Technician Assistant


Name: Townsville Council



Location: Townsville, QLD

  • Casual Roles available
  • Be involved in staging productions at the Civic Theatre
  • Salary information ($19 – $32 per hour + superannuation) based on skills, qualifications and experience

Why Choose Us

Townsville City Council is the largest local government authority in Northern Australia.

We are committed to creating value by growing Townsville through driving economic diversity and generating an enriching lifestyle.

Our organisation provides and maintains over $5.4b worth of community assets including water and wastewater network and treatment, bridges, drainage, roads, waste management, community facilities, sporting venues and more. We contribute to an active lifestyle for our residents and visitors through events, providing recreational facilities, protecting the natural environment and heritage, while creating a mentally and physically healthy city.

We lead creation of a city for this and future generations by focusing on our transition to a circular economy that is resilient to social, financial, and environmental shocks.

We are a Council led by our community to create an exciting and dynamic future.

Townsville City Council is growing Townsville.

About the role

In this role you will be part of Council’s Performing Arts team, located at the Civic Theatre, assisting with the overall staging of productions.  This role supports the technical unit by undertaking theatre and event set ups, operating basic theatrical equipment and assisting in the upkeep of Council’s performance venues and systems. 

About you

We are looking for someone with experience in general theatre disciplines, working or volunteering backstage in a performing arts environment.  You will need a C class drivers licence and possess an understanding of theatre technical systems.  You will need computer literacy skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.  Good communication skills, as well as basic literacy and numeracy skills, and the ability to work effectively within a team environment are essential.

For further information review the Position Description and/or click Apply at:

Closing Date: 11.45pm Sunday 11 June 2023

What We Offer

  • Domestic and Family Violence Leave
  • Long Service Leave available pro rata after seven years
  • Salary Sacrifice opportunities
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership to selected gym, pool, and yoga facilities
  • Employee Loyalty Program offering discounts at selected local businesses
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Active Family Social Club
  • Flexible working arrangements

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, 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.

 Current TCC employees are required to discuss their intention to apply for an advertised position with their Team Leader/Team Manager prior to lodging an application.

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