Glasshouse – Back Of House Staff

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council

Job Details
Casual1 hour ago
  • Employee assistance program
  • Gym membership
Full Job Description
Applications Close: Tuesday 7th February 2023 11:30pm

About the Opportunity

At PMHC every employee plays a part in ensuring we work together to achieve positive outcomes for our community. We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic people to join our Back of House team at the Glasshouse, the arts and cultural heart of Port Macquarie where we bring world-class entertainment to the regional community. Our Back of House Team, provide a range of high-level technical services (lighting, audio, AV, staging, artwork installation) and building maintenance activities to ensure the seamless presentation of theatre shows, gallery exhibitions, conferences and events.

To be successful in the role, you will demonstrate proven experience in the relevant technical areas, ideally in an entertainment or conference venue; a willingness to learn new skills in production and technical areas; excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.

On a typical day this role will:
Bump in and out theatre shows

Pre-rigging the theatre in preparation for performances

Setting furniture and technical equipment for meetings and events

Supporting the gallery team with exhibition installations and the theatre technicians in operating lighting, audio and AV

Performing general venue maintenance duties

Remuneration and Benefits

Employment Type: Casual – daytime & evening shifts available.

Salary (exclusive of super): Starting salary of $27.72 Per Hour + Penalties + Superannuation with the opportunity for competency-based progression.

Benefits: Flexible work hours, discounted gym membership, career development opportunities, annual salary increase set as per the Local Government (State) Award 2020 plus competency based salary reviews, long service leave after 5 years and employee assistance program.

We provide short shifts with manageable workloads and flexible hours that fit around your schedule.

The Glasshouse is home to a 588-seat theatre auditorium, three-level regional gallery, performance studio, Visitor Information Centre, gift shop, conference and meeting facilities and heritage displays.

About the Port Macquarie Hastings Region

Upon commencement, you shall call ‘home’ one of the East Coasts most enviable locations. With access to stunning hinterland, miles of pristine beaches, national parks, playgrounds sporting facilities, restaurants, galleries, theatres and a genuine community feel, the mid-north coast is the perfect location if you enjoy hiking, surfing, camping, fishing, off road exploration, Saturday sports, arts, theatre, food and wine.


If you would like to know more about this opportunity or have any questions about the role please contact Adam Zakarauskas, Back of House Coordinator on 02 6581 8291

Interested in Applying?

Before you apply for the job please read the position description and recruitment selection criteria below.

Please complete the application form below and answer the questions which relate to the essential and desirable criteria within the , then upload a copy of your resume and cover letter.

You may find it helpful to write your response to the questions in a word document then copy/paste this into the application form once you are ready to submit your application.

Applications Close: Tuesday 7th February 2023 11:30pm

Suitable candidates may be placed on a talent pool or eligibility list for future identical, or similar positions for a period of 12 months. You are encouraged to discuss your application with your line manager prior to submission.

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We often ask our preferred applicants to complete pre-employment checks. This may include: Reference Checks; National Criminal Police Check; Medical Assessment; Qualification Verification; Working with Children Check Verification.

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