City of Hobart
Venue Support Assistant (9773)

Posted: 22 Mar
Closes: 15 Apr


Unit: Creative City
Division: City Futures
 Town Hall
Employment status:
 Temporary (2 years) Part-time 25.5 hours per week
Municipal Employee Level 2
Hobart City Council Enterprise Agreement 2021
Salary range:
$59,669 per annum (pro-rata) / $30.19 per hour + 12.5% superannuation. 

  • Dynamic team with no two days being the same.
  • Friendly and people-orientated team environment.
  • Contribute toward creating a vibrant and enriched local community.

About the role

This position plays a crucial role in the City’s success by effectively serving all aspects of events held in our Civic venues, and overseeing the daily operations including, hygiene, infection control and building safety standards for a range of Council facilities.

Role accountabilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Providing a high level of support with events and functions.
  • Cleaning, infection control and housekeeping duties.
  • Ordering and maintaining supplies. 
  • Liaising with stakeholders of Council facilities.

Learn more about the role in the position description: Venue Support Assistant Position Description

About you

The ideal candidate will have experience in events and/or function operations but this is not essential. They will have completed Year 10 and/or obtained a Certificate III in Cleaning Operations, along with demonstrated experience in cleaning or a related field. A can-do attitude, desire to work in a friendly team environment, and excellent attention to detail are essential qualities for success in this role. If you thrive in a high-volume work environment, then this position may be a great fit for you. You'll need to be available for a 7-day rostered week and capable of working extra hours if required. 

About us

The City of Hobart offers something for everyone, with connections between nature, history, culture, businesses and each other. We are proud to provide a range of services and facilities that support the wellbeing, safety and participation of the community as well as continuously look to improve and embrace new approaches to achieve better outcomes for all. With an industrious and diversified economy, wherever your skills, talents and passions lie, we can offer you the opportunity to have a rewarding career with ongoing learning and development opportunities.

We recognise contributions to our workforce and offer:

  • Above Award wages and Employer Superannuation at 12.5% with salary sacrifice options.
  • Flexible work arrangements including the option to apply for a nine-day fortnight.
  • Health and Wellness programs, including onsite gyms.
  • Discounted membership at Hobart Aquatic Centre.
  • Ability to purchase additional leave after 12 months of service.
  • An Employee Assistance Program that offers onsite visits.
  • Corporate Health Plan discounts with BUPA, St. Lukes and Medibank.

Learn more about what the City of Hobart can offer you.

The City of Hobart is committed to building an inclusive community and workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, abilities, ages and identities.

City of Hobart has a strong commitment to health and safety. Appointment will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment background checks. These will include reference checks, National Police History record check, and Medical Assessment including drug and alcohol testing.

Learn more about our vision, mission and values.

How to apply

If you require any further information specific to this role please contact Sarah Carson, Coordinator City Venues, on 03 6238 2765 or email

All applications must be made in the online portal, and you can save your application as you progress through the stages until you submit your final application. If you have any issues with submitting your application, please email details of the issue to Please note that we do not accept applications after the position has closed so if you have issues submitting your application, please contact us prior to the closing time.

Before you begin

You will need to read the position description prior to commencing your application as you will be required to address the key duties, skills and knowledge for this role in 600 words or less.

Please ensure you have copies of your resume, qualification/s, and your Driver Licence ready to attach at the end of your application.

Selection process

Candidates are initially selected for interview based on the details provided in their application.

The City of Hobart assesses all applications based on merit.

Positions are filled, based on how well the successful candidate meets the requirements of the position.

Learn more about the selection process on our website.

Applications close 11:59 pm Monday 15 April 2024 (AEDT).