The Entertainment Performer Flying Assist (STRG) assists the Entertainment Performer Flying Specialist(s) with the setup, operation, and breakdown of the production and entertainment programs, and is also responsible for regular maintenance and inspection of the FOY Flying Equipment and stage rigging systems under the direction of the Entertainment Performer Flying Specialist(s). The STRG must always display a safety-conscious mindset while performing all duties. The aforementioned duties must be performed in addition to the duties and responsibilities of a Technical Stage Staff (STAT).

Bachelors or Associates in Technical Theater, Sound, Lights, A/V, Automation and Rigging preferred, or demonstrated equivalent experience. Minimum 2 years’ experience with live theatrical and entertainment performances is required.
Completion of training or equivalent stage rigging courses such as ETCP, Sapsis Rigging, Chicago Flyhouse, Jay O. Glerum or other equivalents is preferred. 
STRG assigned to work in the AquaTheater (OA-class ships) will be required to complete the PADI open water dive certification for the purpose of supporting maintenance and wet inspections.

Successful completion of Royal Caribbean International provided FOY Operator Basics Training (THIS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH YOUR FIRST CONTRACT).

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.

Must have the ability to troubleshoot, repair and maintain automated and manual rigging systems.