Human Resources

Job ID:
REC 13-17

Issue Date:
November 20, 2017

Department:
Recreation

Application Deadline:
November 30, 2017 or Until Need is Met

Special Requirements of Position:
To play Santa Clause at the upcoming Christmas Village. Santa Clause has rosy cheeks, a big belly, a snow-white beard, a hearty laugh, and is full of holiday spirit. You must look and act the part, being Santa Clause is hard work. Santa have to be good actors and must stay in holiday character at all times.

Kind of Work / Essiential Functions (This is descriptive, not restrictive as to all tasks included in this position):
Able to persuade individuals in all walks of life that Christmas magic is real Be compassionate about childhood dreams and wishes Ability to be slightly magical, quick and nimble Demonstrate Christmas knowledge Able to project a robust and heart-felt HO-HO-HO Christmas greeting Tolerate glare of flashing lights Ability to have holiday smile at events Proven track record to demonstrate who has been naughty or nice You may be required to stand or sit for long periods of time You may be required to walk or roam You may be required to pick up children or have them sit on your lap To wear a Santa Clause costume and pose for photos with children and families To interact with children and families as Santa Clause character To provide exceptional Christmas experience for village attendees

Work Environment/Hours Worked:
Will be required to work at Kenner City Park. Work hours will vary and are flexible. Village hours are Wednesday-Friday 6:00pm to 9:00pm; Saturday 10:00am-9:00pm; Sunday noon-8:00pm. The village dates are November 25th-December 30th.

Communication Skills:
This individual must be able to read and to be able to comprehend directions from the Director/Assistant Director concerning various rules and regulations set forth by the Kenner Parks and Recreation department.

Equipment Used:
Bio Time Clock

Physical Involvement:
Standing and sitting

Mental Involvement:
Must be able to communicate in English both orally and in writing. To be able to comprehend verbal or written direction/instructions from Director/Assistant Director.

Human Relations Involvement:
To be able to monitor and respond in a responsible manner in various situations and to maintain an objective attitude, tact and discretion under these conditions.

Minimum Qualifications:
Must be 18 years old or older and able to embody the character of Santa.

Desirable Qualifications:
Prior background playing Santa Clause. Prior experience with children. Provide own Santa Suit but must be approved

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Entry Level:
$10.00 hourly rate

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