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.



Job Fair – June 30, 2016


Knott's Berry Farm will be holding a Job Fair on Thursday, June 30, 2016 from 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Knott's Employment Center. We are looking to fill multiple positions park wide.

Experience is not required for most jobs! We will train you. 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 if hired in a Food and beverage position.

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, June 30, 2016 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.



To view available positions, click on the links below.

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 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 17, 2016.

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.
If you like to dance, you may enjoy becoming a part of the Camp Snoopy Theatre Show. Knott's Berry Farm is looking for people with an animated personality to entertain and perform for guests from all over the world.

Requirements:
• Must be at least 16 years old.
• Must be between 4'11" and 5'3" in height with weight in proportion to your height.
• Education/experience in dance and dance technique a must.
• Ability to stand & perform choreography in full character costumes for thirty (30) minutes at a time, several times a day.
• Must enjoy working with children.
• Glasses cannot be worn in costume, but contact lenses are acceptable.

If you are interested, we'd love to put you Center Stage!

TO APPLY:
A fun audition for these positions is required. Contact Timothy Klega at (714) 220-5386 to set up an audition time and for more details. Please bring head shot/ resume to audition.

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 STUNT SHOW AUDITIONS
Saturday, June 25, 2016 @ 8:00am

Knott’s Berry Farm will be holding auditions for our brand new Stunt Show! We are looking for energetic, enthusiastic performers to play the roles of characters listed below. You must be at least 18 years of age and have had previous stage and stunt experience. Full availability as plus.

Tabby Hawkins – Female, 18-24 in appearance
Required qualifications: Gymnast, high stamina
Preferred qualifications: Some stunt experience

Davy Boy – Male, 20-30 in appearance
Required qualifications: Basic parkour, stunt experience, medium build, strength, high stamina
Preferred qualifications: Average height, younger features

Phyllis Mayfield – Male, 30-35 in appearance
Required qualifications: 4’11”-5’5”, medium build
Preferred qualifications: Strong voice, dominant personality


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
• Must be at least 18 years of age, high school graduate or equivalent.
• Please bring head shot and resume.
• Shows run through January 1, 2017.
• Complete availability a plus.
• Must pass a drug, physical and background check.
• Please dress appropriately for stunt movement and fight scenes. No costumes.
• No guests allowed.

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.

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