Tuesday , April 23 2024

Busch Gardens Careers – Costume Specialist

Website Busch Garden

Job Description:

Sesame Place San Diego opens March 2022! We’re seeking enthusiastic, dedicated, and hard-working individuals in a wide variety of roles. Join us and help bring joy, excitement, and lasting memories to people from around the world, and play an important part on our incredible opening team of Sesame Place ambassadors!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain cleanliness, safety, and quality standards through all assigned tasks
  • Responsible for the cleanliness and organization of costuming areas, and stocking adequate inventory and costuming repair materials
  • Responsible for the install and strike of assigned festivals and shows
  • Responsible for the coordination and instruction of cleaning, care, and maintenance of costumes.
  • This includes making needed repairs to costumes, costume characters, costume overlays, wigs, headpieces, footwear, and the laundering and storage of costumes
  • Assist with pre-setting costumes for special events/functions
  • As needed, assist performers with dressing needs including dressing performers, and insuring costumes are properly pre-set and post–set during shows and events
  • Responsible for maintaining costuming integrity of assigned shows and productions
  • Construct new costumes

Job Requirements:

  • Able to handle multiple tasks under high pressure
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Have a High School Diploma or the equivalent
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including days, evenings, weekends/holidays
  • At least 18 years old
  • Minimum 2 years experience with costume construction, repair, or maintenance of costumes and/or wardrobe items
  • Working knowledge of basic computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Office, and Excel

Qualification & Experience:

  • Sewing skills needed to perform costume alterations, costume construction, replace zippers and snaps
  • Excellent hand and industrial machine sewing skills
  • Be team-oriented with a kid-siderate attitude
  • Have excellent organizational skills; experience with project management a plus
  • Experience with or be willing to learn wig care and maintenance
  • Experience with or be willing to learn airbrush techniques and designs
  • Theme park experience a plus
  • Ability to trouble shoot mechanical problems
  • Ability to follow specific instructions, and teach others to assist based on needs of item
  • Construction and/or costume design abilities preferred

Job Details:

Company: Busch Garden

Vacancy Type:  Part Time

Job Location: Chula Vista, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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