Senior Lighting Technician, QPAC

Posted on Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

World-class performing arts venue

2 positions available

$18.69 per hour plus approved penalty rates

Permanent Part Time position

QPAC is renowned for its presentation and management of performing arts productions, for producing and staging special events and festivals, and for involvement as an entrepreneur with major touring productions.  Due to an internal promotion, an exceptional opportunity currently exists for two highly motivated individuals to join QPAC in the permanent part time role of Senior Technician – Lighting.

You will be responsible for supervising and leading Lighting Department functions to provide hands-on professional, client focused services to venue hirers and other QPAC Units. Key functions of the position include supervising and leading large teams of lighting technicians in multiple performance venues and operating and maintaining lighting control systems in a live theatre environment.

These positions require high calibre individuals who are suitably experienced and qualified in theatre lighting with experience leading and motivating large numbers of employees. Customer service is of paramount importance to these roles, as is the ability to interpret stage lighting designs and set up and operate stage lighting equipment in a high-pressure live theatre environment.

The hours of work will be primarily theatre based with some maintenance and office work. Availability will be required for day, evening and weekend hours and for extended periods to service hirer’s schedules. Ordinary hours worked shall be as rostered with a minimum of sixteen (16) hours per week, with the capacity to increase hours to less than forty (40) hours per week. Depending on business activity, you may be required to work more than forty (40) hour per week however approved penalty and overtime rates are applicable.

To obtain a copy of the application pack and position description please visit the QPAC website or contact Human Resources on (07) 3840 7425 or (07) 3842 9152.

Applicants must include a statement (no more than 3 pages) addressing the selection criteria contained in the position description and include a resume and workplace referee details. 

Closing date for applications is 5pm Monday 10 November 2008.

Applications will remain current for a period of up to 6 months from the closing date.

The Queensland Performing Arts Centre is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from people of all ages.

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Posted: 29th October 2008