- Entertainment Technician - Seasonal

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Entertainment Technician - Seasonal


Busch Gardens Tampa: Setup and operate daily performances and special events as a stagehand, spotlight operator, lighting operator, audio operator or camera/video equipment operator.

Category Audio / Music / Sound  Camera Crew  Camera Operators  Grip / Lighting / Electric  Live Event / On Location Services  Stagehand  Technician 
Location Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Area
Time Period Unknown
Posted Date May 15, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

What you get to do:
  • Perform theater/stadium opening and closing duties and daily systems inspections
  • Setup and operate daily performances and special events as a stagehand, spotlight operator, lighting operator, audio operator or camera/video equipment operator
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and repair theatrical equipment
  • Ensure assignments are met and department policies are adhered to
  • Assist Production team with installations for new shows, special events or Consumer Events
  • Monitor and take initiative to ensure assigned show area is 100% show ready, safe and clean at all times
  • Work with Stage Manager to complete assigned daily tasks and complete project list items
What it takes to succeed:
  • Experience with industrial vehicles or watercraft, such as a high reach, forklift, scissor lift, barge, john boat preferred
  • Basic understanding of the following disciplines: electrical theory, basic carpentry, and handling/setup of pyrotechnic materials preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret lighting plots, schematics, and blueprints preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook equal to business needs preferred
  • Possession of a valid state driver’s license preferred
What else is important:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least 18 years old
  • Minimum 1 year experience working in a theme park/theatrical environment with specific training in at least one of the following areas: Lighting, Staging, Video, Audio or Equipment Repair (moving lights, pumps, motors, fixtures, pneumatics)
  • Ability to work professionally, responsibly and safely in a team environment
  • Be comfortable operating computers and computerized control systems used in theatrical performances
  • Have good oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate professionally via headset
  • Ability to climb a ladder and work at heights between 6 and 65 feet
  • Ability to stand, bend or kneel for long periods of time
  • Ability to bend, reach, twist and turn with complete flexibility
  • Ability to lift, push and pull 50 pounds
  • Be comfortable working in theater and outdoor environments (dark/nighttime conditions, in/around water, in varying weather conditions)
  • Be comfortable working around animals
  • Be comfortable with exposure to noise and vibrations
  • Be able to train on and properly use protective gear
  • Be comfortable working around fumes/dust/odor
  • Be available to work varying shifts or hours based on park hours; i.e be able to work opening and closing shifts, as well as event rehearsal shifts

Job Type Full Time  Temporary 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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