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Audio Technician

OVERVIEW:
The Audio Technician is responsible for the safe and proper operation of all the audio systems in the main theater for all shows and activities (includes full-cast production shows, magic shows, variety shows, Welcome Aboard Show, Carnival Legends Show, Game Shows, lounge talks & presentations and more). You are also responsible for the cleaning, maintenance and ensuring the proper functioning of all audio systems in the various venues around the ship.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Operate the main theater audio equipment for all shows and activities
    • FOH Mixing of up to 8 singers, 10 musicians and 16 tracks of digital playback accompaniment, all with reverb and delay.
    • Monitor Mixing (Stage and In‐Ear) for up to 8 singers, 10 musicians, 18 dancers and 10 technicians.
    • Wireless (Handheld and Beltpack/Headset) and Corded Microphones.
    • Perform show load‐ins and load‐outs (together with the Floor, Automation & Light Technicians) for each show.
  • Fill out the Audio Technical Reports detailing any new or outstanding problem pertaining to the audio systems around the ship and submit them to the Shipboard and Shoreside Supervisors weekly, copying the Entertainment Technical Manager and the Cruise Director.
  • Occasionally assist the Light Tech with loading pyro before shows (after proper training and certification being provided on board).
  • Respond to regular work calls (approx. twice a month) to perform (together with the Floor, Automation & Light Technicians) theater general cleaning and repairs, in addition to audio maintenance.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of all Entertainment Technical audio systems in the main theater and around the ship, perform troubleshooting and equipment/speaker replacement as needed.
  • Assist with additional multiple show setups, rehearsals and tech runs during cast change (typically happening every six months for about 4‐5 weeks).
  • Be part of the “Tech On Duty (TOD)” rotation (one week/cruise every four weeks/cruises), providing both guests and crew with entertainment technology related assistance:
  • Attend any safety, hospitality or job‐related training as required and scheduled by the ship’s command or immediate supervisors, including port‐manning rotation.
  • Ensure proper and thorough training on all job‐related aspects to the incoming replacement technician during the handover period.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Good knowledge of professional audio equipment operation and maintenance procedures.
  • Good knowledge of digital and analog audio consoles operation.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of show control and time code distribution.
  • Good knowledge of digital audio recording systems and their operation.
  • Good knowledge of electrical theory, be able to read and follow electrical and system drawings and diagrams.
  • Basic knowledge in PC hardware & software maintenance and repair
  • Good troubleshooting skills, basic repair skills, and able to crimp and solder connectors.
  • Theater background and experience, familiar with industry terms, standards, rules, regulations and common practices.
  • Comfortable working at heights up to 35ft (10.5m), be able to safely climb an A‐frame ladder and properly operate a Genie lift.
  • Good overall health and physical condition (to be determined by physician).
  • Ability to lift/move up to 50 pounds.
  • Required to work up to 10hrs per 24hr period, 7 days a week.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Resume outlining previous employment, education or related experience in Word or PDF format
  • Proof of Certifications/ Degrees (if any)
  • Reference Letters (contact information)
  • Photo
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Automation Technician

OVERVIEW:
The Automation technician is the operator of the automated stage rigging system in the main theater (up to 32 automated drops) for all shows and activities (includes full-cast production shows, magic shows, variety shows, Welcome Aboard Show, Carnival Legends Show, Game Shows, lounge talks & presentations and more). You are also responsible for the cleaning & maintenance of the drops as well as assisting the Floor Technician with the maintenance and repair of the scenery and props.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or a minimum of one year equivalent work experience.
  • Theater background and experience, familiar with industry terms, standards, rules, regulations and common practices.
  • Basic knowledge in PC hardware & software maintenance and repair.
  • Basic rigging knowledge, able to inspect and identify issues and hazards (rigging maintenance & repairs are performed by outside contracted companies).
  • Comfortable working at heights, able to safely climb to operate electric hoists for various scenery pieces hanging at heights up to 35ft (10.5m).
  • Good overall health and physical condition (to be determined by physician).
  • Ability to lift/move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to safely climb an A‐frame ladder and properly operate a Genie lift.
  • Required to work up to 10hrs per 24hr period, 7 days a week.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Perform show load‐ins and load‐outs (together with the Floor, Audio & Lighting Technicians) for each show.
  • Perform a rig check before each show following the preshow checklist procedure:
  • Fill out the Automation Technical Reports detailing any new or outstanding problem pertaining to the computer or mechanical rigging system
  • Safely and securely operate all of the automated equipment during all shows, as per the provided cue
  • Perform cleaning and basic maintenance of the stage rigging system that includes:
  • Assist the Floor Technician with scenery and stage floor vinyl spot‐repairs
  • Respond to regular work calls (approx. twice a month) to perform (together with the Floor, Audio & Lighting Technicians) theater general cleaning and repairs.
  • Be available for different rehearsals, tech runs, etc. as indicated by the weekly work schedule or as requested by the Entertainment Technical Manager with at least 12 hours prior notice.
  • Occasionally assist the Light Tech with loading pyro before shows (after proper training and certification being provided on board).
  • Assist with additional multiple show setups, rehearsals and tech runs during cast change (typically happening every six months for about 4‐5 weeks).
  • Familiarize with basic audio/video/lighting equipment setup and operation, to be able to take on the “Tech On Duty” responsibility no later than four weeks after first joining a ship.
  • Be part of the “Tech On Duty (TOD)” rotation (one week/cruise every four weeks/cruises), providing both guests and crew with entertainment technology related assistance
  • Attend any safety, hospitality or job‐related training as required and scheduled by the ship’s command or immediate supervisors, including port‐manning rotation.
  • Ensure proper and thorough training on all job‐related aspects to the incoming replacement technician during the handover period.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Resume outlining previous employment, education or related experience in Word or PDF format
  • Proof of Certifications/ Degrees (if any)
  • Reference Letters (contact information)
  • Photo
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Entertainment Technical Manager

OVERVIEW:
The Entertainment Technical Manager manages the Entertainment Technology Department onboard a vessel within the Carnival Cruise Line fleet, providing leadership and guidance for the Entertainment Technicians and identifying the required areas of work; and is responsible for ensuring the performance of all duties.

REQUIREMENTS:
The Entertainment Technical Manager is expected to act professionally and must be able to comply with all shipboard rules and regulations (including but not limited to Safety Trainings/Drills/Rules, Carnival Look, Uniform & Dress Code, Alcohol Policy, Hygiene Standards, etc). To be considered for employment, you must meet the following requirements:
  • Previous management or supervisor experience, preferably in an entertainment setting
  • Theater and/or Broadcast background and experience, be familiar with industry terms, standards, rules, regulations and common practices
  • Basic knowledge in PC hardware & software maintenance and repair
  • Good troubleshooting skills with basic repair skills
  • Be able to work under pressure, multitask and make quick judgment calls
  • Comfortable working at heights up to 35ft (10.5m), be able to safely climb an A‐frame ladder and properly operate a Genie lift
  • Friendly, professional, self‐motivated individual with a willingness to learn
  • Excellent English verbal skills, able to understand and speak fluently
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Good overall health and physical condition
  • Ability to lift/move up to 50 pounds
  • Required to work up to 10hrs per 24hr period, 7 days a week.
  • Required to work on a per contract basis, 6 – 8 months each with up to 2 months of non‐paid leave in between contracts.
  • Able to provide forward facing guest interaction during certain job functions, side duties or related troubleshooting, with the intent to exceed our guests’ expectations.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Providing leadership and guidance to onboard Entertainment Technical team in completing daily tasks
  • Make and distribute weekly schedule for all members of the Entertainment Technical team
  • Make sure he/she and team follow all shipboard/shoreside rules and regulations
  • Daily check of team FunTime Records and verifying compliance with Time & Attendance procedure
  • Provide weekly Voyage Reports to Entertainment Fleet Technical Manager
  • Schedule and oversee broadcast and Interactive TV system operations
  • Schedule and oversee show lounge operation and all technical standards of production to ensure the highest production values (rig checks, daily maintenance of lighting rigs, stage cleanliness, audio mix)
  • Schedule technical support for all Digital Signage units around the vessel and coordinate with shore side Marketing Department on content
  • Schedule daily Seaside Theater maintenance and manage the proper scheduling of provided content
  • Daily walks through of all secondary venues making sure proper functionality and usage of all Entertainment Technical equipment
  • Manage, submit and update issue tracking system on a daily basis
  • Several daily checks of all Entertainment Technical working and storage areas, ensuring they are clean, well maintained and up to Health, Environmental, Safety and Security – Management System standards (HESS-MS)
  • Ensure all Entertainment Technical team members follow all HESS-MS procedures. (Proper usage of PPE, pyro manifest submitted in time, AWP pre-operation and weekly inspection, chemical locker inventory, etc.)
  • Attend all Hotel Operation and Entertainment Operation meetings scheduled by Hotel Director and Entertainment Director
  • Work closely with Groups Coordinator and provide technical daily support for groups and functions
  • Work closely with Entertainment Director, Cruise Director and Musical Director to schedule and oversee technical support for daily activities and band sessions
  • Make sure he/she orders all needed items from a Central Storeroom in a timely manner (batteries, uniforms, office supply)
REPORTING STRUCTURE:
The Entertainment Technical Manager reports directly to the Entertainment Fleet Technical Managers. In addition, she/he should also follow the rules and regulations set by:
  • Entertainment Director or Cruise Director
  • Ship’s Command
  • Entertainment Fleet Technical Managers
  • Shoreside Technical Entertainment Management Team
    • Manager of Technical Entertainment
    • Director of Technical Entertainment
OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADVANCEMENT:
Carnival Entertainment offers a comprehensive shipboard training program that is focused on developing our technicians for future career growth. As an Entertainment Technical Manager; your next opportunity for advancement would be to Entertainment Fleet Technical Manager. Your assessments for advancement will be carried out by the Entertainment Fleet Technical Managers, Manager of Technical Entertainment and the Director of Technical Entertainment.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Resume outlining previous employment, education or related experience in Word or PDF format
  • Proof of Certifications/ Degrees (if any)
  • Reference Letters (contact information)
  • Photo
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Floor Technician

OVERVIEW:
The Floor Technician manages the stage area during all shows and activities (including full-cast production shows, magic shows, variety shows, Welcome Aboard Show, Carnival Legends Show, Game Shows, lounge talks & presentations and more) overseeing the safe entrance/exits of all cast members, performers and running crew, as well as scenery movement and automated backdrops operated by the Automation Technician. You are the “eyes & ears” of the Automation and lighting technicians on the floor area, giving them clearance for any automation and pyrotechnics cues. The floor Technician also coordinates all six stage hands and the assigned fire patrol while running their show tracks, ensuring all shows run safely and effectively on stage. The Floor Technician is also responsible for the cleaning & maintenance of all scenery and props, the safety and upkeep of all backstage areas, including but not limited to storage areas, lockers, etc.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Basic carpentry, painting, sewing and electrical skills.
  • Theater background and experience, familiar with industry terms, standards, rules, regulations and common practices.
  • Comfortable working at heights, able to safely climb to operate electric hoists for various scenery pieces hanging at heights up to 35ft (10.5m).
  • Good overall health and physical condition (to be determined by physician).
  • Ability to lift/move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to safely climb an A‐frame ladder and properly operate a Genie lift.
  • Required to work up to 10hrs per 24hr period, 7 days a week.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Perform show load‐ins and load‐outs (together with the Automation, Audio & Lighting Technicians) for each show.
  • Manage the backstage and performance areas prior, during, and after each show, ensuring a safe and effective operation for cast, running crew, guest and the ship.
  • Train and coordinate the six stage hands on their duties for each show. Manage them and oversee their performance. Assist them with scenery/set piece movement whenever needed either prior, during or after the shows.
  • Fill out the Floor Technical Reports detailing any new or outstanding problem pertaining to the scenery, set pieces, props, stage floor, etc. and submit them to the Shipboard and Shoreside.
  • Supervisors weekly, copying the Entertainment Technical Manager and the Cruise Director.
  • Ensure that all scenery pieces and automated equipment are being brought in/out of the stage in a safe manner during all shows by giving the necessary clearance to the running crew and Automation Technician over communication headsets.
  • Assist with some quick costume changes during some of the shows.
  • Ensures that the track sheets for all on‐stage performers, running crew and fire patrol as well as the storage location of all flying units/sets are always being followed as per the Show Manual and that they are never altered or modified without Shoreside approval.
  • Responsible for the cleaning, maintenance and repairs of all scenery, set pieces, props and soft goods.
  • Responsible for the safety and cleanliness of the backstage area including wing storage areas and lockers, ensuring all rolling pieces are stored correctly and pinned & strapped properly.
  • Perform spot repairs of the vinyl stage flooring.
  • Occasionally assist the Light Tech with loading pyro before shows (after proper training and certification being provided on board).
  • Assist with additional multiple show setups, rehearsals and tech runs during cast change (typically happening every six months for about 4‐5 weeks).
  • Perform cast‐shoes sole repairs
  • Attend the weekly Production Meeting along with the rest of the technical team.
  • Familiarize with basic audio/video/lighting equipment setup and operation, to be able to take on the “Tech On Duty” responsibility no later than four weeks after first joining a ship.
  • Be part of the “Tech On Duty (TOD)” rotation (one week/cruise every four weeks/cruises), providing both guests and crew with entertainment technology related assistance.
  • Attend any safety, hospitality or job‐related training as required and scheduled by the ship’s command or immediate supervisors, including port‐manning rotation.
  • Ensure proper and thorough training on all job‐related aspects to the incoming replacement technician during the handover period.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Resume outlining previous employment, education or related experience in Word or PDF format
  • Proof of Certifications/ Degrees (if any)
  • Reference Letters (contact information)
  • Photo

We are not currently recruiting for the job.

LES Technician

The LES Technician is responsible for the safe and proper operation of audio, lighting and video systems in the secondary lounges (including but not limited to Aft/Sub Lounge) for all shows and activities scheduled by Carnival Entertainment department (includes variety shows, Superstar Live, Punch-liner Comedy Club presented by George Lopez and more). The LES Technician will also function as an emergency backup for the Audio and Lighting Technician and may from time to time be required to operate the audio or lights for the production shows in the main theater. She/he is also responsible for the cleaning, maintenance and ensuring the proper functioning of all audio, lighting and video systems in all secondary venues around the vessel.

The LES Technician is expected to act professionally and must be able to comply with all shipboard rules and regulations (including but not limited to Safety Training/Drills/Rules, Carnival Look, Uniform & Dress Code, Alcohol Policy, Hygiene Standards, etc) To be considered for employment, you must meet the following requirements:

- General knowledge of professional audio equipment operation and maintenance procedures
- General knowledge of digital and analog audio consoles operation
- Basic knowledge and understanding of show control and time code distribution
- Basic knowledge of digital audio recording systems and their operation
- Basic knowledge of electrical theory, be able to read and follow electrical and system drawings and diagrams
- Basic knowledge of lighting console operation (GrandMa, GrandMa2, ETC preferred)
- Basic knowledge of lighting instruments
- General knowledge of projection operation
- Basic knowledge in PC hardware & software maintenance and repair
- Good troubleshooting skills with basic repair skills, be able to crimp and solder connectors
- Must be able to safely climb an A‐frame ladder and properly operate a Genie lift
- Ability to lift/move up to 50 pounds
- Required to work up to 10hrs per 24hr period, 7 days a week
- Able to provide forward facing guest interaction during certain job functions, side duties or related troubleshooting, with the intent to exceed our guests’ expectations


We are not currently recruiting for the job.

Lighting Technician

OVERVIEW:

The Light Technician is responsible for the safe and proper operation of the lighting & special effects systems in the main theater during all shows and activities (includes full‐cast production shows, magic shows, variety shows, Welcome Aboard Show, Carnival Legends Show, Game Show, lounge talks & presentations and more). She/he is also responsible for the cleaning, maintenance and ensuring the proper functioning of all conventional stage lighting as well as intelligent moving fixtures installed in various venues around the ship (main theater, aft lounge, Lido open deck, the night club, teen clubs, main atrium, etc.).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operate the main theater lighting & laser systems, atmospheric & pyrotechnic effects for all shows and activities either manually or on time code (depending on show/cue requirements).
  • Responsible for the maintenance, repair and upkeep of all lighting systems in the main theater and around the ship
  • Inspect the laser, fog, haze systems periodically and perform their regular cleaning and maintenance (fluid replacement, etc.) to ensure their proper functioning.
  • Responsible for the safe manifesting, embarkation, storage, handling, loading, firing, unloading and disposal of all the pyrotechnic material used in the shows as per company policy
  • Fire the pyro cues for all shows, upon being given clearance by the Floor Technician (after proper training and certification provided on board)
  • Perform show load‐ins and load‐outs (together with the Floor, Automation & Audio Technicians) for each show.
  • Train and oversee the performance of the 2‐4 spotlight operators, coordinate their tasks over the communication system during the shows.
  • Fill out the Lighting Tech Reports detailing any new or outstanding problem pertaining to the lighting, laser, pyro or special effects systems and submit them to the Shipboard and Shoreside.
  • Respond to regular work calls (approx. twice a month) to perform (together with the Floor, Automation & Audio Technicians) theater general cleaning and repairs, in addition to lighting maintenance.
  • Assist with additional multiple show setups, rehearsals and tech runs during cast change (typically happening every six months for about 4‐5 weeks).
  • Familiarize with basic audio/video equipment setup and operation, to be able to take on the “Tech On Duty” responsibility no later than four weeks after first joining a ship.
  • Be part of the “Tech On Duty (TOD)” rotation (one week/cruise every four weeks/cruises), providing both guests and crew with entertainment technology related assistance
  • Attend any safety, hospitality or job‐related training as required and scheduled by the ship’s command or immediate supervisors, including port‐manning rotation.
  • Maintain and update handover notes/reports for future incoming replacement technician.
  • Ensure proper and thorough training on all job‐related aspects to the incoming replacement technician during the handover period.
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Good knowledge of electrical theory, be able to read and follow electrical and system drawings and diagrams
  • Good knowledge of intelligent moving fixtures operation, maintenance and repair procedures
  • Good knowledge of lighting console operation (GrandMa, GrandMa2, ETC)
  • Good knowledge and understanding of show control and time code distribution
  • Basic knowledge of lighting design and programming
  • Basic knowledge in PC hardware & software maintenance and repair
  • Theater background and experience, be familiar with industry terms, standards, rules, regulations and common practices
  • Comfortable working at heights up to 35ft (10.5m), be able to safely climb an A‐frame ladder and properly operate a Genie lift
  • Good overall health and physical condition (to be determined by physician)
  • Ability to lift/move up to 50 pounds
  • Required to work up to 10hrs per 24hr period, 7 days a week.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Resume outlining previous employment, education or related experience in Word or PDF format
  • Proof of Certifications/ Degrees (if any)
  • Reference Letters (contact information)
  • Photo
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Video Technician

OVERVIEW:
The Video Technician must be able to acquire, compress, digitize, duplicate, edit and store audio and video data for onboard production. Target and acquire satellite reception for the purpose of broadcast television. He/she must also be able to ingest and schedule digital media for playback on internal broadcast television system. Set up and/or operate audio/video equipment including microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, and related electronic equipment for special events including presentations and meetings. Perform basic troubleshooting and routine maintenance of the audio/video equipment as well as in‐cabin television troubleshooting.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate Degree in Video Production or equivalent work experience.
  • Excellent shooting and editing skills, knowledge of editing systems/programs.
  • Experience with Broadcast head‐end distribution, TVRO Satellite Antennas, Interactive TV Systems, Digital Media and Digital Signage preferred.
  • Good knowledge in PC hardware & software maintenance and repair.
  • Comfortable working at heights up to 35ft (10.5m), able to safely climb an A‐frame ladder and properly operate a Genie lift.
  • Good overall health and physical condition (to be determined by physician).
  • Ability to lift/move up to 50 pounds.
  • Required to work up to 10hrs per 24hr period, 7 days a week.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Video Technician’s job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following activities:

  • Support for Broadcast operations:
    • Server ingest of on‐air TV content
    • Scheduling playback of on‐air TV content
    • Satellite TV reception
    • Interactive TV hardware and software support:
Support for live video productions:
Could include live switching, camera operator and/or PTZ camera operator.

  • Audiovisual services for special events:
  • Support for local entertainment venues (branded and non‐branded):
  • Support for Digital Signage Content
  • Perform maintenance and routine cleaning of audio and video equipment
  • Fill out the Technical Reports detailing any new or outstanding problem pertaining to the ship’s satellite antennas, video, broadcast, interactive or digital signage systems
  • Be part of the daily 9am – 11pm “In‐cabin TV Service” rotation, carrying the “AV On Call” mobile phone at all times while on duty and being reachable to provide in‐cabin television troubleshooting both for guests and crew.
  • Start and end guest big screen movies while in ports.
  • Attend any safety, hospitality or job‐related training as required and scheduled by the ship’s command or immediate supervisors.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Resume outlining previous employment, education or related experience in Word or PDF format
  • Proof of Certifications/ Degrees (if any)
  • Reference Letters (contact information)
  • Photo
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