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.



Food and Beverage Job Fair – May 29, 2015


Knott's Berry Farm will be holding a Food and Beverage Job Fair on Friday, May 29, 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 Thursday, May 21, 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

We are looking for trained Piano Players for our Calico Saloon Show!

Auditions: Please call 714.220.5386 to schedule an audition. Bring photo and resume to your audition.

  • Must be able to sight read or learn music by rote in a timely manner
  • Ragtime and show tune stylization
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be fully available including weekends and holidays

MORE INFO:
Park in the Western Avenue Employee Parking Lot located just South of La Palma and the Buena Park Fire Department. Cross the street to the Western Avenue Security entrance and an Entertainment Representative will escort you to the audition area. 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 enthusiastic Male Vocalist's to play the role of Dakota Dan in our Calico Saloon Show!

 
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be able to sing
Must have good stage presence

To schedule an Audition, please call (714) 220-5384. Bring photo and resume and be prepared to learn a simple dance combination. Prepare 1 short vocal selection and bring sheet music.


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.

We are looking for individuals with stage and show quality management experience!

This position will be responsible for overseeing cast performance for our Knott's Scary Farm Mazes, Streets and other show vignettes. Ensure and maintain performance quality. Must have good people and communication skills. Must be fully available for Knott's Scary Farm nights, rehearsals and hiring dates. Must be available nights and weekends.

TO APPLY:
Please apply by emailing your resume to employment@knotts.com. Please put “Resume for Cast Leader” in the subject line. Resumes are due by Friday, June 19, 2014.

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 auditioning for personalities that would like to be a living part of Ghost Town. It’s 1885 and we need folks to inhabit our world famous Ghost Town. We are looking for school teachers, miners and townsfolk.

Requirements:
• Acting experience a plus, but not required. Applicants will be expected to portray various residents of Ghost Town.
• Ability to display a character living in the era.
• Ability to engage guests and initiate conversation.
• Must be 18 years of age.
• Seeking male and female applicants.

We are going to have our Ghost Town Personalities audition on Thursday May 21, 2015 at 6:00pm.
Park in the Western Ave. employee parking just south of La Palma Ave. Proceed to the Western Employee Entrance located across the street from the parking lot. A Knott’s representative will escort applicants to the audition area.

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.