Dates Needed: July 21-23 & 28-30
Costume Requirements: Ideal Height is 5’4″ – 5’7″ but can be up to 5’9″
Hours: 8:00 to 4:00 daily
Sir Topham Hatt (STH) is the Controller of the Railroad. This position requires someone to wear a fairly heavy costume on and off throughout the day. It has ice packs and a cooling fan, but it’s a hot job.
The good news is that you wouldn’t be in costume for more than 20-30 minutes at a time. We need two people who would alternate being in the costume and acting as a “handler,” someone who helps guide SHT to and from his performance tent.
The first “performance” is at 9:30; the last is at 3:30. Person A goes on at 9:30 and is out of costume by 10:00. Person B goes on at 10:30 and is out of costume by 11:00, then Person A goes back on at 11:30…and so forth throughout the day. So either person would be out of costume for about 90 minutes for every 20-30 minutes in costume. In between performances, you would be outside the tent, stamping scavenger hunt maps.
In your dressing area, there’s a large container of ice water so that you can keep hydrated throughout the day.
The starting time is 8:00 a.m. because we have an all-crew safety meeting first thing every day where announcements are also made. You would have about an hour after that meeting before you have to get into costume. Some mornings, our Event Manager needs help (ex. setting up coloring stations); other mornings, you would just be on your own during that time.
We pay $8.00/hour for eight hours a day.
Despite the heat, this is a fun event, and being part of our event crew is a first job for lots of teen-agers!
For more information, please contact our Event Manager, Susan Logan, at (603) 356-5251, ext. 21 or firstname.lastname@example.org.