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Theatre Technician

Date: 30-Sep-2021

Location: AU

Company: Northern Beaches Council

Division: Community & Belonging

Business Unit: Community, Arts & Culture


Theatre Technician

Casual Position


Glen Street Theatre

Glen Street Theatre is a busy 400-seat professional theatre, owned and managed by Northern Beaches Council. The theatre is located at Belrose in the Glen Street Cultural Hub and delivers an engaging annual performing arts program for all ages and tastes.


Role Purpose

Each year Glen Street Theatre presents on average eight subscriptions plays each running for one week;

around twelve weeks of community productions; and a number of commercial productions. Under the direction of the Venue Technician and/or Technical Operations Manager the casual Theatre Technicians will assist in the setup and operation of the technical requirements of all live theatre productions.


Key Responsibilities

  • Rig, patch and operate theatre lighting equipment including DMX controlled devices.
  • Program and operate computerised and manual lighting control systems.
  • Set up, program and mix live sound in a live theatre environment.
  • Be knowledgeable in set construction and rigging.
  • Safely operate single purchase manual flying systems.
  • Operate follow spots.
  • Ensuring the delivery of a consistently high level of efficient and friendly customer service to both hirers and other Glen Street Theatre staff.
  • Maintain accurate patch sheets and other show related documentation.
  • Document and update performance related information such as cue sheets.
  • Ensure that information relevant to performances and theatre infrastructure is passed on to the relevant people.
  • Ensure time sheets and technical reports are completed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Undertake other duties as requested by Technical Operations Manager.


Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

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There aren’t many employers who offer career and lifestyle in a single package, but Northern Beaches Council does. We offer an attractive workplace, including:


  • genuine work-life balance and flexible working arrangements
  • employee wellness program and a range of lifestyle benefits
  • values based culture and a teams oriented working environment
  • a culture of supporting continuous professional development
  • high level of technological innovation and systems


How to apply:

Apply online and upload the following information

  • Click on the 'Apply' button to complete your online application.
  • You will have the opportunity to attach your resume and any supporting documentation.
  • Please read the Position Description. You will be required to respond to the selection criteria questions online when you apply. Your response to these questions should demonstrate how you meet the requirements of this role.
  • For further information, please contact Nikolas Adams on [[reportsToPhone]] during business hours.