Senior Lighting Technician, QPAC

Posted on Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

• World-class performing arts venue
• $21.46 per hour plus approved overtime and penalty rates
• Part-time 2 year term appointment

An exceptional opportunity currently exists for a highly motivated individual to join QPAC in the part time role of Senior Technician – Lighting.

In this role, 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.

This position requires a high calibre individual who is qualified in theatre lighting with experience leading and motivating large numbers of employees. Customer service is of paramount importance to this role, as is the ability to interpret stage lighting designs and set up and operate stage lighting equipment in a high-pressure live theatre environment. Extensive hands-on technical experience in a multi-venue theatre centre is highly desirable as is corporate and events experience. 

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 thirty-eight (38) hours per week. Depending on business activity, you may be required to work more than thirty-eight (38) hour per week however approved penalty and overtime rates are applicable.

The application pack, including the position description and details on addressing the required questionnaire can be found at For any queries, please contact Human Resources on (07) 3840 7425 or (07) 3842 9731.
Closing date for applications is Monday 5 September 2011.

The Queensland Performing Arts Centre is an equal opportunity employer.