Expressions of Interest - Casual Technical Services Team Member - Civic Theatre

Location: Newcastle

  • Provide a first-class technical service at Newcastle’s iconic Civic Theatre.
  • Varied shifts over days, nights and weekends – availability to work on short notice required.

City of Newcastle (CN) is currently seeking theatre and AV-savvy, customer-focussed Casual Technical Services Team Members to join the team at the iconic Civic Theatre and Playhouse.

As a Casual Technical Services Team Member, you’ll work collaboratively to provide a first-class technical service to users of the Civic Theatre and associated venues or locations, for live performance, event delivery and other entertainment such as cinema screenings.

Your primary objective is to support and enable these presentations, either generally backstage, or specifically within a particular area of expertise.

We highly encourage you to review the attached Position Description for the role.

What’s it like working at the City of Newcastle?

We are focused on making a real difference in our community and achieving our vision of creating a smart, liveable, and sustainable global city.  We are proud to deliver services valued by our community.  People come first at the City of Newcastle, which means providing employees with meaningful work and capacity for work life balance. As a large local organisation, CN offers opportunity to develop in your current role, grow into future opportunities and reach your full potential.  

Our organisation’s values are Cooperation, Respect, Excellence and Wellbeing which are underpinned by our behaviours of courage, trust, and pride. Together, our values and behaviours support our decision making, our day-to-day interactions and everything we do. 

We value diversity of thought, and we focus on equity in the workplace. We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace culture where everyone feels respected, safe, and valued so they can be themselves and fully contribute their opinions and perspectives to the success of the organisation.

Interested to know more?

CN proudly promotes the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and fosters a culture of diversity and inclusion to represent the community of our Local Government Area. All candidates will be assessed against the essential criteria outlined in the position description. Suitable candidates may be placed on an eligibility list for future identical positions for a period of 12 months.

We are committed to creating a safe and inclusive workplace where diverse styles, backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, encouraged, and respected. People from diverse backgrounds (including but not limited to, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, people with diverse gender identities and sexualities, people from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people with disability, and veterans) are encouraged to apply!

If you need any adjustments to be made to the recruitment process or if you would like to discuss any accessibility requirements, please contact for a confidential discussion.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Remuneration: Casual hourly rate of $39.75 (inclusive of 25% casual loading) + 11% Superannuation

Contact: Gavin Pickles - Technical Production Coordinator – 02 4974 2168.

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CN do not accept unsolicited resumes and we respectfully ask that recruitment agencies do not contact us at this stage.

At CN we understand the skills and attributes veterans can bring to our organisation and highly encourage veterans to apply for suitable roles.

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