Entertainment Technician

Date Posted: Sep 09, 2019
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2019

Salary Range: Other
Additional Salary Information: $14.75 per hour
Province: Ontario
Region: York Region
City: Vaughan
Employee Benefits: Other (e.g. flex time, comp tickets, etc.)
Check Additional Info section for more Employee Benefits
Organization's Field/Discipline: Business
Job's focus: Creative
Job Type: Contract
Career Level: Entry level/ intern

Organization Description

Canada's Wonderland
Canada's Wonderland is our nation's premiere theme park and hires over 4,000 talented, enthusiastic and outgoing candidates each year. We offer excellent training and skills development in a variety of positions including Performers, Theatre Technicians, Event Technicians, Halloween Haunt Monsters and Artisans, Characters, Costumers and so many more! Our ever-growing Entertainment Program includes many special events, festivals, Halloween Haunt and Winterfest!

Job Description

  • Maintain the show’s standards at the highest level by keeping assigned “tracks” at the performance quality at which the show was first directed
  • Troubleshoot technical problems to maintain show quality at the discretion of Leads and Supervisors
  • Learn additional duties or tracks in order to facilitate the rotation process
  • Maintain all technical elements as set during the rehearsal period
  • Take proper care of all assigned equipment and before each use ensure that the equipment operates safely
  • Learn and master all assigned equipment, its operation and maintenance procedures and conduct daily safety checks and report any damages, malfunctions, and irregularities to Management
  • Maintain at all times a positive rapport with all guests and associates in the Park, whether during a performance, or during a personal encounter while out in the Park
  • Ensure that all safety standards and practices are met
  • Perform all duties as assigned by Leads or Entertainment Supervisors including but, not be limited to the cleaning of the break room and associated backstage areas and maintenance of technical equipment
  • Use all means at his/her disposal to promote a positive spirit of unity within the department
  • Assist with other duties as required​


Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in or a graduate of a post-secondary theatre program or have technical theatre experience
  • Ideal candidates are willing to work in a “hands on” environment and accept responsibility as assigned
  • Able to multi-task and work efficiently in all types of weather conditions
  • Dependable and enjoy the prospect of working in a guest oriented environment
  • Able to work flexible shifts including weekends and holidays
  • Strong written and oral communications skills


Additional Info:

  • This position offers both part time and full time hours making it ideal for current students or recent grads.
  • Position begins immediately and ends December 31.
  • Admission to the park when off duty, discounts and/or free admission to many GTA attractions, and discounts on food & merchandise.


How to Apply:

Please apply online at https://jobs.cedarfair.com/job-detail/9069172/entertainment-technician-2019-vaughan-ca/ and include your resume.

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