Theatrical Services Technician (Show Operations)

SeaWorld Orlando

SeaWorld Orlando is a place of thrills, fun and positive, lasting memories. And that’s just what it’s like to work here! As a key member of our team, you’ll play a major role in bringing happiness and excitement to people from around the world. If you’re dedicated, dependable and driven to deliver exceptional guest service, this is place for you!

What you will 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
  • Pursue personal development of skills and capabilities for effective performance through ongoing training, project assistance and independent study of each field
  • Demonstrate and encourage a positive-attitude work environment
  • Perform other duties as assigned

What it takes to succeed:
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be 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)
  • Must be able to work professionally, responsibly and safely in a team environment
  • Must be comfortable operating computers and computerized control systems used in theatrical performances
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate professionally via headset
  • Must be able to climb a ladder and work at heights between 6 and 65 feet
  • Must be able to stand, bend or kneel for long periods of time
  • Must be able to bend, reach, twist and turn with complete flexibility
  • Must be able to lift, push and pull 50 pounds
  • Must be comfortable working in theater and outdoor environments (dark/nighttime conditions, in/around water, in varying weather conditions)
  • Must be comfortable working around animals
  • Must be comfortable with exposure to noise and vibrations
  • Must be able to train on and properly use protective gear
  • Must be comfortable working around fumes/dust/odor
  • Must 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

What you need to know:
  • 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

The perks of the position:
As part of the SeaWorld family, you’ll enjoy a fun, fast-paced environment and great teammates, as well as:
  • FREE park admission
  • Discounted park admission tickets and passes for family and friends
  • Park discounts on food, merchandise, etc.

Join the team!
If you’re looking for the opportunity to make the most of your abilities in a one-of-a-kind setting with an entertainment industry leader, we’re looking for you!

More Information

SeaWorld Orlando

Orlando, FL