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Technical Assistant

Duties include:-

To assist the house technician to ensure all artist requirements are adhered to pre-performance/pre-exhibition. To assist with art installation.

To liaise with the manager and other staff members to ensure a co-ordinated and efficient completion of all events from get-in/get-out.

To liaise with artist/performers and their agents prior to an event.

To liaise with the productions assistant on pre and post event requirements.

To assist the caretaker from time to time with DIY repairs.

To work within a team, but will need to be self-motivated and able to work independently to tight deadlines and schedules.

Ideally the technical assistant would have a creative outlook with an arts background or a strong interest in the arts; technical understanding would be desirable and further training/up-skilling can be provided.


Day Time : Set up of equipment needed for sound checks and get-ins. Care of all technical equipment. Some technical repairs.

Evening events: Operation of technical equipment, sound desk, lighting, laptop, projector etc.

Weekend and evening work will be required.

Own car desirable but not essential.

Responding to any other duties assigned by the Manager

Interested persons should apply in writing with current CV, PPS Number, Date of Birth, etc.,  before Friday March 10th 2017 to :

Dave Murray Tinahely Community Employment Courthouse Main Street Tinahely Co Wicklow


Community Employment Rates start at €208 per week.

DSP “Learning Grants” are available

Starting dates are subject to DSP approval.

To be eligible for Community Employment, Applicants must be aged 25 or over and registered with DSP at a local DSP office, be receiving a weekly Soc. Welfare payment (UA, UB, Carer, Single Parent, etc.) for at least the preceding 52 weeks.

Spouses of eligible persons may also be eligible for Community Employment.