Costuming and Crafts Supervisor

Sesame Place Philadelphia

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

What you get to do:
As the Costuming & Crafts Supervisor, you’ll be responsible for overseeing the operations of the costuming team, while also collaborating with the other areas of the Entertainment department to achieve project goals and objectives. You will also:
  • Research, develop and execute all park, show and event Costuming and Crafts including the costumed character production process.
  • Supervise all deliveries, pickups, laundry, and dry-cleaning procedures
  • Monitor the expenses and labor budgets that align with Park and Departmental objectives
  • Maintain inventory of Costuming and Crafts supplies, equipment and systems.
  • Document, track, and report Costuming and Crafts archives and resources useful life to Manager of Costumes and Theatrical Services and park teams
  • Supervise the quality assurance of Costuming and Crafts product and support areas
  • Responsible for the hiring, development, and performance evaluation of the team, including the completion of appropriate paperwork and administering of developmental documentation
  • Develop, implement, and lead the department training programs

What it takes to succeed:
  • Associates or BA in Theatre, Theatre Arts, Costume Arts, or equivalent professional experience preferred
  • Two (2) years professional supervisory experience in a costume shop environment or professional costume shop work experience preferred
  • Experience with Costume Design, Costume and Crafts Fabrication, Costume and Crafts Materials, Sewing and Patterning
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with high aptitude for computer software systems
  • A passion for customer service
  • Excellent multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Active listener with the ability to anticipate guests’ needs
  • Flexibility to perform varied duties

What else is important:
  • Ability to lift, push, pull and/or carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Position engages in extensive walking and standing throughout entire work shift and climb/ascend heights, if needed
  • Perform the following physical activities: kneeling, squatting, bend floor-to waist/waist-to-overhead, reach overhead, simple grasp and fine hand manipulation tasks (use of tools/keyboard/writing)
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors, in varying weather, to include extreme heat. Position may be exposed to fumes, dust, odors and cold/heat temperature extremes
  • Perform cleaning duties; including use of cleaning chemicals
  • Work a flexible schedule/hour based on business need, to include opening, mid-, and closing shifts; nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Flexible in work locations as placement will depend on business needs and career development opportunities

The perks of the position:
As part of the SeaWorld family, you’ll enjoy a fun, fast-paced environment, and great teammates, as well as:
  • Paid Floating Holidays
  • Accrual based Paid Time Off
  • SEA Employee Complimentary Park Tickets and Passes
  • SEA Park Discounts on Food and Merchandise
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K plan
  • Voluntary Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Benefits
  • Dependent and Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Plan

Join the team!
If you’re looking for the opportunity to make the most of your abilities in a one-of-a-kind setting with an entertainment industry leader, we’re looking for you!

This position is currently paid at a premium seasonal rate of $23.00 through 9/5/2022

More Information

Sesame Place Philadelphia

Langhorne, PA


Full Time Hourly

$23.00 per hour