Shoalhaven City Council
Casual Theatre Technician

Posted: 23 Dec
Closes: 01 Jul


  • Salary: $38 - $42 per hour plus 11% Super
  • Several casual positions available
  • Work at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre
About the roles
The Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre is searching for suitable individuals to join their dynamic and professional Team at the state-of-the-art venue. Work as part of a team providing technical services to the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre; Provide a high level of support and technical assistance to the Technical Coordinator; Operate lighting, sound and/or staging equipment at a general level.

Reporting directly to the Coordinator – Technical, the focus of this position is to:

  • Ensures that all communication provided is correct, factual, timely, customer-focused and in accordance with the relevant legislative requirements and Council procedures.
  • Ensures the Supervisor or Coordinator is aware of difficult/sensitive issues which arise.
  • Shares information within the work group to ensure others are kept informed of issues
  • Lead a team of general and entry level operators in general labouring and cleaning duties as required to create a clean and safe environment for clients and/or.
  • Lead a small team of general and entry level technicians for the Bump in, Operation and Bump out of complex theatrical productions and/or.
  • Safely install theatre lighting, sound and video equipment to complex plans and specifications supplied by clients to fulfil design needs
  • Construct/erect scenic elements to plans and specifications supplied by clients to fulfil design needs

Skills & Experience
To be successful in the position, you will be/ possess:

  • Theatre and / or events experience with knowledge of procedures and / or techniques
  • Current SafeWork NSW Construction Induction (White card)
  • Current Working at Heights certification
  • Current Class C Driver’s licence
  • Current Working with children check number
  • Proof of right to work in Australia

Please refer to the attached job description for further criteria

This position requires a current NSW Working with Children Check. Applicants are required to apply and pay for this check if not already obtained.

About Shoalhaven City Council
Shoalhaven City Council is a dynamic organisation serving a large and diverse community; limitless opportunity exists for an exciting and rewarding career. The Shoalhaven is located just 2 hours from Sydney and 2.5 hours from Canberra. The Shoalhaven is home to 104,000 people and comprises of 49 unique towns and villages. It is a place of great natural beauty and offers an enviable lifestyle and positive work-life balance.

We are committed to creating a positive culture and strong team environment, and offer a range of benefits:

  • Generous Leave Entitlements
  • Long Service Leave After 5 Years
  • 9 Day Fortnight for Outdoor Staff
  • Flexitime for Indoor Staff
  • Remote Working Arrangements
  • Fitness Passport
  • Novated Lease Arrangements
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance
  • Training and Development Programs

How to Apply
You will be required to submit an online application by attaching your resume (please ensure you submit in Word or PDF format) and respond to questions regarding general information about you.

In addition, you will be required to demonstrate how you satisfy the requirements of the position by answering the below questions relevant to the essential criteria as outlined in the job advertisement.

For more information on the application process, please visit how to apply on Councils website.

  • At Shoalhaven City Council our corporate core values are: Collaboration, Adaptability, Integrity and Respect. Please choose one value and advise how you have enacted this value in a professional setting.
  • Please list the relevant qualifications and experience you hold.
  • Why do you want to work at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre?
  • This position requires an NSW Working With Children Check, please provide your Working With Children Check number.

Contact: Shane Spencer – Operations Supervisor – 02 4429 5759

Applications Close: This vacancy will remain open until a number of applicants have been recruited. Applications will be reviewed regularly, and you will be advised on your status. Please be advised that you may only apply once.

Shoalhaven City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing diversity and inclusion, and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.

When your application has been submitted completely, you will receive a confirmation email.