Lighting Operator Required
A lighting operater is required for international touring showband. All applicants must have experience in intelligent lighting, rigging and all different lighting consules in particular event 408 and hog. All applicants must be able to travel and be prepared to load, set up and operate in a touring situation. There will be rehearsals required as well as live performance and the position will need to be filled for an agreed minimum time period. All interested should e-mail email@example.com
(Posted 21st January, 2005)
Services Resources Coordinator
The Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre is an acknowledged world renowned facility for the hosting of national and international conferences, conventions, exhibitions and events.
This position is responsible for ensuring all events have adequate audio visual equipment and staff support to deliver, meet or exceed the client’s requests and event requirements and provide administrative and technical support to the Assistant Technical Services Manager.
To achieve this you will need to liaise with internal and external parties to ascertain the requirements for each event including the completion of quotations, delivery of technical advice and rostering of staff. Other aspects will include equipment hire, monitoring of the store rooms and setup equipment, implementation and maintenance of an equipment register, equipment maintenance, monthly reports and supervision of contractors.
You will possess proven experience with rostering, supervising and delegating staff, inventory management, operation and setup of audio visual systems, together with excellent communication skills, an ability to prioritise multiple tasks and handle pressure. While an Elevated Work Platform license is preferable, a willingness to work flexible hours and proven administrative skills and computer literacy are essential.
Please apply on line, go to the Career’s section of our website www.mecc.com.au, click on Job Opportunities, register and apply.
Applications close on Thursday 27 January 2005
(Posted 17th January, 2005)
Teachers - Performing Arts, NMIT
Designer (profit share),Sydney
Atomic Theatre is looking for a Lighting Designer to round out the creative team for "The Altruists", running Feb 3-20 at the Downstairs Belvoir Street Theatre.
More information on the production can be found on the web at: www.thealtruists.com
Participation in the project will be on the basis of equal profit share between the cast and production team.
If you are interested and would like more information, please contact Jonathan on 0414 661330 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close on Sunday, January 23, 2005
(Posted 12 January, 2005)
Position now filled
Established Company working in the Entertainment & Architectural Lighting Industry is looking for an Enthusiastic Marketing graduate to join the team.
• Established Company
• January Start
• New Graduates should apply
The Lightmoves Group of Companies include businesses involved in the Sales, Distribution, Installation, Hire and Manufacture of products for the Entertainment & Architectural Lighting Industries.
We are looking for a Tertiary qualified, enthusiastic, highly organised, person to work with our Managing Directors to put into practice various Marketing theories.
We wish to identify and implement Marketing strategies across a broad range of new and existing markets to further consolidate our position.
This is a hands on position, so the ideal candidate will possess the following skills.
* Exceptional Written and Verbal communication skill.
* Comprehensive experience with Adobe and Corel products.
* Excellent Organisational and Time Management skills.
* Ability to present to Groups and manage meetings.
* Self Motivated.
* An eye for detail.
* Not afraid of a challenge.
* Previous experience not essential.
So if you fit these criteria and look forward to a challenge, apply now even if you have just finished your studies.
Interviews Pre Christmas, position to commence Mid January.
138 Browns Rd. Noble Park. Vic
(Posted December 7th 2004)
Glen Street Theatre is a busy venue and industry leader located on Sydney's north shore, which presents a first class season of professional productions and excellent facilities for outside hire.
The complex is seeking an experienced Technical Manager to supervise the technical facilities and resources of the complex.
Responsibilities include the management of the Technical Department; development of budgets, operational schedules and staff rosters; liaison with theatre companies and maintenance of the centre.
The position would suit a person with strong management/ administration skills and proven hands-on technical theatre experience. The appointee will have had at least three years experience in a performing arts venue working in sound, lighting, rigging, stage management, flying and general maintenance.
Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, time management and organisational skills are desired as is experience working with a wide variety of user groups.
An appropriate salary package will be negotiated.
For a copy of the position description call Vanessa Riddick on 02 9975 4044 or go to www.glenstreet.com.au. For more information about the position, please contact Shalom Andrews on the same number.
Applications by COB Wednesday 5 January 2005
Send to Shalom Andrews, Operations Manager, Glen Street Theatre, PO Box 9, Frenchs Forest, NSW 1640 or email to email@example.com
(Posted December 7th 2004)
Designer required for Mardi Gras Party
We are seeking a lighting designer for the Mardi Gras Party on Saturday 5 March 2005.
You should have large dance party or concert design experience, superior CAD skills, superior programming / operation skills, good interpersonal & consultative skills and an ability to be very creative & innovative.
You will be required to submit a detailed proposal by 17 December 2004
Contact James Klein at MSF Event Management to receive a technical package, evaluation criteria and submission details.
Tel. 02 9698 3718 Email. firstname.lastname@example.org
(Posted December 1st, 2004)
Sales Person, Coemar De Sisti Australia
Coemar De Sisti Australia is a highly successful entertainment & architectural lighting importer/wholesale distributor based in Bundoora/Melbourne. Due to advancement of current staff we are recruiting for an internal sales person. The person will be responsible for achieving sales budgets by working closely with the trade. A good understanding of professional entertainment lighting industry would be an advantage but is not essential. You need to be highly motivated with excellent interpersonal skills, proven sales experience, computer literate and be able to work to agreed deadlines. It is also essential that you should have the ability to build good customer relationships and operate effectively both individually and as part of a team.
Please email your application with resume to email@example.com or via mail to Mr Peter Kemp Coemar De Sisti Australia 36a Clements Avenue Bundoora 3083
(Posted December 1st, 2004)
Audio and Lighting Sales, Melbourne
CC’s Light & Sound is a pro audio and lighting retailer based in South Melbourne.
We currently seek full and part time professionals to sell our extensive range of pro audio, lighting and DJ equipment in our South Melbourne showroom.
To be successful you’ll need to have some hands on experience of stage lighting systems and sound reinforcement gained either through working in theatre, night clubs or other venues. You’ll also need to have a commitment to customer service, have a good telephone manner, be well presented, organised and computer literate.
Email enquiries and applications only to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications close December 7, 2004.
(Posted December 1st, 2004)
Operations Manager, WA
St Mary’s Anglican Girls’ School, Karrinyup, WA require a permanent, full-time Theatre Operations Manager. Applications are invited from highly qualified, motivated and experienced people with initiative for this position. Technical expertise in sound and lighting and the ability to work effectively and co-operatively with teachers, students and the general public are essential. A duty statement is available from www.stmarys.wa.edu.au/Employment/TOM.pdf
Applications including the names and telephone numbers of two referees should be directed to The Principal, PO Box 105, Karrinyup WA 6921
or email: email@example.com
Applications close Wednesday, 8 December 2004.
(Posted November 30th, 2004)
Technician, Frankston Arts Centre
Frankston Arts Centre is seeking a permanent full time technician to assist with the technical requirements of the Theatre and Cube 37 during performances.
With a strong background in live performing arts you will be focussed on the delivery of excellent customer service.
Reporting to the Theatre / Operations Manager, this position will respond to the technical requirements of events throughout the Centre and as a result the majority of hours for this position will be evenings and weekends. This position will suit a flexible technician who have had experience with all aspects of technical theatre.
The successful applicant will posess:
Ability to work to a high level of efficiency in stressful periods
Ability to work productively with amateur and professional groups who perform at the centre
Effective communication skills, both written and oral.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Experience in the operation of a range of lighting equipment and skill in the placing of sets to achieve the effect desired by artistic personnel of hiring organisations.
Experience in the safe operation and supervision of a single purchase, counter weighted flying system, including rigging of sets and other required equipment to this system.
Possess a current Victorian Drivers licence.
Proven experience operating a Strand lighting desk is an advantage.
Possess a licence to operate an EWP or be prepared to obtain such a licence.
Possess a certificate to Test and Tag or be prepared to obtain such a licence.
Possess a Level 2 Workplace First Aid qualification.
Familiarity with computers, particularly computer lighting consoles and IBM personal computers.Annualised Salary of $40,300 per annum under Clause 22.7 (Annualised Salary) of the Victorian Local Authorities Award 2001, the Frankston City Council Enterprise Agreement No 4, and Council policies. The amount is inclusive of any payment applicable under the following Award clauses:
• Overtime/Penalty rates and Meeting allowances;
• Library hours;
• Time off in Lieu of overtime payment;
• Call-back and availability allowances;
• Allowances and expenses;
• Annual leave loading;
• Worksite flexibility;
• Instruments and Quarters.
A considerable portion of rostered hours will be on weekends and at evenings.
Any questions can be directed to Rebecca Walker on firstname.lastname@example.org or 03 9784 1058. For a copy of the position description contact Jennie Bentley on Applications@frankston.vic.gov.au
Applications should be addressed to Jennie Bentley Human Resources, Frankston City Council, PO Box 490, Frankston, 3199, emailed to: Applications@frankston.vic.gov.au or faxed to (03) 9783 3343, and must be received by Wednesday 1st December 2004.
(Posted November 19th, 2004)
Technical Director, Perth
Lux Entertaiment Technology based in Perth is seeking an experienced Lighting Technical Director to head their corporate lighting production department.
This is a full-time position available immediately, with a dynamic and motivated team.
The successful applicant will receive generous remuneration to be negotiated based on skills, experience and potential relocation.
Servicing the lighting departments of many Audio Visual Staging companies in Perth, Lux has grown rapidly in the last 3 years to be at the forefront of the Perth lighting industry.
The successful applicant will be responsible for autonomously liasing and developing concepts and designs with our clients and oversee these from booking through to execution with the production crew - including installation, show operate and removal.
Excellent communication, presentation and computer skills are required as is all fascets of systems tech'ing.
Leadership, people management and conflict resolution skills are required as you will be responsible for your production crew and ensuring that the Lux values are portrayed by your team as a whole.
Excellent OH&S, time management and solid administration skills are essential.
Fitting the Lux culture will be the most important criteria and to this end the successful person will need to be a pleasure to deal with and work along-side when under pressure, accomodating when thrown into difficult situations by clients and maintain at all costs a service first attitude with an eye for detail. A straight-up, no bullshit attitude is essential.
As is always the case in this industry work can be outside of usual business hours, including weekends however this is tempered with rewards at every opportunity afforded.
Your enjoyment of the job will be reflected in your work and this will be positively perceived by the client and to this end Lux values an enjoyable work environment for its team.
CAD experience, a riggers ticket, multiple console knowledge are all favourable attributes.
The position reports directly to the Managing Director.
Applications are required immediately until the posiiton is filled.
Applications in writing to David Trapp, Lux Entertainment Technology PO Box 8055, Perth BC WA 6849 or via email to David Trapp - email@example.com. Ph: 1300 363 LUX
(Posted November 17th, 2004)
Technician required for Top End
Top End Sounds, Darwin’s leading production/ event/ audio visual services company has a vacancy for a mature and experienced lighting technician.
Top End Sounds Pty Ltd is a very exciting and diverse company who provide production event services to a broad spectrum of clientele. Our services span from the supply of concert production, as well as, supply of corporate audio visual conference hire, exhibition hire, staging, outdoor clear span structures through to large outdoor events.
The successful applicant must possess
• A proven knowledge in operation of professional lighting systems
• Have experience in preparing, rigging, patching, DMX and focusing of lighting systems.
• Have technical abilities to operate and complete general maintenance for our lighting inventory, including moving head fixtures.
• A demonstrated ability to read lighting plans.
• Have the abilities to be self motivated, organised, be able to work within a team environment and communicate effectively.
• A demonstrated ability to manage a lighting crew.
• High levels of problem solving skills.
• Excellent presentation and negotiation skills.
• Demonstrated commitment to providing a high level of service.
• A car and/or truck licence is essential.
Remuneration will be based on qualifications.
For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Kerrie Alterator on 08 8980 8222 during business hours.
(Posted November 17th, 2004)
Lighting Technician, QPAC
Salary $34,666pa + super
As one of Australia's leading performing arts centres, QPAC is a world-class facility comprising four major theatre venues as well as many function, studio and rehearsal spaces. QPAC is renowned for its excellence in the presentation and management of theatrical productions, for producing and staging special events and festivals, and for involvement as an entrepreneur with major touring productions.
Within QPAC’s Lighting Department you will be responsible for supervising and leading various lighting department functions to provide hands-on professional client focused and cost efficient services to venue hirers and other QPAC Units. This position requires a high calibre individual who is suitably experienced and qualified in theatre lighting. Customer service is of paramount importance to this role, as is experience in leading and motivating teams in a dynamic live theatre multi-venue environment.
An application package can be found on the website http://www.qpac.com.au/qpac_partners/jobs_at_qpac/#current_vacancies or can be obtain by contacting Human Resources on (07) 3840 7425. Applicants must address the selection criteria contained in the position description and include a resume and workplace referee details.
Please quote SNLX(F/T) in your application. Closing date for applications is 5pm Monday 29 November 2004.
(Posted November 16th, 2004)
& Touring Manager, Perth
Operator required urgently
Silvers Circus are urgently looking for a lighting operator, ideally with an electrical background.
Touring from 26th Dec until mid March in Tasmania, four weeks in Victoria then into Adelaide for 8 weeks. That takes us up to the end on May 2005.
Of course we are looking for a permanent person but if we had this time covered, it would be a help.
Meals and accommodation supplied.
Need someone in the next few days while we are still showing but our season ends here in Melbourne on 21/11/2004.
and we would like a person to be able to see the show operating for a week.
We have Mac 600's, Golden Scan 3's and the desk is a Scancomander.
Ideally a person who is creative.
Phone either 0417 593 421 or 0418 220044.
Wages - Will negotiate
(Posted November 12th, 2004)
City Recital Hall Angel Place Sydney is seeking casual audio and lighting staff to work on a range of events from corporate presentations to classical music concerts.
Typical lighting calls may include design, focussing, plotting and operating an in-house Event 416 or a range of hired LX consoles.
Duties for audio technicians would include liaison with artists, consultation with clients, stage changes, monitoring, recording and FOH presentations.
Both positions report to the Technician on Duty/Technical Manager but may involve supervision of stage crew from time to time.
The City Recital Hall is a world class facility and its staff expected to be experienced professionals with high technical and service standards.
$21.50 per [ordinary] hour
Applications must address the Position Description which is available from Amanda Marks Young on 02 9231 9000 or email@example.com
Applications close on November 26.
For more information contact Jason James, Technical Manager on 02 9231 9030 or firstname.lastname@example.org
(Posted November 10th, 2004)
Visual Production Manager
Technician, Shore School North Sydney
Commencing January 2005
A suitably qualified and motivated person is required to fill this position.
Applicants should possess a sound practical knowledge of theatre lighting (including design), sound and mechanical systems, and should be flexible enough to carry out a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities, which include training and supervising school students in the safe use of complex equipment.
The position is full-time and flexibility of working hours is essential. Salary: App $45K
The Shore Performing Arts Centre contains a first class 500 seat lyric theatre, and a 200 seat drama studio.
Robert Fox 02 9956 1132 or email@example.com
Applications Close: Saturday, November 13, 2004
(Posted November 5th, 2004)
require Casual Lighting Technicians
3200 Lighting is a large lighting and audio company based in Zetland, providing high-end technical production for a wide range of clients. Amongst other events, 3200 provides the lighting for Mercedes Australian Fashion Week, Transmission dance parties, Tropfest and other high-profile events.
The lighting department is currently looking for new casual staff members to assist with productions. Positions exist for both experienced lighting technicians and less-experienced but keen juniors.
Staff will work both autonomously and as a part of a team to construct lighting systems for a large range of jobs, from gardens and hotel ballrooms through to large concert venues. Working under the supervision of the lighting managers, employees of the company enjoy a fun, relaxed and exciting style of work.
Interested parties should email their CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
(Posted November 4th, 2004)
Manager / Tour Coordinator
Two new positions have been created to cater for the growth of HIT Production’s nationally recognised, professional Theatrical touring department.
Employment Type: This is a fixed term contract for any combination of tours in the following weeks in 2005 with additional opportunities in 2006.
Dates: Tours 1. February 14 to May 7
2. March 5 to April 20
3. April 28 to July 3 (Ability in both Stage management & Technical management required)
4. May 16 to May 20
5. August 1 to November 13
6. August 15 to November 26
Salary: $900 per week (Plus Employer superannuation contribution of 9%)
Other Benefits: National touring including accommodation, travel and living away allowances.
Contact: Nava Clauscen
37 Melrose Street Sandringham VIC 3191
Phone: (03) 9599 0899
Fax: (03) 9521 6299
Closing Date: Please send expressions of interest by Friday 5 November 2004
T his role consists of managing all technical touring production elements for HIT Productions. Pre- production duties include the understanding and familiarisation of established lighting and set designs for remounts and the operation of lighting for new productions. Touring duties include driving the truck (up to 5 tonnes) as required to scheduled venues, supervision of the bump in/out and assistance and instruction to local loaders. All technical lighting requirements, checking the pre rig, additional set ups, focus and operation of lighting desk, as well as audio levels and communication systems, hire and return of additional equipment and maintenance of set on tour. Other duties related to the effective running of the tour as required by the Production Manager or Producer. In addition, the touring technician will be required to keep to effective touring schedules, and budgets, including the collection and return of receipts, support administration and logistics personnel on touring requirements and attendance at production meetings. The Touring technician directly reports to the Production Manager and consults on technical specifications in venues. Upon finalisation of the tour the touring technician assists the correct return and storage of sets, costumes and company property.
1. A demonstrated ability to provide direction to theatre personnel.
2. Past experience and a demonstrated ability in technical production.
3. High level problem solving skills and the ability to demonstrate initiative think flexibly and tailor solutions to un-expected situations.
4. Good communication and teamwork skills.
5. Demonstrated experience and commitment to providing a high level of service.
6. A demonstrated ability to read lighting plans and set drawings.
7. A demonstrated understanding of set construction.
8. A demonstrated understanding of lighting as well as lighting and sound equipment.
9. Knowledge and Experience with Horizon software packages.
10. Knowledge and Experience with Word, Excel, Outlook and Access packages.
11. Licence to drive up to and including a 5 tonne truck. (HIT can assist with this)
12. A demonstrated ability to manage budgets.
A Qualification in technical production will be considered an advantage.
Touring knowledge and past experience will be considered an advantage.
A knowledge of CAD would be considered an advantage
Other InformationThe touring technician must be prepared to spend any combination of the above weeks away from home.
Working in this role involves excellent health and fitness
(Posted November 4th, 2004)
Operator, Sydney Opera House
Staging, Lighting & Sound Technicians, STC
We are seeking casual crew in all departments for bump-ins, bump-outs and show calls in the Sydney Theatre, Walsh Bay.
Interested applicants should forward a C.V. to
Marcus Kelson, Technical Manager, Sydney Theatre, 22 Hickson Rd, Walsh Bay, NSW 2000 or email@example.com
Marcus Kelson Ph (02)9250 1943 Fax (02)9250 1940
Applications Close: Friday, November 19, 2004
(Posted 14th October, 2004)
Lighting designer needed for Capgun Productions upcoming season of 15 Minutes of Fame at the Croft Institute in November.
If you have experience in making the most from the least, lighting conventional theatre in unconventional spaces and an interest in fringe theatre please contact David Ryding at firstname.lastname@example.org with a resume.
Applications Close: Monday, October 25, 2004
(Posted 14th October, 2004)
Visual Technicians, Fairchild Multimedia
We required the services of an experienced Audio Visual Installer to work in our corporate production area based from our Alexandria warehouse. As a candidate you will need to have:
Proven ability with the set-up and operation of professional audio, audio visual and lighting systems;
Be able to work both as part of a team, or alone, with minimum supervision;
Possess effective oral and written skills;
Have good personal presentation;
Hold a current manual drivers licence
This is initially a casual position with the potential to move to further career options for the right candidate.
Please forward your application to Fairchild Multimedia Pty Ltd via Fax (02) 9690 2144 or email email@example.com
(Posted 8th October, 2004)
Lighting operator required, touring
Professional Lighting operator required for touring showgroup. Must be able to tour, and have experience in the Jands Event 408 and intelligent lights. Please forward applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
(Posted 27th September, 2004)
Director, Channel 9 Sydney
A great opportunity exists for a self motivated Lighting Director with broadcast experience to join Australia’s leading television Network.
You’ll liaise with Directors, Producers and work with many different people as a team member. You’ll be responsible for ensuring that all lighting requirements are met, to a high standard, which involves lighting both technically & creatively.
You’ll be working in a studio environment with different lighting consoles and need to be able to adapt to outside broadcast situations when required.
Send your resume with references to:
TCN CHANNEL 9
Att. Andrew Veitch
PO BOX 27
Willoughby NSW 2068
Applications close September 30.
(Posted 24th September, 2004)
/ Facilities Manager at Caulfield Grammar School
Caulfield Grammar School seeks a person with appropriate technical experience to be responsible for managing the use of the new Memorial Hall at our Caulfield Campus in East St Kilda. The Hall includes a 650 seat auditorium and will be used for theatre and music performances, assemblies etc.
Responsibilities will include the operation of all technical facilities within the Hall including air conditioning, lighting, use of theatre and audio equipment and for scheduling and arranging the use and maintenance of the Hall.
Written applications with the names of three referees should be forwarded to: Mr Jim Alexiades, Head of Caulfield Campus, Caulfield Grammar School, PO Box 610, Elsternwick 3185 by Friday 8 October. Enquiries: Ms Lynne Davies on 03 9524 6300 or email@example.com
(Posted 23rd September, 2004)
required, Showtech Australia Pty Ltd & Showtech Rigging
Download Position Description ( 17k Acrobat PDF)
Applications close: 01/10/2004
Salary: up to $34,000
Glen Street Theatre is an established well respected regional theatre with a subscriber base of over 4000.
The Venue Technician/Board Operator objectives are to operate and maintain the technical facilities and resources of the complex to ensure the highest possible standard of presentation to the public, hirers and participants through assisting both professional and community hirers and users to mount a variety of entertainment.
At least 2 years experience required in the areas of sound, lighting, rigging, stage management, use of a fly system and general maintenance. Well developed communication and interpersonal skills, time management and organisational skills are desired as is experience working with a wide variety of user groups.
Please contact Vanessa Riddick if you require any further information.
Ph 02 9975 4044
Fax 02 9452 2209
(Posted 20th September, 2004)
Visual Technicians, Avsound
Avsound in Sydney require full time & casual technicians to work in theirr hire department. Applicants should have a minimum of three years experience working in all areas of AV, Audio Data & LX. Duties will include set up, operation and pack down of Audio Visual equipment. Current driving licence is required. Package is negotiable and overtime will be required.
Freelancer Audio Visual technicians are also invited to send their details to enable Avsound to update theirr technician database. Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
(Posted 14th September, 2004)
Avsound have a position available for an Audio Visual Service Technician. The position requires hands on servicing and repairing of professional Audio, Video and Lighting equipment, regular on site preventive maintenance and after hours callouts. Experience in setting up and operating nightclub audio and lighting systems desirable. Knowledge of digital audio processing desirable.
Avsound are a dynamic team seeking someone who is enthusiastic with excellent communication skills, problem solving skills and able to work with minimal supervision. Current driving licence is required. Salary package negotiable, commensurate with qualifications, skills and experience Please send resume to email@example.com
(Posted 14th September, 2004)
The Glory - Sydney's newest up and coming band are looking for a lighting designer/operator, initially for a series of 5 nights at the Tap Gallery in Sydney during October and November.. The shows are held in theatre spaces and incorporate theatrical elements of lighting design,staging,subtle costume + props. The events are designed to be a mini-festival in an evening.
Looking for a creative, professional, hard working team member, interested in creating a new style of musical event.
$25.00 per hour min 4 hour call (negotiable). Looking to build the team to build the shows into 2005 and onwards.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
(Posted 10th September, 2004)
operator / technician, touring
An International touring showband requires a lighting operator / technician. The person must have strong knowledge of basic lighting operations, dimmers, consoles and dmx.
Any experience with the Jands 408 or the 416 and/or intelligent lighting will be highly regarded.
The person must be willing to travel interstate and overseas. Check the website www.onestepahead.info for information about the band.
Please send applications to Hakan, at email@example.com
The job will be based in Sydney.
(Posted 8th September, 2004)
Crew required for Australian Pavilion at the 2005 World Expo in Japan
Think! OTS has been appointed by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to design, construct and maintain/operate the Australian Pavilion at the 2005 World Expo in Japan.
World Expo 2005 Aichi will be held in Nagoya from 25 March to 25 September 2005.
Aichi Expo 2005 will be a world-class event with over 120 countries represented. The Expo Authority is anticipating 15 million visitors to the Expo.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Think! OTS intends the Australian Pavilion to be a showcase of the best that Australia has to offer. As has been the case at previous Expos, the Australian pavilion is expected to be one of the most popular national pavilions.
You could join the team to represent Australia on this exciting project. Think! OTS is seeking applications from suitable persons for the positions of:
• Pavilion Technical Maintenance Crew Operations – 3 positions
• Audiovisual and IT installers – fit out period only – 3 positions
The technical team roles include the installation and maintenance of all of the exhibition gallery displays including all audiovisual and multimedia equipment as well as lighting, presentation, public address, information technology, CCTV, security and telephonic systems.
Positions commence in early December 2004 and finish in late September 2005, (fit out period finishes February 10th 2005). All positions are by contract and accommodation and travel will be provided. A per diem allowance will be paid to Australian engaged staff.
Successful applicants will be professional, enthusiastic and helpful. A good knowledge of Australia will be advantageous, as will Japanese language skills, however the latter is not mandatory. Applicants should have a demonstrated ability of AV and IT installation and maintenance with a minimum of 5 years experience. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to submit your application and resume. Applications close Monday 20 September 2004.
Click here to download a full job description 179kb Word document
(Posted 7th September, 2004)
Theatre Lighting, WAAPA
Officer, West Australian Museum
SKYCITY Adelaide is South Australia’s premier gaming and entertainment venue, attracting more than 2 million visitors every year. Integral to this is the continued success and growth of our entertainment offerings.
Reporting to the Entertainment Executive, these part-time roles will be responsible for the technical design, set up and operation of all internal events. These hands on roles will work across audio, visual, lighting and staging equipment to ensure superior technical support is provided for all events.
The successful candidates will have demonstrated experience in a number of different technical areas including audio, visual, lighting and or event management as well as excellent organisational skills, well developed communication skills and a proven ability to work as part of a team.
Willingness to work flexible hours is essential.
If you are ready for the challenge then please email your letter of application and resume by Monday 6th September 2004 to email@example.com or mail to SKYCITY Adelaide, PO Box 1918, Adelaide 5001
(Posted 31st August, 2004)
experience as a follow spot operator?
Lighting and Stage Crew, Perth
If you’re one of the casual lighting and staging crew members that we’re looking for…you’ll be…friendly, professional and enthusiastic. You’ll have high standards, especially in the area of customer service, and be described as courteous, mature, and a willing crew member.
You’ll need to be well presented, trustworthy and punctual. You’ll be able to work flexible hours, work to deadlines, and adapt easily to change. You’ll be keen to take this opportunity to work with an innovative WA production company.
You’ll have a clean and current C class (driver’s) license, and preferably also have an MR or HR license. You’ll be physically fit and able to do the necessary heavy lifting.
If this sounds like you, please send your CV to the director of Matrix Productions Australia, PO Box 355 Bayswater WA.
All applicants will be treated confidentially.
(Posted 26th August, 2004)
Area Manager, Professional Lighting
JANDS Pty Ltd, one of Australia’s leading manufacturers and importers of professional lighting equipment is seeking an experienced technical sales person to develop the sales of our products Australia wide with a particular focus on NSW & Victoria.
In this role, based preferably in Sydney, you will be responsible for achieving sales targets by working closely with Jands existing dealer network and exploring other business opportunities within the professional lighting industry. A strong understanding of professional lighting its distribution and applications are essential criteria.
Regular interstate travel would be required.
Written applications can be forwarded to:
Jands Pty Ltd
Locked Bag 15
Mascot NSW 1460
Facsimile: (02) 9582 0999
Applications close 10th September 2004 with interviews being held the following week.
(Posted 25th August, 2004)
Silvers Circus are seeking an electrician for a full time touring position. The applicant must be a single person and have a truck licence.
Must be familiar with 3 phase and single phase. No age limit. Accomodation & meals supplied.
Conatc Tony on firstname.lastname@example.org
(Posted 25th August, 2004)
Technicians, Frankston Arts Centre
Frankston Arts Centre is seeking casual technicians to assist with the technical requirements of the Theatre and Cube 37 during performances.
With a strong background in live performing arts you will be focussed on the delivery of excellent customer service. You will assist with the safe and efficient use of venues by client organisations and assisting clients reach the optimum performance and audience satisfaction.
Reporting to the supervising technician, this position will respond to the technical requirements of events throughout the Centre and as a result the majority of hours for this position will be evenings and weekends. This position will suit flexible technicians who have had experience with all aspects of technical theatre.
The hours of the casual technicians are varied and the salary will be a flat rate of $20.45 per hour plus superannuation.
Applications are to be addressed to Jennie Bentley, Human Resources Advisor, Frankston City Council, PO Box 490, Frankston 3199, or email: email@example.com or fax (03) 9783 3343 and must be received by Friday 20 September, 2004.
(Posted 24th August, 2004)
Melbourne Fringe Festival is seeking application for Technical Stage Manager to facilitate the technical requirement of shows in an assigned venue. The applicant will have experience in stage management, with basic knowledge of operating lights and sound equipment . Festival experience desirable.
The position requires: keeping a record of the each shows technical and stage requirements; communicating relevant information between the various productions
within the venue and production manager; communicating with FOH management and staff any specific needs (i.e. lockouts, latecomers, wheelchair placement...); maintain a record of any additional equipment (supplied at cost) used, beyond the standard room setup; general technical problem solving.
- Facilitate the technical needs of events in the assisgned performance space.
- Be responsible for quick turn around between shows, as well as setting up props, lighting and sound requirements for each show.
- Attend scheduled Tech Rehearsals and assist in the developing show plot and cues for events in the performance space in association with the performers/director.
- Ensure the security of equipment and backstage areas by limiting unauthorised access.
- Prior to the first public performance and between subsequent performances, check equipment to see that it is safe and operational. Any loss, damage or equipment failure must be reported promptly to the
- Operate lights, sound and any other audio-visual requirements for all events in the performance space.
- Direct turn around between shows - i.e. removal of props, set, etc... with the assistance of the show cast/crew and roving technical crew.
- In consultation with the performers, determine latecomers' calls prior to performances and inform Front of House Manager.
- Complete your time sheet at the conclusion of each shift. It is your responsibility to ensure your time sheet is completed correctly and is provided to the production
manager for approval on the last day of each performance week. Payment will occur within the fortnightly pay cycle of Melbourne Fringe into a nominated bank account.
Salary: $17.00 per hour (flat rate) minimum 4-hr call
All applications to Rohan Meddings,
Production Manager for Melbourne Fringe,
by 5pm Friday 27 August 04.
PO Box 2953 Fitzroy Vic 3065
Fax 03 8412 8787
Ph. 03 8412 8788
Applications Close: Friday, August 27, 2004
Posted 19th August, 2004
Service Representative, Dynalite Sydney
Dynalite is internationally recognised as a leading innovator and manufacturer of computer based Lighting Control and Energy Management systems. In response to continued growth, the company is currently seeking a customer service representative to maintain the company’s high standard of service to its national and international distributors. Reporting to the Distributor Support Manager you will be responsible for:
- Handling incoming customer enquiries
- Providing technical assistance on both software and hardware issues
- Processing and managing purchase orders
- Maintaining customer records
- Monthly report preparation
The successful applicant will possess:
- Excellent communication skills
- General PC skills
- Good problem solving and investigative skills
- A "can do" attitude, be a fast learner and open to learning new skills
- Excellent interpersonal and relationship skills including the ability to relate well to a
diverse range of people
- An enthusiastic, positive and fun outlook
- Good time management and prioritisation skills
- Excellent Attention to detail
Previous experience in the electrical or electronics industry would be of great benefit although not essential.
Please address your application including CV to firstname.lastname@example.org, your interest will be treated in the strictest confidence.
Applications close: Friday the 27th of August 2004.
Posted 17th August, 2004
Technicians, Hobsons Bay, VIC
The Willaimastown Town Hall in Hobsons Bay, VIC is changing its focus and in the future will have a greater cultural and performing arts emphasis whilst retaining the traditional functions of these great hall - matches and banquets and the odd school formal etc.
We are in the process of installing a small moving light rig in the main hall which from time to time will require a competant operator to run this during an event or to set it up for automatic "light show" runs for balls etc.
I need to be able to tap into a pool of people who can imagine the possibilities available in a 8 head moving ligh rig (4 wash/4 spots) whilst maintaing the discipline required to use this rig in a theatrical environment.
to have an ABN and can generate invoices would be an advantage at this time.
From time to time you will need to be prepared to move into a multi-skilled environment.
If you think you can light a show without needing to talk with the client and by turning up 10 minutes before the show starts then please don't contact me. I want people committed to their craft and to the concept of giving the client and the patrons an experience unmarred by egos.
please send your CV etc to email@example.com
you can also post it marked confidential to
Williamstown Town Hall
P.O. Box 21
Tel 9932 4041
Applications Close: Monday, November 01, 2004
Posted 17th August, 2004
Lighting Traineeships, NSW
Australia's leading lighting production and Supply Company Bytecraft Entertainment is excited to offer formal traineeships under the New Apprenticeships Scheme.
You will be trained on the job, and at college, and attain a brand new National Qualification, a Certificate Three from the new Entertainment Industry Training Package. This Nationally Recognised qualification will be awarded to you at the end of your traineeship.
You'll work from the bottom up, and be trained to set up and operate modern high tech lighting systems used for a wide variety of shows - from corporate, to concert and theatre.
If you possess the following: a passion and some basic experience in the entertainment/lighting industry (such as amateur theatre or school productions), flexibility to undertake a range of work and work shifts, effective communication skills, a current drivers licence and the ability to work as part of a team, please send your details via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by: Friday 20th August, 2004.
Posted 12th August, 2004
Supervisor, Scotch College, Melbourne
Designer, Melbourne Fringe Festival
Can you create Antarctica and majesty of the aurora australis?
Lighting Designer required for An Air Balloon Across Antarctica, an exciting, original piece playing at The Foundry Art Gallery, 142 Queen's Parade, from 27th Sept to 8th Oct as part of the Melbourne Fringe.
The space looks amazing and there's lots of room for creativity lightingwise.
Salary is profitshare
Applications close Monday, August 09, 2004
Please contact Darragh ASAP on 0431 9632380 or at email@example.com
Posted 4th August, 2004
Technical Supervisors, Melbourne
The Trades Hall Literary Institute has recently taken over direct responsibility for the maintenance and operation of the Trades Hall Performing Arts Precinct in Melbourne. We are seeking suitably experienced and multi-skilled theatre technicians to supervise the the hired use of the various facilities.
Applications Close: Friday, August 13, 2004
Contact Stephen Bock, Venues Coordinator, Trades Hall Literary Institute, 03 9662 3511, 0423 130055 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted 3rd August, 2004
Lighting Production Manager, Perth
AVO Lites Console's
Must have extensive knowledge and experience in Lighting Design and operation
As is the management of staff
Knowledge of Rigging Concepts
OH & S Principles and Risk Management knowledge
Licensed Electrician preferred
Previous experience on the International Touring Circuit is also an advantage.
Concert & Corporate Productions
0411 227 536
08 9328 9504
Posted 30th July, 2004
& Technical Operator
Spare Parts Puppet Theatre is a Fremantle based theatre company looking to employ an experienced Production and Technical Operator for projects taking place between August and the end of October 2004.
The successful applicant will posses the following essential skills and experience:
Production operation – lighting and sound (computer system)
Scheduling and planning
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Stage Management experience
This position will encompass technical operation, stage management, rigging and focusing for the Perth season and relevant rehearsals of Grendel and the
Salary: $36,000 pro rata
Applications outlining essential skills, experience and referees should be marked "private and confidential" and addressed to:
The General Manager
Spare Parts Puppet Theatre
PO Box 897
Fremantle WA 6959
Applications must be received by 5pm on Friday 30th July 2004. Emailed applications will be accepted to email@example.com
Posted 28th July, 2004
& Sound Operator, Silvers Circus
Urgently looking for a person who is energetic and fit. Experienced in lighting & sound, electrical distribution, service & maintenance.
Currently running Mac 600's, Golden Scan 3's We are looking for a team player who can meet deadlines and is keen to learn new tasks. Meals/Accommodation supplied.This is a full time touring position. Currently touring Melbourne metro area. Immediate start. Salary negotiable
Phone 0418 220044
Close: Wednesday, September 01, 2004
Posted 21st July, 2004
Technician , The Crossing Theatre, Narrabri NSW
REPORT TO: Centre Manager, The Crossing Theatre
BRANCH: The Crossing Theatre
LOCATION: 117 Tibbereena St, Narrabri, NSW
SALARY: $32,000 Start Package (Negotiable)
ROSTER: 10 days on, 4 days off
The Crossing Theatre Venue Facilities:
The Crossing Theatre offers a popular and versatile venue for hosting premier productions, functions, travelling exhibitions as well as film exhibition.
The $7 Million entertainment complex houses two luxury cinemas, snack bar, 800 seat auditorium and art gallery.
The theatre is an energetic, creative environment, which strives to deliver a superior quality service to all patrons in a professional and efficient manner.
The position is a hands on role assisting Theatre Management with the day to day operation of the complex, lighting, sound, cinema projection and the setting up of events. We are seeking a person with a passion for the technical side and who can deliver a professional standard with a particular attention to detail.
The Crossing Theatre
Ph (02) 6792 4654
Fax (02) 6792 5637
Applications close 2nd August 2004
Posted 16 July, 2004
Manager, Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre, Mount Gambier SA
Lightmoves Pty Ltd is looking to fill the position of Project Manager Installations, to supervise our in house installation team as well as external sub contractors.
The successful applicant will be a Qualified Electrician with experience in all forms of electrical installation especially on commercial construction sites. Knowledge of Theatrical Lighting and Audio Visual systems would be an advantage. Previous experience in supervising staff and project management is essential.
Generous package including company vehicle is offered.
Please send applications to Lightmoves, 138 Browns Rd. Noble Park. Vic.3174, or fax 03 97012511 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Production Manager, National Institute of Circus Arts
Operator required for Touring International Show Band
Previous applicants need not apply
Must be able to work as a team, enjoy lighting a live musical show and have a good knowledge of general and intelligent lighting,design, rigging and operation. Will be required to design, rig and operate touring light show and be responsible for all maintenance etc. Venues will include casinos, five star hotels, theatres, pubs and clubs.
Work will start in Perth WA but the applicant must be required to tour regularly interstate and overseas, with long periods away. Any one with a good understanding of live lighting should apply and practical experience is not a necessity. The position will have the potential to expand both in responsibility and in income.
Please e-mail all applications to email@example.com
Posted: June 22nd 2004
Technician, Brolga Theatre
The Brolga Theatre Complex in Maryborough, Queensland, is seeking a technician with at least two years experience in lighting, sound and stagecraft, preferably, in a performing arts or live theatre.
This full time, permanent position is responsible in the first instance to the Technical Operations Co-ordinator, for the operation of theatre lighting, audio systems and staging equipment as well as co-ordinating activities in back stage areas. The successful applicant will also communicate with theatre hirers and ensure venue maintenance.
Operational experience in the technical operation of a live performing arts venue and demonstrated operating skills in theatre lighting, sound and staging (including flying systems) are essential. Applicants should also possess excellent communication and leadership skills and be proficient in computer use.
Ideally, the successful applicant will commence work in early July. 2004. The salary for this position commences at $32,000 per annum.
For selection criteria and position description, Brolga Theatre, Maryborough, Qld., 07- 41226000 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications addressing the selection criteria should be marked "Theatre Technician" and forwarded to the Manager, Brolga Theatre, P.O.Box 1020,
MARYBOROUGH, QLD., 4650 by 12noon on Friday, 25th June 2004.
Applications Close: Friday, June 25, 2004
Posted June 21st 2004
Producer /Lighting Director, ABC Brisbane
$49,424 - $59,000
We need a qualified, experienced professional to supervise the technical and aesthetic quality of our studio and OB productions and ensure that there are adequate resources to meet production needs.
You will be part of a team responsible for the planning and design of Studio/OB/Lighting and associated equipment and have the problem solving and fault finding knowledge to correct technical faults or effectively communicate issues to technical maintenance staff. There will also be responsibility for on the job training and ensuring a safe workplace.
You will have sound technical and operational experience of Studio, OB and location productions including News and Current Affairs. You will also be able to make significant creative contributions to productions. A highly advanced knowledge of TV broadcasting operations, computer systems and new and emerging technologies including digital broadcasting is essential. You will also possess well-developed planning, management, communication and interpersonal skills.
To apply click here
For more information please contact Paul De Odorico on (07) 3377 5414.
Applications quoting reference number IQO421223 should be sent to The National Recruitment Officer, ABC, GPO Box 9994, Adelaide SA 5001 or email email@example.com by 18/06/2004.
Posted June 8th 2004
Driver Lightmoves, Noble Park
Lightmoves is a supplier of lighting products and system solutions for the architectural & entertainment industry. We are seeking a full-time Storeperson / Driver for our Noble Park warehouse. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate some proven work history in a stores role. Your duties will include control of incoming products from our suppliers and despatch of completed orders to our customers. Some driving is involved and you must hold a medium rigid truck licence.
Whilst stores work will be your primary responsibility a range of other duties including some assembly of light fittings is included in the job specification. You will work independently and therefore you must be self-motivated. Other skills required include basic computer skills for receipting incoming goods and the ability to organise and prioritise your daily workload. A forklift licence would be an advantage but is not essential.
Please forward your resume by mail to
The Manager, Lightmoves Pty Ltd, PO Box 350 Noble Park Vic 3174 or by fax 03 9701 2511 or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted June 2nd 2004
Lecturer (Stage Management and Technical Production)
USQ Faculty of Arts
Salary: USQ Academic Level A $23,568 to $31,618 pa (0.6 Fractional Annualised)
The appointee will be responsible for course preparation and delivery in the Stage Management and Technical Production Program involving lectures, workshops and tutorials in principles of theory and practice, and supervision of industry aligned practicums. Appointment is available on a 0.6 fractional annualised hours basis for a fixed term of two years.
Applicants should have completed an Honours degree in Theatre/Performing Arts. This may be offset by a Bachelor degree or Graduate Diploma with extensive experience in the professional theatre as a stage manager and/or production manager.
Reference No: 004076 Closes: 11 June 2004
Full details: www.usq.edu.au/hr/jobs/vacant/004076.htm
Posted June 1st 2004
Operator required, Melbourne
Bytecraft Entertainment is looking for people to join their extensive Hire & Operations areas for an 18 month customised Lighting Technician Traineeship.
Trainees will be based at Bytecraft Entertainment work sites and learn all aspects of lighting for the Entertainment Industry covering Electrical Theory, Test & Tag (ticketed), Rigging (ticketed), EWP & Forklift Operation (ticketed) and Administrative / Customer Service skills.
The traineeship is delivered in partnership with Box Hill Institute through the Centre of Media, Design & Arts, successful completion leads to nationally accredited
Certificate 4 in Entertainment (Lighting Operations).
Trainees will be paid a training wage. If you are over 16 years of age, can demonstrate an existing level of experience in entertainment lighting (such as amateur theatre or school productions), are willing to learn and be challenged, contact Box Hill Institute on 03 9286 9663 to find out more information and make an application.
Both males and females are encouraged to apply.
Applications close Wednesday 26 May.
Storeman Junior position
Show Technology is Australia's leading importer and distributor of quality lighting and audio products. We have an Australia wide customer base of professionals using our products in Entertainment and architectural applications.
We currently require a motivated, bright and energetic person to join our strong team in the role of Assistant Storeman. The successful applicant will preferably have industry experience or be very interested in professional light and sound products.
Duties will include assisting the Storeman with day to day activities of running our store including counting, weighing or measuring items in either incoming or outgoing shipments. You will be part of a vibrant team that brings light and sound to life. The position is available immediately. No experience necessary.
Resumes and Applications can be forwarded to:
Show Technology Australia Pty Ltd PO Box 6458 Silverwater NSW 2128 or via facsimile on 9748 1499 or email email@example.com
Posted May 17th 2004
at Haycom Staging
Haycom Staging provides technical solutions to the event production industry. Having experienced significant and sustained growth nationally over the last 5 years, we are looking for new members to join our Sydney team.
Fulltime Senior Technicians - At least 4yrs exp in the technical corporate events industry. Preferably a specialisation in Audio, Lighting or Vision. Current drivers licence. Highly competitive packages.
Traineeships: Cert III Technical Operations - 2 positions available for a certificate 3 traineeship in Technical Operations. Applicants cannot have prior qualifications- just a willingness to learn and a want for career development
Driver / Warehouse - We require a driver / warehouse assistant. Current & clean C class licence or above. Working knowledge of Sydney, some warehouse experience preferable.
Technical Casual Staff - We require casuals at all levels, in areas of Vision, Lighting and Sound, multi-skilled or specialists. Also- MR & HR truck drivers & loading crew. Attractive rates.
Roles descriptions for positions available upon request.
To apply or enquire, email a cover letter & resume with job title in subject line to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively fax above to (02) 9667 4644. No agencies. Applications close 14th May 2004.
Posted May 3rd 2004
Lighting Director, Sydney
A great opportunity for a highly-organised and self-motivated studio Lighting Director with experience in the broadcast environment.
Liasing with Producers and Directors and reporting to the Studio Manager, you'll be required to ensure all lighting requirements are met including; lighting both technically and creatively, equipment maintenance, hire and acquisitions, ensuring lighting levels are properly maintained during production, coordinating Lighting Assistants etc.
You will be required to work in the studio as well as from remote sites and external facilities. This is a fantastic role, which will also include a future part involvement in a new studio set-up. If you have the skills, the initiative and the ability to work in a busy and often pressured environment then please email through your CV today.
Applications to email@example.com immediately.
Posted April 30th 2004
Due to LSC Lighting Systems experiencing consistent growth, we now require the services of an enthusiastic industry professional to join our sales force.
Duties will include the organising and conducting of targeted training seminars, trade events, product release campaigns, phone and web sales support, and the general sales support to the vast LSC dealer network.
The individual must have a sound knowledge of modern entertainment lighting control systems, with particular emphasis on intelligent lighting. A sound knowledge of office based computers and programs is essential with web design and maintenance skills deemed an advantage. A healthy sense of humour is considered essential.
Interested parties to apply IN WRITING ONLY to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Sales Support, LSC Lighting Systems, 7 University Place, Clayton, VIC 3168.
Posted April 28th 2004
Premier Audiovisual is division of the Premier Technology Group is committed to providing a high level of audiovisual service for our clients. Currently we are looking for new casual crewmembers for one of our venues. You must have a first hand understanding of customer services and possess sound knowledge in two or more of the following streams:
4. Information Technology
Ideally you would currently or previously have worked in the industry. You must be available to work flexible hours and have own transport. Based in Melbourne.
For further information please contact Shaun Perera on 03 9653 4545 or email at email@example.com
The closing date for this application is 07 May 2004.
Posted April 28th 2004
Audio-Visual Manager, Australian War Memorial
Executive Level 1, $63,408 - $68,469
Public Programs Branch, Gallery Development
The Gallery Audio-Visual Manager oversees the management of the audiovisual and multimedia systems in the Memorials galleries. You will: manage the small Audio-Visual Team of technicians running multi-media and lighting systems in the galleries; provide technical support for major exhibition project development; develop long term plans for management including the upgrade of gallery audio-visual installations; monitor systems performance; and take a leading role in multi-media installation works.
For more details go to: http://www.awm.gov.au/employment/position.asp?posnum=np
The contact officer for this job is Stephanie Magri-Bull on 02 6263 6608 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for this application is 06 May 2004.
Posted April 27th 2004
Technical Manager, Maidment Theatre, NZ
The position requires hands on skills of lighting design/sound operation. Stage preparation and management together with equipment maintenance and staff supervision are key elements of the job
Term of Contract: Permanent
Closing Date: 28 April
The position requires hands on skills of lighting design/sound operation. Stage preparation and management together with equipment maintenance and staff supervision are key elements of the job in this busy University theatre. The position involves shift work: daytime/evening and weekend calls. An energised, dedicated team player is
Job Description:To provide technical management and theatre services to the main stage and studio theatres of the Maidment Theatre. Scheduling/contracting/supervision of Maidment Theatre technical staff (permanent and casual) Responsible To Theatre Director
Key Accountability Areas:
Set duties and supervise, Maidment Technician
Initiate and facilitate client production meetings.
Client/hirer liaison and advisory services.
Scheduling of maintenance programme/staff.
Maintenance and repair of equipment.
Allocation of technical resources/budgeting.
Prioritise technical purchases/expenditure.
Rig, design and operate light and sound.
Space preparation/stage management.
Hazard identification and elimination.
Assist in maintaining high quality Health and Safety practices throughout the theatre.
Additional duties as may be determined from time to time by the Theatre Director.
Please visit http://www.vacancies.auckland.ac.nz/positiondetail.asp?P=2276 for application details, or contact Paul Minifie, Director, Maidment Theatre, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand. Phone 64 9 373 7599 xtn 84825, Email email@example.com
Posted April 20th 2004
Lighting and Staging Traineeships, Sydney Opera House
Technicians - Touring
This role consists of managing all technical production elements for HIT Productions for the remount of the play Last of the Red Hot Lovers. Pre- production duties include the understanding and familiarisation of established lighting and set designs. Touring duties include driving the truck (up to 5 tonnes) as required to scheduled venues, supervision of the bump in/out and assistance and instruction to local loaders. All technical lighting requirements, checking the pre rig, additional set ups, focus and operation of lighting desk, as well as audio levels and communication systems, hire and return of additional equipment and maintenance of set on tour. Other duties related to the effective running of the tour as required by the Production Manager or Producer. In addition, the touring technician will be required to keep to effective touring schedules, and budgets, including the collection and return of receipts, support administration and logistics personnel on touring requirements and attendance at production meetings. The Touring technician directly reports to the Production Manager and consults on technical specifications in venues. Upon finalisation of the tour the touring technician assists the correct return and storage of sets, costumes and company property. Usually two Touring Technicians will travel together so as to manage and co-ordinate their duties with appropriate breaks.
Salary: $900 per week (inclusive of superannuation)
Please contact me for a Job Description and apply by the due date, Thursday, March 25, 2004
37 Melrose Street Sandringham VIC 3193
Phone: (03) 9521 6899
Fax: (03) 95216203
Director required for Melbourne Nightclub
The Metro Nightclub, Melbourne, is looking to employ a full time Lighting Director. This is a salaried, full time position.
We require a person experienced in all facetes of the lighting industry, capable of running the department.
Duties: Maintenance, operation, Rigging, liaison with clients and acts, etc. etc.
There is plenty of scope for creativity. Some knowledge of Audio would be beneficial. Salary is negotiable.
Call Norbert Probst 03 9428 5665
Posted March 17th
Sales, Professional Lighting
CC's Light & Sound is a successful pro audio and lighting retailer based in South Melbourne.
We are currently recruiting for an internal sales person to focus on the sales and administration of entertainment lighting products and consumables. This is a full time position.
We seek a highly motivated and energetic individual who has some hands on experience of stage lighting systems gained either through working in theatre, night clubs or other venues. A good understanding of sound reinforcement would be well regarded but is not essential.
Ideally the successful applicant will be experienced in customer service, have a good telephone manner, be well presented, organised and computer literate.
If you can demonstrate an existing level of experience in professional lighting and customer service, are willing to learn and be challenged then email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 03 9695 3900. Applications close March 26, 2004.
Posted March 17th
and Production Supervisors (casual), Queensland
$20.28 - $21.73 per hour + Casual Loading
Working as part of a small, dedicated team you will be assisting in the delivery of technical and production services to the Logan Entertainment Centre's customers, supervising set up and pack down of back of house, liaising with clients and suppliers, monitoring the operation of sound, lighting and stage equipment and co-ordinating rigging requirements.
- A minimum of three (3) years full time employment in a similar role within an arts, entertainment, hospitality or sporting venue is essential.
- Proven experience in the successful supervision and rostering of casual/agency staff.
- Well developed administrative, organisational and written communication skills an
- above average ability to adopt a consultative approach when dealing with internal and external clients.
- Demonstrated commitment to excellence in customer service and teamwork.
To Apply: Applications for the above position must address the selection criteria outlined in the relevant position description which is available by telephoning (07) 3826 5123 or by visiting our Employment: Positions Vacant site at www.logan.qld.gov.au.
Further information on the above positions may be obtained from Alan Youngson on 07 3826 4771.
Closes: 26 March 2004.
Posted March 15th
Technician, Mount Isa Civic Centre
Negotiable up to $46,268 per annum
If you wish to join a friendly and dynamic work team in a City of Opportunity then you may be what we require.
Council is seeking to appoint a suitably skilled/experienced and motivated hands on person for the above position.
The Theatre Technician will manage the technical operations, equipment and personnel in consultation with the Civic Centre Manager. The emphasis on this position is to ensure that production standards for all events presented at or by the Civic Centre meet or exceed national industry standards.
If you have extensive experience in technical theatre, including lighting, audio, set construction and stage mechanics with an understanding of the performing arts and entertainment industry combined with a flair for creative production designs then this is the job for you.
Intending applicants should obtain an information kit which contains details of salary, conditions of employment and a detailed position description from Council's Personnel Section on 07 47473200.
Written applications for this position, specifically addressing the selection criteria, may be addressed to: The Chief Executive Officer, Mount Isa City Council, P.O. Box 815, MOUNT ISA QLD 4825.
Application will be received until 4.00 pm Wednesday 24 March, 2004 and must be supported by full resumes, work history details as well as copies of recent references.
Chief Executive Officer
Ronald R Moffatt
P.O. Box 815
MOUNT ISA QLD 4825
Application Kit: Roxanne Richardson
More information at: http://www.mountisa.qld.gov.au/employment/positions/pos1.html
Posted March 11th
Supervisor (Civic Theatre)
Reference No: S/00/000422 (please quote)
This position is to be offered on a three (3) year contract basis and will report to the Executive Officer of the Civic Theatre, Wagga Wagga. The successful applicant will be responsible for all aspects of technical operations, maintenance of technical equipment and management of all casual technical staff. This includes technical responsibility for the Music Bowl and the Amphitheatre.
Applicants should possess tertiary qualifications in Theatre Production or a relevant field, as well as relevant work experience including sound, lighting, rigging, stage management and use of a fly system. Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, time management and organisational skills are essential as is experience working with a wide variety of user groups. Applicants are required to address the selection criteria contained in the information pack.
Contact: Kashi Cannings on 6926-9680
Remuneration: Grade 9 with a minimum gross weekly rate of $721.81
Closing Date: Friday 19 March 2004.
More information at: http://www.wagga.nsw.gov.au
Posted March 10th
Technicial Staff, Bendigo
Reference Number: AC-013
The Capital is Bendigos premier Performing Arts Centre. The complex offers professional theatre, fully computerised ticketing, first class function facilities, exclusive catering, exhibition spaces and dedicated community access venues.
The Technical Department is responsible for all technical aspects of performances and functions, as well as the maintenance of buildings and equipment.
The Capital is currently looking to enhance its services by recruiting talented technicians available for casual work in various areas, from theatre technician to duty technician to stage-hand.
Excellent interpersonal skills, and knowledge and experience in stage and equipment operations is essential.
Applications, addressing the selection criteria, must be received by 4pm on Monday March 22, 2004.
You can obtain Position Descriptions and further information by direct download from www.bendigo.vic.gov.au; by contacting Claire Holland in HR at our Lyttleton Terrace offices on (03) 5434-6290; or by e-mail to email@example.com.
Applications, addressing the Key Selection Criteria, should be marked Confidential and be addressed to Paul Murphy, Manager - Human Resources, COGB, PO Box 733, Bendigo 3552.
Closing Date: Monday March 22, 2004
Posted March 8th
Lighting Operator, Sydney
Drawing on the professional lighting experience you have gained so far in live theatre/entertainment and your basic understanding of lighting theory and electrics, you will work as part of a team in the Lighting Dept, setting up, following cues, operating and striking a range of lighting equipment under supervision and resolving technical problems.
Proven delivery of high quality customer service to meet technical requirements.
Competency and experience in preparing, rigging, patching and focussing all basic lighting equipment to performance standard, including followspot operation.
Proven ability to work within teams.
Knowledge and understanding of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
Knowledge and understanding of Ethical Practice
Knowledge and understanding of Ethnic Affairs Priorities Statement (EAPS)
Knowledge and understanding of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS)
An information package can be obtained from www.jobs.nsw.gov.au
Salary rate $22.24 (base salary $17.08 p/h + 15.25
Inquiries: Andy Hudson 02 9250 7125 firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications to: Human Resources Officer Sydney Opera House, GPO Box 4274 SYDNEY NSW 2000
Applications Close: Friday, March 12, 2004
Posted March 2nd
of Lighting, Gold Coast Arts Centre
An immediate vacancy exists at the Gold Coast Arts Centre for the position of Head of Lighting within our live theatre and events operations. The Gold Coast Arts Centre is Australias leading regional arts and entertainment venue (www.gcac.com.au)
We seek applications from suitably experienced lighting professionals.
Applicants must have a proven lighting background in live theatre productions and be able to demonstrate exceptional business management skills and leadership ability.
To apply in the first instance, forward your most current resume, which will clearly state qualifications, experience and achievements that prove your suitability for this position to:
Human Resources and Business Manager
Gold Coast Arts Centre
Box 6615, Gold Coast Mail Centre Qld. 9726
Fax: 07 5581 6769
Posted March 1st
Lighting Specialist - Sales
CC's Light & Sound is a major retailer of pro audio and lighting equipment to the entertainment industry.
We are currently recruiting for an entertainment lighting specialist to join our sales team. This is a full time position based in our South Melbourne Showroom.
We seek an enthusiastic and energetic individual who has some hands on experience of stage lighting systems gained either through working in amateur or professional theatre, night clubs or other venues. A knowledge of sound reinforcement would also be advantageous.
Ideally the successful applicant will also be experienced in customer service, have a good telephone manner, be well presented, organised and have good computer skills.
If you can demonstrate an existing level of experience in entertainment lighting, are willing to learn and be challenged then email your resume to email@example.com, or fax to 03 9695 3900 by March 9, 2004.
Posted February 24th
Technician, Mackay Entertainment Centre
The successful applicant will be responsible for supervising, operating and maintaining all of the Mackay Entertainment Centres lighting requirements. Reporting to the Manager Mackay Entertainment Centre, he/she will provide assistance and contribute to the management and operations of the centre. The wage range for this position is $33,207.20 to $36,653.76 per annum depending on qualifications and experience.
Experience and/or Qualifications:
A minimum 2 years experience in theatrical/stage lighting and operational lighting consoles is required. Experience with Obsession 2 and Event 416 would be advantageous. Tagging and testing qualifications would also be advantageous.
Additional Information including Selection Criteria and a current Position Description can be obtained by contacting Councils Customer Service Centre on telephone (07) 4968 4444 or by clicking on the attached Position Description. Applicants wishing to discuss the position should contact the Manager Mackay Entertainment Centre, Cheryl Jorgensen on (07) 4957 1748.
Applications should be marked "Confidential, addressed to the Manager Human Resources and should be forwarded to Mackay City Council by 5.00 p.m. on Friday, 27 February 2004. Applicants must quote the position number and address the Selection Criteria.
Further information to be obtained from http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/home/employment/lighting_technician
Posted February 17th
NIDA requires a Technical Manager to join its staff to ensure the technical needs of the school and its venues are met. Reporting to the Operations Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all lighting, sound, staging and other technical requirements of the school and its venues.
The position requires a person with broad knowledge of all technical areas of theatre production and an interest in, and ability to pass on that knowledge to NIDA's full time students.
Experience in venue hire, rostering and supervising technical staff and managing budgets is essential.
The successful candidate will be able to balance the educational and commercial demands of the role and be willing to take a hands-on approach where necessary.
For a position description contact Tony Youlden, Technical Director on 02 9697 7617 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications close: Monday, March 1st.
Posted February 16th
Technician, Illawarra Performing Arts Centre
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre is seeking an experienced theatre technician to work as a key part of its operations department.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a high level of technical skill, across a range of areas, including stage lighting. He or she will be a self motivated team member with the ability to provide an excellent level of technical support for all Centre users including professional & community groups.
For a copy of the position description and selection criteria, please contact
Nancye Fleming on (02) 4226 3699.
Written applications should be received by Monday 1st March 2004, include two referees and marked confidential.
Applications should be sent to.
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre,
PO Box 786,
Wollongong NSW 2520
For more information please contact Greg Diamantis on (02) 4226 3699 or email@example.com
Posted February 16th
Sydney Opera House require a Technical Director.
Primary Accountability for critical decision-making, development of key technical policies, strategy, procedures across the three business units of Lighting, Staging and Sound/AV. Business accountability for the collective outcomes of the three business units.
Accountable for highest level effective service delivery in the theatre technical area through strong leadership of the TTS business units, ensuring high quality outcomes for major presenting partners, other presenters, business partners and stakeholders across the House.
Accountable for setting the long term vision for theatre infrastructure and technology, maintenance and replacement policies, including making strategic decisions in relation to the TAM/SAM budgets in collaboration with Facilities department.
Candidates MUST obtain an information pack and address ALL of the selection criteria.
Information packs can be obtained from www.jobs.nsw.gov.au or firstname.lastname@example.org
Inquiries: Miranda Mason (02) 9250-7882
Applications Close: Friday, March 05, 2004
Posted February 13th
Production Manager, National Institute of Circus Arts
Theatre Technician, Ballarat
Reference Number: 3001/a
The busy and historic 959 seat Her Majestys Theatre in Ballarat is seeking an experienced part-time Theatre Technician ideally to commence in early March 2004.
Working a minimum of 23 hours per week, this part-time position, assists the Technical Operations Manager and Theatre Technician with all aspects of technical production at Her Majestys Theatre for performances, functions and events, and undertakes building and theatre equipment maintenance tasks.
Experience working in technical operations in a live Theatre or Performing Arts Centre, along with demonstrated operating skills in Theatre Lighting, Sound & Staging are essential.
Applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work in a team environment. They need to be adaptable to new situations, show initiative and positively respond to challenges and show a demonstrated ability to solve problems. Applicants must also possess the ability to utilise Lotus 123, Microsoft Word & Excel, and Theatre lighting and sound software packages.
The salary for this position commences at $35,250 per annum pro rata.
For further information contact Janice Haynes, Director, Her Majestys Theatre on (03) 5333 5800 or e-mail: email@example.com.
Position Descriptions can be obtained by contacting Employee Services on (03) 5320 5688 or can be downloaded from: www.ballarat.vic.gov.au
Applications addressing the selection criteria should be marked Private and Confidential and forwarded to the Manager Employee Services, City of Ballarat, PO Box 655, Ballarat 3353 by 5.00 pm on Friday 13 February 2004.
Closing Date: 13 February 2004
Posted February 2nd
Lots of Watts is seeking full time and part time sales professionals. You will have sales experience as well as industry knowledge through production, recording, live music or theatre. You will need to be able to deal with a broad range of clients, have an excellent phone manner and be committed to customer service. Written applications please, to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 02 9638 0302.
(Posted: 22nd January, 2004)
Supervisor, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Our busy Audio Visual and Production Services Department is seeking a highly experienced Production Supervisor - Lighting, to plan and co-ordinate the daily operations of lighting and production services for all events within the Centre.
You will require highly developed organisational and administrative skills and an ability to cope with the unexpected. Experience in a similar venue, production company or theatre environment, is essential.
Abilities in equipment and human resource scheduling, co-ordination and management, and excellent client liaison skills are essential. Demonstrated recent experience in lighting and production services and design combined with an understanding of WPHS legislation and accurate documentation, are also pre-requisites for this position.
If you would like to be part of Brisbane's most exiting meeting venue, then please APPLY IN WRITING ONLY to:
Human Resources Department
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
PO Box 3869
South Brisbane Qld 4101
Applications close 5pm Monday 2 February 2004
(Posted: 22nd January, 2004)
Visual Technicians, Staging Connections, Melbourne
Staging Connections, Australia's largest corporate event staging company is pleased to welcome applications for experienced audiovisual technicians to fill the following full time roles.
Audio Visual Technician - 'Level 3'
Salary range $35-40k
The successful candidate must show a high level of competence in understanding complex projection systems, and display excellent skills in understanding set-up and operation of all event components including taking responsibility for leading crews and managing shows. You will have a working knowledge of a wide range of audio, vision and lighting equipment, it's application, cabling requirements and likely problem areas.
You will hold the necessary skills to lead crews in high pressure situations and be flexible in your working hours. As you will be liaising with top level corporate clients on a day-to-day basis, excellent communication skills, grooming and a strong customer service ethic are essential.
Audio Visual Technician - 'Level 2'
Salary range $30-35k
Successful candidates will already have experience in set-up and operation of data display, audio and lighting equipment and be able to take responsibility for staging events.
You will be able to work well under pressure in a team environment and be flexible in your working hours. Excellent communication skills, grooming and a strong customer service ethic are essential.
If you are interested in applying for the above roles, please forward a current resume to:
101 Roden Street
West Melbourne VIC 3003
(Posted: 22nd January, 2004)
Monash University Student Theatre seeks a knowledgeable and enthusiastic stage technician to manage our vibrant theatre. Flexible hours approx 15 hours per week. Minimum salary SUE5002/4 @ $17.28 per hour, actual salary commensurate with experience. Applications close Jan. 30th.
For a PD email: email@example.com or call on 9905 3108
(Posted: 21st January, 2004)
1. Job Title: Electrician
2. Location: Southbank Victoria.
3. Job Description: You will be required to learn the electrical and electronic basics of the stage lighting business. You will carry out repairs on rental equipment, connect temporary power at entertainment venues and assist in the production of new multicore cables, hoist controllers and switchboards. You will also be required to supervise the testing and tagging of electric cables and equipment. You would also be required to assist in the training of one electrical apprentice.
4. You would work as part of a small team and report to the rental manager, the manufacturing manager or the production manager as the case may be.
5. Concert Lighting Systems Australia P/L was founded 28 years ago. The company supplies stage lighting equipment, rigging, control and special effects to the entertainment industry. The company employees 15 full time staff. Head office, factory and warehouse are located in Southbank with a small warehouse and rental office in Annandale N.S.W.
6. You will need to have a current electricians licence. It would help if you were young and fit and keen to learn basic electronics.
7. The right applicant could go on to work in manufacturing at Southbank or the live entertainment field at various locations around Australia.
8. Salary $41,600 to $52,000 plus overtime, super, flexible annual leave.
9. You should apply with your resume to Trevor Lloyd.
63-65 Kingsway, SOUTHBANK 3006 or fax 03 9682 6777
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
(Posted: 14th January, 2004)
of Technical Production Training
In 2004 ACTT is planning to offer the following courses from the recently updated Entertainment Training Package: The Advanced Diploma of Stage Management (CUE 60303), The Diploma of Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Production) (CUE 50303) and The Certificate III in Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Operations) (CUE 30203)
The College is looking to appoint a suitably qualified person to co-ordinate the teaching program in all three courses and to teach modules within them. It is anticipated that there will be a small number of students in total and that the coordination and teaching work will be able to be successfully accomplished in two to two- and- a- half days per week. Hours will be flexible and remuneration negotiated within the range of the Colleges current teaching rates.
Enquiries and expressions of interest should be directed to Ken Boucher, ACTT Course and Production Manager, ACTT 505 Pitt Street Sydney email: email@example.com
Applications Close: Wednesday, January 28, 2004
(Posted: 13th January, 2004)
A proficient lighting and sound operator is required for a profit share production in February in Melbourne.
You will need to be available for a two week season, starting with the bump in Monday Feb 2. A lighting and sound design will be supplied for you to implement and operate. The venue is The Store Room in North Fitzroy and payment will be on a profit share basis.
If interested in finding out more about this project, and to apply, please send an email detailing relevant experience to Dan at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications Close: Monday, January 26, 2004
(Posted: 13th January, 2004)
Production / Stage Manager, Legs on the Wall.
Applications Close: Wednesday January 14, 2004
Employer: Legs on the Wall
Location: Touring Australia, rehearsal in Sydney
Legs on the Wall seeks a Production / Stage Manager for a national tour of the Production ‘Runners Up’.
Dates of employment are March 1 – May 21 2004 including pre and post production.
Tour locations: Launceston, Hobart, Sydney (Parramatta), Newcastle, Lismore, Townsville, Alice Springs, Melbourne (Monash).
Please forward your CV as an expression of interest to
Michelle Vickers at Legs on the Wall email@example.com
Ph: +61 2 9566 4368 fax: 02 9566 4318
(Posted: 8th January, 2004)
Coordinator, Buzz Dance Theatre - Perth WA
Applications Close: Friday, January 16, 2004
Employer/Organisation: Buzz Dance Theatre
Location: Perth - WA
Buzz Dance Theatre is seeking expressions of interest for a PRODUCTION COORDINATOR for 2004
Work commences as soon as possible through to 17 September 04 with possibility of long term extension.
Please send an expression of interest including your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Buzz Dance Theatre, PO Box 7332, Cloisters Square, Perth WA 6850 by 16 January 04.
Please call Claire Pannell (General Manager) or Felicity Bott (Artistic Director) on 9226-2322 if you have any questions. You can find out about Buzz Dance Theatre by referring to the company's website at www.buzzdance.com.au
1. Assist with devising production budgets and maintain control of such budgets at all times
2. Arrange and conduct production meetings as required in consultation with the Artistic Director
3. Prepare and distribute rehearsal schedules
4. Prepare and distribute production schedules
5. Maintain production lists, lighting designs, call sheets for all productions undertaken by the company
6. Liaise with venue managers and be responsible for venue bookings
7. Arrange and oversee the production of all props, sets and costumes
8. Attend company meetings as required
9. Be responsible for stage management for all company performances
10. Produce original lighting designs for company productions
11. Reproduce lighting designs as required
12. Be responsible for sound production and sound operation for all company performances
13. Arrange video documentation of all productions in consultation with the Artistic Director
14. Be responsible for procuring equipment needed for all company productions
15. Devise tour schedules in consultation with other management staff
16. Arrange accommodation for all tour personnel
17. Manage all travel and freight arrangements
18. Drive vehicles as required
19. Liaise with venues
15. Maintain all costumes in good repair
16. Launder costumes regularly
17. Manage the Company's storage requirements
18. Manage the Company's vehicles ie parking, storage, maintenance, cleaning, hires
19. Maintain all equipment
20. Manage company bump-in/out
21. Maintain First Aid kits for the
22. Manage the hiring out of company assets
23. Perform other duties as required by the Employer.
More info? Call 08-9226-2322
(Posted:8th January, 2004)
lighting technician, - Jazzright Production Services
Sydney Theatre Company seeks a highly experienced Production Manager to join our team.
The Production Manager is a senior member of the management team led by Artistic Director/CEO Robyn Nevin, and reporting to General Manager Rob Brookman. The position provides strategic planning and technical and production management across all of the Company's activities in a wide range of venues including: The Wharf Theatres, the Drama Theatre of the Sydney Opera House, the newly opened Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay and national and international touring venues. The Production Manager is a key participant in budget formulation and control and provides management and leadership for a team of staff in the technical, construction, costume and stage management departments.
The successful applicant will be experienced at the highest level in all aspects of theatrical production including:
* Recruitment and management of staff
* High level planning, budgeting and scheduling; reporting against technical budgets; tour management
* Inter-departmental communication and liaison
* Planning & costing of design concepts and liaison with creative teams
* Implementing compliance with appropriate Award, Acts and other Legislation
* Equipment & theatre asset management & upgrading.
For a complete position description telephone (02) 9250 1700 or email email@example.com
Remuneration commensurate with this senior position by negotiation.
Applications should be forwarded to Rob Brookman, General Manager, Sydney Theatre Company, PO Box 777, Millers Point, NSW, 2000 or
email firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday 30 January, 2004.
(Posted: 5th January, 2004)
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