Costumed Character-The Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center-(17001R30)
Location: US - TN - Nashville
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The Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center located at 2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville, TN 37214 is currently hiring a Costumed Character.
Lead and/or perform in Character themed shows following basic scripts and using improvisation during shows as needed. Must be a confident performer, who is capable of performing in front of, and engaging audiences in live-show activities. May involve performing basic dance routines and singing. Will perform in character costume. Encourage, recruit, register, and schedule guests to participate in various activities. Promote a fun, energized and comfortable atmosphere for guests. Provide information to guests about available recreation facilities and activities, including providing tours. Serve as Host for live events and activities. Explain and promote the rules and regulations of the facility intended for the safety and welfare of guests. Observe activity in the facility and respond appropriately in accordance with local operating procedure in the event of an emergency. Be aware of possible situations where guests are not able to safely participate in an activity and inform supervisor/manager. Prepare for show and clean and maintain equipment and supplies. Must have demonstrated experience in previous roles performing the following: accurately and consistently portray the pre-determined style, characteristics and mannerisms of each role without any deviation; perform inside bulky, hot costumes for long periods of time; maintain size and weight requirements based on costume’s pre-determined size; work with large quantities of groups and children; stand for extended periods of time.
Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report any maintenance problems, safety hazards, accidents, or injuries; complete safety training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional. Maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. Support all co-workers and treat them with dignity and respect. Support team to reach common goals. Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance. Visually inspect tools, equipment, or machines (e. g., to identify defects). Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Move through narrow, confined, or elevated spaces. Move over sloping, uneven, or slippery surfaces and steps. Move up and down stairs and/or service ramps. Exposure to outdoor elements, wet and/or humid conditions as well as extreme heat/cold (non-environmental). Work near loud noises, around and in large crowds, and in tight and dark spaces, including in a large costume. Continual use of manual dexterity with frequent use of bi-manual dexterity. Maintain size and weight requirements based on costume’s pre-determined size. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards. Speak with others using clear and professional language, and answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.
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