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VACTOR - MG Theaters
Department
Holiday in the Gardens
Notes
JOB SUMMARY:
Under the supervision of the Venue Manager, the Voice Actor (Vactor) is responsible for interacting with and entertaining guests while performing both as an iconic cartoon character with the 4D immersive and interactive SpongeBob SubPants Adventure, as well as a Show Host in rotation along with the current roster of Vactors/Hosts.
POSITION AUTHORITY:
The incumbent is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out assigned duties and responsibilities, provided such action is consistent with position guidelines as outlined below.
POSITION GUIDELINES:
Position guidelines include, but are not limited to, established company and department policies and procedures and all supervisory directives.  The incumbent is expected to exercise sound, reasonable judgment and initiative, and give high priority to accuracy and details in the performance of job responsibilities. 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
•Vocally impersonate a designated cartoon character in order to present both comedic scripted and improvisational material to an audience in an engaging and exciting manner through both one-on-one and group interaction
•Utilize the digital puppetry skills necessary to portray an iconic cartoon character
•Memorize music, lyrics, and dialogue, which include both a Show Host and Character script
•Encourage and sustain a positive family-friendly guest experience for our guests
•Maintain a consistently outstanding, electrifying, and quality performance regardless of audience size or participation
•Constructively apply performance notes given by Lead Performer pursuant to standards outlined by Nickelodeon Experience Design and its affiliates- notes may critique vocal performance and/or digital puppetry techniques  
•Any and all other duties as assigned; duties are subject to change as management deems necessary to best serve the needs of Moody Gardens
EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
•Theatrical, performance, and entertainment experience and skills are preferred
REQUIRED SKILLS:
•Must be reliable and responsible
•Public speaking and improvisational skills are required
•Video gaming skills (manual dexterity with an X-Box Controller) are preferred
•Candidates must have the aptitude and attentiveness required to perform with an open microphone
•Position requires frequent contact with co-workers and continuous direct contact with guests.   
•Must be charismatic, energetic, outgoing, and family-friendly
•Must be dependable, have the ability to exercise sound judgment, be able to plan and be well organized and have excellent oral and written skills
•Ability to work well under pressure and take initiative to solve problems quickly
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
•Manual/bi-manual dexterity, fine motor skills, hand/eye coordination, near vision, and excellent hearing and speech are required
•Frequent standing, walking, stepping up/down, bending, and reaching is required
•Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 50 pounds
•Must be capable of climbing ladders and stairs 
•Routine exposure to bright lights, loud noises, and heat can be expected
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