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. You can also save time by printing out our Job Application. Just fill in the information and then bring it with you when you apply.

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:
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 in person at: Knott's Berry Farm Employment Center 8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, CA 90620. Employment Center Hours are: Monday through Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm. We are closed Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays. Save time by downloading and filling out a job application before you get to the Employment Center.

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 Male and Female actors that will walk around and breathe life into living personalities on our famous Ghost Town Streets!


Auditions take place: Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 6:00pm


Requirements:
  • Must have education/experience in improvisational skills.
  • Comedic, interactive performance background.
  • Ability to engage guests and initiate conversation.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Full availability from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

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.