About the role
We are currently recruiting for permanent Entertainment Events Technicians to join us at the Alton Towers Resort, part of one of the largest and most diverse entertainment companies in the world! In this role you will play a key part in the technical delivery of our award winning, world-class, year-round events programme. You will carry out installation, operation, and de-rig of specialist technical equipment and ensure strict compliance with health and safety legislation and best practice at all times, all whilst adhering to detailed creative briefs, exacting timescales, and departmental budgets.
You will often be required to work on multiple projects at the same time in a very fast paced environment in order to deliver the technical elements of indoor and outdoor stage shows, walk-through attractions, and experiential themed live entertainment, all of which exceed expectations and continually delight our millions of guests annually.
Your skill set and knowledge will need to be truly diverse with experience in several (or all!) of the following areas - theatrical and architectural lighting systems, DSP based live and installed networked audio and mixers, show control/networking, video projection mapping, special effects, stage rigging, temporary mains electrical systems, written/verbal communication skills, and above all excellent industry health and safety awareness and training,
This unique role not only encompasses traditional operator controlled live event stage productions, but also entirely automated systems utilising some of the latest technical equipment, special effects, and innovations within the theme park industry.
The Festival of Thrills, Halloween Scarefest, Mardi-Gras, Oktoberfest, and Christmas events are just some of the exciting large-scale live entertainment led productions that you will be a key part of throughout the year, so if you thrive in a diverse working environment where no two days are ever the same, and have a true passion for the Theme Park industry then we’d love to hear from you!
The Perks of the job
We’re growing fast and alongside a fun and friendly environment, we offer a fabulous package and amazing prospects.
- Life Assurance.
- Discretionary company bonus.
- 28 days’ holiday.
- A Merlin Magic Pass which gives you and your friends and family free admission to all of our attractions worldwide.
- As well as 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants.
- 40% discount on LEGO.
Why Alton Towers Resort?
Alton Towers Resort has been a world-renowned haven of fun and adventure for almost 200 years! Set in over 500 acres of beautiful Staffordshire countryside, the Alton Towers Resort offers 5 fantastically themed Hotels / accommodation, plus over 40 world class rides & attractions.
We pride ourselves on delivering massive giggles, mega thrills and major glee to all of our guests, and aspire to deliver the same to our employees. We treat everyone as unique individuals and understand that everyone has their own talent and skills to being to the Resort to deliver Fantastical Escapism to our guests.
If you want to join a team where Banishing the Ordinary is part of everyday life; where you can make new friends, meet new people, and where no one day is ever the same as the next, then Apply Today!
Following your application, a member of our team will be in touch via email to arrange an interview here at our Alton Towers Resort- you could be delivering magical experiences in less than 7 days’ time!
Got a question? Please contact us at Recruitment@Alton-Towers.com
Everyone Matters at Merlin.
At Merlin we welcome the world to our magical attractions and resorts every day and we want to reflect that same multicultural mix inside our business too. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse workplace where people can be themselves, have the same opportunities and thrive together. Because at Merlin, everyone matters!
Together, we work to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, no matter their age, race, gender, disability or sexual orientation. Although we understand that we'll always be learning and growing, we aim to be the most inclusive and flexible employer in our industry.
If you have any questions or if you require any assistance, because of a disability or medical condition, please contact us by email at Recruitment@Alton-Towers.com and one of the team will get back to you as soon as possible.