Find a Job as a Professional Swimming Mermaid Performer

Welcome to the spot that you have dreamed of your entire life - the chance see if you have what it takes to swim in fairy tale circumstances for the most lavish parties, travel to intriguing locations, be challenged to become your best by other smart, kind, and driven women, and to ultimately to be trained and recognized as a Sheroes Professional Mermaid - one Hollywood's elite water stunt professionals.

We are accepting applications for new USA-based talent CURRENTLY LIVING IN the following locations. Please indicate which one you physically live in on the form below as location is a direct hiring consideration due to travel time.

  • Orange County, California (specific listed areas ONLY)
    • Costa Mesa, California
    • Dana Point, California
    • Huntington Beach, California
    • Newport Beach, California
    • Long Beach, California
  • Los Angeles, California (specific listed areas ONLY)
    • Beverly Hills, California
    • Brentwood, California
    • Culver City, California
    • Downtown LA
    • Marina Del Rey, California
    • Santa Monica, California
    • The Westside
  • San Diego County, California
  • San Francisco, California
  • Santa Barbara (incl. Montecito), California
  • Ventura County, California
  • Las Vegas, Nevada


Asian Mermaid Under Water in the Ocean
  • Meet the Following Logistics / Work Authorizations / Availability Requirements:
    • Be 18 or older
    • Be a US Citizen or have a current valid work visa authorizing you to work in the USA
    • Be fluent in English
    • Be readily accessible via phone and email contact
    • Have consistent weekend availability including 3/4 weekends per month between 11AM-5PM May 1 -October 31.
    • Possess reliable transportation
  • Meet or Exceed the Following Water Skills Requirements:
    • Already be a certified American Red Cross Lifeguard with a Safe Sport certification (free) or be able to pass one of our free four day internal lifeguard training courses on your own time and expense and complete a Safe Sport certification on your own time and computer.
    • Be able to swim underwater without swim aids for a distance of 25 yards without stopping.
    • Be able to efficiently swim a 400 yard freestyle without the use of swim aids and using any stroke but the back stroke in less than 12 minutes without stopping.
    • Perform a 2 minute tread in water while tucking hands under the armpits or holding hands above the head without stopping.
    • Be able to swim while carrying a 10 pound weight 25 yards without stopping and without letting the weight go under water.
  • Meet or Exceed the Following Physical Requirements:
    • Be physically able to lift and carry 50 pounds of weight on land.
    • Be physically and mentally fit to physically work continuously for two hours or more with minimal breaks.
    • No visible tattoos / ink or piercings on the upper half of the body OR have the ability and willingness to remove them / easily cover them with a costume or accessory in 10 minutes or less for party work on your own expense.
  • Meet or Exceed the Following Personality Traits:
    • Possess exemplary people skills, particularly in the aspects of kindness, compassion, and patience when working with children
    • Have the ability to cheerfully engage an audience in a performance lasting an hour or more
    • Enjoy working in crowds and stressful situations with the ability to brainstorm new ideas and games on the spot
    • Be comfortable and happy in improvisational and method acting situations for extended periods of time
    • Possess outgoing poise, style, charm, and confidence while maintaining character doing extemporaneous speaking

Professional Mermaid Job Application

Name *
Phone *
Did you read all of the MERMAID job requirements above and agree that you meet them? *
Please send us a short (less than 5 minutes) video link to somewhere like Vimeo or YouTube where you introduce yourself, talk about your background working with kids, and show a quick sample of you swimming in a pool or the ocean. It doesn't need to be fancy; just something that shows off your personality and skills.
List any CURRENT Emergency First Responder, college, sports coaching, or water safety credentials here.
Do you have any other skills you think would help you in this job?
Please list any additional web links to demo reels or relevant content to your application that you would like us to see here.
Do you have any current or planned conflicts of interest such as: starting or working for a mermaid training program or exercise program, working for another mermaid company or performance group that hires mermaids, having your own mermaid or water work business, self promoting yourself for work as a mermaid or water performer, or owning/co-owning/working for any form of theatre, party, or event companies?
(c) Terri Brindisi On Location at a Show

(c) Terri Brindisi On Location at a Show