Lighting Technician, Arts Centre Melbourne

Posted on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Lighting Technician
4 x Variable Time – $44,055 (Band 2.1), 25 Hours per week
Contract End Date June 30th 2013

About Arts Centre Melbourne
Situated in the heart of Melbourne’s cultural precinct, the Arts Centre Melbourne presents world-class performing arts in a year round exciting program.  Experience Australia’s best performing arts companies and exceptional international productions, alongside celebrations of comedy, cabaret and popular music.

Our values describe behaviours we will demonstrate in our interactions with Visitors, Presenters, Government and each other: Leadership, Creativity, Inspiration, Inclusivity, Integrity.

The Business unit
Production enables the delivery of Arts Centre Melbourne and visiting artist performing arts events wherever they may take place. Production comprises staging, lighting, wardrobe, stage management, sound, safety, training, digital arts, events and technical team members.

Current position opportunity

There are currently four variable time positions available in the Lighting Department.

The Lighting Technician ensures optimum efficiency and success in the presentation of productions by delivering effective technical lighting services. Working as part of a high performing technical team, the typical duties performed by the Lighting Technician may include, but not be limited to, the following:

Set up and operation of lighting equipment  for performance, in a team and individually
Delivering procedures and practices to comply with safety requirements

·      Lighting knowledge applicable to theatre event delivery
·      Working knowledge of Arts Centre Melbourne venues and relevant lighting equipment
·      Participating in event & venue documentation including fault reporting and consumables
·      Participating in venue and daily maintenance

Applicant requirements
The successful applicant requires a completed a relevant Trade Certificate at a recognised institution or broad experience working with a lighting crew in the theatre or entertainment industry.

For furher information please refer to the position description or contact Adrian Sterritt – Operations Manager, Lighting, Phone 03 9281 8365.

To apply for this position please send applications to by 5.00pm, Monday 28 May 2012