Head of Staging, Adelaide Festival Centre

Posted on Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

The Adelaide Festival Centre, a world class performing arts complex charged with the responsibility of encouraging and facilitating artistic, cultural and performing arts activities, requires the services of a Head of Department in the Staging Department.

The Staging Department provides equipment & technicians to set up & operate staging equipment to support performances. The services include construction & rigging sets, providing/operating staging effects and scene changes.

The successful applicant will be required to supervise, roster, lead, train and oversee crews in all areas & venues of the Adelaide Festival Centre Trust.

Written applicants must address how, if successful, you would achieve in the following criteria contained within the Position Description:

· Overseeing cost control of venue operation in a Staging Department.


· Leading, mentoring and developing staff to provide continuous improvement in service & standards.

· Ensuring quality control of all product presented within AFCT venues and event spaces

· Undertaking development of maintenance schedules to ensure all plant & equipment is in sound work order and meets AFCT & Australian Standards requirements.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to present to a panel their responses to the above in addition to responding to set questions.


Position Descriptions can be found on the website as can contact details.

Posted: 29th October 2008