Senior Technician – Lighting

Posted on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

  • Performing Arts Industry
  • Full-time 12-month term appointment
  • $50,080 per annum, plus superannuation

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) is one of Australia’s leading centres for live performance. Welcoming over 1.3 million visitors to more than 1500 performances each year, we embrace the best in live performance – the world renowned alongside the emerging, local and new – and connect to the stories and ideas at the heart of each production. Through the warmth and expertise of our staff, we have become a trusted curator, presenter and host; a place to come together to relax, reflect, share stories and celebrate.

An exceptional opportunity currently exists for an experienced and motivated individual to join our Production Services team in the full-time term role of Senior Technician – Lighting.

In this important leadership role, you will be responsible for supervising and driving staff to provide professional, client-focused and cost-efficient services to Venue Hirers and other Business Units. Reporting to the Manager – Lighting and Electrical Services, this position requires a high-calibre individual who is suitably experienced and qualified in theatre/entertainment lighting. Customer service is of paramount importance to this role, as is experience in leading and motivating teams in a dynamic live theatre environment.

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

Located in South Bank’s cultural precinct, this role offers you easy access to public transport, a supportive team with a great work ethic and multi-skilling opportunities.

The application pack, including the position description and details on how to address the required selection criteria can be found at For any queries, please contact the People and Safety Unit on (07) 3840 7915.

Applications close at 5:00pm on Wednesday, 8 November 2017.

The Queensland Performing Arts Centre is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply directly via QPAC’s website: