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 Knott's Scary Farm.


 

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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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.

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.
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.
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.