Vacancy Details

Senior Theatre Technician 

Permanent Full Time

Remuneration $76,152 per annum (LGIA Stream B Level 4 Major Venues)

As an employee of Rockhampton Regional Council, you will join a diverse and innovative team of more than 800 employees supported by good leadership, who proudly deliver services and make a difference to the lives of people living and working within the region.

About the Position


Provide technical support in a professional and efficient manner, ensuring the delivery of a customer focused, industry best practice service to venue hirers and users.


About You


Are you looking for a better work life balance and more benefits within your career in Theatre and Major Venues?

Do you have a background and experience in the operation and maintenance of theatre and event technical systems?

Council is seeking a talented Senior Theatre Technician specialising in staging to work as part of a team to deliver the highest quality technical services and support for performers across Rockhampton’s various venues.

Enjoy benefits in this position such as a 38 hour base week on a 7 day roster, with the opportunity to work overtime and accrue TOIL on an as needs basis.

You must have exceptional interpersonal skills which allow you to work effectively within teams, as well as take on the challenge of leading and supervising teams as required.  You have demonstrated experience with a range of staging elements and flying systems for large scale music and theatre productions and have strong knowledge and understanding of all scenery and prop installation, tools, set construction materials and construction processes.  As part of this role you will be required to work weekends and outside normal business hours and enjoy being a part of the theatrical arts culture. 

This position requires the completion of a satisfactory Criminal History Check - Police Certificate (Australia Wide Name Only Police Check).  

Position Requirements


To be considered for this position you must respond to each dot point below within a 1-2 page cover letter. Please ensure each position requirement is clearly labelled in your cover letter. We strongly encourage applicants to utilise Council’s cover letter template which can be found on the Council website.


Position Requirements to address in your cover letter are:

  • Qualifications and/or demonstrated experience in the operation and maintenance of all theatre and event technical systems specialising in the operation of staging elements & flying systems.
  • Blue Card for working with Children and Young People and Intermediate Rigging – RI High Risk Work Licence (or willingness to obtain).
  • Ability to work autonomously with good communication & problem solving skills.
  • Strong leadership skills with ability lead and/or supervise teams in a busy, fast paced environment.


How to Apply


To be considered for this opportunity, click the ‘Apply’ button above to complete your online application. You will be required to upload a current resume and cover letter addressing the above dot points in 1-2 pages.


Applications Close: Monday 19 August 2019 at Midnight (AEST)