Lighting Technician

Posted on Friday, April 11th, 2008

Closing Date: 23 Apr 2008

Variable Time Contract – 20 hours per week

Band 2.1

The Arts Centre is the largest performing arts centre in Australia comprising the State Theatre, Playhouse and Fairfax Studio, Hamer Hall, the Sidney Myer Music Bowl and a range of ancillary spaces. It attracts more than 2.7m visitors each year. Situated in the heart of Melbourne’s cultural precinct, the Arts Centre collaborates with artists, presenters and performing arts organisations to create, facilitate, promote and present world-class programs to appeal to a broad and diverse audience.

This position requires an experienced individual to participate in lighting crews in all areas of the complex. The successful applicant will provide technical assistance to presenters and support Production Services in delivering the highest standard of customer service.

The successful applicant will require a relevant Trade Certificate at a recognised institution or a minimum of two years experience, participating in lighting teams to a capacity equal to Lighting Technician in the event- theatre industry.

Typical duties performed at this level may include, but not be limited to, the following:

Working performances

Participating in bump-ins and bump-outs

Understanding of Stage Lighting Equipment

Delivering procedures and practices to comply with safety requirements

Accurately setting up and operating VACT equipment including follow spots and effects

Writing and modifying running sheets for productions or events

Participating in venue documentation

Participating in venue and daily maintenance

Interested applicants are encouraged to obtain further information from the position description.

Applications close 5pm, Wednesday, 23 April 2008 and should be emailed to:

The Arts Centre is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Posted: April 11th 2008