Entertainments and Events Technician
Type of contract: Seasonal 9 month contract
Crealy Theme Park & Resort is the South West's number family day out and an award winning family attraction located just minutes from junction 30 of the M5 near Exeter. Ideally suited to families with children from 2 to 12, the Park has over 60 rides and attractions set in over 100 acres of glorious Devon countryside. There are over 100 zoo and farm animals, 30 outdoor attractions and a variety of live entertainment shows and other exciting activities to choose from. With heart-stopping rides for thrill seekers to soft-play and animal petting for younger guests, Devon's Crealy is the South West's number one family day out!
About the Role
This is really a broad role touching all aspects of Technical Event Production. You will oversee the operation and upkeep of all the entertainment equipment used to light stages and performance areas, provide sound to enhance performances and spaces and also install these as required.
Working as part of a team of six you will assist with delivering the park’s daily entertainment and events programme. You will be required to rehearse and perform in our programme of daily live shows, in the 4 performance areas across the park. No day is the same, you may even be broadcasting live on our Crealy Radio Station.
You will primarily operate in the Crealy Arena for the main and peak events. You will operate the sound and lighing desk during major shows such as our February Half Term Wrestling event, Summer and Christmas Spectacular Shows as well as a Halloween themed show.
You will also be required to oversee the upkeep and operation of the technical equipment in our other venues on the theme park and resort. This includes all sound and lighting equiment during the events. Work may also be required off resort at team and external events.
During low season you will be expected to assist in the preparation for events, with our Projects PA and this may include overseeing important aspects to ensure that the park looks suitable to be opened for the relevant holiday events (Halloween & Christmas). You would be expected to drive company vehicles around the theme park delivering and putting up decorations, taking down and dressing venues as well as using creative input to achieve the highest standard for our guests.
- Great rate of Pay, paid every 2 weeks
- 30 days annual leave (pro rata)
- Regular reward and incentive schemes
- Fantastic Social Calendar and Events
- 25% employee discount on all park purchases
- FREE Friends & Family Annual Passes* T&C's apply
- Uniform provided
- Flexible shift patterns
- Tickets for days out at Devon’s top attractions
- There are so many more benefits for our team members, too many to list!!
This Job Role expires on 2020-02-04