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Halloween Haunt - Scare Actor and Specialty Characters

Doswell, Virginia

Job Category: Entertainment Shows/Performers

Req ID 22982
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Overview:

Kings Dominion is looking for talented, high-energy individuals to bring everyone’s favorite nightmares to life! If you enjoy scaring, come join the ranks of the Army of Darkness! Specialty positions have you scare our guests in a unique way by using training and gear provided by the Kings Dominion Halloween Haunt team!


Responsibilities:
  • Use creativity while startling and scaring guests in a safe and effective manner that utilizes performance techniques taught in training.
  • Work as a member of a team to achieve the overall atmosphere and goals set by the Entertainment leadership and show directors.
  • Consistently perform role as scripted or conceived.
  • Remain in Character while in view of guests and interacts in a professional and artistic manner.
  • Strong vocalization required such as grunts, groans, growls, screams and other monster noises.
  • Work amongst other scare actors, talent coaches, and supervisors, to create an immersive environment for guests.
  • Performs physical and vocal warm-ups to prevent injury.
  • Wear assigned costume, make-up, or mask for event run.
  • Maintains gear provided by park for run of event.
  • Provides guest service according to Cedar Fair standards when serving the guest or working with subordinates, including initiating guest interactions, answering questions, and giving directions. 
  • Maintains cleanliness and safety in assigned work area, performs all duties in compliance with Cedar Fair Safety guidelines and requirements, and reports all unsafe or unusual conditions to supervision. 
  • Meets scheduling availability requirements, including nights, weekends, and holiday periods to meet business needs.  
  • Adheres to and enforces all cedar fair and specific park policies and procedures, including safety, attendance and EEO policies, and demonstrates commitment to customer service in all aspects of employment.
  • Other duties may be assigned.  

Qualifications:
  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Ability to work in strobe lighting, artificial fog, confined and dark spaces.
  • Meets scheduling availability requirements, including nights, weekends, and holiday periods to meet business needs.  
  • Comfortable in working in loud and high energy environments.
  • Ability to work in outdoor environments and be able to stand for extended periods.
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