Senior Lighting Technician
VMA05, Level 5, $66,197.41 - $67,573.05
Arts & Culture Trust Venues
Venue Operations
Work Type:
Casual, Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
Position No:
Pool Ref 005
Closing Date:
2024-04-09 4:00 PM

Are you a master of illumination, ready to set the stage for unforgettable performances at a variety of WA’s leading theatres? The Arts and Culture Trust are seeking a Senior Lighting Technician to bring brilliance to their many stage productions! Working within a dynamic leadership role, the Senior Lighting Technician is responsible for the operation, installation, reparation, and maintenance of all things lighting.  

As a Senior Lighting Technician, you are responsible for the installation, operation, and maintenance of all lighting production equipment with a primary focus on providing a high quality, theatrical lighting operation system. Extensive experience in the performing arts and proven experience in the Theatre Industry are essential. 

Our ideal candidate will have extensive experience in theatrical lighting operations with a strong proficiency in ETC Lighting Consoles. Strong and effective communication capabilities to lead a small team towards excellence and the drive to create a safe working environment are also essential to the position.  

In this position you will need to demonstrate: 

  1. Timely installation, operation, maintenance, and removal of lighting infrastructure across the season of a production. 
  2. Programming and operation of lighting consoles.
  3. Maintains, repairs, and manages the organization and storage of technical equipment and assets. 
  4. Engage with and contribute to OHS paperwork and safety culture. 

Please note: this position works across a 7-day working week and weekend/after normal business hours may be needed. 

Arts and Culture Trust enriches the cultural landscape of Western Australia through arts experiences hosted at iconic venues. Learn more about the Arts and Culture Trust here. 

ACT (Arts and Culture Trust) is committed to fostering workplace equity and diversity. We encourage applications from Aboriginal people, women, individuals with disabilities, youth, and those from culturally diverse backgrounds. 

You will also be required to obtain the following: 

  • First Aid Certificate  
  • Construction Industry Safety Awareness Training (Blue/White Card) 

For further information about the role, please contact Paul Parkes via email at  

At the Arts and Culture Trust we offer: 

  • Flexible work arrangements. 
  • Competitive superannuation benefits, increasing to 12% by 1 July 2025. 
  • Additional leave entitlements, including public service holidays. 
  • Generous parental leave provisions with flexibility for returning parents. 

Are you ready to embark on this exciting journey? 

To apply, please submit: 

  • A comprehensive CV highlighting your skills and experience relevant to the role, along with two professional references. 
  • A covering letter of no more than two pages that outlines your experience working in same or similar positions contextualised to the above job details. 

If you encounter any issues with the online application process, please reach out to ACT HR at (08) 9265 0909 or email for assistance. 


A current Satisfactory National Police Clearance (within 6 months) will be required prior to commencing employment. 

Applicants for permanent positions in the Western Australian Public Sector must be Australian citizen or hold permanent resident status. For temporary (fixed term) positions, proof of eligibility to work in Australia for the contract duration is required.