Entertainment Technician (Events)

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 get to do:
  • Assist with installation, inspection and maintenance of seasonal lighting and decor
  • Setup special effects equipment, concert truss and lighting, and other elements to support our Consumer Event and Special Event products
  • Interpret Theatrical lighting plots for temporary shows and events
  • Maintain a clean, safe and organized work area at all times
  • Maintain event production and event operational procedures
  • Demonstrate and encourage a positive-attitude work environment
  • Ensure assignments are met and department policies are adhered to
  • 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 (21 years old for Pyrotechnic work)
  • Minimum 1 year experience working in an event/ theme park environment with specific setup and troubleshooting training in at least one of the following areas: Lighting, Special Effects, Rigging/Stage Setups, A/V Setups, or Pyrotechnics
  • Must be able to identify industry terminology for a theatrical performance
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills
  • 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 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, weekends, holidays and some overnight installation shifts
  • Previous pyrotechnic experience preferred
  • Familiarity with stage decking systems preferred
  • Familiarity with basic entertainment rigging practices preferred
  • Experience with industrial vehicles or watercraft: high reach, forklift, scissor lift, barge, jon boat
  • 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 *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!

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SeaWorld Orlando

Orlando, FL