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Entertainment Technician (Audio/Visual) $16.75/HR to $17.75/HR

PARK

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

LOCATION

Vallejo , California

JOB TYPE

Part-Time

CATEGORY

Entertainment

Entertainment Technicians at the park are responsible for the operation and basic installation/maintenance of all show productions sound, video, special effects, and lighting equipment. Technicians will provide support for all shows, educational presentations, themed events, and seasonal events such as Fright Fest and Holiday in the Park. Installation of equipment may require working at height including the use of ladders, climbing scaffolding, and use of a man-lift.


Job Duties:



  • Perform daily operational duties to assist the department to include covering open positions, communicating show changes, schedule changes and other details and sharing information with co-workers and management.

  • Perform all assignments and responsibilities as outlined for a stagehand, spotlight operator, light board operator, audio operator, special effects operator, and camera operator.

  • Operate a spotlight, light board, audio console, video camera, and/or special effects equipment for shows and special events in the park. Will occasionally perform stagehand show scene shifts and other behind the scene duties for shows.

  • Provide basic troubleshooting and maintenance for scenic elements, sound system, video equipment, special effects equipment, lighting system, lighting fixtures or other technical components.

  • Maintain cleanliness and maintenance standards through all assigned tasks.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age


  • Consistently set the example for following all park policies and procedures.

  • Maintain departmental and area safety policies and procedures.

  • Perform other functions as directed by management for the good of the department and park.



Minimum Qualifications:



  • Must be at least 18 years of age. 

  • Knowledge of technical theater, including but not limited to: theater safety, audio and lighting systems, special effects, video, theatrical scenery and drapery, set decorating, scenic and prop construction, maintenance and repair.

  • College level experience in Theatre or related discipline or equivalent related employment experience.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Must be able to work flexible schedule including early mornings/days/evenings/late nights/weekends/holidays.

  • Must be team-oriented with a positive attitude.

  • Be capable of successfully interacting with various entertainers, technicians, outside contractors, entertainment and park staff, and personnel from other departments.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.

  • Hands on capability to operate technical equipment and troubleshoot technical problems.

  • Must be able to work both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather conditions and in both natural and artificial lighting.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.



Working Conditions:


Work is performed primarily outdoors in all weather conditions. Lighting is both natural and artificial. Equipment used includes radios, microphones, and cleaning tools. Physical demands include standing, walking, lifting, carrying, climbing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Days and hours will vary and will include weekends, evenings and holidays. Position will require close contact with Park Guests.


If you are able to answer "YES" to all of the following questions, please continue the application process by clicking "Apply" 



  1. Can you provide legal documentation establishing your identity and eligibility to be legally employed in the United States? 

  2. Are you able to perform the essential functions of the job for which you are applying with or without reasonable accommodation? 

  3. Within the last 90 days, can you state that you have not used illegal or social drugs (excluding marijuana), such as MDMA (Molly), cocaine and crystal methamphetamine? 

  4. I am willing to agree that future text messages relating to Six Flags, Inc., including company news, job posting application status updates, and other information, may be sent on behalf of Six Flags, Inc. to the cell phone number I provide.