Employment News

Technical Manager & Operator

Posted on Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Cinerent OpenAir Pty Ltd has owned and produced St.George OpenAir Cinema since its inception in Sydney 22 years ago. The event attracts approximately 70,000 patrons each summer, and has become a highlight of the Sydney arts calendar, featuring in state and national tourism campaigns.

The event is managed by a small but highly motivated and skilled management team, who during the event direct 80 or more staff, as well as a broad network of regular suppliers. We place a strong emphasis on being goal driven, and supportive of each other. We prefer to lead by example and we push ourselves to produce a truly extraordinary event.

An exciting opportunity exists to join the production team within Cinerent, as Technical Manager & Operator.

The Technical Manager & Operator is responsible for the effective delivery of all technical aspects for the event. The role works closely with the Project Manager throughout the season and the successful applicant will undertake training and development with Cinerent’s Senior Technical Manager during the bump-in stage, specifically in the installation, operation and maintenance of the Cinerent’s electrical, lighting, audio and digital projection systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • a)  Installation of lighting, audio and digital projection systems,
  • b)  Installation of various catering equipment into the bar and restaurant areas,
  • c)  Operation of the cinema for screenings, including Cinerent’s 350m2 hydraulically raised cinema screen, digital projection, audio and lighting systems,
  • d)  Management of all supplementary electrical, lighting, audio and digital projection systems throughout the event,
  • e)  Throughout the period of the event, conducting inspections and completing daily inspection reports for all electrical, gas and fire safety equipment,
  • f)  Throughout the period of the event, undertaking and completing routine maintenance, and procurement and management of contractors for any specialised maintenance,
  • g)  Provision of technical advice and assistance to other departments at the event where required,
  • h)  Assisting event sponsors and their representatives with their technical requirements where required,
  • i)  Supervision of bump-in crew when assisting with installations,
  • j)  Maintaining a good relationship and strong communications with other members of the management team, to ensure the effective and efficient running of the event,
  • k)  Attending weekly on-site management meetings;
  • l)  Maintaining a safe event environment for patrons and staff, ensuring incidents requiring first aid treatment are attended to immediately by trained staff and having a comprehensive knowledge of evacuation procedures,

The Technical Manager & Operator shall also be required to carry out other duties and tasks reasonably associated with the successful staging of the Event.

The appointed applicant will report and be accountable to the Project Manager,
(or any other senior management person nominated by the Company from time to time).

Selection Criteria

  • a)  Significant experience working in at least one of the following technical areas: Sound, Lighting, Audio Visual or Electrical within the Events, Entertainment or Film & Television industries, with an enthusiasm to learn new skills
  • b)  Relevant Tertiary or Vocational Qualifications will be highly regarded, and may be considered in part as substitute for industry experience
  • c)  Very High-level of computer competency
  • d)  Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and specifications
  • e)  Ability to keep detailed written and electronic records
  • f)  Excellent problem solving and strong negotiation skills
  • g)  Ability to work effectively as part of a team, as well as independently
  • h)  Highly organised
  • i)  Reliable with a strong work ethic
  • j)  Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • k)  Well presented

Employment Period & Working Hours and Days

The period of employment will commence on 13 December 2017 and conclude on 28 February 2018, and working days and hours will vary with respective phases of production and operation. During bump-in and bump-out the Executive will be expected to work 10-12 hours each day. During the Event, the Executive will be expected to work approximately 10 hours per day, 3-6 days per week (the actual days per week is negotiable).

The rate of pay shall be dependant on the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications, indicatively in the range of $28 -$31 per hour, +SGC and any applicable overtime & penalty rates in line with the Amusement, Events and Recreation Award.

Event Dates and Production Phases

DEC 2017
Bump-in (production) Phase 1
Location: Mrs Macquaries Point event location 13 – 24 Dec

JAN 2018
Bump-in (production) Phase 2
Location: Mrs Macquaries Point event location 02 – 07 Jan

JAN/FEB 2018
Location: Mrs Macquaries Point event location 07 Jan – 21 Feb

FEB 2018
Bump-out (disassembly and pack down) Location: Mrs Macquaries Point event location 22 Feb – 26 Feb

Apply now by forwarding a cover letter along with your CV to: HR@cinerent.com.au

Cinerent OpenAir Pty Ltd
Attention: Matt McAloon
Suite 205, 19a Boundary St Rushcutters Bay, NSW 2011

APPLICATIONS CLOSE Friday 3 November 2017


Only successful applicants will be contacted.


Senior Technicians – Casual

Posted on Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Carriageworks is Australia’s leading contemporary cultural precinct and is recognised for its strong investment in commissioning and presenting contemporary work in partnership with artists. We are seeking Casual Senior Technicians who have advanced technical skills and experience in the production of a diverse range of programs and events. You will have a strong commitment to customer service, demonstrated ability to lead a team and the technical expertise to collaborate with artists and partners. Weekend and evening work will be required.

APPLY: jobs@carriageworks.com.au or +612 8571 9099 for a position description. Carriageworks supports workplace diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Applications close Friday 20 October 2017.


Creative Productions is hiring!

Posted on Monday, October 9th, 2017

With the recent expansion into Sydney as well as the incredible growth in Queensland, there is a real need for freelance and casual talented and experienced crew.

Creative Productions is dedicated to a workplace culture that is second to none. We want to offer you the chance to join our team.

We are after lighting audio and video technicians, general AV technicians and HR truck drivers to work on our events. The work can involve travelling and working in other states at times so if you like flying around then that’s also well on the cards here.

Our offices are located in Molendinar in Queensland and Castle Hill in Sydney and you’re welcome to drop by and see for yourself.

If you’re reading this and can think of someone who would be interested then please tag them. If you’re reading this and you’re interested please click the message button and drop us a line! Don’t forget to mention your contact details, location and of course what your talents are!

Visit us at www.creativeproductions.com.au


Assistant Stage Manager

Posted on Monday, October 9th, 2017

THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET  Assistant Stage Manager

A unique opportunity to be part of the Production and Technical department for a leading performing arts company.

The Assistant Stage Manager is responsible for assisting the Stage Manager to fulfil stage management requirements in rehearsal and performance; assisting with props running and general backstage management for every performance. This is a touring position with approximately 18 weeks touring annually.

The working environment is dynamic, physically demanding, fast-paced and challenging. There is an emphasis on collaborative support and teamwork, and team members are encouraged to demonstrate leadership and take personal responsibility for maintaining the Company’s standard of professional excellence.

In order to be considered for this role you will require the following

  • Extensive experience in Stage Management in an arts organisation
  • Proficient in score reading and show calling
  • Technical/professional proficiency
  • High level of planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise and identify implications of decisions
  • IT skills
  • Time management skills
  • Good communicator
  • Leadership capabilities
  • Team player
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Calm and Flexible in approach
  • Problem solver
  • Multi-skilled
  • Sense of humour


To view full position description please visit https://australianballet.com.au/corporate/careers

Please apply to jointheteam@australianballet.com.au attention Ange Park. Please include cover letter, addressing desired skills and experience with resume  Applications close Friday 20th October 2017 at 5:00pm


Audio and Lighting Technician

Posted on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Feel Good Events is a boutique hire company specializing in creating awesome parties and events for our clients. We are looking for someone to help run our hire department and do delivery and installation work. We hire illuminated dance floors,led screens ,sound systems party lighting and event decor.

Feel Good Events is looking for an experienced sound ,lighting and event hire assistant to help with a wide range of jobs.The role requires equipment preparation, customer service, warehouse management, event installation of equipment, equipment deliveries and a whole lot more.

To be suitable for this role you will have the following experience –

Lighting programming using DMX

Sound and Av equipment experience installing at events.

Experience in customer service

The right applicant for this role will also have the following –

Hard worker and physically fit as there will be some heavy lifting involved

Be well organized and be able to deal with multiple jobs every week

Well presented as appearance is important to our clients

Have a full drivers license

Some experience in this field is a must.

If you don’t have any experience or some form of training please do not apply.

Applicant must also be a permanent Australian resident

If you are passionate about sound and lighting and parties.

Please send a brief resume and cover letter.

Web: www.feelgoodevents.com.au
Email: dance@feelgoodevents.com.au



Technicians required

Posted on Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Audio, Vision and Lighting Technicians wanted; Brisbane and Gold Coast!

There truly has never been a better time to join our incredible team with positions available across all aspects of live production including Audio, Lighting, Vision and Camera Operators.
NW Group is looking for AV technicians of all experience levels so if you have a flair for any (or all) of the above, we would love to hear from you. With an increase in work volume across our brands Norwest and Haycom, there are multiple exciting opportunities available particularly through March/April next year as we head towards GC2018, as well as a huge amount of amazing projects outside of the games.

NW Group is Australasia’s largest supplier of full-service live production services, with Australian offices in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, as well as Auckland and Wellington in New Zealand; our business continues to grow and expand regionally creating ongoing opportunities that are available across multiple offices for the right skill sets.

Come and explore the opportunity to work with leading technology, alongside Australia’s finest technicians on some of the largest and most exciting events to come to Queensland and beyond!

Please contact-
Ray Moss,
General Manager QLD,
NW Group Australasia

NW Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer


Production Coordinators Adelaide Festival

Posted on Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Production Coordinator – Opening Event

We’re seeking a hard-working, festival loving individual with experience in managing large-scale outdoor events to assist us with the implementation of a large outdoor concert event in 2018. If this sounds like you, download the full position description here and email your resume, accompanied by a one page cover letter to alisong@adelaidefestival.com.au. Applications close 5pm, Friday 6 October 2017.

Production Coordinator – Festival Club

We’re also on the lookout for a Production Coordinator with a high level of attention to detail and experience managing outdoor events to assist our Production Manager with the implementation and running of our festival club in 2018. If this sounds like you, download the full position description here and email your resume, accompanied by a one page cover letter to alisong@adelaidefestival.com.au. Applications close 5pm, Friday 6 October 2017.