Event Technician

The Star Entertainment Group

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Since 2014, The Star Gold Coast has undergone a remarkable evolution. Our mission, to create fun at trusted destinations, has resulted in an unparalleled experience. Guests indulge in lavish stays at The Star Grand's revamped five-star hotel rooms, the opulent suites of The Darling, and Australia's pioneering Dorsett Hotel. Culinary delights await at award-winning venues including Nineteen at The Star, Kiyomi, and Mei Wei. Entertainment options are abound with live concerts, theatre performances, Events Centre gatherings, outdoor "Live on the Lawn" events, and world-class DJ sets at Atrium Bar. The Star Gold Coast is where relaxation seamlessly intertwines with thrilling entertainment.

As an Events Technician, you will deliver specific lighting services to the theatre and event space including the provision of lighting design, programming, effects, follow spot operation, platform lighting and theatrical lighting.

This is a fantastic opportunity where you will showcase your technical skills and customer service throughout our property at The Star Gold Coast.

A few of your responsibilities:

  • Install and operate visual, audio and lighting systems for events and shows
  • Conduct maintenance tasks and troubleshooting of technical issues
  • Work from production drawings, prints or plans to set up and adjust production equipment

What are we looking for:

  • Experience with installation and operation of Audio, Vision and lighting systems for conferences and events
  • Knowledge and operation of equipment for live Streaming and Hybrid events advantageous
  • Understanding of Camera set up and operation for live corporate events
  • Rigging ticket and EWP licence advantageous
  • Experience within the corporate audio-visual and live events industry
  • Previous maintenance experience together with an ability to fault find with an eye for detail
  • Skills to make changes to the lighting design and programming of the show
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate and program lighting equipment in a corporate and live event or concert environment
  • You will have the strong ability to work from production drawings, prints or plans and have skills in operating, maintaining, setting up and adjusting all lighting production equipment

About you:

With your exceptional attention to detail and theatrical events experience, you will take pride in ensuring an unforgettable experience for our guests. Your ability to work collaboratively with a large and diverse team will set our Theatre up for success.

Your role will be pivotal in shaping the success of our theatre team at The Star. Join us in making a difference.? 

What we can offer you:

  • A permanent, fulltime position
  • 30% staff discounts across our award-winning venues at all 3 of our world-class properties
  • Free meal on shift with a new menu every day
  • Lifestyle and wellbeing discounts
  • Career development, training, and courses via The Star Academy
  • Generous Paid Leave for primary and secondary carers
  • Excellent growth opportunities both personally and professionally
  • Groupwide Diversity & Inclusion focus areas including LGBTQI, Multicultural, Gender and Indigenous

Please be aware that eligibility checks are required as part of the recruitment process and ongoing employment for this position.

Our culture

At The Star, we are committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace that we know will contribute to exceptional experiences for our guests, a great place to work for our team members and positive outcomes for our communities. We believe in authenticity that embodies our Company values = Build Memorable Connections, Own It, Lead with Integrity, and Take Good Care.

We welcome applications from all cultures, ages, religions, genders, LGBTQI+ people, Australia’s First Nations Peoples, and people with disabilities. We recognise the distinctive challenges that trans and gender-diverse applicants may encounter during the recruitment process.  We offer a range of flexible working options for team members to find a balance between work and life that’s right for them and their unique well-being needs.

The Star is a WGEA Employee of Citation for Gender Equality holder and is recognised with a Gold Award 2022 by the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) which evaluates LGBTQI+ inclusiveness in the workplace. 

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