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Senior Technician - Invercargill City Council

25 Apr 2024 12:40 | Anonymous

Are you ready to be a part of something exceptional? Invercargill City Council invites you to become a driving force in our future-focused team. With a vibrant atmosphere and an unwavering commitment to our values—positivity, respect, responsibility, and above and beyond—we're passionate about creating a team full of outstanding individuals who are as passionate about shaping the future as we are.

Our friendly Venues team are seeking a Senior Technician.

Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Be responsible for the operation and day to day maintenance of all Venues and Event Services systems
  • Ensure the operation of Theatre heating and ventilation systems, as required
  • Ensure all variations to arrangement and settings are completed in a timely manner, accurately and recorded appropriately
  • Ensure the pack in/pack out operation is supervised to prevent accidents and damage
  • Supervise and provide training to staff under your control on correct Venues and Event Services systems, techniques and practices to meet requirements of specific events
  • Effectively liaise with contractors, suppliers, show/tour managers and Council staff

What you will bring:

  • Current registration as an Electrical Service Technician
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Experience in the maintenance/operation of lighting, heating and ventilation systems
  • Has a high level of experience and skills in the areas of audio and lighting
  • Experience in entertainment events or theatre operations
  • Ability to identify how users' requirements can be met within technical and physical constraints

What we offer:

  • Career progression and training/development opportunities
  • Positive focus of employee health and well-being: Workstation assessments, free flu vaccines, EAP services, 50% off eye exams, discounted gym memberships etc
  • Kiwisaver and Superannuation Schemes
  • Access to sick leave from day one of employment
  • Appointment time leave: Up to 2 hours for important appointments eg. Doctor, bank, dentist

Waihōpai Invercargill is New Zealand's southernmost city and the heart and hub of Southland. We're known for our lush green spaces, like award-winning Queens Park, our long summer daylight hours and our local legend Burt Munro. Our city has character, charm and a laidback atmosphere. There's outstanding nature reserves, Ōreti Beach & the Waihōpai River to explore plus our lively restaurants complimented by a thriving entertainment and arts scene are hard to beat! The sensible gridded layout featuring wide streets ensures a convenient 10-minute drive to work. Who wouldn't want to call this place home!

For more information please see the full position description or contact the Invercargill City Council on (03) 211 1777.

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Applications close 12 May 2024. Please note applications will be processed as they are received and we encourage you to apply early as this advert may be removed at any time.

Reference code 6578774.

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