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Backstage Technician

Company: Six Flags Darien Lake
Location: Darien Center
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:


  • Continuously strive for high quality in guest service, safety, show content, consistency and entertainment image.
  • Adhere to all operating procedures as outlined in the standard operating procedures guide. This includes, but not limited to completing pre-opening safety checklists, pre-show checklists, show operations, cleanliness, trouble-shooting, repair and maintenance concerns, set, and prop rehab.
  • Understand the nature of the shows, the safety aspects of the shows, and the integrity of characters, and all other show personnel.
  • Assisting with keeping the characters "real" to all of the guests and park personnel at all times.
  • Participate in all preparatory events for show areas including set load-in/load-out, rehearsals, building & equipment maintenance, show supplies and inventories.
  • Ensure all assigned duties prior to house open are performed and that the show is ready to start on time with all necessary items and staff.
  • Assisting guests to their seats and proper exits before, during, and after shows.
  • Answering and assisting guests with questions or concerns they may have about the park.
  • Maintenance and documentation relating to, but not limited to: sets, equipment, props, attendance figures, guest incidents, cleanliness and evacuation procedures.
  • Assist fellow technicians and performers with any and all safety, set, prop, and costume concerns.
  • Coordinate the repair and maintenance of all items with the Entertainment Supervisor.
  • Assures quality, while enforcing established procedures as outlined in the Standard Operations Procedures Manual for all technical staff in performance of their duties.
  • Execute assigned duties while adhering to procedures per the standard operations procedure manual and safety guidelines.
  • Adhere to all company, park, and departmental policies, procedures, and safety rules.
  • Have had 2 years experience in entertainment technical fields and/or equivalent related experience through training or education. (Current College Students encouraged to apply)
  • Applicant must be minimum age of 18 years.
  • Ability to make quick decisions regarding safety concerns without additional assistance from supervisory or co-team member's assistance
  • Knowledge of the operation of all necessary equipment, sets, props, sound, and lighting equipment within the given venues
  • Team player
  • Problem Solver
  • Ability to effectively communicate through both oral and written skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions
  • Must be able to work both in/outdoors
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time

Keywords: Six Flags Darien Lake, Buffalo , Backstage Technician, Professions , Darien Center, New York

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