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Drum Theatre Technicians

$31+ per hour (plus 25% casual loading)
Casual positions

The City of Greater Dandenong is an organisation of exceptional character. We invest in the development of our people and the community and we strive to be a workplace that is respectful, engaged, accountable, creative and honest. We are a progressive organisation, in a city that is on the move and we offer a dynamic and rewarding work environment.

We offer exceptional working conditions and are focused on providing a workplace that values diverse contributions, cares for your health and wellbeing and fosters a positive work culture. We ensure all people have an equal opportunity for employment and advancement within our organisation.

We embrace our diverse community and work environment and encourage applications from everyone including people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people of varied age, ability, and faith. Council will give due consideration to any workplace adjustments to accommodate the needs of any prospective or existing staff member.

The Drum Theatre in Dandenong is recruiting casual Theatre Technicians for its program of performances and events. The Drum Theatre is an exciting cultural venue presenting a curated program of theatre events as well as many hires and functions.
This position is primarily located within Drum Theatre as part of a suite of community facilities provided by Council. The role sits within a multi-purpose environment providing theatre, function, meeting and event services. This role is part of a multi-skilled team which provides support for technical and venue operations in the Drum Theatre and, from time to time, at a range of Council’s indoor and outdoor facilities.

The objective of the position is to:

  • Provide excellent technical and customer services for performances, functions and events at Drum Theatre
  • Assist clients to achieve optimum satisfaction levels for their performance and the audience
  • Ensure a safe and clean environment is provided for all Drum Theatre events
  • Assist the Technical Operations Officer with all aspects of technical production at the Drum Theatre

Successful candidates will be proficient in the application of standard theatre operating procedures, equipment and services. They will be able to carry out duties associated with lighting and sound operations, bump in and out, rigging and associated administrative and physical tasks. As a customer-focussed role, working within a team, clear and professional communication will be required.

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.

Download File Drum Theatre Technician - March 2021.pdf

 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 offer a range of benefits for staff including a friendly team environment, salary sacrificed child care (where available), discounted gym membership and a vibrant social club.

Further information: Phillip Dowling, 8571 1609
Applications close: 5pm, Friday, 30 April 2021

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