ICE! Seasonal Character Escort

Marriott International | Kissimmee, Florida | 9/29/2016

Gaylord Hotels is a multi-location hospitality brand guided by a single focus: extraordinary meetings and conventions. From guest rooms and meeting space, to entertainment and dining all in a self-contained environment, Gaylord Hotels makes meeting planning easy and provides attendees great networking opportunities. As a Gaylord Hotels STAR, you'll bring your warm smile, genuine excitement and a “consider it done” spirit to work. In return, you'll experience the rewards of growing your career among a team of professionals with a passion for excellence. Ready for a change? Take the initiative. Enjoy the Rewards.


Job Summary

Facilitate entertainment performances by providing exceptional service and guest experience through one-on-one interactions with guests while assisting performers. Assist and accompany Character performers to, on and from assigned areas while maintaining the Special Events Character Handling Guidelines to provide for the safety and physical well-being of Character performers. Encourage, recruit, register, and schedule guests to participate in activities for the live shows, events or performances. Promote a fun, energized and comfortable atmosphere for guests. Provide information to guests about available recreation facilities and activities, including providing tours. Lead and/or perform in live shows following basic scripts and using improvisation during shows as needed. Perform confidently in front of audiences while engaging audience members in live-show activities. Explain and promote the rules and regulations of the facility intended for the safety and welfare of guests. Observe activity in the facility and respond appropriately in accordance with local operating procedure in the event of an emergency. Be aware of possible situations where guests are not able to safely participate in an activity and inform supervisor/manager. Prep for show and clean and maintain recreational equipment and supplies. Must have demonstrated experience in previous roles performing the following: accurately and consistently portray the pre-determined style, characteristics and mannerisms of each role without any deviation; perform inside bulky hot costumes for extended periods of time; maintain size and weight requirements based on costume's pre-determined size; work with large quantities of groups and children; stand for an extended periods of time.

Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures. Report maintenance problems, safety hazards, accidents, or injuries. Complete safety training and certifications. Display clean and professional uniform and personal appearance. Maintain confidentiality of proprietary information. Protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards. Anticipate and address guests' service needs. Assist individuals with disabilities. Speak with others using clear and professional language. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others, and listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees. Verify adherence to quality expectations and standards. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift. Maintain size and weight requirements based on costume's pre-determined size. Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Visually inspect tools, equipment, or machines. Continual use of manual dexterity with frequent use of bi-manual dexterity. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance. Wear and carry special events props and gear for long periods of time. Perform other reasonable duties as requested.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.



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Kissimmee, Florida
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