Full-Time Head of Lighting
Opera Australia is recruiting for an experienced Head of Lighting to join the Technical Services Department on a full-time permanent basis. This role will establish safe and smooth operation of the Lighting Department though the installation, rehearsal and performance periods. This position will be required to liaise directly with the lighting supply company and hired labour company. The Head of Lighting is responsible for the Deputy Head of Lighting, casual lighting staff and Lighting System Technician.
Based principally, for performance seasons, at Sydney Opera House and interstate, particularly Arts Centre Melbourne (extended travel to be expected). Further requirement to work at other company work locations, such as the Stores.
Our ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience working as a Head of Lighting or equivalent, have experience managing the lighting requirements of a theatre or festival site, possess practical knowledge of the operation of various lighting desks, coupled with excellent organisation and communication skills, and management experience. Knowledge and sound understanding of safe work practices are essential, along with demonstrated ability to work under pressure.
In return for your excellent performance, you will be rewarded with fantastic growth opportunities, a great work culture, and lots of on-the-job perks.
This is a full-time, permanent position.
Applications close 23 November 2017.
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