Age : at least 21 years old
Language skills: English – advanced level – MANDATORY
Minimum three years Professional Theater set-up experiences or equivalent including carpentry, electrician, conventional and moving light operation, and basic lighting maintenance, basic sound engineering and knowledge of pyrotechnics preferred.
Working knowledge of theatrical rigging, maintenance and inspections including: hemp or counterweight rigging, automated systems, winch/motorized rigging, ground rigging, high steel, and rock climbing are preferred. Ability to troubleshoot, repair and maintain automated and manual rigging systems.
Basic programming knowledge of PC/PLC based systems. Working knowledge of Windows NT, Word, and Excel. Familiar with current PC and PLC stage technologies and rigging operations.
Must possess adequate inventory of personal rigging/climbing gear such as harness, assorted sizes of slings, and carabiners. Personal supply of basic hand tools, static rope, or dynamic rope is to your advantage.
Contract : 6 months
Vacation: 2 months between contracts
Facilities on board: free of charge offered by the Company ( accommodation, meals, medical services )
Accommodation: shared cabin of two
Work schedule: 8 - 10 hours daily, free days by rotation in department
Job Cruise FEE : NO FEE for recruitment/ embarkation process
Embarkation costs: medical files, holder of international passport.
Rigger specialists work with some of the most advanced rigging technology at sea in all types of productions onboard, from ice skating shows to musical theater productions to aerialists and flying acts and more. Imagine spending your morning maintaining equipment, your afternoon rehearsing our flying shows, and your evening being a part of the production.
Sets up and operates all aspects of theatrical rigging systems including motors, lines, hoists, tracks, drives, lifts and programming of PC/PLC based automated systems.
Conducts ongoing maintenance of all related systems. Troubleshoots and repairs systems.
Keeps accurate and current maintenance logs for all repairs and maintenance for all systems.
Conducts weekly inspections of all rigging systems with special attention paid to safety systems and features.
Sets up programs, operates, troubleshoots, maintains and repairs all aspects of theatrical rigging systems, including motor lines, hoists, tracks, drums, lifts, company-leased performer flying systems and PC/PLC based automation systems.
1. Conducts ongoing maintenance of all related systems. Troubleshoots and repairs systems.
2. Notifies the shore side technical support team via e-mail of any urgent needs or anything needing attention.
3. Keeps accurate and current maintenance logs of all repairs and maintenance for all systems. Implement, document and ensure compliance with the specific rigging inspection program.
4. May perform work utilizing climbing/rescue harness equipment 20-100 feet off the floor.
5. Safely works with entertainer flying systems, Silks and Harness equipment.
6. Maintains the artistic standards and intentions of the Producer, Director and Technical Designer for the production shows.
7. Conducts weekly inspections of all rigging systems with special attention paid to safety systems and features. Generates weekly rigging reports which includes notes from these inspections and sends them out to a specified list of positions both shipboard and shore side.
8. Makes certain that all e-mail correspondence concerning shipboard matters are sent using the ship's Lotus Notes accounts. Should also see that the Cruise Director, SPMs and the shore side support team are copied, and that the shore side technical support team is copied on all e-mails sent from the ship regarding technical needs or equipment.
9. Coordinates with Stage & Production Manager to maintain adequate inventory of equipment for repairs.
10. Participates in various show set-ups including audio, lighting, staging and scenery. This may alsoinclude groups and charter functions and some theme night activities.
11. Assists entertainment sound and lighting technical teams with repair and maintenance tasks at times, most especially when it requires hoisting or lowering equipment, or working aloft.
12. Carries out certain duties such as changing banners or other entertainment-related tasks. Some of these may be done on a rotation where other entertainment technical staff also assist.
13. Ensures that all rigging-related work is being done safely and in accordance with specific required guidelines.
14. Works with sound, lighting and lounge technicians to make certain that all equipment in every venue is installed, operated and maintained safely, and that safety cables are installed on all applicable equipment.
15. Should strive to ensure that the quality of all entertainment technical equipment is kept up to the ship’s original design standards or better.
16. Attends meetings, training activities, courses and all other work-related activities as required.
Performs related duties as required. This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the shipboard employee occupying this position. Shipboard employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management.
· Minimum three years Professional Theater set-up experiences or equivalent including carpentry, electrical, conventional and moving light operation, and basic lighting maintenance, basic sound engineering and knowledge of pyrotechnics preferred.
· Working knowledge of theatrical rigging, maintenance and inspections including: hemp or counterweight rigging, automated systems, winch/motorized rigging, ground rigging, high steel,and rock climbing are preferred. Ability to troubleshoot, repair and maintain automated and manual rigging systems.
· Basic programming knowledge of PC/PLC based systems. Working knowledge of Windows NT, Word, and Excel. Familiar with current PC and PLC stage technologies and rigging operations.
· Must possess adequate inventory of personal rigging/climbing gear such as harness, assorted sizes of slings, and carabiners. Personal supply of basic hand tools, static rope, or dynamic rope is to your advantage.
· Ability to speak English clearly, distinctly and cordially with co-workers and guests.
· Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of employees and guests.
All Employees must be physically able to hang in and work from a climbing/rescue harness between 20-100 feet off the floor for extended periods of time.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; sit, stoop, kneel, crawl, or walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. In the event of an emergency the employee may be required to sit, stoop, kneel or crawl.
All shipboard employees must be physically able to participate in emergency life saving procedures and drills. Full use/range of motion of arm and legs as well as full visual, verbal and hearing abilities are required to receive and give instructions in the event of an emergency requiring the lowering of a life boat. Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines: currently owns a fleet of 23 cruise ships and in the next period will launch other 2 vessels with capacity of 4000 passengers. Royal Caribbean cruise offers options that appeal to the widest possible market, customers ranging from standard to premium segment.
Celebrity Cruises: the company is oriented only towards premium customers segment, with a fleet of 10 cruise ships. Celebrity Cruises vessels are ranked in the top luxury cruise vessels in the world.
Azamara Club Cruises: the company is dedicated to serving the luxury and premium segment customers. Azamara has two cruise ships in the fleet.
Pullmantur Cruises: provides services exclusively to markets in Latin America and Spain, and aims standard customer segment. Pullmantur Cruises has a fleet of four cruise ships.
The length of contracts varies between 6-8 months, depending on the position obtained, with two months break between contracts. Hiring is for an indefinite term collaborations with 6-8 weeks vacation between contracts.
A job on a luxury cruise ship offers many opportunities, and the advantages are considerable:
Applicants must meet the following characteristics:
What are the steps to obtain a job on a cruise ship:
Pre-selection with the Agency:
Final interview with the Employer
Boarding the ship
What documents are required for register an application?
Creating a professional Curriculum Vitae is an essential element in the application process. For some candidates, it is a simple piece of paper, but for others, this piece of paper is the most effective tool to promote personal skills that can make a difference. Curriculum Vitae written in a professional form instantly attract the attention of Recruiter. In an open competition with other candidates, sometimes for a small number of jobs, this document may just tip the scales in your favor. The choice of form and content of this document is entirely yours. Our recommendation is to keep in mind that an attractive CV should contain accurate, clear, detailed and complete information .
It’s the main criterion for recruitment, a fluent communication is a guarantee of proper understanding and interpretation of job tasks, internal regulations and express your questions, it also helps the crew to rapidly adapt onboard.
The company strives to hire couples on the same ship, but cannot guarantee boarding on the same day for both partners. Company personnel needs prevail. Only candidates who can prove whether they are married, whether they live at the same address are accepted. Registration and couple IDs are available only on board when both partners have embarked, however it is very important to mention this aspect since the first discussion you have with our Recruiter.
During the interview, applicants are required to declare:
70 hours /week ( 7 days/ week, 10-12 hours/ day )
Normally, you will be working with at least 3 breaks on schedule.
Time is very carefully monitored aboard a cruise ship, by means of electronic timekeeping. You can perform additional work only at the express request of the management, in this case the overtime period will be offset by equivalent free time or paid overtime .
The cabins offer a decent comfort for two crew members, equipped with air conditioning, TV, internet access (with fee), bathroom.
Aboard a cruise ship, there are various ways of recreation and facilities offered for free to the crew members : the crew bar, recreation areas, internet café, library, gym, pool (on some ships).
For some staff members (officers , senior management positions and staff members), there may be extra privileges (access to certain passengers areas ) between certain hours.
There may be days off depending on rotation, even 24 hours, but they remain at the discretion of management team, NOT guaranteed by the contract. Normally, a day off aboard a ship typical equates to a free port day, but there are still a few hours of work.
Embarkation costs may vary, depending on the job or the port of embarkation.
Job Cruise does NOT ask for any tax or fee for its mediation services. Recruitment services, interviewing and assistance in embarkation process are FREE of charge.
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information about access to transportation, accommodation location, people and contacts.