Over the past eight decades, the words ‘Holiday on Ice’ have gained a special meaning throughout many parts of the world. Holiday on Ice has become a brand name for top quality ice entertainment. In its European home markets Holiday on Ice performs in average 360 performances, with more than 750.000 visitors each year.

Holiday on Ice is owned by CTS Eventim – Europe’s market leader for ticketing and live entertainment, listed on the German stock exchange. We continually strive to improve what we do best: the production of internationally appealing shows, complemented by our in-house touring and marketing capabilities. Holiday on Ice has offices in Hoofddorp, The Netherlands and Hamburg, Germany.

Holiday on Ice is inviting professionals to join one of the most visited and successful live entertainment ice shows in the world! We are now preparing the new season 2024 – 2025 and we are looking for a

Ground Rigger

As a Ground Rigger you are responsible for the load in, load out and set up of heavy lifting equipment and safely securing it in place using pulleys, ropes, and hoists.

In this role you will be reporting to the Technical Stage Manager and working closely with other crew members to enable the tour, travelling through Germany or Austria, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands.

What are your key tasks?  

  • See to load in- and load out of the show in a timely and diligent manner
  • Build supporting structures, hoists, and pulling gear, taking all safety regulations into account
  • Set up, operate, and maintain show levitation, lighting, and other electrical show equipment
  • Supervise the (local) rigging team on hanging show hoists in accordance with the rigging plot
  • Maintain all rigging material and equipment during the tour
  • Support the crew on other tasks at hand

What do you offer?

  • Relevant experience in live entertainment is a must
  • IPAF license 1a, 3a and 3b
  • Working knowledge of cables breaking strength, shackles, hooks, and other rigging gear
  • Excellent understanding of technical manuals and Auto CAD software and drawings
  • Good written and verbal English language skills
  • Good health; no colour-blindness
  • Stress-resilient and a creative problem solver
  • Availability from October 2024 to the end of April 2025

What do we offer?

  • Touring with an international ice show, performing shows in various cities and/or countries
  • Transportation and accommodation during the tour
  • A competitive salary, in line with your level of seniority and experience

Want to apply? Please send your motivational letter and an up-to-date CV in English to [email protected].

We also gladly accept applications from candidates who are not available during the above-mentioned period as we are constantly looking for professionals for our many other projects.