Apply now Job no: 492960
Work type: Casual
Location: Frankston
Categories: Services

Frankston City Council is located on the eastern shores of Port Phillip Bay where the beach meets with the natural landscapes of the Mornington Peninsula.  We are a diverse community that provides a vibrant lifestyle along with a growing economic and arts sector.

Our leadership team is committed to building an engaged and collaborative culture where innovation and being future focused are the norm. If you want to help shape the future of Frankston, now is the time to join our team!

About the position

Council’s Arts & Culture Department is looking hard working and dedicated individuals for several Casual Theatre Technicians who will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of events and performances for Clients - commercial, community and corporate. These positions will be based at the Frankston Arts Centre.

The main responsibilities will include: 

  • Assisting with the set-up of technical and staging equipment including but not limited to lighting, audio, stage, sets and audio visual for various events and venues;
  • Delivering excellent customer service to clients of the Frankston Arts Centre; and
  • Playing an operational role to ensure a safe and efficient workplace environment.

These are casual positions.

About you

As the successful candidate, you will have:

  • Relevant qualification and/or relevant experience in the theatre industry;
  • Skills in lighting, audio, audio visual, rigging, staging or flying;
  • Ability to interpret detailed theatrical plans and stage plots; and
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Benefits of working at Frankston City Council

Be part of a workplace that is looking to transform the way that we work and build on our values “Kinder, Fairer, Smarter”. As an employee, you will have access to benefits such as:

  • Flexible working hours;
  • Access to professional and career development opportunities;
  • Free onsite parking (Civic Centre); and
  • Employee assistance program.

This position is a Band 3 currently remunerated at $40.87 per hour, plus superannuation. Overtime will also be paid as required.

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity or have any questions, please contact Damian Clarkson on (03) 9784 1050 or

Culture at Frankston City Council

Frankston City Council respectfully acknowledges the traditional owners, the Bunurong people, as the custodians of the land on which we live and work and their Elders past and present.

Council is committed to building a culture that values diversity and promotes a workplace that welcomes and includes the unique contributions of all people. We encourage applications from individuals of all ages, backgrounds and identities. As well as applicants who identify as being Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, are culturally diverse, LGBTQIA+ or who have a disability to apply.

Council has zero tolerance for child abuse.  Protecting children and preventing child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all Councillors, employees, contractors and volunteers.

We encourage you to talk to us about any adjustments or additional support you may require during the recruitment process, as well as how this role can be flexible for you.  

Pre-Employment Information

You will need to provide evidence of your right to work in Australia, certified copies of your qualifications, a current Driver Licence and Working with Children Check. You must also be willing to provide a Pre-Employment Health Declaration and undertake a National Police Record Check.

Position Description

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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