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Stockperson

Advertiser: Village Roadshow3.593 out of 53.6 overall rating (86 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
26 Jun 2020
Location
Gold Coast
Work Type
Contract/Temp
Classification
Advertising, Arts & Media, Other

About Role:

The Stockperson role delivers a very high standard of riding and follows directed choreography while maintaining a scripted character.

Duties:
• To rehearse and learn any roles or characters allocated. To follow direction given from the Show Director and VRTP management team.
• Ensure all animals are treated with care and respect. Encourage all animals to perform to their highest ability. Take all direction given in regards to animal behaviours and training.
• Maintain all animal areas, backstage areas and stables to the highest standards. To ensure a clean and safe environment for all team members and animals.
• Ensure all show equipment, costumes and saddlery, are maintained and used to the highest safety standards and all pre-show and post show checks are completed as directed.
• Responsible for maintaining your fitness levels and physical attributes required to fulfil the role.
• To be able to play the age range specific to the role.

Skills and Experience:
• Prior strong horse riding experience in a competitive field or station environment is essential.
• Previous harness, trick riding or whip cracking skills is desirable.
• Possess a high level of physical flexibility and/or aerialist or gymnast background.
• Experience in working with other livestock (e.g. cattle, sheep, work dogs).
• Performers will need at least 2 of these skills.
• To attend physicals as directed by VRTP and the ability to maintain physical fitness for the role.
• To be able to play the age range specific to the role.
• Previous experience in aerial harnesses (to portray a female character) is desirable
• Strong vocal ability to meet the requirements of the character.

Benefits:
• Unlimited free entry to our theme parks
• Food and beverage and retail discounts
• Unique team member events
• Opportunity for professional development

About the company:
Village Roadshow Theme Parks comprises of Warner Bros. Movie World, Wet ’n’ Wild Gold Coast, Paradise Country, Australian Outback Spectaculars Heartland, Village Roadshow Studios, Sea World and Sea World Resort. We encourage a fun, entertaining and enthusiastic environment whilst ‘Creating joy and memories that last lifetimes!’

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