The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins are looking for an energetic, reliable and outgoing performer to appear as TUX during the 2017-18 season.
TUX not only appears at Penguins home games, but also attends dozens of community, charity, sponsor and team activities throughout Northeast PA both during hockey season and during the off season.
TUX will also work in tandem with the Game Entertainment Manager to create memorable positive experiences at Penguins home games.
- Prior costume performance experience is required
- Ability to ice skate in costume is preferred
- Must be available and willing to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
- Must be athletic and physically fit and between 5'8" and 6'2"
- Must be able to communicate nonverbally and create spontaneous crowd interaction
- Must have a great sense of humor and enjoy interacting with others
- Must be well organized and dependable.
- Strong communication skills.
- Creativity and the ability to work with other departments is required
- Must be local to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton are and able to carry out appearances in the city and surrounding areas
- Works well with children and other staff members at many events.
- Must have reliable transportation.
- Must pass a background check