Senior Venue Technician at the Ashburton Event Centre

  • 17 Aug 2023 9:28 AM
    Message # 13241795
    Sally-Anne Coates (Administrator)

    Are you looking at taking the next step in your career toward becoming a Senior Venue Technician?

    The Ashburton Event Centre, a leading South Island venue in the performing arts sector, is seeking an experienced Venue Technician who is looking at advancing their career to the next level, to join our dynamic team. We are looking for an individual who possesses a diverse range of technical expertise, and experience and has a passion for delivering outstanding service to our clients. If you possess the following attributes, we want to hear from you:

    **1. Technical Expertise:** Preferred experience in musical theatre sound and lighting, audio-visual systems and operation, counterweight fly systems, and rigging.

    **2. Proficiency in Tools and Systems:** Proficiency in Qlab or similar software, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Word. Additionally, a solid understanding of general IP, DMX, and WIFI networking skills.

    **3. Strong Work Ethic:** Demonstrated work ethic, reliability and a willingness to learn all facets of a venue's operation with effective time management skills to consistently deliver exceptional service to our clients.

    **4. Health and Safety:** A strong understanding of Health and Safety policies to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for all.

    **5. Team Player:** Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a wider team, contributing to the delivery of professional events for our clients.

    **6. Sound and Audio-Visual Recording:** Experience in sound and audio-visual recording, both in live and studio-based environments.

    **7. A willingness to learn new skills that will enable you to assist where needed in all areas of the venue's operations.

    **8. A strong customer focus that delivers exceptional events for our clients.

    **9. A strong passion for the performing arts.

    If you can tick any or all of these boxes, we would love to hear from you!

    In return for your expertise and dedication, we offer the following benefits:

    1. **Exciting Work Environment:** Join a fun, friendly, and community-focused organisation that serves not only the local performing arts sector but also the wider national and international performance market. Work in a modern 500-seat venue catering to a diverse range of clients and activities.

    2. **Respected Key Service Provider:** Become a valued member of an incredible team that thrives on exceeding expectations and delivering exceptional service.

    3. **Highly Competitive Salary and Work-Life Balance:** Receive a competitive salary (55,000-70,000) based on your experience with additional bonuses and time in lieu for goals achieved. We understand the importance of work-life balance and where possible will prioritise your family time. To assist with relocation or accommodation concerns, you will receive a start-up payment of $700.

    4. **Professional Development:** Benefit from on-the-job training and gain access to industry-related training, conferences, and seminars, enabling you to enhance your skills and stay up to date with the latest advancements in your field.

    In terms of lifestyle, the Ashburton District offers more than you can imagine. With Mt Hutt Skifield and Lake Hood at your doorstep, there are endless opportunities for adventure and relaxation. The stunning lakes and rivers of the McKenzie Country are just ninety minutes away, and the Rakaia River offers some of the best salmon fishing in the world. If you ever crave a big city experience, Christchurch is only an hour's drive north.

    To find out more or to register your interest, please email with a brief introduction about yourself and your contact details.

    Don't miss the chance to join our exceptional team and contribute to unforgettable events at Ashburton Event Centre. Take a look at what we’ve been up to at []

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