Supervising Technician, Hawthorn Arts Centre

Posted on Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

* Brand New Hawthorn Arts Centre
* Oversees delivery of venue bookings
* Salary Range Band 5: $66,961 – $77,628 (inc. Super & RDO)

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within our dedicated Arts and Culture team for an experienced Supervising Technician to oversee the delivery of venue bookings of the Hawthorn Arts Centre.  The Supervising Technician position is a full time role and contributes to the department’s aim of providing quality arts and cultural experiences for the community.

The City of Boroondara is a metropolitan council, representing more than 165,000 people in the inner-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. At the City of Boroondara, we believe in providing an environment where our staff thrive, both in the work they do and in how they learn and develop as people and professionals. Our organisation is a leader in the local government sector, with a reputation for innovation and excellence.

Using your excellent customer service skills, you will develop new relationships with hirers whilst also providing technical support to the Arts & Culture team’s calendar of programmed events. Responsible for the delivery of staging and technical requirements, event management, staffing and customer liaison, your role is truly hands on! You will also be responsible for assisting the Venue Services Supervisor to develop and review the venue’s systems of operations, policies and strategic plans relevant to the Arts and Culture Department.

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced professional within the events/arts arena. Having the ability to effectively communicate with a range of stakeholders will play a key role in the effective delivery of Council’s programs and events. You will possess a relevant qualification and have demonstrated experience with preparing event plans and executing them. You will bring experience with event booking systems and specialist technical knowledge. This is the ideal opportunity for an organised, team player seeking a varied community focussed role!

All positions require a satisfactory pre-employment police, medical and working with children check.

Position Description: Supervising Technician

To be considered you must submit your application online via our website: by Wednesday 25 September 2013

For further information please email Brett Davies at or call on 0400 630 310.

Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer & suitable applicants from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.