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Role Player, UoF Experience (FT/PT)

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Department: Mediated Experience

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Position Overview:

Role Players in the Use of Force Experience portray roles in law enforcement training scenarios, simulating real life experiences to enhance the educational value of the guest(s) experience. Role Players should have or be able to perform basic and improvisational acting skills, as well as be able to portray a variety of characters and situations. Role Players will be responsible for performing in live-action scenarios, responding in real-time to guest(s) reactions for an interactive and immersive experience. Additionally, Role Players periodically serve as Training Officers, leading guest(s) through the experience and coaching them through the scenarios. This position serves as part of the exhibit and experience, demonstrating to guest(s) the physical and psychological factors that can influence how officers react in a critical situation.

*Role Players will occasionally be shot at with electronic firearms.

Major Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Apply acting and improvisational skills to assigned role during scenario based training.
  • Integrate into training scenario using mock weapons and other props to simulate real or perceived threats.
  • Prepare and maintain training gear needed for each scenario.
  • Work closely with Training Officers to respond to guest(s) decisions and adjust as necessary.
  • Interpret guest(s) responses and react accordingly.
  • Ensure the high quality presentation of Use of Force Experience: testing equipment functionality, ensuring appropriate appearance of space, monitoring cleanliness, etc.
  • Provide ongoing communication to management staff with respect to conditions of exhibit space, unique guest situations, information and anecdotes regarding guest satisfaction, etc.
  • Assist in managing queuing lines and the operation of the Use of Force Experience, as needed.
  • Remain knowledgeable about safety and emergency procedures.
  • Aid in fostering an organizational culture that values innovation, promotes inclusion, and inspires excellence in the work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience / Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Comfort and demonstrated ability to perform in a quasi-theatrical manner, engaging guests in believable and meaningful live-action scenarios.
  • Must demonstrate a high level of professional management in performing training activities and facilitating training experience at all times.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of the complexity of the use of force issue and be able to tactfully and diplomatically portray this topic with Museum guests.
  • Able to improvise and adjust responses based upon guest(s) reaction.
  • Comfortable providing real-time feedback to guest(s) when working as Training Officer and offering suggestions for alternative course(s) of action in scenarios.
  • Familiarity with law enforcement, military, use-of-force or similar training methods is preferred.
  • Passion for creating a world-class museum that is unrivaled in content and recognized for a truly outstanding guest experience.
  • Enthusiasm for working in an organization where change is frequent, structure is evolving, and flexibility, teamwork, and good humor are absolute necessities.
  • Proficiency in languages in addition to English is a plus.
  • Familiarity with firearms a plus.
  • Familiarity with law enforcement, military, use-of-force or similar training methods is preferred.
  • Flexible schedule, including evenings, holidays, and weekends.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods, and walk through exhibit space is required.
  • Present a professional appearance.

Background / Education:

Previous experience in role play, training, improv and/or acting. 

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