Casual Backstage Pool – State Theatre Centre, Perth

Posted on Friday, November 27th, 2015

PooS5PnTB_6l Ref 13473

VMA Level 3, $25.36 – $28.18 per hour (inclusive of 20% loading), DCA VMA 2014

We are currently establishing a pool of suitable candidates for casual appointments within the Backstage Crew at the State Theatre Centre. Applicants deemed suitable will be placed into a pool from which casual appointments may be made. The pool will operate for 12 months on completion of the recruitment process.

DCA is based at Gordon Stephenson House, One40 William Street, Perth.

Jobs Description Details
Members of the backstage crew are part of a busy team working behind the scenes at the State Theatre Centre. Many different people are needed to ensure the smooth operation and continued success of the State Theatre and the various performances that they host. Good communication skills, ability to work in a team and independently, and an ability to resolve challenging situations as they arise are abilities that the successful candidate should be able to demonstrate.

The positions that are sought to be filled on a casual basis are:

  • Mechanist
  • Lighting Technician
  • Sound Technician
  • Dresser
  • Wardrobe Maintenance

All positions require experience in their related field and a basic knowledge of the equipment used in this position. Each of the positions have separate requirements that are listed on the Job Description Form/s.

Applicants are asked to clearly specify which positions they are applying for in their application.

How to apply for this position

Prospective applicants are advised to visit and key in the position number (Pool Ref 13473) into ‘Web Search No.’ to access online application instructions.

Applicants are required to apply on-line and must provide;

    • a comprehensive CV
    • a one – two A4 page (maximum) outline on your skills and knowledge in relation to the Work Related Requirements that are listed on the attached Job Description Form
    • a completed Application Form and Application Question Form (only if applying via email or post)


For further job related information, please contact Mitch Thomas on (08) 6212 9214 (not to be contacted for an Applicant Information Package).

If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please contact the Recruitment helpline on (08) 6552 7499 or email for further assistance.


To avoid last minute congestion of the system which may result in your application being received after the closing time and therefore not be eligible, please endeavour to submit your application well before the closing time.

CLOSING DATE: Monday, 14 December 2015 at 4.00 pm (AWST)