Now Hiring Scare Actors, Costumers, and Makeup Artists for Phantom Fall Fest

The Days are for Play, the Nights are for Frights

Do you have what it takes to fright all night? We're hiring scare actors, costumers, and makeup artists for Phantom Fall Fest. Whether you are a Halloween lover or a scaring pro, we have the perfect position for you!

Plus, you can now earn up to $16 per hour for all Phantom Fall Fest positions.

Now Hosting Virtual Auditions

Interested in joining the team? Send us your virtual audition video today!
Your short, simple audition video should consist of the following:

State your Name, Height and Location
Show us a death by extraordinary means on camera. Feel free to be creative! Be scary, funny or gross… or anybody combination of the 3!
Scare the camera in less than 30 seconds— do anything that comes to mind, just be bold and quick. Don’t overthink
(optional) Tell us about/show any special talents you have that make you stand out from the crowd. (music, dance, contortion, etc.)

Send us a link to your video submission on YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram or TikTok to ScareActors@LakeCompounce.com. Click here for a virtual audition example.

At Lake Compounce, you’ll find more than a job… you’ll gain valuable work experience, make friendships to last a lifetime, have an unforgettable season, and so much more! The Lake Compounce culture and atmosphere are second to none, making for the perfect first work experience. With opportunities in every department, we invite you to apply for an interview and join our growing team!

Learn more about our all new perks for our Food and Beverage team including ONE (1) FREE MEAL during every shift and increased wages!

Your Future Begins Here

We're currently hiring for several positions for our all-new Phantom Fall Fest! Join the team this fall and get ready for screams beyond your wildest dreams.

Whether you are just starting or looking for that second job, Lake Compounce is looking for people like you! Apply today for your chance to get paid, earn resume-enhancing experience, and create unforgettable memories!

How to Apply

  1. Click which position you'd like to apply for above - or click the "Apply Now" button at the top of the page to view all available positions.
  2. Once in the Career Portal, create a "Candidate Profile" by registering and providing all necessary information.
  3. Once registered, you may complete and submit an online application for the position you'd like.
  4. After that, check your email regularly. That's where we will contact you!

You not only have an opportunity to gain valuable job experience, make friends of all ages and receive a paycheck, you also get...

  • Pay starts at $16 per hour in foods & rides
  • First Two (2) Uniforms are Free
  • Complimentary Passes to Lake Compounce
  • 50% Discount on Park Food
  • 20% Discount on Retail Items
  • Team Member Parties
  • Employee Referral Incentives
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Outstanding Performance Awards

To offer our guests a safe, fun, and memorable experience with exceptional guest service

A show as large as ours makes flexible scheduling and part-time scheduling available. Tell us when you are available. We may have a schedule which fits your needs. Keep in mind that availability dates are very important and have a strong bearing on consideration for employment - we have a show to produce!

Hours may fluctuate due to weather and park attendance. Therefore, we cannot guarantee a specific number of hours each week. Everyday "the show must go on" for our guests making it vital that you have reliable transportation.


  • You must have a valid and active email address to apply for any of our open positions as you will receive various email notifications, interview dates/times, next steps, etc. via email once you apply for a position.
  • All new and returning team members are required to provide the necessary proof of eligibility and legal authorization to work in the United States as provided under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Please bring proper identification with you to complete the I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification form. If you are under the age of 18, you will also be required to provide a Work Permit (if applicable). We use E-Verify which requires a picture ID if you are presenting a List B Document (e.g., Driver's License, State ID Card, School ID Card, etc.).
  • Please use the exact name, as it appears on your Social Security Card when completing your application.

Note to Parents

Whether your child is looking for a way to earn a paycheck or would like to gain experience, we've got a position for them! Your child could be the essential piece we need for this season. All applicants must be at least 16 years of age or older at the time the application is completed. Some positions do have other age requirements and restrictions. Please review the qualifications section of the position your child is applying for prior to completing the application.

Need More Information?

Email info@lakecompounce.com or call the Human Resources Office at (860) 583-3300 EXT 6917. We look forward to seeing you at the park this summer!