Entertainment Technician

American Dream

East Rutherford, NJ

JOB DETAILS
LOCATION
East Rutherford, NJ
POSTED
30+ days ago

Description

American Dream -

ABOUT AMERICAN DREAM

American Dream, developed by Triple Five Group, is an unparalleled mix of world-class entertainment, retail and dining, comprising more than 3 million square feet in East Rutherford, New Jersey, just minutes away from New York City. American Dream is home to leading attractions that includes DreamWorks Water Park, Nickelodeon Universe, Big SNOW, Angry Birds Not So Mini Golf Club, The Rink, Out of This World Blacklight Mini Golf, and a curated collection of premier dining and retail stores, including flagship locations for H&M, Uniqlo and PRIMARK as well as Lululemon, Sephora, Aritzia, Zara and IT’SUGAR, the world’s first “candy department store.” For more information on American Dream, visitwww.americandream.com or follow us on Instagram @americandream.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The main purpose of the Entertainment Technician is:

  • Create innovative and fun family entertainment utilizing specialized skills and abilities, provide outstanding internal and external guest service at all times, ensuring a positive guest experience

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

  • Maintain all entertainment technical aspects of Nickelodeon Universe, DreamWorks Water Park, and ERC to include: sound, lighting, and event support
  • Maintain NU stage including: lighting, props, sound, trussing and stage build
  • Oversee and maintain all entertainment backstage areas and needs
  • Be able to call, cue, and oversee technical needs of all performances held on NU stage
  • Be able to perform basic maintenance repairs on stage and backstage areas
  • Be able to oversee and execute load in, setup, and breakdown of sets for performing guests
  • Ensure all performances are of the highest standards and appropriate for family audiences
  • Address team member and guest concerns and inquiries
  • Ensure safety of team members and guests
  • Abide by and enforce licensing agreements and regulations among Entertainment staff
  • Special events as assigned
  • Follow all company and department policies and procedures 

WHO YOU ARE

  • Education: College Degree preferred in creative field
  • Attaining 1-3 years experience in related theatrical venues including a management role
  • Public speaking experience helpful
  • Ability to positively direct and motivate employees
  • Ability to trouble shoor in a constantly changing environment/flexible with last minute changes
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel programs

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Stand/move about – frequently, 90%
  • Kneel and Crouch - periodically, 50%
  • Reach at or above shoulder level - periodically, 50%
  • Reach at or below shoulder level - periodically, 50%
  • Handle/lift large items such as boxes or packages - periodically, 70%
  • Bend/stoop/squat - frequently, 50%
  • Repetitive motion - ocassionally 30%

 

American Dream is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment or discrimination. All employment decisions are to be made without regard to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin/ancestry, citizenship, physical/mental disability, military status or any other basis prohibited by law..