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Theatrical Show Technician

PARK

Six Flags New England

LOCATION

Agawam , Massachusetts

JOB TYPE

Part-Time

CATEGORY

Entertainment

Mic check, light check, sound check! As the Theatrical Show Technician you keep our shows running smoothly! From the positioning of lights that showcase our performers, to the smooth transition of sound and audio, you check all the boxes behind the scenes.

As a Theatrical Show Technician at the Thrill Capital of New England... 

 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Executing live technical show elements including, audio, lighting, and other show elements as directed

  • Learning and memorizing show blocking and cues

  • Setting props and scenery before and after each performance

  • Assisting with maintenance and cleaning of seating area

  • Caring for and maintaining the upkeep of tools, equipment, props, and venue

  • Maintaining a clean and safe work environment

  • ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Enforcing all Six Flags New England policies

  • Assisting in other areas of the Entertainment department.

  • Performing other incidental and related duties as required and assigned


 


Skills and Qualifications:



  • At least 18 years old

  • Previous technical theater work experience preferred

  • High level of enthusiasm

  • Ability to actively communicate and interact with large groups of Guests

  • Must have the ability to read, speak, and comprehend the English language

  • Be available to work flexible hours and on weekends.


 


Other Functions: All other duties assigned or necessary to support the park as a whole. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties when circumstances (e.g., emergencies, changes in workload, rush jobs, or technological developments) dictate.


Note: This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. Team Members may perform other related duties as required, meeting the on-going needs of the company.


Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company with 26 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For more than 58 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. With a culture built on safety, service, fun and friendliness, integrity, innovation, and results orientation, our mission at Six Flags New England is to create fun and thrills for all ages.


 


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. 


 


















































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EXPERIENCE



Previous theatrical work



COMPLEXITY OF DUTIES




  • Must possess above average communication skills

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be flexible to changing conditions

  • Must be able to take direction, follow show order as choreographed and perform duties as assigned between shows



SUPERVISION RECEIVED



Under general supervision of Entertainment Leadership



ERRORS/SAFETY



Errors in performance, mismanaged paperwork, or failure to adhere to and enforce Operations policies as stated in any Standard Operating Procedures Manual may result in injuries or fatalities to yourself or others.



CONTACT WITH OTHERS



Direct and continuous interaction with Team Members, Leads, and Supervisors throughout the entire park. 


 



CONFIDENTIAL DATA



Access to confidential information such as reports, phone listings, etc.  Moderate exposure to confidential data.



MENTAL OR VISUAL DEMAND



Requires excellent visual and mental demand.



PHYSICAL DEMAND




  • Requires continuous sitting, bending, and eye/hand coordination, near vision, hearing, and speech

  • Requires high amount of walking, running, lifting heavy objects

  • Requires frequent kneeling, manual dexterity, gross motor skills, and high physical demand and color definition

  • Requires using a telephone, radios, computer and other shows technical equipment

  • Must be able to stand/walk for up to 6 hours at a time and as many as 14 hours a day

  • Must be able to lift up to 200 lbs with assistance

  • Must be able to lift and lower up to 40 lbs above shoulder level

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to an 80 lb load over 25 feet

  • Must be able to push/pull 300 lbs over 50 feet over various surfaces.

  • Must be able to climb a ladder up to 50 ft. in height

  • Must be able to climb a stepladder up to 12 ft. in height

  • Must be able to remain in confined spaces for up to 45 minutes at a time



WORKING CONDITIONS




  • Continuously works in an outside environment and closely with others

  • Primarily works with show cast and venue ushers under stage supervisor to assure smooth operation of shows, vehicles, equipment and facilities

  • Will be exposed to sun, heat, cold, dust/dirt, water, chemicals, vehicle exhaust, vehicle chemicals and cleaning agents