Senior Technician - Audio


In 2023, HOTA joined Experience Gold Coast, which combines HOTA, Study Gold Coast, Destination Gold Coast, Placemakers* and Major Events Gold Coast in an exciting new chapter.

Experience Gold Coast assumes a significant responsibility in growing the visitor economy of the city, with a clear objective of positioning the Gold Coast as the lifestyle capital of Australia. As a newly formed entity, Experience Gold Coast is focused on supercharging tourism, events, arts & culture, and education outcomes for the City of Gold Coast. We aspire to be bold and innovative in everything we do.

Position Overview

  • Provide a single point of reference for all matters pertaining to audio equipment across precinct.
  • Take a leading role in the coordination, installing and operating of all technical elements utilised in theatrical performances, special events exhibitions.
  • Work as part of a team to liaise with internal and external stakeholders, including clients, to successfully deliver the audio technical requirements of those events and exhibitions under your remit.
  • Operate audio equipment across exhibitions, events and theatrical performances.
  • Manage rostered staff for the implementation and realization of performances, events and exhibitions. 
  • Create operational procedures and maintain record keeping in line with the needs of the business.
  • Maintenance of audio equipment across the precinct to ensure safe and working order.
  • Provide training to other HOTA staff on specific equipment and exhibitions as required.
  • Use of venue management software.
  • Administration tasks at assigned by the Technical Operations Manager.
  • Provide thorough and relevant inductions to casual technicians, contracted crew, interns and work experience students. 

About You

  • Excellent understanding and experience of audio systems and best practice strategy trends in operation.
  • Demonstrated ability in design and operation of complex sound reinforcement, wireless technology and recording techniques. 
  • Supervision and leadership skills in addition to mentoring, scheduling, rostering, general administration, venue management software and experience in training and managing casual team members
  • Audio systems training and qualifications are advantageous. 
  • Working with Children Check (Blue Card)
  • EWPA Yellow Card
  • Intermediate Riggers Ticket (or willingness to obtain)
  • Proficient in CAD software

How to apply 

To apply for this role please submit a short cover letter which details why you are applying for this role and what you would bring to Experience Gold Coast, together with an up to date resume.

We value diversity and inclusion. We are committed to providing equitable employment opportunities and welcomes applications from all cultures, genders, ages, Australia‚Äôs First Nations People, LGBTIQ+ and people with disabilities. 

We accept applications in writing and video recording. If you require assistance with submitting your application, please reach out to our supportive People and Culture team at hrservices@hota.com.au

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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