Sacramento River Cats

Sacramento River Cats

Mascot Assistant - River Cats

Sacramento River Cats - Part Time
West Sacramento · CA
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The River Cats are looking for a unique individual to assume the role of the River Cats alternate Mascot, “Dinger”. The Mascot Assistant will serve as a primary alternate to the Mascot Coordinator at home games and community events. This position will also assist in-office with game/event appearance preparations and community relations support.

Supervisory Responsibilities:



  • Learn the character of Dinger to support Dinger’s appearance schedule at home games and community events
  • Assist full-time mascot at designated number of home games
  • Perform at a designated number of community appearances including birthday parties, parades, school visits, hospital visits, charitable events and other events coordinated by the Sacramento River Cats
  • Provide creative assistance to Mascot Coordinator in the areas of presentation, skits, and appearances.
  • Distribute promotional giveaways at events, game days and other activations.
  • Assist in maintaining the condition of costumes
  • Assist in fulfilling donation requests and other community relations related tasks
  • Other duties as assigned by Mascot Coordinator

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Must have experience performing, preferably experience as a mascot
  • Must have ability to be trained, coached and critiqued to perform “in character”
  • Be creative and understand non-verbal acting and communication
  • Possess working knowledge of the game of baseball
  • Must be available to work flexible hours including most home games, nights, and weekends.
  • Must have reliable transportation as well as a valid driver’s license.
  • Excellent skills in interacting with others.
  • Must be a great dancer.

Education and Experience:

  • On-the-job training provided
  • Must pass a criminal background check

Physical Requirements:

  • Height between the range of 5’ 8” and 6’ 2”
  • Prolonged periods of standing, walking, stretching, bending, climbing ladders, kneeling, pulling, and dancing.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time
  • Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions in the costume

Pay Rate: $18.00 - $20.00/hour

The Sacramento River Cats are an equal opportunity employer. The Sacramento River Cats does not discriminate in employment with regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or unfavorable discharge from military service or any other characteristic protected by law.