We are currently recruiting for the position of Show Control Technician Shipwide for Disney Cruise Line.


Responsible for the operation and maintenance of all Show Control elements ship wide. Responsible for all interactive show technologies in ship wide venues, associated restaurants, and Youth Activities spaces. Assists Senior Technician Broadcast with programming and maintaining the AMX network and Cruise Control. Daily responsibility for installation, set-up, operation, and maintenance of all Show Control, lighting and Special Effect systems outside of the theater. Responsible for the maintenance, testing and firing of the Pyrotechnic and Laser systems in the shipwide venues and outdoor deck parties. Responsible for partnering with, and giving training to the Show Control 2 ship wide in the maintenance of all show control equipment, including intelligent and generic lighting, video projection and control systems, pyrotechnic and special effects systems and other devices. Responsible for providing technical support ship wide to all Groups, Marketing, Variety Acts, Special Events and Crew Activities, including but not limited to Lighting Programming, Show Control System, programming and AV mixing. See that all scheduled maintenance is completed correctly and in a timely fashion. Partner with the Senior Technicians to complete servicing & repairs and delegate as appropriate to the Show Control 2 Ship wide · Perform emergency abbreviated shows as necessary based on weather conditions, safety requirements, rehearsals and other altered technical requirements as deemed necessary by the Technical Production Manager or other leader in charge of the event · Responsible for assisting in other duties and tasks as assigned by the Technical Production Manager including but not limited to Cast Crossovers, load ins/outs, new show installs, equipment tests, vendor support, movie premieres and company events.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum five years of related experience in theme parks, theatres or the corporate A/V environment. Exposure to Show Control systems and remote device control a must
  • Minimum trade school diploma or proven, related experience required
  • Ability to work at heights and with heavy equipment required
  • Proven leadership skills and experience, should also be self-motivated and a good communicator
  • Experience with the programming, operation and maintenance of sophisticated theatre lighting systems, including moving lights, required
  • Experience with High Definition video screens, projectors and routing systems
  • Experience with Video-over-IP and IPTV systems beneficial
  • Experience with I.T and Entertainment networking protocols, computerized show control systems, SMPTE time code and MIDI controlled equipment an advantage
  • Experience with the ability to perform in environments that have second-hand smoke, pyrotechnics, chemical smoke, haze, fog, dry ice and other special effects
  • Experience with Medialon Show Control systems
  • Experience with AMX Systems
  • Experience with GrandMA and Hog lighting consoles and software
  • Experience with Hard Disk audio and Video playback systems

The Agency is the agent and recruiting on behalf of Disney Cruise Line.