Casual Technician – Plenty Ranges Arts Centre

Posted on Friday, June 25th, 2010

Plenty Ranges Arts Centre is the premier arts and cultural centre in Melbourne’s north. The venue consists of a 500 seat theatre, a 175 seat amphitheatre and several function and meeting rooms.
Due to an increase in activity and the varied hours required, we are seeking suitable applicants to join the pool of casual staff.

This position provides friendly, focused and flexible customer service to patrons, hirers and users of the Plenty Ranges Arts Centre as part of the Technical team. Demonstrated experience as a Technician in a performing arts venue and customer service skills are required.
Previous experience in theatrical lighting operation is a definite advantage, a knowledge of Strand consoles would be preferred.
Experience in audio setup and operation is preferred
A good working knowledge of theatre flying systems would be an advantage.
This is a casual position and is classified as Band 3A
All casual positions require availability to work rostered shifts that can occur Monday – Sunday between 7am and midnight; daytime weekday availability well-regarded. *Hourly rates include a 25% loading in lieu of annual leave, sick leave and public.

Applications should include:
• A covering letter which states the title of the position you are applying for and why you are interested in the position;
• A current resume
Applicants must be either a permanent resident of Australia or have evidence that they have the right to work in Australia.

Applications should be emailed to:  colin.clune@whittlesea.vic.gov.au
Please Note: Electronic resumes will only be accepted in Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat format.

Further enquiries can be directed to Colin Clune, Theatre Coordinator on 9217 2463.

Applications can also be forwarded to the following postal address:

Colin Clune
Locked Bag 1
Bundoora MDC
Bundoora   Vic   3083

Closing Date: 5.00pm Friday, 30 July 2010