1/05/2019 15:05 HRS

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Job title: Duty Support Technicians (5 posts available)
Department: Production
Salary: £28,000 per annum
Contract term: 1 year fixed term contract

Southbank Centre is the UK’s largest arts centre, occupying a 17 acre site that sits in the midst of London’s most vibrant cultural quarter on the South Bank of the Thames. The site has an extraordinary creative and architectural history stretching back to the 1951 Festival of Britain. Southbank Centre is home to the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room and Hayward Gallery as well as The National Poetry Library and the Arts Council Collection. It’s also home to four Resident Orchestras (London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, London Sinfonietta and Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment) and four Associate Orchestras (Aurora Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, Chineke! Orchestra and National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain). For further information please visit . We present work for everyone and we welcome applications from everyone. By attracting people to work for us from a broad range of backgrounds with diverse attitudes, opinions and beliefs, we can continue to look at the world with fresh eyes and find new ways of doing things. We are particularly interested in applications from women, people from a BAME background and anyone with a disability as we want to be more representative of our communities within our technical team.

The role:

We are seeking five new Duty Support Technicians forming a new team together with existing staff to support the Production team to successfully deliver Southbank Centre’ s programme through maintaining technical equipment and work spaces. You’ll b e required to do first line maintenance of all in-house production related technical equipment and ensure compliance with current safety and electrical regulations. You’ll look ahead at equipment needs, ensuring equipment is prepared, and carry out daily servicing of all breakout rooms and other areas. You’ll also get involved in storing and maintaining lighting, sound, rigging and AV equipment alongside keeping the asset management system up to date.
We are looking for candidates with strong experience of working in a technical capacity within the entertainment industry, especially in a maintenance environment. You will be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of health and safety legislation and safety best practice, together with competence and/or a qualification for working with electrical equipment. An understanding of LOLER regulations is essential, as are excellent organisational and team working skills. Strong IT skills and good literacy and numeracy skills are essential.

Hours and shift pattern
Working on rotation, the team of Duty Support Technicians will provide support to the department across seven days a week. Each DST is rosterable for up to 160 hours over a four week schedule. In most weeks each DST will work four to five shifts, of varying lengths between 8 and 14 hours.

To apply, please visit our website here:
Closing date for applications: 13 May 2019, 23:45
Interviews: 23/29/31 May 2019