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General Responsibilities include but are not limited:


  • working in support of the artistic policy of the arts centre

  • assisting the Technical Manager in liaising with and responding to the technical needs of visiting

  • companies, exhibiting artists and gallery curators, supporting the smooth running of their work

  • providing technical support as required during the get-in, installation, presentation, and get-outs of all

  • shows and exhibitions requiring the use of technical resources

  • covering show call duty on show nights as rostered

  • supervision and line management of incoming crews and management/direction of casual technical

  • staff during use of all of the centre’s spaces

  • ensuring strict adherence to safe working practices on stage and throughout the building, and

  • compliance with the arts centre’s health and safety policy and procedures

  • maintaining the highest standards in the provision of technical support, information, facilities, and

  • professional courtesy to all of the centre’s clients

  • maintenance of the building and all equipment, including venue equipment and supplies, backstage

  • areas, stores, and control rooms to the highest standard

  • maintaining, testing, preparing, and distributing AV materials

  • providing preventive maintenance and improvement measures for the venue’s lighting, stage and sound equipment and plant facilities, including fault diagnosis and repair

  • completing any reports required by the Technical Manager

  • undergoing training or upskilling as required

  • contributing creatively to and assisting in the day to day running of Mermaid, including working closely

  • with and supporting front of house, attending production meetings and staff meetings, and contributing to smooth and effective communication throughout the centre

  • any other duties which may arise from time to time, including off-site work



Mermaid Arts Centre


Main Street | Bray | Wicklow

01 2724030 | info@mermaidartscentre.ie

Building and Equipment Maintenance


To support and assist the Technical Manager in:


  • ensuring the good repair of the theatre and backstage spaces and contribute to any upgrade works, as

  • needed

  • keeping abreast of changing technology and to the advancement that may help the companies

  • objectives

  • ensuring storage spaces are kept tidy and in good condition


Full - Time x1 or Part - Time x2 // Venue Technician // Mermaid - County Wicklow Arts Centre

Full - Time x1 or Part - Time x2 // Venue Technician // Mermaid - County Wicklow Arts Centre

€30,000 - €33,000, depending on experience- pro-rated for part time positions
30 Sep 2022