Screams needed: USS Nightmare to host job fair

Screams needed: USS Nightmare to host job fair

NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) - Calling all monsters, zombies and other creepy creatures looking for some extra cash. The USS Nightmare is hiring crew members for the 2017 season.

The haunted steamboat will host a job fair Thursday, Aug. 10 and Saturday, Aug. 12 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at BB Riverboats in Newport.

Interested crew members must meet the following criteria:

-Be 18 years or older

-Have an energetic and fun personality

-Be able to work during show season. Fridays and Saturdays from September 15-September 23; Wednesdays through Sundays from September 27-October 29; Monday, October 30 and Tuesday, October 31; Show time is 7 to 11 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Interested candidates must apply at the job fair, located at 101 Riverboat Row. Bring a form of identification such as a valid passport or government issued ID combined with a social security card or birth certificate.

For additional questions about employment, applicants can email

The USS Nightmare is a floating haunted attraction that docks on the Ohio River in Newport each fall.

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