Technician (Entertainment - Event Installation/ Deconstruction)- Seasonal

Primary purpose and function of the Technician (Entertainment - Event Installation/Deconstruction) position:

Participates as an integral contributor to the Entertainment Theatrical Services Department.

Executes Entertainment Event Installation and Deconstruction.

Collaborates with Entertainment Production/Operations, Theming, and Theatrical Services teams to achieve project goals and objectives.

Works with outside contractors.

Maintains Entertainment facilities and equipment.

Works with Theatrical Services schedules and paperwork in order to achieve Entertainment product goals and objectives.

Follows project timelines to ensure park and departmental goals, safety targets and objectives are obtained.

Follows department and park safety guidelines.

Participates in the Theatrical Services department training programs.

Participates in other duties as assigned that support park and departmental goals and objectives.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Event Installation and Deconstruction: Execute work based on park and department goals and objectives and other duties as assigned.


Training and Development:

Participates in Theatrical Services training and development programs and department safety initiatives.


Qualifications for Position:

Proven Technical skills, strong communication skills; positive attitude, team player; multi-tasking skills, collaboration skills


Education and Special Skills:

Associates or BA in Technical Theatre, Theatre Arts, or equivalent professional experience preferred.

2 years professional technical entertainment experience preferred in the areas of rigging, carpentry, electrics, sound, and sets.

Experience with the following required:

    Hand tools

    Theatrical equipment

Must have familiarity with OSHA, NEC, NFPA and IBC.

Experience operating heavy equipment including Forklifts, Scissor and Boom Lifts preferred.

Ability to work at Heights to over 100’ required.

Ability to lift and move 75 lbs. required.

Ability to perform outdoor work in temperature extremes and overnight shifts required.

Valid VA Driver’s License required.


Busch Gardens is an equal opportunity employer and supports a safe and drug free workplace.