Venue Technician/Functions Officer

Posted on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Council is seeking a self-motivated and experienced person for the position of Venue Technician/Functions Officer for the new Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre due to open in April 2010.

The Centre will be a fast-paced environment dealing with a diversity of hirers including commercial promoters, event organisers, local performing arts companies, education and community organisations, government and businesses.

The successful applicant must have: Experience in a professional venue working with a diversity of hirers and functions from bump-in to bump-out is required. Experience in setting up, operating and maintaining sound, audio-visual and lighting equipment plus physical fitness to undertake the inherent requirements of the job will also be necessary. The successful candidate must be available to work flexible shifts, evenings and weekends on a regular basis.

The salary range offered is $40,997 – $46,667 plus superannuation. The hours per week are 38, Monday to Sunday. A pre-employment health assessment will be required. 

A position description is available here

The successful applicants will be required to complete a Working with Children check. It is an offence under the NSW Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998 for a person convicted of a serious sex offence to apply for this position.

Conditions are determined by the Local Government (State) Award 2007. Applicants must first obtain an Information Kit prior to applying and address the selection criteria in their application. To obtain a Kit, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on 6801 4000. For additional information, contact DRTCC Manager, on 02 6801 4000. Please note that Council is closed from 25 December 2009 to 4 January 2010. Applications for each of these positions are to be forwarded to the General Manager, PO Box 81 Dubbo, NSW 2830 or by email to by 5pm Monday 11 January 2010.