Performing and Creative Arts Centre Operations Team Leader


Name: Vicki Sienczuk

Phone: 02 4993 4265


Location: Cessnock

About the opportunity

We are currently seeking a highly skilled technician to join Cessnock Performing Arts Centre to co-ordinate production requirements and supervise the delivery of lighting, sound, staging, set design and associated operational requirements for both professional and non-professional performances, programmes and large scale civic events. This is a hands on position in a fast paced environment with an ever-changing clientele. 

You will work closely with the technical team, on a daily basis, to ensure the Cessnock Performing Arts Centre provides high quality support to both visiting and local performance companies.

To find out more about your next career opportunity: Position Description


$78,733 – $90,543 per annum plus 11.5% superannuation


  • Full-time 38 hours per week 
  • 11.5% superannuation
  • 19 day month (RDO scheme)
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Generous leave entitlements including Long Service Leave after 5 years
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities including access to Council’s Study Assistance program
  • Generous corporate fitness program for you and your immediate family members 
  • Free parking on-site
  • Fabulous location in the picturesque Hunter Valley!

Applications Close: Wednesday 15 February 2023 at 11.30pm

Who to Contact:

Vicki Sienczuk, Curator of Creative and Performing Arts on 02 4993 4265.

How to Apply:

Please go to Current vacancies Cessnock City Council ( 

Pre-Employment Screening:

Please note, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake a medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing). Council may also complete a range of other pre-employment checks, such as references, employment history checks, working with children checks or a criminal record check.

About Us:

At Cessnock City Council our success is built by our people and core values. We offer you a direct connection to the community, providing opportunities to both inspire growth and sustainability in our diverse region. We’re committed to building a passionate and inclusive workforce. 

We are committed to the value of respect, and we strive to have an inclusive workforce that is reflective of the diverse populations we serve. We welcome applications from qualified individuals of all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities.

We partner with the Veterans Employment Program and the NSW Government to implement recruitment practices dedicated to supporting veterans to pursue a career in local government. Our aim is to support veterans finding suitable, sustainable and meaningful employment.

There are options available to request adjustments. 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.

Guided by staff values of integrity, respect, teamwork, accountability and excellence, Cessnock City Council is indeed an attractive, thriving Council and employer of choice.

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