Job ID  :  VAB101039   
Position  :  General Technician  
Job Profile :

Responsible for assisting stage technical team in the day-to-day operation of the entertainment venues, with a broad knowledge of lighting, sound and video skills

  • Assists with set up of shows, cabarets, lectures, presentations and ship events as directed, ensuring all areas are safe, clean and presentable
  • Assists with back-stage requirements before, during and after performances
  • Communicates with control booth and performers to ensure quality with disciplined and safe procedures backstage
  • Can trouble-shoot during performances – change mics, assist with immediate matters – costume, battery changes etc.
  • Ensures that design integrity and performance quality are maintained through the run of the shows.
  • Operates follow-spot when necessary.
  • Reports necessary information for the Stage Manager’s Voyage Report.
  • Maintains and performs minor repairs, general cleaning and maintenance of equipment
  • Communicates in a clear, concise and timely manner with Stage Manager and other departments.
  • Is on time for all set-ups, show call, meetings and work calls.
  • Participates in special events by assisting with sound needs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Cruise Director, Assistant Cruise Director, Stage Manager.
  • Performs in a manner consistent with VOC’s Mission, Values and Vision, including a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Candidate Profile  : 
  • Technical theatre qualifications and experience preferred but not essential.
  • Basic knowledge of sound, video and lighting equipment
  • Ability to be flexible and willing to learn, with a desire to focus on a specific technical role for future contracts
  • Must have the ability to stand, kneel or crouch.
  • Must have the ability to climb ladders and scaffolding.
  • Communicate with performers and guest speakers backstage, offering clear and concise instructions
  • Understand guest needs
  • Time Management
  • Teamwork and good communication
  • Strong command of English
  • Reliable and pressure resistant
  • Proactive in upholding Viking standards of excellence
  • Enthusiastic crew member
  • Must have the ability to negotiate catwalks and access all points in all theatre spaces.
  • Must have the ability to lift up to 70 pounds.