The Stage Staff operates cables, positions lighting fixtures and sound equipment, and determines the type of sets, props, and equipment required for specific events. He/she attaches cables to scenery, curtains, equipment, support pipes, and counterbalance weights, and maintains inventory of consumable items used backstage. The Stage Staff may also assemble and disassemble equipment for shows and functions; load and unload supplies and equipment; and perform maintenance duties on the stage and backstage areas. He/she may be given additional responsibilities if assigned to ships with ice-skating rinks. Previous experience in a similar role; familiarity in stage production; and the ability to perform minor theatrical repair work are preferred for this position. Applicants with high school degrees and backgrounds in electrical, technical, and light and sound production are also preferred.