SeaWorld Costume Characters

Come share the joy of entertaining children, be a costume character at SeaWorld. Wear athletic attire and tennis or jazz shoes. Be prepared to perform character improv and a simple dance combination.

To audition, you must be between 5' and 6' tall, able to lift at least 50 pounds and wear full body character costumes, which includes your head and face. These costumes can weigh anywhere from 25 to 30 pounds, which mainly rest on your head, shoulders, and waist. During the summer temperatures can reach up to 95 degrees or more, and you will be in costume for 45 minutes to an hour. This is an extremely hot, sweaty, and physical job.

As a costume character you will greet guests, shake hands, pose for pictures and give hugs. You will also act as a character escort, where you will be provided escort attire and assist the characters and guests. This could entail communicating information to the characters from the guest, offering to help with a photo or giving directions.

Costume character applicants must be at least 16 years of age.

Pay rates: $9.25/hour

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