Xanterra Leisure Holding, LLC

  • Polar Express Hero Boy Character

    Job Locations US-AZ-WILLIAMS
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/4/2018 2:45 PM)
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  • Overview




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    Grand Canyon Railway and Warner Bros Productions Presents

    The Polar Express Train Ride


    THE POLAR EXPRESS Train Ride Event at Grand Canyon Railway Historic Williams Depot is a LIVE, interactive event based on the film by Warner Bros. The theatrical performance will employ actors and singers for a 70 minute roundtrip train ride.

    (This is a live, repeating theatrical production, not a film shoot)

    “THE POLAR EXPRESS and all related characters and elements © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s17)”



    Hero Boy: 

    • Charming, outgoing, personable.
    • fully understand and support Xanterra Mission Statement and Core Values.
    • The Hero Boy Character is responsible for creating magical memories and ensuring the quality of our passenger’s experience.
    • Contains and tolerates children in large quantities.
    • Interacts with passengers/guests on a one on one basis.
    • Communicates with guests and co-workers in a professional manner.
    • Responsible for handling Bio-Hazard clean ups as necessary.
    • Responsible for correctly and effectively handling guest complaints and is able to handle stressful situation in a public setting
    • Maintains schedule flexibility, working scheduled days, evenings, weekends and holidays. Shifts are 6+/- hours per day.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • Ability to tolerate and contain children in large quantities
    • Ability to interact with passengers on a one on one basis
    • Ability to deal with Bio-Hazard clean ups
    • Must be able to handle stressful situation in a public setting
    • Ability to work evening shifts, including shifts on holidays and weekends. Shifts are 6+/- hours per day.
    • Ability to communicate in a professional matter.


    *Individuals displaying radical departures from conventional dress or personal grooming and hygiene standards will not be considered for roles.


    Commitment Requirements and Dates:

    Shifts start at 3:30 and end at approximately 9:30 selected individuals must be available to work on a part time (up to 32 hours or 2-4 days/ week) or full time (40 or more hours or 5-6 days/week) basis for the duration of the season outlined below. Free shuttle service will be provided to individuals traveling from Flagstaff. 

    • Orientation: Friday November 2nd 8AM- 12PM.
    • Railroad Safety Training: Saturday November 3rd, 9AM- 1PM.
    • Rehearsals: November TBD


    Live Run Dates:

    • November 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30
    • December 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29
    • January 3, 4, 5


    If selected for an audition you will be called to attend one of the following auditions:


    Audition Dates



    Thursdays in October 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

    Xanterra/GCR Flagstaff Office Location

    11AM, 1PM & 3PM

    Fridays in October 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th

    Grand Canyon Railway Williams Location

    10 AM, 11AM, & 1PM


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