Lighting Technician

Posted on Monday, October 18th, 2010

  • Rewarding and Innovative Culture
  • Based at Melbourne Museum
  • Friendly and Supportive Team

Australia’s largest public museum organisation is seeking a Lighting Technician to provide maintenance and technical support services for the operation and development of exhibition spaces and programs.


Museum Victoria cares for the State scientific and cultural collections, providing visitor access, activities and events at four distinct venues:  Melbourne Museum, IMAX Cinema, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks and world heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building. For more information about Museum Victoria, please visit


The primary focus of this position is to help fulfil the daily technical maintenance and operational requirements of Museum Victorias exhibitions and to support project teams in the development of new visitor experiences.

Key knowledge and skills:

  • Knowledge of theatrical exhibition lighting techniques and demonstrated experience in the installation, focus and maintenance of lighting equipment.
  • Demonstrated basic electrical knowledge and experience working around electrical and dimmer installations
  • Experience in theatre systems and processes, including knowledge of the electrical and data requirements of exhibition technology
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the latest OH&S and site safety practices

The successful applicant will have demonstrated experience in initiating and leading small technical projects; be able to work well within teams; have excellent communication skills; and a sound knowledge of current trends and developments, including sustainability, within the exhibition and affiliated industries and an awareness of the ICOM code of ethics.


Not only can Museum Victoria offer you the opportunity to take your career to the next level, Museum Victoria can offer you…

  • The opportunity to work with the latest technology.
  • An exciting and stimulating working environment.
  • An opportunity to work on unusual exhibitions.


To view the position description, please visit For more information, please contact Andy Greenwood on 0418 357 116. To apply, please send your Resume and Covering Letter to quoting position number MV/9028 by Monday 25th October 2010.