Costume Specialist

Sesame Place San Diego

Costume Specialist

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. Join us and play an important part on our incredible team!

What you get to do:
As a Costume Specialist, you’ll take on a variety of responsibilities in order help facilitate the Entertainment Department’s growing event and show schedule.

•Participates as an integral contributor to the Entertainment Costuming Department.
•Executes Park, Show and Event Laundry Projects as assigned. Including all laundry processes and deliveries. Maintaining shoe repair process and supplies. Daily costume deliveries.
•Collaborates with Entertainment Production/Operations, Theatrical Services and Theming teams to achieve project goals and objectives.
•Works with outside Costuming and Crafts contractors as assigned.
•Works with the Costuming request process. Assists with fabric stocking.
•Works with the Costuming Project timelines to ensure park and departmental goals and objectives are obtained.
•Schedules are flexible. Black-out dates must be met.
•Works with Costuming supplies, equipment and systems, including shoe inventories, laundry and dry cleaning procedures and counts.
•Maintains the quality assurance of the Costuming product and support areas. Including the fabric storage facility.
•Follows department and park safety guidelines, including the proper use of PPE.
•Participates in the Costuming department training programs.
•Participates in other duties as assigned that support park and departmental goals and objectives, including sewing as needed.

What it takes to succeed:
•High School Diploma/GED required.
•3 years working experience in clothing, laundry, wardrobe and costuming preferred.
•Theme park experience preferred.
•Valid Driver’s License.
•Experience with:
  • Laundry supplies and equipment
  • Costume materials
  • Costume shop equipment
  • Shoes and shoe repair equipment
  • Costume shop hand tools

What else is important:
•Able 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)
•Able 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:
•SEA Employee Complimentary Park Tickets and Passes
•SEA Park Discounts on Food and Merchandise

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!

More Information

Sesame Place San Diego

Chula Vista, CA





7/27/2022 11:59 PM ET