Mascots (173745-086)

Under general guidance of the Creative Attractions Supervisor and the Entertainment & Attractions Coordinator, the Mascot is responsible for promoting the Los Angeles County Fair as an official costumed ambassador of the Fair at local community events and the Fair.
Principle Duties & Responsibilities
Representing the Los Angeles County Fair and Fairplex at community functions throughout the year
Participating in meet & greets and photo taking opportunities at year-round events and the Los Angeles County Fair
Assisting mascots in getting in costume
Assuring mascots safety while mascots are in public
Driving to and from community events
Keeping costumes and dressing rooms clean and orderly
Informing the Entertainment Department of any concerns or problems with the costumes
Completing surveys based on experience at events
Participating in the parades during Fair
Other duties as assigned
Required Skills
Applicants may be no taller than 5'8" due to costumes being size specific
Applicants must be in good physical condition and capable of performing the requirements involved, which include the ability to wear and be mobile and interactive in a size-specific body costume - including character head - for extended periods of time
Qualified applicants will be required to audition in costume as a mascot
Required Experience
Essential Elements of Job
Must be at least 16 years of age
Must have reliable transportation
The ideal candidate should have a performing arts background with experience in either dance or drama, although all applicants will be considered
Must be well organized and flexible to meet time, priority and workload demands
Strong communication skills with all levels within the organization
Applicants must be comfortable interacting with a multitude of individuals in a community-based setting
Ability to troubleshoot situations without delay and act accordingly
Must be able to lift approximately 30 lbs.
Must be available to work flexible hours
Friendly and outgoing individual
Works well with children and other staff members at many events

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