Casual Venue Technician

HOTA, Home of the Arts is a growing and ambitious arts precinct on the sun-filled Gold Coast with over 680,000 visitors every year. 

Our work is carried out in line with our HOTA Values of Art, Citizenship, Curiosity, Integrity, and Generosity.


  • We are creative thinkers and collaborators who are inspired by change and working in a diverse precinct environment.
  • We are passionate about art and driven by the opportunity to educate, raise awareness and tell stories.
  • We are dynamic caring and curious with a commitment to excellence, experience and innovation.
  • We display strong interpersonal and communication skills to engage and build communities. 

We are seeking experienced Casual Technicians to join our Technical Services Department who are charged with the responsibility for:

  • Working with City of Gold Coast to ensure that the day to day operations of the precinct are delivered at the highest level. This includes overseeing all theatre services, technical maintenance, technical capital works, and WH&S operations.
  • Working with the Precinct Service Manager in the development of the new Gold Coast Cultural Precinct ensuring future facilities are developed in line with stakeholder expectations, agreed technical specifications and new operational opportunities whilst adhering to agreed timelines and budget limitations.
  • To ensure the organisation of in-house and off premise technical requirements meet the standards and expectations of clients and Home of the Arts management in relation to client liaison, contracts and technical services.
  • Ensuring that all technical facilities, resources and requirements within HOTA meet both client and company expectations while adhering to all relevant standards, codes, legislation and policies and procedures, with particular emphasis on WH&S compliance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the day to day operations of the Technical Services Department.
  • Operate audio visual, lighting and staging equipment as directed by the Technical Supervisor.
  • Perform Stage Management duties as required
  • Actively participate and contribute to the technical team within the Technical Services Department

How to apply

Click “Apply Now” to submit:

  • A short cover letter which details why you are applying for this role and what you would bring to HOTA; and 
  • An update-to-date resume. 

Due to the large number of applicants, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

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HOTA proudly acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we are situated, the Kombumerri families of the Yugambeh Language Region. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging, and recognise their continuing connections to the lands, waters and their extended communities throughout South East Queensland.