Howl-O-Scream Entertainment Technician

SeaWorld Orlando

At SeaWorld, we’re passionate about caring for animals. In fact, we’ve already rescued over 40,000 animals (and counting!). And we can save you from being stuck in just another job. Join us and help bring joy, excitement, and lasting memories to people from around the world. We’re seeking enthusiastic, dedicated and hard-working individuals in a wide variety of roles. Join us and play an important part on our incredible team!

What you get to do:
  • Setup and run different shows, events, and work in a multidiscipline environment.
  • Operate and make minor programming changes to lighting consoles and a variety of lighting equipment (follow spots, automated lighting, fog machines, etc.)
  • Operate and run different audio consoles for different shows
  • Run and operate different aspects of theme park entertainment operations (backstage, parades, and one-off events)

What it Takes to succeed:
  • Perform all opening, closing and daily inspection duties required for assigned show venue
  • Develop knowledge and expertise of main discipline within the department (Staging, Lighting, Video, Audio or Maintenance)
  • Directly assist the Senior Techs in completing venue projects and preventative maintenance work while providing regular feedback on progress
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and repair theatrical equipment/programming
  • Assist leadership team with show critiques and recommend methods to maintain excellent show ratings
  • Stay active on current technology within your specialty and seek out opportunities to share knowledge with other ambassadors
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with Ambassadors, Vendors and our Guests.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Must have weekend and evening availability for events.

What else is important:
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Be at least 18 years old (21 for Pyrotechnical work)
  • Minimum 1 year of experience working in a theme park/theatrical environment with specific training, functional operation and repair in at least one of the following areas: Lighting, Staging, Video, Audio or Equipment Repair (moving lights, pumps, motors, fixtures, pneumatics) , and Rigging
  • Maintain a safe work environment, follow company safety guidelines
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Be comfortable operating computers and computerized control systems used in theatrical performances
  • Responsible for assigned projects, and be able to communicate updates and needs in an effective manner
  • Ability to identify industry terminology for a theatrical performance
  • Have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office equal to business needs
  • 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 and special effects).
  • Be comfortable working around animals.
  • Be comfortable with exposure to noise and vibrations.
  • Ability to train and properly use protective gear.
  • Ability to obtain a company driving permit for at least one of the following: forklift, high reach, manned personnel lift, barge, john boat.
  • Position engages in extensive walking and standing throughout entire work shift and climb/ascend heights, if needed
  • Perform the following physical activities: kneeling, squatting, bend floor-to waist/waist-to-overhead, reach overhead, simple grasp and fine hand manipulation tasks (use of tools/keyboard/writing)
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors, in varying weather, to include extreme heat. Position may be exposed to fumes, dust, odors, and cold/heat temperature extremes
  • Perform cleaning duties, including use of cleaning chemicals
  • Work a flexible schedule/hour based on business need, to include opening, mid-, and closing shifts; nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Be flexible in work locations as placement will depend on business needs and career development opportunities

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