Elisabeth Murdoch Hall

Senior Technician (Full Time)

Melbourne Recital Centre – Senior Technician (Full Time)

The Senior Technician role works in close co-operation with the Technical Manager, Technical Coordinator, Concert and Event Managers, Stage Managers and casual staff in a supervisory role to assist in affecting the delivery of Melbourne Recital Centre’s schedule of concerts and events to the highest international standard, ensuring a safe environment for all staff and visitors. The core responsibilities include supervising and undertaking rigging operations of staging, soft goods and production equipment and the management of contemporary & orchestral staging equipment in accordance with qualifications/competencies and maintaining the upkeep and safety of Melbourne Recital Centre’s equipment.

The successful candidates will have experience and skills in the following;

  • Delivery of live international events at a supervisory level such as amplified or acoustic concerts.
  • Technical setup and pack down as well as technical operation of various production systems, is also desirable
  • Working to tight schedules and time frames and still maintaining quality of work
  • Interpreting written, diagrammatic and verbal instruction in stage setups
  • Supervising and training technical crew in staging operations.

We are specifically looking for a senior stage mechanist / senior general stage technician with a history of working as an orchestral stage mechanist, ideally with an intermediate rigging capability.

Successful candidates will also need to be prepared to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends.


Please email a cover letter, a separate document addressing the essential key selection criteria and your resume to Annabel Storey, Human Resource Advisor at recruitment@melbournerecital.com.au by 12pm Monday 16th September 2019.


If you have any enquiries about the recruitment process or the position, please email recruitment@melbournerecital.com.au

Melbourne Recital Centre is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing a smoke free and accessible environment.