About the Role
Orchestra Victoria is seeking an experienced and motivated Technician to join our team responsible for the technical and staging operations of its performances and activities. This role would suit a technical all-rounder, with significant knowledge and experience relevant to orchestral requirements, experience in lighting and sound, and a proactive, customer-service approach.
The Orchestra Technician is part of a small management team working closely with musicians, partner company management, artistic staff, contractors and the wider Orchestra Victoria team to deliver world-class performances. The primary responsibilities for this role are operational and technical, including duty management for orchestral calls, and maintenance of company-owned assets. A key focus for this role is also involvement in risk assessment procedures, and implementation of noise mitigation strategies, which may also involve monitoring and tracking audio levels.
The position is Melbourne based but may require travel within Australia. The position is full-time and the hours of work varied to accommodate the performance schedule of the Company, which includes work on weekends and in the evenings.
About the Organisation
Orchestra Victoria is one of two specialist opera and ballet orchestras in Australia. The Company performs regularly in the State Theatre with The Australian Ballet and Opera Australia, and at other professional venues in Melbourne and/or interstate. Beyond the theatre pit, Orchestra Victoria also presents concerts and education workshops in regional and outer metropolitan centres across Victoria.
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