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We’re Hiring: Lighting Technician

Technician – Lighting
LPA MA000081 / Production and Support Staff Level 8
Permanent – 30 hours per week
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre
Starting Salary $77352 per annum (pro-rata), including Super and Leave Loading plus overtime and allowances in accordance with the Live Performance Australia Award.

Penrith Performing & Visual Arts is looking for a skilled Lighting Technician to play an integral part in an enthusiastic team in a dynamic performing arts centre at the heart of the arts in Western Sydney. Working at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, the Lighting Technician is an able multi-tasker, practical with an eye for detail, highly organised and with broad skills across all theatrical technical areas.

This role will specialise in lighting operation and design whilst also being responsible for providing hands-on labour support across all backstage operations. Tasks include setting up and operating sound and audio-visual equipment, and assisting with set building, staging and systems for functions, events and performances in all The Joan’s venues.

The Lighting Technician also assesses the lighting requirements of venue hirers and producers and ensures the ongoing maintenance of the facility and its technical assets demonstrating effective communication and organisational skills and a thorough practical knowledge of live performing arts requirements and legislation.

How to Apply

To apply please send a current CV detailing your experience, availability and including contact information for at least two referees to Dave Garner, Operations Director at dave.garner@penrith.city. Enquiries can also be directed to Dave.

Click here to download the position description

Applications close: 11.59pm Sunday 14 August.

Access, Equity & Inclusion
PP&VA is committed to creating an inclusive workforce which reflects the community we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

We will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment process and in the workplace.

Please note that all staff must be fully vaccinated in line with PP&VA Policy. Please be prepared to provide your proof of vaccination.