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Would you like to be our next Workshop Manager?

Applications close 15 February 2021

Workshop Manager

 The Position

The Workshop Manager is responsible for the presentation and operation of our three workshops and allied areas. They are responsible for maintaining the workshop tools, machinery, fixtures and fittings. In liaison with the Technical Assistant and other staff they will ensure the workshops are well stocked with all materials necessary for the successful delivery of the programs offered by Canberra Potters.

Position Available:  Workshop Manager

Reports to:               CEO

Location:                  Watson, ACT

Appointment:           Permanent Part-time position with a 3 month probation period.

Remuneration:         Hourly Rate $31.87 (plus super)

Hours of work:         9hrs per week

Applications to: [email protected] Subject Field: WM Position

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.

Applications close: 15 February 2021

About us

Canberra Potters is a member-based organisation and an ACT Government supported arts facility and Key Arts Organisation. Working from the Watson Arts Centre, we are an important focal point for ceramic arts practice in the region. We offer a full annual education program to adults and children. Our facility operates artist studios, kiln shed, gallery, shop and an internationally recognised Artist in Residence program.

Duty Statement

Under the direction of the CEO and to the extent of the hours:

  • Ensure 3 workshop spaces are operational and fit for purpose during times of operation.
  • Ensure all workshop tools, equipment and materials are available and fit for purpose.
  • Conduct member induction sessions.
  • Maintain WH&S booklet and WH&S website information.
  • Manage member access sessions.
  • Teacher liaison and support in conjunction with the Education Program Manager.
  • Manage maintenance schedule with external services as required.
  • Provide technical support to the artist-in-residence program.
  • Monitor the testing and tagging of all electrical equipment as appropriate and in accordance with relevant ACT legislation.
  • During hours of employment be available to answer enquiries for facility users and provide general advice on pottery matters.
  • During hours of employment take payments as required.
  • Manage workshop cleaning roster.
  • Ordering and stock control of cleaning, bathroom and tea-room supplies.
  • Attend regular staff meetings to report on facility operations to the CEO.
  • Monitor telephone and email enquiries.
  • Adhere to current occupational health and safety practices in the workplace and be aware of public liability issues.
  • Other duties as appropriate.