Technicians

About this Role

Entertainment Installation Technicians

Busch Gardens Williamsburg is seeking hard-working and skilled installation technicians to assist with the install and load-in of theming and décor elements for our special and seasonal events. 

Experience with boom lift operation, theatrical lighting, construction, carpentry, forklift operation, or outdoor display installation is helpful.  A traditional theatre background is not required.

  • Applicants must be 18 years old.
  • A variety of employment periods are available:
    • Summer (March - September)
    • Halloween (September - October) 
    • Christmas (November - December)
    • Availability must be flexible; some shifts may include working overnight.
    • Day & evening shifts are available, depending on the project.
    • Applicants must be able to lift up to 50 pounds alone and up to 100 pounds with assistance. 

    Starting Hourly Pay Rate:  $12.20

    Technician candidates interested in Entertainment Installation positions should apply online here.

    Please be sure to include a resume that showcases your expertise in your specific technical focus. 


    Show Operations Technicians

    Busch Gardens Williamsburg is seeking hard-working and skilled stage technicians to work on the running crews of our exhilarating shows.  We are looking for candidates that have experience in rigging, lighting, audio, video, deck work, costume dressing, or pyrotechnics. 

    Positions include Audio Operators, Master Electricians, Lighting Board Operators, Spot Operators, Deck Hands, Fly Rail Technicians, General Technicians, Dressers, and Pyrotechnic Shooters.   

    • Applicants must be 18 years old (21 for Pyrotechnic Shooters).
    • A variety of employment periods are available:
      • Summer (March - September)
      • Halloween (September - October) 
      • Christmas (November - December)
    • Day & evening shifts are available, depending on the show.
    • Applicants must be comfortable working in show areas under all weather conditions and in dark/nighttime conditions. 
    • Applicants must be able to lift up to 50 pounds alone and up to 100 pounds with assistance. 
    • Applicants must be able to communicate via headset and work in a team environment. 
    • Some positions require wearing and working in a fall protection harness, working on rooftops and working in close proximity to animals. 
    • If selected for pyrotechnics, you must be licensed by the state of Virginia.
    • Some positions, depending on the role, may require a valid driver’s license.

    Starting Hourly Pay Rate:  $12.20

    Technician candidates interested in Show Operations positions should apply online here

    Please be sure to include a resume that showcases your expertise in your specific technical focus.


    Consumer Events Operations Technicians

    Busch Gardens Williamsburg is seeking hard-working and skilled technicians to work on the running crews of our exhilarating events such as Howl-O-Scream and Christmas Town.  We are looking for candidates that have experience in rigging, lighting, audio, video, deck work, or general technical knowledge.    

    • Applicants must be 18 years old.
    • A variety of employment periods are available:
      • Summer (March - September)
      • Halloween (September - October) 
      • Christmas (November - December)
      • Day & evening shifts are available, depending on the show.
      • Applicants must be comfortable working in show areas under all weather conditions and in dark/nighttime conditions. 
      • Applicants must be able to lift up to 50 pounds alone and up to 100 pounds with assistance. 
      • Some positions require wearing and working in a fall protection harness, working on rooftops and working in close proximity to animals. 
      • Some positions, depending on the role, may require a valid driver’s license.

      Starting Hourly Pay Rate:  $12.20

      Technician candidates interested in Consumer Events Operation positions should apply online here.

      Please be sure to include a resume that showcases your expertise in your specific technical focus.


      How to Apply

      Technician candidates interested in Entertainment Installation positions should apply online here.

      Technician candidates interested in Show Operations positions should apply online here

      Technician candidates interested in Consumer Events Operation positions should apply online here.

      Please be sure to include a resume that showcases your expertise in your specific technical focus.