Libraries AV Technician

$77,352 + 9.5% Superannuation (prorata)
Permanent Part Time – three days per week

As a leading local government, the City of Melbourne aims to achieve our goal for Melbourne to be a bold, inspirational and sustainable city. Each year we deliver a vast range of projects and programs, designed to ensure we remain one of the world’s most sustainable, accessible and equitable cities.

The City of Melbourne is committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety. We actively support diversity, inclusion and flexibility in our workplace and in turn are seeking people who can demonstrate and display our City of Melbourne values of accountability, integrity, courage, respect for self and others, and the desire to strive for excellence. Together we Make the Difference.

How this position will Make the Difference to City of Melbourne…

City of Melbourne Libraries provides services online and from six locations with a focus on the principles of lifelong learning, reading, place, experience and operational excellence.

As the Libraries AV Technician, your primary objective will be to provide high quality audio visual technology support to the users of our Recording Studios and Performance Spaces, and other identified spaces across all facilities incorporating City of Melbourne Libraries.

In addition, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing a high level of technical advice and support around the use of AV in our spaces in order to meet the needs of room bookers and staff
  • Ensuring the safe, effective and efficient operations, support, documentation and maintenance of the audio visual technology within the specified spaces
  • Delivering training to internal staff to facilitate their use and understanding of the equipment/spaces


Positions within the Melbourne Library Service are not fixed at the one location and may be required from time to time to relocate dependant on business needs.

You can bring… (Selection criteria)

  • Ability to demonstrate and display City of Melbourne Values – accountability, integrity, courage, respect for self and others, and striving for excellence.
  • Appropriate technical qualifications and/or equivalent experience in audio engineering and recording studio operation.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and good literacy, numeracy, computer literacy and information retrieval skills.
  • Ability to effectively deal with challenging situations, resolve problems and diffuse potential conflict to deliver optimal outcomes.
  • High level of competence utilising PC and Mac based audio visual software including the use of ProTools.
  • Understanding of mixing live music, controlling stage lighting with DMX controls, and communication with venue management.
  • Proven ability to train staff and the public on equipment. 


To view the physical requirements of this position, please see below under Position Information. 

How to apply…

As part of the online application form you are required to:

  • attach your resume
  • attach a separate cover letter, responding to the selection criteria (no more than two pages), as listed above under ‘You can bring…’


Please address your covering letter to Ken Harris, Coordinator Technology and Innovation.

The position description for this role will not be provided at this stage of application.



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For those interested in working with us, the City of Melbourne offers a great range of benefits.

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Ph: (03) 9658 9140
Applications Close: 09/03/2020

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