About us


Working at Geelong Arts Centre

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.

About Us

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. 

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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.

Current Opportunities

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Facilities Manager

Fixed Term | 2 Years Full Time

A great opportunity exists to join our hardworking and passionate team in the role of Facilities Manger! Reporting to the Director Operations and Experience, the Facilities Manager leads the Centre’s facilities teams and oversees essential services management, preventative and general maintenance programs, minor works, projects, building compliance, safety and security, contractor management as well as general business services including cleaning and help desk functions. Applications close midnight Friday 2 June

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Finance Officer - Accounts Payable

Fixed Term | 12 Months, Full Time (Maternity Leave Replacement)

This position supports Geelong Arts Centre’s day-to-day financial operations by providing accurate and efficient processing of accounts payable and other elements of the procurement process. The accounts payable officer works closely with the accounts receivable, procurement and payroll officers to ensure complete compliance with strict financial standards. This role will assist internal stakeholders in completing the procurement process, regarding compliance with delegation of approvals and other auditable elements. Applications close midnight, Friday 9 June 2023

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Security Events Officer

New Role | 12 months - Part Time (Fixed Term)

This is a unique opportunity to join the Geelong Arts Centre team in the role of Security Events Officer. Reporting to the Facilities Coordinator, the Security Events Officer is responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for patrons, clients and staff. As Security Event Officer you will be responsible for monitoring day-to-day security operations and delivering customer service of the highest quality through your proactive, professional, and sound approach. Applications close midnight, Monday 12 June.

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Senior Technician – Lighting

Full Time | 12 months Fixed Term (with potential for ongoing employment)

We’re looking for a new team member to join our growing in-house technical team and to bring their lighting expertise to life in our new, state-of-the-art venues, opening 19 August 2023. If you have a passion for high-quality lighting and vision technical production services and are knowledgeable with lighting equipment systems and their maintenance, we’d love to hear from you! Applications close midnight, Monday 12 June.

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Ongoing Recruitment

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.

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Ongoing Recruitment

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.

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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.

Enterprise Agreement

Click the link below to download the Arts Centre's Enterprise Agreement.