Venue Supervisor & Rigger (NICA)

Swinburne University of Technology
December 24, 2022
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An exciting opportunity for an experienced Venue Supervisor & Rigger to join the team at NICA!

Join the Production Team at Australia's National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA). NICA is a Centre of Excellence in contemporary circus arts and is looking for an experienced venue supervisor and circus rigger to be responsible for the maintenance, care and safety issues of rigging and training related equipment and spaces.

The Venue Supervisor & Rigger will have specific responsibilities for the rigging of circus equipment in NICA's purpose-built training spaces including taking responsibility for the maintenance, care and safety issues of rigging and training related equipment and spaces. The position may be called upon to design or assist with the design of rigging for specific purposes.

It is expected that the role will encompass daily rigging duties, inspections, equipment maintenance, show rigging support.

This position will work closely with the Production Team, Head of Circus Studies and the Operations Manager (Facilities and Resources).

The role provides advice and practical application to NICA in terms of its responsibilities to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS). The position aims to provide coordination on a daily basis over the workplace including training spaces and production activities:

  • General day to day safety supervision in the NICA training and workspaces including rigging requirements for all NICA offerings, NICA Ed, NICA Performs, NICA Rec, and NICA Represents.
  • Management of tool storage and production storage areas.
  • Support and implement established OH&S policies and procedures.
  • Performing rigging, building, maintenance, and safety duties as required.
  • Inspections of rigging and all safety equipment.
  • Inventory, management and maintenance of all rigging and circus equipment including apparatus and safety equipment
  • Building and creating circus equipment, structures and props.
  • Assisting with facilities maintenance.
  • This is an exciting opportunity for a team player who is dedicated to the performing arts and circus artform and enhancing the learning, working and audience experience of the students, staff and fans of this unique institute.

    NICA Ltd is a not-for-profit company, owned by Swinburne University of Technology and established to create Australia's (and the world's) next generation of circus performer.

    To download the Position Description, please visit https: // www.

    For enquiries and to apply for this position, please forward your CV and a Professional Statement addressing the Key Selection Criteria to [email protected] by 9am 5 December 2022. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    We do not accept enquiries or applications from recruitment agencies.

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