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The Entertainment Technical Manager manages the Entertainment Technology Department onboard a vessel within the Carnival Cruise Line fleet, providing leadership and guidance for the Entertainment Technicians and identifying the required areas of work; and is responsible for ensuring the performance of all duties.

The Entertainment Technical Manager is expected to act professionally and must be able to comply with all shipboard rules and regulations (including but not limited to Safety Trainings/Drills/Rules, Carnival Look, Uniform & Dress Code, Alcohol Policy, Hygiene Standards, etc). To be considered for employment, you must meet the following requirements:
  • Previous management or supervisor experience, preferably in an entertainment setting
  • Theater and/or Broadcast background and experience, be familiar with industry terms, standards, rules, regulations and common practices
  • Basic knowledge in PC hardware & software maintenance and repair
  • Good troubleshooting skills with basic repair skills
  • Be able to work under pressure, multitask and make quick judgment calls
  • Comfortable working at heights up to 35ft (10.5m), be able to safely climb an A‐frame ladder and properly operate a Genie lift
  • Friendly, professional, self‐motivated individual with a willingness to learn
  • Excellent English verbal skills, able to understand and speak fluently
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Good overall health and physical condition
  • Ability to lift/move up to 50 pounds
  • Required to work up to 10hrs per 24hr period, 7 days a week.
  • Required to work on a per contract basis, 6 – 8 months each with up to 2 months of non‐paid leave in between contracts.
  • Able to provide forward facing guest interaction during certain job functions, side duties or related troubleshooting, with the intent to exceed our guests’ expectations.
  • Providing leadership and guidance to onboard Entertainment Technical team in completing daily tasks
  • Make and distribute weekly schedule for all members of the Entertainment Technical team
  • Make sure he/she and team follow all shipboard/shoreside rules and regulations
  • Daily check of team FunTime Records and verifying compliance with Time & Attendance procedure
  • Provide weekly Voyage Reports to Entertainment Fleet Technical Manager
  • Schedule and oversee broadcast and Interactive TV system operations
  • Schedule and oversee show lounge operation and all technical standards of production to ensure the highest production values (rig checks, daily maintenance of lighting rigs, stage cleanliness, audio mix)
  • Schedule technical support for all Digital Signage units around the vessel and coordinate with shore side Marketing Department on content
  • Schedule daily Seaside Theater maintenance and manage the proper scheduling of provided content
  • Daily walks through of all secondary venues making sure proper functionality and usage of all Entertainment Technical equipment
  • Manage, submit and update issue tracking system on a daily basis
  • Several daily checks of all Entertainment Technical working and storage areas, ensuring they are clean, well maintained and up to Health, Environmental, Safety and Security – Management System standards (HESS-MS)
  • Ensure all Entertainment Technical team members follow all HESS-MS procedures. (Proper usage of PPE, pyro manifest submitted in time, AWP pre-operation and weekly inspection, chemical locker inventory, etc.)
  • Attend all Hotel Operation and Entertainment Operation meetings scheduled by Hotel Director and Entertainment Director
  • Work closely with Groups Coordinator and provide technical daily support for groups and functions
  • Work closely with Entertainment Director, Cruise Director and Musical Director to schedule and oversee technical support for daily activities and band sessions
  • Make sure he/she orders all needed items from a Central Storeroom in a timely manner (batteries, uniforms, office supply)
The Entertainment Technical Manager reports directly to the Entertainment Fleet Technical Managers. In addition, she/he should also follow the rules and regulations set by:
  • Entertainment Director or Cruise Director
  • Ship’s Command
  • Entertainment Fleet Technical Managers
  • Shoreside Technical Entertainment Management Team
    • Manager of Technical Entertainment
    • Director of Technical Entertainment
Carnival Entertainment offers a comprehensive shipboard training program that is focused on developing our technicians for future career growth. As an Entertainment Technical Manager; your next opportunity for advancement would be to Entertainment Fleet Technical Manager. Your assessments for advancement will be carried out by the Entertainment Fleet Technical Managers, Manager of Technical Entertainment and the Director of Technical Entertainment.

  • Resume outlining previous employment, education or related experience in Word or PDF format
  • Proof of Certifications/ Degrees (if any)
  • Reference Letters (contact information)
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