Friday , February 3 2023

Busch Gardens Job Application – Entertainment Technician

Website Busch Garden

Job Description:

An exciting day of laughs, thrills and adventure at one of our parks requires great entertainment to keep the fun going. That’s where you come in! We have a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a passionate, forward-thinking pro to help provide outstanding vision and leadership as an Entertainment Technician.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily operational duties to assist the department to include covering scheduled or open positions, communicating show changes, schedule changes and other details and sharing information with co-workers and management.
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills, display respect for others, perform all duties with a positive attitude and demonstrate teamwork, professionalism, be willing to increase their personal development, and positively influence employees and vendors/contractors.
  • Assist with install, show operation and strike for all Entertainment Department shows and events.
  • Capable of consistently performing all assignments and responsibilities as outlined for an Entertainment technician, including but not limited to; warehouse & event prep, stagehand, spotlight operator, light board operator, audio operator; special effects; assisting with puppets, costume dressing changes, etc.
  • Assist with the install, operation and strike of all Entertainment shows and events. Provide theatrical support assistance to outside vendors/contractors.
  • Perform scene shifts, props changes, assist as needed with puppeteer, costume changes, special effects and provide theatrical support assistance to vendors/contractors. *Capable of consistently performing as a show technician/warehouse technician in addition to the above.

Job Requirements:

  • Able to climb 60 stairs multiple times per day or ladder up to 40ft; ability to work at a height of 80 feet is preferred
  • Position requires lifting/pushing/pulling a minimum of 50 pounds several times throughout a scheduled shift, this includes overhead lifting.
  • Able to operate mechanical equipment including but not limited to handheld power devices and table-mounted power tools
  • Able to stand, sit or walk for extended periods up to four hours, several times per shift.
  • Able to work in environment with atmospheric effects (fog, smoke, haze, mist, bubble, snow, scents, etc.)

Qualification & Experience:

  • Must have valid driver’s license and be willing to be trained to operate vans, trucks (non-CDL) and lifts.
  • A minimum of 1 year general experience in a theatrical environment as a technician with knowledge of technical theater, including but not limited to: theatrical rigging, theater safety, audio and lighting systems, special effects, video, theatrical scenery and drapery, set decorating, scenic and prop construction, maintenance and repair.
  • Timeline of general experience must be detailed on resume to be considered for this position.
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Able to work flexible schedule with no set days off including: early mornings/days/evenings/late nights/overnights/weekends/holidays.
  • College degree in Theatre or related discipline (preferred but not required) or equivalent related certification or documentation of experience.
  • Hands on capability to operate technical equipment and troubleshoot technical problems.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.

Job Details:

Company: Busch Garden

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Tampa, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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