Lighting Technician – Casual Position

Posted on Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Melbourne Recital Centre is a venue of and for the 21st century: celebrating the past, welcoming the present and imagining the future, a place where artists and audiences are invited to engage, challenge and explore.

With a unique focus on music, the Centre presents and hosts hundreds of concerts each year in two strikingly beautiful spaces; the magnificent 1000-seat Elisabeth Murdoch Hall and the Salon, a 130-seat flexible performance space. Both spaces were carefully crafted to present the best music the world has to offer and bring musicians and music-lovers closer.

Our Technical team has a casual vacancy for an experienced technician specialising in lighting to be involved in set-up and production for a variety concerts and events at Melbourne Recital Centre. This role works closely with the Technical and Asset Manager, Technical Coordinator and Concert and Event Managers, across all areas of technical production.

Successful candidates will have knowledge and experience from a live performance environment in lighting and staging and a willingness to multitask across disciplines. A specific knowledge of the presentation of concerts and their production requirements is desirable. An ability to work at heights, good colour vision and a good level of fitness is essential.

Knowledge of the presentation of concerts (including experience with orchestral set up) and their production requirements is an advantage.

Experience with any of the following – GrandMA Lighting Consoles, the ETC EOS family of Lighting Consoles and moving light fixtures will be well regarded.

Please read the position description (located in the Downloads section of this page) for more detailed information about the position.


Please email a cover letter and your resume to Krys Pekin, Human Resource Manager at by 12 noon Friday 26 May, 2017.


If you have any enquiries about the recruitment process or position, please contact Jasja van Andel, Technical & Asset Manager on (03) 9207 2651 or

Melbourne Recital Centre is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing a smoke free and accessible environment.