Front of House Attendant

Job No: WSC20157
Location: Sale, VIC

Front of House Attendant (The Wedge Performing Arts Centre)

Position No. 585

Casual Band 1 $42.95 per hour inclusive of casual and special engagement loading plus statutory superannuation (junior rates will apply if under 21).

Availability to work nights and weekends is essential.

A unique and exciting opportunity exists to become an integral part of the Front of House team at the Wedge Performing Arts Centre, located in Sale. The Wedge Performing Arts Centre houses a 390-seat theatre, 50-seat black box studio, cafe and dining facilities, function and rehearsal rooms. 

In this role, your key responsibilities will be to provide support and customer service to patrons, operate the ticketing system in the Box Office for sales whilst balancing a cash float and assist in the smooth operation of events and performances held and the Centre.

You will possess strong communication skills, a proven customer service background and be able to demonstrate confidence in the use of computers.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate how they meet the criteria below: 

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and determine a logical approach to problem solving.  
  • Outstanding customer service skills with proven experience in a customer facing role.
  • Strong computer skills with the ability to learn new software such as the Box Office ticketing system.
  • Ability to work well and contribute to a team environment.
  • An interest in the performing arts and hospitality industry experience desirable.

Why Wellington?

Here at Wellington Shire Council, we have a strong commitment to create a workplace culture that is collaborative, provides work-life flexibility and encourages opportunities for growth and development. We take pride in providing a supportive workplace with great career opportunities for our employees. 

Every person at Wellington Shire Council brings their own unique experiences, perspectives and talents to help contribute to our vision of “Happy people, healthy environment and thriving communities in the heart of Gippsland.” As one of the largest employers in the region we have a diverse workforce of more than 500 staff who are based throughout the municipality, and we all work together as a team to make a positive impact in our community. 

We use award-winning technologies to seek and implement innovative improvements across the organisation. We work hard to position ourselves as a leader in local government, continuously improving our diverse range of services for the betterment of our community. 

We offer a rewarding culture of innovation, flexibility and continued learning in a collaborative, supportive environment. 

Wellington Shire Council is committed to upholding the Child Safe Standards and associated legislative requirements. 

Wellington Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to encourage applications from people of different backgrounds, abilities, ages, genders and/or sexual orientations and gender identities. 

Wellington Shire Council takes climate change and sustainability seriously and is looking to respond proactively and positively to the challenges ahead. 

About Wellington:

Wellington Shire Council is located in the Gippsland region of the state of Victoria, Australia and is approximately two hours east of Melbourne by road or rail. Many of us dream of a simpler lifestyle, with wide open spaces and no traffic jams. In The Middle of Everywhere, we live that enviable lifestyle every day. 

In Wellington Shire you will find a wide range of beautiful environments to explore, with our pristine beaches, picturesque mountain ranges, temperate rainforests, wetlands and plenty of diverse, contrasting spaces to take your breath away. Whether it’s a stroll along the iconic Ninety Mile Beach, a canoe down the Mitchell River or a bush walk through the Alpine National Park, there’s plenty to keep you busy in The Middle of Everywhere. Home to a range of tight-knit communities such as Sale, Maffra, Stratford and Yarram, you’ll quickly find yourself right at home with the wonderful people that make these towns so special. From our lively restaurant and café culture to the very best in local produce, you’ll never be short of Sunday brunch ideas and places to try! Visit https://themiddleofeverywhere.com.au/ to find out why the Wellington Shire is a great place to live and work. 

How to Apply:

Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in this advertisement and will be accepted no later than Midnight Sunday 18 April 2021.

A Position Description can be obtained from this link.

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