Technical Assistant

Join the State Library Victoria and be part of the team that delivers bespoke events across contemporary and charming venues. Multiple casual positions available for the Technical Assistant role, VPS2.1.
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Department: State Library of Victoria
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
Job Function: Technology
Classification: VPSG2.1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/VG/6028
Closing Date: 29-Sep-2019
Salary Range: $52,493 - $59,952
Job Duration: Fixed-term
Attachments: Technical Assistant Casual Positions VPS2.1.pdf (PDF, 100KB)

Technical Assistant Casual Positions VPS2.1.pdf (PDF, 100KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Shona Barrett
03 8664 7413

Position Details

Technical Assistant
•VPS 2.1
•Casual role
•Flexibility to work weekend and evening shifts required
•Fantastic opportunity to join the technical team for the Library's brand new, restored event venues

About us:

State Library Victoria is the State's premier reference and research library, the hub of state-wide information and communication network, and a gateway to the world's information. The State Library is Australia's busiest public library with a collection of over 4.9 million items and a diverse range of exhibitions and programming, inspiring possibilities for all Victorians.

About the role:

As part of Vision 2020 redevelopment the Library is opening a number of new event venues and has upgraded its venue spaces to include state of the art audio visual and digital equipment to enhance the event experiences available to clients.

With over 350 (and growing) cultural, corporate and commercial events held annually in our unique spaces, we seek to enhance our events team with experienced Technical Assistants.

Technical Assistants deliver exceptional venue technical operations to events, maintaining a high level of knowledge of the Library's audio visual equipment and venue operations. This is an exciting time to join the Library's team, as we prepare to open a number of new venues with upgraded equipment to deliver events in restored heritage venues.

State Library Victoria promotes a workplace that actively seeks to welcome and value the unique contributions of all people. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ people, and people of all ages and abilities to apply for this role.

How to apply:

Please submit your application via, attaching your resume and a cover letter (maximum 3 pages) summarising how you meet the key selection criteria.

If you have questions about the role, please get in touch with the contact person listed in this Position Description. Our People and Culture team ( can assist with any questions about the application process.

For further information, including employment conditions, please visit the Library's website at

Applications close: Sunday 29th September

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