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Performing Arts Technician (Lighting)

Job details

Rotorua Lakes Council
31 May 2022
Bay of Plenty
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Technical Staff & Logistics


E te ti e te ta, nau mai piki mai ki to Te Arawa Waka. He karere he panui tenei mo tetehi tunga hou ki te Kaunihera o nga Roto o Rotorua.

Do you have experience in delivering high quality, technical services for a range of performing arts events? Do you love the outdoors, lakes, mountain biking, hot-pools, beaches, and all of the above?

Rotorua Lakes Council are in search of an experienced, enthusiastic and creative Theatre Technician to join our Performing Arts team. This role will be based at the newly refurbished Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre in Rotorua, New Zealand. The Technician will support the Technical Design & Delivery Lead and Senior Technician with pre-opening tasks for the Theatre – due to open Oct 2022 – as well as deliver the plethora of vibrant performing arts events programmed across Council venues including live theatre, music, dance, kapa haka, and festivals.

This newly created position is pivotal to the success of the performing arts in Rotorua and the wider region, and is an exciting opportunity to be a part of history with the only 1,000 seat theatre in the Bay of Plenty! The successful candidate will be involved in delivering all areas within the Technical Department, with preference given to someone who is a team player, and has a specialism in sound. Attitude is everything, we are a tight-knit positive team that promotes a safe, respectful, and encouraging work environment. Team players enquire within!

Rotorua embodies the spirit of Manaakitanga and is the heart of Te Arawa. We aspire to be the centre for Maori culture and contemporary expression, and the performing arts is a vehicle for inspiration, filling the hearts and minds of our people and visitors. Te Kaunihera o nga Roto o Rotorua (Rotorua Lakes Council) is committed to working in partnership with Te Arawa, our local Iwi. 

Would you like to be a part of this inspiring vision? Check out the details and send us your application! Whakamiharo / Awesome!

Think you're up for the challenge? Check out the details and send us your application now!

Written by

Frances Sheriff Neonlogic Agency

10 May 2022