July 2, 2010

20 hours per week
Fixed-term to 31 October 2010 

Are you technically innovative? Are you passionate about lighting and sound in the performing arts? We are looking for an experienced theatre technician to join our new team. 

Part of the Manukau City Council Arts unit, this position is one of the key roles for the new Mangere Arts Centre – Ngâ Tohu o Uenuku, opening in September 2010.

Under the direction of the Performing Arts Manager, your key areas of responsibility will be; providing quality technical services for an annual programme of performances and events, care and maintenance of technical areas and equipment and ensuring health and safety guidelines are met in this highly specialised working environment.

You will have a high level of knowledge around technical needs in the performing arts and will be able to provide service and advice, have a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and will be enthusiastic about educating yourself and others in the various disciplines of the performing arts, including theatre, dance and music.

With a focus on developing strong links with practitioners, organisations and groups, you’ll be excited about working in a hands-on, creative and professional manner along with fellow staff.

You will be available to work flexible hours as designated, including evenings and weekends.

The aim of the performing arts programme is to make an impact on Mangere and the wider arts community and bring a sense of “wow factor” to the new arts centre.

The closing date for applications is 12noon, Monday 12 July.
Applications can be sent to jobs@manukau.govt.nz or alternatively to Manukau City Council, Private Bag 76917, Manukau City, Attn: Recruitment Co-ordinator.

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