Mackay Entertainment & Convention Centre

Head of Audio Visual

An exciting opportunity has become available for an ambitious and experienced Head of Audio Visual to join the multi-award winning precinct at the Mackay Entertainment Convention Centre (MECC).

About the MECC

The Mackay Entertainment Convention Centre (MECC) is a state-of-the art multi-million dollar precinct which provides unique settings for conferences, exhibitions, seminars and banquets. The facility consists of many versatile spaces including a 1090 seat theatre, 100 seat studio space, two plenary halls which when fully extended seats 1800 people, two dedicated foyers, bars, an experimental theatre space, breakout rooms and extensive front-house and backstage facilities. The centre also comfortably accommodates up to 1000 people banquet style.


The Role

The Head of Audio / AV will take a leading role, in maintaining and managing the provision of Audio / AV services on a day to day basis and ensuring the overall technical and production needs of all centre users are met. The role is very hands on and requires the creation and implementation of Audio / AV systems as well as working closely with members of the Technical & Operations Teams to stage productions, installations, functions, conferences and other related activities.

To be successful in this role, you will have:


  • Demonstrated experience in a theatrical / conferencing environment working as / with an audio or AV technician

  • Great attention to detail and a commitment to safe work practices

  • Experience supervising a team with the ability to provide effective direction, guidance and constructive feedback to staff and volunteers

  • Current QLD ‘C’ Class Drivers Licence

  • High level of computer literacy as required for the operation of audio software for the audio department

The position is permanent full-time. Applicants must be willing to partake in an any five (5) out of seven (7) roster including weekends and nights.

Mackay Regional Council provides competitive remuneration packages including attractive salary, employee benefits and training and development opportunities.  

In return for your valued contribution you will be rewarded with;

  • Annual salary range from $63,893 - $70,487

  • Up to 18% weekly superannuation contribution (conditions apply)

  • May be eligible for salary sacrificing options through Salaris

  • Lifestyle benefits program including corporate discounts

  • Study and assistance programs for career development

  • Learning and development opportunities

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Active social clubs



Applications Close:   7 March 2019


Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and a brief response to the selection criteria. The selection criteria can be found on the last page of the Position Description, available to be downloaded from the vacancy on Council’s website.

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We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, where all applicants are treated with fairness and respect and have equal access to all opportunities available. At Mackay Regional Council, diversity is about creating a respectful and inclusive workplace that recognises the unique contributions and perspectives of our employees, working together to deliver extraordinary results.

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Opportunity Type
Full Time
Technical Staff & Logistics

Regional Queensland Mackay

Pay information
$60,000 - $80,000
• Annual salary range from $63,893 - $70,487
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