Technician

Posted on Friday, March 4th, 2011

  • Help Deliver Exhibitions at the Melbourne Museum.
  • Irregular Part time; 3 days a week, Ongoing.
  • Based in Carlton.

 Australia’s largest public museum organisation is seeking a skilled technician to assist with the installation and maintenance of technical infrastructure both within the gallery spaces and in the rest of the building.

ABOUT MUSEUM VICTORIA:

Museum Victoria cares for the State scientific and cultural collections, providing visitor access, activities and events at four distinct venues:  Melbourne Museum, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks, IMAX Cinema and world heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building. For more information about Museum Victoria, please visit http://museumvictoria.com.au/

ABOUT THE POSITION:

You responsibility will be to maintain and administer the large 2-way radio fleet and to assist the technical operations team with maintenance and installation tasks including working with lighting, audio-visual equipment, and exhibition furniture relocation.

 Notable skill sets include:

  • Experience and knowledge of lighting and/or audio-visual systems.
  • Experience working with a wide variety of hand & power tools.
  • Have competent administrative skills.

To be successful, you will have experience in technical work in either a theatrical or gallery environment; be self-motivated and be able to work under minimal supervision. You will also have experience organising and supervising external contractors to meet the department’s needs and be well presented and possess excellent communication skills.

HOW TO APPLY?

To view the position description, search ‘employment’ at www.museumvictoria.com.au. For more information, please contact Shane Salmon on (03) 8341 7159. To apply, please send your Resume and Covering Letter to jobs@museum.vic.gov.au quoting position number MV/6131 by Thursday 17 March 2011.