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.


 

Knott's Soak City Job Fair - April 2, 2015

Earn some Cash while making a Splash!

This summer, the hottest job opportunities can be found at the coolest place in town, Knott's Soak City. We will be conducting Lifeguard “Meet and Greets” on Thursday, April 2, 2015, 12:00pm-5:00pm. On this day, we will give information about the requirements needed so you can apply to be a Lifeguard. You do not need to submit an application or resume at the "Meet and Greet".

Responsibilities:
Soak City Lifeguards are responsible for guarding swimmers in their zone of coverage and for the safe and efficient operation of the aquatic areas of Soak City. They will work directly and communicate continuously with Water Park guests in a variety of situations. This includes the providing of proper dispatch intervals in accordance with the standard operating procedures for each attraction. The Lifeguards will be directly responsible for enforcing the Water Park and slide admission requirements. Lifeguards will achieve full certification in accordance with the National Pool and Water Park Lifeguard Training Program as developed by Jeff Ellis & Associates (provided by Knott’s Berry Farm).

Requirements:
Lifeguards must be at least 16 years of age, in good physical condition, and satisfy the swimming pre-requisites in accordance with the National Pool and Water Park Lifeguard Training Program. Lifeguard training and certification will be provided by Knott's Berry Farm.

Special Events and Auditions

We are looking for trained and enthusiastic Can Can Dancers for our Calico Saloon Show!

Auditions take place: Friday, April 10, 2015 at 11:00am. Bring photo and resume. Wear dance attire including character shoes.

Must be fully available from June 2 through September 1
Must be high school graduate or equivalent
Must pass a complete mandatory physical exam and drug test

If you have any questions, please call (714) 220-5386

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 trained Piano Players for our Calico Saloon Show!

Auditions take place: Friday, April 10, 2014 at 2:00pm. 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.
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.

KNOTT’S BERRY FARM IS CURRENTLY HOLDING AUDITIONS FOR
KNOTT’S WILD WEST STUNT TEAM

WHEN:
FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2015 @ 7:00 A.M.

WHERE: KNOTT’S BERRY FARM WAGON CAMP STAGE

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR: EXCELLENT STUNT AND GYMNASTIC ABILITY PLUS STRONG  ACTING SKILLS. OPEN AVAILABILITY A MUST. GREAT GUEST SERVICE AND GOOD PHYSICAL CONDITION. MALES ONLY.

WHAT TO EXPECT: APPLICANTS WILL BE TAKEN THROUGH A PHYSICAL TEST OF BASIC STUNT MANEUVERS (ROLLS, PUNCHES, BLOCKS, ETC.) AND ASKED TO READ FROM A PRE-SELECTED SCRIPT.

PARK IN THE WESTERN AVE., EMPLOYEE PARKING LOT JUST SOUTH OF LA PALMA AVE. PROCEED TO THE WESTERN EMPLOYEE ENTRANCE LOCATED ACROSS FROM THE PARKING LOT. A KNOTT’S REPRESENTATIVE WILL ESCORT APPLICANTS TO THE AUDITION AREA.
  • MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE OR EQUIVALENT
  • PLEASE BRING HEAD SHOT AND RESUME
  • WEAR COMFORTABLE CLOTHES THAT ARE EASY TO MOVE IN
  • ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS AND DETAILS WILL BE ADDRESSED AT THE AUDITION

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:
DAVE BOWMAN AT 714.220.5341 OR CRAIG HARRELD 714.220.5384

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.