Coordinator Theatre Operations
Position No. 568
Band 5 $68,035 – $78,202 per annum plus 10% Superannuation (plus allowances)
The Wedge Performing Arts Centre, located in Sale, Victoria is an award-winning contemporary hub for performing arts and entertainment, complete with a 390-seat theatre, 50-seat black box studio, café and dining facilities, function and rehearsal rooms.
An exciting opportunity exists to become an integral part of the Arts & Culture team in the position of Coordinator Theatre Operations.
Reporting to the Performing Arts Director, the Coordinator Theatre Operations is responsible for the coordination and delivery of all technical aspects associated with the usage and maintenance of The Wedge Performing Arts Centre. This includes the oversight and supervision of all casual staff who use any technical element of the Centre.
In this role you will actively contribute to the success of the performing arts team, presenters and hirers whilst ensuring the highest level of service and presentation is always maintained. In addition, you will provide comprehensive production support to touring companies in best practice to deliver their show requirements on time and within budget.
As the successful candidate, you must have significant entertainment industry experience, specifically in the provision of technical services including the operation of theatrical venue lighting, audio and sound equipment. You will be presentable with good communication skills and have the ability to build and maintain relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
If you are a team player who is self-motivated, flexible and has a passion for the performing arts industry, then we want to hear from you!
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate how they meet the criteria below:
- Tertiary qualified and or minimum of five years’ experience in the Events and Entertainment Industry.
- Knowledge and demonstrated experience in technical production and OH&S practices.
- Sound organisational skills with strong attention to detail and the ability to meet tight deadlines.
- Experience in staff supervision with the capacity to motivate and lead a team.
- Strong communication skills with the ability to liaise, interpret and understand the technical requirements of all clients.
Here at Wellington Shire Council, we have a strong commitment to create a workplace culture that is collaborative, provides work-life flexibility and encourages opportunities for growth and development. We take pride in providing a supportive workplace with great career opportunities for our employees.
Every person at Wellington Shire Council brings their own unique experiences, perspectives and talents to help contribute to our vision of “Happy people, healthy environment and thriving communities in the heart of Gippsland.” As one of the largest employers in the region we have a diverse workforce of more than 500 staff who are based throughout the municipality, and we all work together as a team to make a positive impact in our community.
We use award-winning technologies to seek and implement innovative improvements across the organisation. We work hard to position ourselves as a leader in local government, continuously improving our diverse range of services for the betterment of our community.
We offer a rewarding culture of innovation, flexibility and continued learning in a collaborative, supportive environment.
Wellington Shire Council is committed to upholding the Child Safe Standards and associated legislative requirements.
Wellington Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to encourage applications from people of different backgrounds, abilities, ages, genders and/or sexual orientations and gender identities.
Wellington Shire Council takes climate change and sustainability seriously and is looking to respond proactively and positively to the challenges ahead.
Wellington Shire Council requires all new staff to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination status.
Wellington Shire Council is located in the Gippsland region of the state of Victoria, Australia and is approximately two hours east of Melbourne by road or rail. Many of us dream of a simpler lifestyle, with wide open spaces and no traffic jams. In The Middle of Everywhere, we live that enviable lifestyle every day.
In Wellington Shire you will find a wide range of beautiful environments to explore, with our pristine beaches, picturesque mountain ranges, temperate rainforests, wetlands and plenty of diverse, contrasting spaces to take your breath away. Whether it’s a stroll along the iconic Ninety Mile Beach, a canoe down the Mitchell River or a bush walk through the Alpine National Park, there’s plenty to keep you busy in The Middle of Everywhere. Home to a range of tight-knit communities, you’ll quickly find yourself right at home with the wonderful people that make these towns so special. From our lively restaurant and café culture to the very best in local produce, you’ll never be short of Sunday brunch ideas and places to try! Visit https://themiddleofeverywhere.com.au/ to find out why the Wellington Shire is a great place to live and work.
How to Apply:
Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in this advertisement and will be accepted no later than Midnight 7 November 2021.
A Position Description can be obtained from this link.