Kings Dominion to Hire Almost 650 Seasonal Workers for Halloween

Theme park to hire 644 workers to perform in annual Halloween Haunt

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    Kings Dominion will hire 644 seasonal workers to perform in the theme park's annual Halloween Haunt, park officials announced Friday.

    The number is a six percent increase from 2012.

    The park will host five upcoming "scream tests" for job hunters interested in performing as monsters and other scary creatures:

    • Saturday, July 27, 5-9 p.m.
    • Saturday, Aug. 3, 5-9 p.m.
    • Saturday, Aug. 10, 5-9 p.m.
    • Saturday, Aug. 17, 5-9 p.m.
    • Saturday, Aug. 24, 5-9 p.m.

    Job seekers should apply online before attending a casting call.

    The park's Halloween Haunt -- open on select nights between Sept. 27 and Oct. 27 -- wll feature 10 mazes, six "scare zones", five live shows and hundreds of monsters roaming the park in Doswell, Va.