 2, 2015


If you love riding the rides at Knott's, then what would be a more perfect job than a Ride Operator! Knott's Berry Farm will be holding a Job Fair on Thursday, July 2, 2015 from 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Knott's Employment Center.

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. Experience is not required for this job!

We are looking for outgoing friendly individuals who are willing to deliver superior guest service! You must be at least 18 years of age or a high school graduate (or equivalent). You must be able to comply with Knott's costuming and grooming standards.

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 Thursday, July 2, 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.

Special Events and Auditions

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.

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.

Audition Information:
Saturday, July 25 at Screenland Studios
10501 Burbank Blvd
N. Hollywood, 91601

10:00am -11:30am- Female Dancers
11:30am-1:00am- Male Dancers

Must be proficient in some or all of the following styles:
Pop & Lock
Hip Hop
B-Boy
Contemporary with acrobatic skills
Strong technique and able to follow choreography
Aerial skills a plus

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
• Please bring a head shot and resume
• Shows run on select dates in September and October
• Rehearsals begin Sept. 4
• Complete availability required for rehearsals and show run
• Pre-employment physical and drug screening for some roles
required after casting and before hiring process

Knott’s Berry Farm is an Equal Opportunity Employer