Senior Performing Arts Technician
Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre CLOSES 26th September
RLC

Position Description

E te tī e te tā, nau mai piki mai ki tō Te Arawa Waka. He karere he pānui tēnei mō tētehi tūnga hou ki te Kaunihera o ngā Roto o Rotorua.

Do you have experience in delivering high quality, technical services for a range of 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 Senior 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 Senior Technician will support the Technical Design & Delivery Lead with pre-opening tasks for the Theatre- due to open mid 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 have a strong technical background in performing arts, with preference given to someone who has managed a team or can demonstrate leadership qualities. 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 Māori 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 ngā 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 now! Whakamīharo (Awesome!)