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Audio Technician WDT

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 370650BR Location , United States Business Disney Parks & Resorts Brand Disney Cruise Line Date posted 01/05/2018

At Disney Cruise Line, you can set sail on the job opportunity of a lifetime! Disney Cruise Line has established itself as a world-renowned leader in hospitality and entertainment, and has been recognized as the top cruise line for families. Our crew members bring the magic to life to deliver exceptional guest service and create family-friendly fun onboard the Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy, and on our private island paradise in the Bahamas – Castaway Cay! With incredible itineraries that visit exciting destinations around the world, crew and Officers can chart the course for an unforgettable adventure with Disney Cruise Line. Ongoing training and development allows our crew to continuously learn and grow personally and professionally, and Disney Cruise Line offers a unique opportunity for those looking to grow, excel and work for one of the most innovative and welcoming companies in the world. Apply today to Embark on Your Career and Navigate Your Future!


  • Support Stage Technician Audio 1 in maintaining show integrity and quality levels for audio ship wide
  • Responsible for all backstage audio needs including microphone change and repair
  • Set/strike and call shows for all WDT production, variety shows and deck parties
  • Perform sound checks and check mics for performers, guest speakers and event Hosts
  • Responsibility for battery replacement, general stage technical work and partnering with the Audio 1 regarding sound quality in the theater
  • Perform Emergency abbreviated shows as necessary based on weather conditions, safety requirements, rehearsals and other altered technical requirements as deemed necessary by the Stage Manager or other leader in charge of the event
  • Responsible for assisting in other duties and tasks as assigned by the Senior Technician WDT, including but not limited to cast changeovers, load ins/outs, new show installs, equipment tests, vendor support, movie premieres, stage track cover and company events
  • Daily responsibility for installation, set-up, operation, preventative maintenance and testing of theatrical technical audio control equipment in the Walt Disney Theatre
  • Attend to the preventive maintenance and routine repair of all audio control equipment and audio systems ship wide including Broadcast
  • Maintain cleanliness of WDT, work area and appropriate booths and lockers
  • Run audio events ship wide, as required

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum three years musical theatre audio experience, preferably working on large scale productions as an Audio 2 or Audio assistant
  • Proven experience with a music based audio system required
  • Ability to perform in environments that have second-hand smoke, pyrotechnics, chemical smoke, haze, fog, dry ice and other special effects
  • Experience with Yamaha PM1D/PM10 Digital Audio Console (WDT), Wireless Mic System, Talkback systems such as Telex, RTS and in ears monitoring systems such as Sennheiser and Shure
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be able to speak, read and write fluent English
  • Willingness to live and work onboard one of our vessels for a certain length of time (based on position)
  • Be able to work a seven-day, 70-84 hour week with limited time off
  • Be able to adhere to Disney Cruise Line appearance guidelines
  • Enjoy working in a high-volume, fast-paced, guest-service oriented environment
  • Be flexible with your work schedule, job duties and work locations
  • Appreciate diversity among guests and crew

Additional Information

This is a SHIPBOARD role.

Applicants must:

  • Be genuinely interested in a career at sea and willing to live and work onboard a Disney Cruise Line vessel
  • Be committed to the position you are applying for at least 2-3 contracts before a transfer or promotion
  • Be willing to follow and perform safety role, emergency duties and/or associated responsibilities as specified in the ship Assembly Plan
  • Be willing and able to uphold the general safety management responsibilities specified in the Safety Management System in areas and operations under their control
  • Be willing to follow and embrace United States Public Health requirements and guidelines as well as Environmentality requirements and Company practices
  • Be willing to be appreciative of working and living in a multi-cultural environment
  • Be comfortable living in a confined space with strict rules and regulations
  • Adhere to a structured lifestyle, personally and professionally

Your Responsibilities:

  • Have a valid passport and C1/D Seaman's visa (DCL will provide you with documents to obtain this)
  • Complete a pre-employment medical
  • Obtain a criminal background check
  • Bring approved work shoes

**Disney Cruise Line is a drug-free workplace. All new hires are required to undergo drug/alcohol testing within the first week onboard and throughout their contracts. Failure to pass the drug/alcohol testing will result in immediate termination.

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