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Seasonal Employment

The Georgia Renaissance Festival is a fun and exciting place to work. We are committed to diversity in all staff, volunteers, and audiences and we welcome applications from any individual regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, culture, religion, and physical and mental abilities.

The Festival operates April 18 through June 7, 2020 on Saturdays and Sundays, with additional days on Memorial Day Monday and Field Trip Day for school children on Thursday, May 8. Employees are expected to be available for all Festival dates. Applicants with prior experience in food service, entertainment, groundskeeping, stage management, customer relations, or cashiering are strongly encouraged to apply. We offer competitive compensation based on experience and position.

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Open Positions:

Food & Beverage - Cook

Food & Beverage - Food Prep

Food & Beverage - Front-End Cashier

Games, Playground Attendants

Ticket Booth

Front Gate

Information Booth

Special Events Coordinator

Stage Managers & Backstage Crew

Application


Food & Beverage - Cook

Cooks work in a fast-paced, high-volume, industrial-style kitchen. They are required to set up workstations, prepare foods using various equipment, ensure cleanliness, and maintain proper holding temperatures. Experience is an advantage, but not required. APPLY NOW

Food & Beverage - Food Prep

Food preparers assemble orders, ensure food quality, assist cooks, ensure cleanliness, and proper holding temperatures. Experience as a Food Expediter is an advantage, but not required. APPLY NOW

Food & Beverage - Front-End Cashier

Foodservice cashiers interact with customers ensuring excellent customer service, taking orders, processing payments, and giving back accurate change. Basic math skills are needed, but customer service experience is not required. A Renaissance-themed costume required. APPLY NOW

Games, Playground Attendants

Game attendants interact with customers (frequently children) ensuring excellent customer service, taking payments, and giving back accurate change. Basic math skills are needed, as well as an outgoing personality. A Renaissance-themed costume is required. APPLY NOW

Ticket Booth

This position includes selling tickets. Ticket booth workers are responsible for making change and balancing a till at the end of a shift. A Renaissance-themed costume required. APPLY NOW

Front Gate

This position includes greeting guests, taking and scanning tickets with a provided device, and answering guest questions. Front Gate workers also keep the area around the Front Gate tidy. This position is customer-service oriented and requires extensive interaction with patrons most of the day. A Renaissance-themed costume is required. APPLY NOW

Information Booth

This position includes selling tickets to onsite events and giving information to patrons as needed. Info Booth workers are responsible for making change and balancing a till at the end of a shift. This position is customer-service oriented. A Renaissance-themed costume is required. APPLY NOW

These positions are for Saturdays, Sundays, and Memorial Day of our regular season - April 18 through June 7, plus one mid-week student day on Thursday, May 8.

Orientation for all employees will be in early April.

In-person interviews will be announced at a later date.

Contact our office if you have any questions: 770-964-8575

Please complete the application below and hit the" submit" button.


Special Events Coordinator

This unique position is perfect for an enthusiastic, organized, detail-oriented person with a positive attitude and proven problem-solving skills. Strong leadership skills and the ability to confidently manage multiple details and personalities a must.

Position duties include:

  • Responsible for all day-of event management, in partnership with the Entertainment Director
  • Responsible for pre-event set up and final checks
  • Greet clients upon arrival and assist with any changes or needs
  • Work with Food and Beverage manager on service and catering displays
  • Ensure on-time set up and readiness of the event area
  • Communicate with all event staff prior to event start and answer any questions
  • Communicate with client during the event and help with any needs
  • Manage day-of special requests and accurately track additional incurred costs
  • Act as closing supervisor on event days. See clients off and assist with any outstanding details as needed
  • Conduct final venue walk-through for any items left behind by clients or guests, ensure all equipment has been replaced to proper location, and confirm that venue and shared spaces are ready for the next event
  • In partnership with the Entertainment Director, develop wedding and special event packages and design ideas

Previous Renaissance Festival experience a plus, but not required.

Physical Requirements:

  • This position is primarily an outdoor festival position, which includes hot/inclement weather
  • This position includes moving tables, chairs and food/beverage displays up to 30 pounds
  • The position may require you to remaining in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods (60 minutes)
  • This position requires a festival-approved costume

Position Requirements:

  • Applicants **must** be over the age of 21
  • Candidates must be able to commute to our location in Fairburn, GA
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent management and organization skills
  • Should be passionate about event planning
  • A team player
  • Deadline oriented

This position is a contract position and paid on a per-wedding/event basis.
Hours are limited to weekends only, no more than 5 hours a day.

For questions or to apply directly, please email Entertainment Director Catie Osborn or call 770-964-8575 x 106.



Stage Managers & Backstage Crew Members for our 2020 season

Position Details:

The Georgia Renaissance Festival is home to seven stages and three music venues that require outgoing, organized and efficient stage managers and run crew.

Our backstage crew supervises all production needs of our stages. Depending upon the needs of the specific stages and acts, members of the crew may handle responsibilities such as sweeping the stage, arranging the benches, calling up a crowd, hanging signs, ushering patrons, checking posted stage schedules, assisting with hat pass, as well as set up and take down of props. On some stages, working with a sound system may be required.

This is an excellent opportunity for theatre students to gain experience in a fast-paced, interactive environment.

Ideal stage manager candidates will have some previous stage management or event organization experience. A basic familiarity with sound equipment and Excel is a plus but not required.

Please note that this is a part-time position (Saturdays/Sundays only).

To apply, email the Entertainment Director with a resume and/or portfolio or call 770-964-8575 ext 106.



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