Lead Theatre Technician Audio


Name: Paul Olditch

Phone: (07) 3829 8840

Email: rcc@redland.qld.gov.au

Location: Brisbane QLD

Permanent Full Time – 38 hours per week 


$73,644.90  Annually  + up to 12% super  


RCC Employee’s Level 5  




A special place


At Redland City Council, you can help improve lives, while shaping your career in a truly special place. Situated on the stunning Redlands Coast, our team is creating an enriched, sustainable future for Redland City.

Here, every role matters … Together, we’re focused on serving our community. Join us so together we can improve the Redlands for today and tomorrow.




Your opportunity



Based in the heart of Redlands City, Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC) is a professional venue, located in Cleveland and is owned and operated by Redland City Council. The venue is a buzz of activity year round, presenting programs of diverse experiences, as well as servicing the many professional and community clients who utilise the space and services every year. We have a wonderful opportunity for the right person to fill the role as our Lead Theatre Technician Audio. 


Guided by our Values, you will:


Lead the team of technicians in multiple venues to facilitate the technical requirements of events and productions in a high-pressure hands-on team environment.

Undertake a variety of duties including supervision of staff and operations, liaising with the Front of House, manage and resolve WH&S issues, manual handling including setting portable stage, installing and uninstalling stage flooring, painting, maintain production equipment.

  • Initiate and drive ownership to ensure all RPAC, RAG and RCC safety regulations are followed, and safe work practices are observed in accordance with regulation, industry standards, policies and procedures.


For full details, take a look at the Position Description.



What you’ll bring


First and foremost, you’ll need to live and breathe our Values, as they are fundamental to the way we go about our work and the relationships we build.


We would love to hear from you or someone you know who:


  • Has a fresh, positive outlook with a passion for the creative tasks and extensive knowledge of current theatre equipment and systems.
  • Has experience delivering high-quality industry standard technical services within relevant discipline (Sound, Lighting, Staging or Audio Visual).
  • Has extensive knowledge of current theatre equipment and systems within one or more disciplines.
  • Has demonstrated ability to translate technical production notes and requirements to set up, fault find, operate, and maintain production equipment, systems, and effects within one or more technical disciplines.


Why join us


We asked our people why they choose to work at Redland City Council. They say it’s about two things: feeling connected to the Redlands Coast as a truly special place and the incredible career and development opportunities at Council.


Here, you can:


  • Improve lives, for today and tomorrow. You will make an impact in our organisation by being part of the creative team who strive to bring out the best in each other. 
  • Achieve, for the community and your career. We’ll support you every step of the way and you will have a huge impact on the work we do.
  • Experience variety, and grow as a result. Upskill, try new roles and broaden your horizons. Council is an amazing place to grow and diversify professionally.
  • Find the right balance to bring the best you. We offer attractive benefits, ongoing support and flexible working arrangements.


Here are some more reasons for loving working with us:


  • Generous leave provisions such as paid parental leave and purchased leave scheme including 17.5% loading on annual leave!
  • Ex-gratia day offered during the Christmas/New Year break.
  • Access to professional and leadership development programs and education/study assistance.
  • Mentoring and coaching opportunities to increase your industry knowledge and business acumen.
  • Diverse secondment opportunities for career development.
  • Reward and recognition programs.
  • Wellbeing programs and social club.
  • Access to discounts with over 400 leading retailers.
  • Access to RedFlex – our flexible work program offering flexibility in how, when and where you work. 


Visit our careers page to learn more and read the stories of our incredible people.





  • You’ll hold Current “C” class driver’s license. 

You’ll be available to work as per operational requirements in conjunction with the scheduling of venue/s within the allotted Full-Time hours per week, which may or may not include pre-determined rosters during evenings and weekends. 

  • You’ll have a Certificate 3 in Live Production and Technical services, or suitable entertainment industry, trade or tertiary qualifications.
  • Successful applicants will be asked to consent to a police check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.
  • To be eligible for employment, applicants must have the legal right to work in Australia.



Ready to join us


Applications will only be accepted through Council’s Web Recruitment system or through OURspace for current Council employees. Hard copy and e-mailed applications will not be accepted.


To be considered, applicants must submit a:


  1. Cover letter (one page); and
  2. Current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Please read the Position Description and resume-based application instructions before applying for this role.


RCC utilises a merit-based recruitment process which may include various testing methods, such as psychometric testing and requesting the submission of a short video application from candidates after the advertisement closes.


Specific information on the position (201604) can be obtained by contacting Paul Olditch on (07) 3829 8840.  Applications for this position close at 11:59 p.m. Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on 03/06/2024.


At Redland City Council, we truly value the diverse skills, experiences and perspectives of our people. We’re focused on making Council an inclusive place, where everyone belongs and brings in new skills, diverse experiences and backgrounds that enable us to serve our community better.



Applications will not be accepted from a third party.

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