Our employees play an important role in Geelong Arts Centre’s success and exciting future.
We employ over 130 passionate and motivated individuals in a wide range of roles including front-of-house staff, sound and lighting engineers, and administrative staff.
As an organisation, we are focused on growing and nurturing a diverse team that embraces creativity and values inclusiveness.
Our dedicated and highly collaborative staff strive for exceptional results in all we do, displaying passion, creativity, nimbleness, and resilience.
The only State Government owned cultural institution located outside of Melbourne, Geelong Arts Centre is a leader, connector, and creator of extraordinary cultural experiences for local and global communities.
Geelong Arts Centre is the heart of the G21 creative precinct – a place that boldly offers insights through performance, space for public conversation, supports creative experimentation and content development, and is a venue to connect, meet as a community and share a passion for the arts and creativity.
Driven by inspiring growth in activity, innovation and creatives, Geelong Arts Centre aims to amplify creative growth in a proud region already renowned for its artistic energy.
An Exciting Period of Change
Geelong Arts Centre is currently undergoing a period of exciting and dynamic change, in order to meet the cultural needs of a growing population and help secure Geelong’s position as a global city, the Victorian State Government, through Creative Victoria, has committed funding for three stages of capital development. Stage One the refurbishment of The Playhouse Theatre was completed in 2010, Stage Two — the Ryrie Street Redevelopment ($38.5m) was completed November 2019 and opened to the public on 7th November 2019. Stage Three - The Little Malop Street Redevelopment ($140m) commenced in 2019 and is planned for completion in 2023. This investment will result in a world-class arts facility becoming the cultural heart of Geelong and the G21 region.
Head of Lighting and Vision
Full Time | 2 Years, fixed term with the potential for ongoing employment
The Head of Lighting and Vision leads the delivery of high-quality lighting and vision technical production services within all Geelong Arts Centre venue and performance spaces. This role provides specialist technical expertise to support presenters deliver live events and performances. Applications close midnight, Monday 17 April
Senior Technician - Lighting
Full Time | 12 months, fixed term with the potential for ongoing employment
The Senior Technician - Lighting is part of a team charged with delivering technical production services to the highest of standards within all Geelong Arts Centre venues and performance spaces. Applications close midnight, Monday 17 April
Senior Mechanist - Flying
Full Time | 12 months fixed term with potential for ongoing employment
The Senior Machinist - Flying is part of a team charged with delivering technical production services to the highest of standards within all Geelong Arts Centre venues and performance spaces. Applications close midnight, Monday 17 April
Full time | 2 years fixed term
We are seeking an experienced and passionate Executive Chef to lead our kitchen team in delivering exceptional cuisine that showcases the unique culinary heritage of our region. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a new opening in a dynamic cultural setting that values creativity, authenticity, and community. Applications close Midnight, Monday April 6
Food and Beverage Manager
Full time | 2 years fixed term
We are seeking a hands on visionary Food and Beverage Manager who shares our passion for creating extraordinary dining experiences. Our establishment is more than just a place to eat; it is a sensory journey that delights and surprises at every turn. Applications close Midnight, Monday April 6
Experience Duty Manager
Full-Time | 12 month fixed term contract
We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Duty Manager to join our team and take on the challenge of overseeing our busy arts centre operations. With a passion for customer service, an eye for detail, and a can-do attitude, the ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment, and will be committed to delivering an exceptional guest experience. Applications close Midnight, Monday April 6
Financial Reporting Analyst
2 Years Fixed Term | Full-Time or Part-time
This is a unique opportunity to join the Geelong Arts Centre team in the role of Financial Reporting Analyst. The Financial Reporting Analysist is responsible for budgeting process and monthly business reporting to the management, GPAC Trust, Creative Victoria (CV), Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions (DJPR) and Department of Treasury & Finance (DTF) and other bodies as required. Applications close midnight April 3.
Technicians – Casual
Geelong Arts Centre is always looking for applicants who are passionate about the arts and able to demonstrate all or some of the following: Experience with entertainment industry equipment, preferably in a theatre setting Knowledge of safe working practices within the entertainment industry Excellent communication and problem-solving skills Strong work ethic and the ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team While not essential, qualifications such as Testing & Tagging, Construction Induction (White Card), Intermediate Rigging, Working at Heights, and First Aid will be highly regarded.
Cleaners – Casual
Want to contribute to Geelong Arts Centre's glowing reputation as one of the most beautiful facilities in our Creative City? We have a fantastic opportunity to join the Facilities Team at the Geelong Arts Centre. This position encourages teamwork and collaboration with colleagues, leaders, and peers in order to meet objectives across Geelong Art Centre to maintain an enhanced experience for our staff, stakeholders, patrons, and visitors.
Living in Geelong
Geelong is alive with a thriving arts and cultural sector, recent appointment as a UNESCO International City of Design, the City Council’s planning for ‘Clever and Creative’ future; and an exciting building redevelopment agenda for the Geelong Arts Centre.
Whether you’re looking for a sea change, a new challenge or simply a better quality of life, you’ll find it here in Geelong.
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