Enforcer Application: PAX West 2019
This form is for NEW APPLICANTS who wish to be considered as staff for PAX West 2019: August 30-Sept 2, 2019 in Seattle, WA. Staff members must have frequent internet access and commit to regularly reading our private forum, as this is our primary method of communication. They must also commit to working a minimum of 1 shift per day over the 4 days (approx. 24 hours total) of the entire show. Successful applicants will receive a free pass to PAX West and are not required to have purchased a PAX badge.


If you have questions regarding this application, please contact Enforcer Management at enforcers@paxsite.com.

After you submit this form you will see a confirmation page, but you will not receive an email confirmation of your submission.

Email address *
The PAX Enforcers are an equal opportunity organization. We will not discriminate on the bases of race, color, gender, gender expression or identity, origin, age, religion, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation.
If you have ever been an Enforcer in the past, please email enforcers@paxsite.com and indicate which PAX(es) you've worked previously and that you are interested in Enforcing at PAX West 2019.
Legal First Name: *
Your answer
Legal Last Name: *
Your answer
Preferred Name:
(optional, what you prefer to be called: nickname, middle name, etc.)
Your answer
Your Pronouns:
Will you be at least 18 years old by August 30, 2019? *
Applicants must be at least 18 years old by their first day of work to join our staff.
Are you eligible to work for any employer in the United States AND collect a W-2 from PAX? *
Enforcers are paid staff members. W-2s are the Wage and Tax Statement forms for reporting income to the IRS.
Have you ever been convicted of a felony? *
Please provide your current mailing address, including city, state, and zip code: *
Your answer
Please provide your phone number: *
For emergencies, so a cell phone number is preferable.
Your answer
Please provide a contact name and phone number in case of emergency: *
Please also include their relation to yourself.
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What is your Twitter handle? *
(Your @, not your account name.) If you don't have a Twitter account, please create one! You will need it for the show. It does not have to be a public account.
Your answer
What prior convention experience have you had, if any? *
We'd love to know if you've worked at any conventions as a volunteer, staff or an exhibitor, or if you've attended conventions before!
Your answer
Please list any life experiences or specialized training you have had that may be applicable: *
Customer service, first responder, HR, security training, teaching, being a parent, stage/theater tech, IT work, running large LAN parties, etc.
Your answer
Please list any specific skills or qualities you have that may be applicable: *
Great organizer, spreadsheet savant, outgoing personality, good mediator, etc.
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Do you have any specific department or assignments in mind?: *
It's okay if you're not familiar with our PAX departments, just guess at what you think would appeal to you. Select up to 5.
Are you available for any set up and tear down days (before and after PAX West)?: *
These are not required, but knowing in advance helps us with planning
Please describe any customer service experience you have, if applicable: *
Where was it? How long did you work there? What was most challenging about it? (If you do not have any customer service experience, answer "N/A")
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Are you comfortable working as part of a team, following instructions/guidance, and receiving feedback? *
Let us know if you have any experience in any of the following areas:
Select all that apply.
Are you comfortable working in large crowds? *
Are you a gamer? *
It's not mandatory, we have plenty of non-gamers! Really!
Do you have any references from Penny Arcade, Inc., Reed Exhibitions, or PAX?
They may be required for some positions.
Your answer
Why do you want to be a PAX Enforcer? *
This is the most important question on this application, so please give it some thought.
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Please confirm that you WILL be available to work each day from August 30-September 2, inclusive, in Seattle, WA: *
Enforcers will be required to work one shift each day, Friday through Monday, totaling about 24 hours across the show.
What is your shirt size? *
Our Enforcer shirts are long sleeved and come in "femme/fitted" or "unisex" styles. The femme/fitted style tends to be a closer fit (as in 1-2 sizes smaller than the unisex fit) and slightly shorter, the unisex style slightly looser and longer. Femme/fitted t-shirt size chart: http://www.mygildan.com/store/browse/productDetailsPage.jsp?productId=5400L Unisex t-shirt size chart: http://www.mygildan.com/store/browse/productDetailsPage.jsp?productId=5400
If you would like to make any additional comments regarding your application, please feel free to:
We want to get to know you, is there anything else you can share that will help us see how awesome you are?
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After you submit this form you will see a confirmation page, but you will not receive an email confirmation of your submission.
If you have questions regarding this application, please contact Enforcer Management at enforcers@paxsite.com.
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