Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS647783
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 4, 2020.
John Curtin College Of The Arts is seeking a highly competent, dedicated and experienced Technical Support Officer to join their friendly team
The Technical support officer will display a flexible attitude, and will undertake varying roles as dictated by performance and rehearsal requirements in an educational setting. The Technical Theatre Officer will support educators and students in achieving learning goals within the scope of the theatre and other related venues. The position will assist with the maintenance of all equipment within the Theatre buildings and in support of staging musical productions, drama productions, music concerts, dance, school assemblies, meetings, and other related events. There is a requirement for rigging, focusing and board operation of both ION and Dot2 boards in both venues.
The position will assist with the storage of all staging and properties and will assist with the construction, installation and removal of all stage settings, lighting, sound and audio-visual equipment for theatre productions, as per the direction of Theatre Manager or Theatre Head Technician. The Technical Theatre Officer will work with in the budgets for equipment maintenance and replacement, consumables and theatre productions, set by the Theatre Manager.
Desirable skills to perform the role of Technical Support Officer - The Arts include:
- time management, planning and organisation
- lighting design
- a working under pressure knowledge of Q Lab
- the ability to operate sound and vision and with limited editing ability
- the ability to lift heavy things and assist with bump in and bump outs
As Western Australia’s only Selective Arts College, John Curtin College of the Arts caters for over 1800 students from across the State offering gifted and talented courses in media arts, dance (ballet and contemporary), drama, music, music theatre and visual arts. With four decades of experience in gifted and talented education, the college is renowned for delivering quality arts programs and a specialised differentiated curriculum. This provides an exciting approach to learning through specialised and innovative teaching that supports high academic performance. An Independent Public School, winner of 2016 Western Australian Secondary School of the Year, and winner of the Governor’s School STEM Award for Leadership Excellence in a Secondary School, we are recognised for excellence in leadership, advocacy, engagement and achievements in all learning areas across the college.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements (selection criteria):
- Knowledge, skills and experience in the operation of technical/industrial equipment within an Arts workshop/class or similar environment.
- Knowledge and understanding of the Western Australian Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 and its coverage in industrial environments.
- Good communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills, including the ability to deal effectively with individuals at all levels.
- Effective time management, planning and organisational skills.
Applications will be assessed against these work related (selection criteria) of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
Further information about John Curtin College Of The Arts can be found by visiting www.jc.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
For further job related information:
Please contact Jennifer Scothern, Theatre Manager, by telephoning (08) 9433 7236 or 0433 774 545 or emailing Jennifer.Scothern@education.wa.edu.au.
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.
Your application should include:
- A two (2) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school
- A CV of up to two (2) page outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager)
It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.
You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
Eligibility and Training Requirements
Employees will be required to:
- Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy;
- Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
- Hold or obtain a current Working with Children Check;
- Hold a Certificate III in Occupational Health and Safety or approved equivalent qualification or experience;
- Complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- Complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy; and
- Complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Tuesday, 13 October 2020.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.