Busch Gardens Williamsburg Job Opportunities

Busch Gardens Williamsburg & Water Country USA Job Opportunities

Work some fun and excitement into your life!

Are you looking for a job that’s a lot more than just “a job”? Ready to experience incredible rewards while creating lasting memories for others? Want to give great service in a place that takes people’s breaths away? Get ready to experience a fast-paced, fun, one-of-a-kind job at Busch Gardens & Water Country USA!


If you’re looking for the opportunity to make the most of your abilities in a one-of-a-kind setting with an entertainment industry leader, we’re looking for you!

  • Now Hiring: Howl-O-Scream Scare Squad

    Busch Gardens Williamsburg has spine-chilling opportunities for enthusiastic performers, who are passionate about Halloween and love to scare, to add fun and scary excitement to our award-winning Howl-O-Scream event. As a Scare Squad character, you will join our Fear Family and be transformed by our world class makeup artists. Whether you walk like a zombie, cackle like a witch, or creep like a werewolf, we need YOU to fill our Howl-O-Scream haunts and scare zones. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this incredible event!

    Apply Today and receive a $500 bonus upon employment.

    Auditions take place every Thursday from 5pm-8pm and Saturday from 12pm-3pm now through October 1st

    • Applicants must be able to work long sets (multiple hours) doing repetitive movement and vocalizations
    • Applicants must be able to wear make-up and/or masks
    • Applicants must be comfortable working in dark conditions
    • Experience is not required, just a passion for Halloween


    Prepare for the Audition:

    • Scare Squad auditions take place in a group setting where you will be asked to create a mock Howl-O-Scream experience for our casting team
    • You will participate in improvisational and physicality exercises to demonstrate your vocal and physical stamina, startle ability, and scare tactics
    • Please wear comfortable clothes you can move in


    Benefits include:

    • Free park admission to all SeaWorld parks, including Busch Gardens Williamsburg
    • 6 Free 2022 Tickets*


    Apply Now

  • Busch Gardens Entertainment Virtual Auditions

    Busch Gardens Entertainment is seeking talented candidates with diverse professional backgrounds who will command the stage during fan-favorite Howl-O-Scream® & Christmas Town® events.


    Currently Casting:

    • Vocalists
    • Dancers
    • Stilt Walkers
    • Instrumentalists (Brass, Woodwind, Percussion & Piano)


    Launch your professional career, discover your next “show family” and work with award-winning performers from around the glove at this world-class theme park. Perks include:


    • Sign-on Bonus
    • Top-notch Industry Directors
    • Free Admission & Guest Tickets
    • $15-$20 Hourly Rate
    • Growth & Leadership Opportunities
    • Exclusive Employee Benefits
    Apply Now

  • More Job Opportunities

    We’re seeking friendly and energetic individuals to join us for an EPIC year of new attractions, events and more! Your positive attitude and can-do spirit will make all the difference as you help create positive, lasting memories for our guests.

    Food & Beverage positions can earn up to $2 extra an hour for all hours worked during Howl-O-Scream!*

    Available opportunities include:

    • Food & Beverage
    • Security
    • Tram Drivers
    • Merchandise
    • Area Hosts/Hostesses
    • Ride Attendant
    • Guest Arrival
    • And more!

    Apply Now

    The perks of the position:

    As part of the Busch Gardens & Water Country USA family, you’ll enjoy a fun, fast-paced environment and great teammates, as well as:

    • FREE park admission
    • Discounted park admission tickets and passes for family and friends
    • Park discounts on food, merchandise, etc.

    • Tuition Assistance

    • Paid Time Off

    • GoodRX & Employee Assistance Program


    What it takes to succeed:

    • At least 15 years of age
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations
    • Excellent multi-tasking abilities
    • Ability to train on and properly use protective gear
    • Ability to stand for entire shift
    • Comfortable working around water and animals
    • Ability to work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions
    • Previous guest service experience preferred
    • Basic math skills desired

    Apply Online Now

    Applicants who prefer to complete their application in person can visit Busch Gardens Human Resources Employment Office, Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Questions about employment opportunities at Busch Gardens and Water Country USA should be directed to [email protected] or (757)-253-3020.

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  • *Food & Beverage ambassadors can earn an additional $1/hr. for every hour worked from 9/9 - 10/31/22. Additionally, earn an extra $1/hr. for every hour worked in Food & Beverage 9/9-10/31/22 so long as you complete the entire Howl-O-Scream season.

    Busch Gardens Williamsburg & Water Country USA are committed to the health and safety of our guests and team members. We have worked diligently with state and local health officials, outside consultants and attraction industry leaders to enhance our already strict health, safety and cleanliness standards. These protocols and guidelines will be modified based on evolving industry standards and methodologies, public health and governmental directives, and advancing scientific knowledge on the transmissibility of COVID-19.