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Head Technician/Production Officer

Don Russell Performing Arts Centre


Reference: 4982375

  • Six month contract
  • Part time (38 hours per fortnight)
  • Generous superannuation
  • Dynamic team environment
  • Hourly rate: $36.95

Come and join a busy metropolitan theatre in one of the fastest growing local government districts in Western Australia. The Centre hosts over 100 shows/events per annum, with both in house productions and community hires. National tours and performances from some of the state's leading professional companies feature regularly.

Reporting to the Coordinator of Don Russell Performing Arts Centre, the City of Gosnells is seeking the services of a qualified technician with a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, a proactive approach and the ability to lead others to co-ordinate, set up and carry out the technical aspects of varying types of productions, including seminars, school graduations, theatre productions and musical shows. Duties will also include administrative tasks around the technical aspects of the business.

This position requires someone with the ability to work with a range of technical equipment pertaining to the theatre environment. It will be well regarded if you have had exposure working in a theatre environment, delivering high level events and productions.

If you feel you exceed the above requirements, are passionate about delivering outstanding customer service and have a high level of energy for staging quality events, then you might be just what we are looking for.

This position is a part time contract that entails flexible work hours, including nights and weekends.

Essential requirements: Current National Police Clearance and "C" class driver's licence. Qualifications in stage production, audio, lighting or equivalent are not essential but highly regarded.

Applications Close: 23 Jan 2020