The Greater Dandenong City Council is a progressive organisation of exceptional character that offers a dynamic and rewarding work environment to approximately 900 employees. We recognise that our staff are vital to the delivery of excellent service to our community and the achievement of our long-term vision. We invest in the development of our people, and we strive to be a workplace that is respectful, engaged, accountable, creative and honest.
This senior role in the Drum Theatre has become available, and we are looking for a strong venue operations leader to support the realisation of high-quality theatre events and a safe, efficient, well-equipped and managed cultural venue.
The Drum Theatre is a key element of the City of Greater Dandenong’s cultural infrastructure with a 520-seat auditorium, rehearsal and function rooms, curated programming and external events.
This position requires a confident leader of the technical operations team working across the Drum Theatre as well as offsite events and opportunities.
- Significant experience in the management and operations of a performing arts venue
- High-level skill in leading, managing and developing teams
- Proven experience working as part of a fast-paced team in a supportive and positive manner
- Collaborative approach and excellent communication skills
- Current Victorian Drivers Licence and Working With Children Check
Applicants must adequately meet the requirements of the role and fully address the selection criteria contained in the position description. To view a copy of this position description, please click on the link below.
Venue Operations Leader Position Description – 303KB
In accordance with government or Council requirements, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate evidence of an approved COVID-19 vaccination, including booster injections or an authorised medical exemption.
You may be required to undertake practical testing, work preference profiling / psychometric testing, functional capacity assessment (physical) or aptitude testing.
The successful candidate will be asked to produce a clear Working with Children Check and will be asked to consent to a national police check (and where relevant an ‘international criminal history check’), subject to the operation of spent conviction laws. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.
We are a workplace that cares for your health and wellbeing and offers a range of benefits for staff including a friendly team environment, access to learning and development programs, support for staff and their studies, opportunities for promotion and career development, rewards and recognition programs, salary sacrificed childcare (where available), and a vibrant social club.
Further information: Susan Strano, 8571 1623
Applications close: 5pm, Sunday, 18 September 2022
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