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Costuming Operational Supervisor

Company: Six Flags Over Texas
Location: Arlington
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary: Six Flags Over Texas is seeking a creative and detail-oriented leader to join our Entertainment Team! The position directly supervises daily operations of costuming for our Characters. Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and provide leadership to seasonal Entertainment Team Members.
  • Work a minimum of 30 hours a week, with overtime available during busy seasons.
  • Manage Warner Brothers and DC brand/performance quality control of all Character appearances
  • Clean and maintain upkeep of a variety of specialty costumes including, but not limited to, Looney Tunes, Fur Characters, Character overdress, DC Characters, show and dance wear, Fright Fest, Holiday in the Park, and other seasonal entertainment, and general department.
  • Have extensive costuming skills, including sewing, patching, and stain removal.
  • Create schedules for Costuming Team Members based on Park and Department needs.
  • Lead a Costuming Team of 4-6 people or more during Fright Fest.
  • Transport costumes to and from off-site Character appearances as needed.
  • Operate in a safe and efficient manner at all times while holding safety to the highest regard.
  • Responsible for the general appearance of Face and Specialty Characters, Fur Characters, Ambassadors, Ushers, and in-house, live stage show Performers.
  • Collaborate as needed with outsourced production companies on costuming requirements and care for live stage shows.
  • Keep all areas clean, organized, and sanitary for all Guests and Team Members.
  • Develop and regularly checks an inventory system for all costumes and props.
  • Perform periodic performance evaluations of Entertainment Team Members.
  • Train, audit, and adhere to all labor laws and guidelines to ensure full compliance with Federal, State, and Park regulations.
  • Model and enforce all Park policies and procedures and maintain all Six Flags standards.
  • Other duties as assigned. Minimum Requirements: Candidates must:
    • Be available to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays.
    • Be punctual and have a good attendance record.
    • Be able to work in all outdoor conditions for extended periods of time.
    • Be able to stand, walk, crouch, bend, stoop, kneel, lift, push, and pull up to fifty pounds.
    • Be professional, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and work well with others.
    • Have strong communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Be able to manage multiple tasks and plan ahead both short and long-term.
    • Be proficient in basic math, computer skills, and use of software, including Microsoft Office.
    • Have strong leadership and motivational skills with ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Maintain confidentiality and adhere to non-disclosure agreements.
    • Be proficient in costume design, with an understanding of costume functionality during performances.
    • Be able to build new costumes and make alterations to create revised costumes in tight timeframes.
    • Complete day-to-day fixes and launder used pieces in a timely fashion.
    • Have detailed knowledge of acceptable care guidelines for varying fabrics/costumes.
    • Have detailed knowledge of Looney Tunes and DC Characters.
    • Be at least 18 years old.
    • Possess a valid driver's license and a clear driving record.
    • Have a minimum of one-year experience in a leadership role. Preferred Candidates will have:
      • One-year experience in a Theme Park/Entertainment environment.
      • Two years of costuming experience.

Keywords: Six Flags Over Texas, Arlington , Costuming Operational Supervisor, Other , Arlington, Texas

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