OUR VISION FOR FED SQUARE

To be recognised internationally as a contemporary world site and Melbourne’s inspirational public space.

To manage and develop Fed Square to actively support and reflect Melbourne’s pre-eminent civic and cultural strengths.

Employment

With its creative mix of cultural attractions, events, sophisticated dining, tours and specialist shopping, Federation Square is recognised as one of the world’s great public places. Since opening in 2002, Federation Square has received more than 100 million visits, positioning it as one of the most visited attractions for interstate and international visitors, and a beloved events and cultural destination for locals.

Federation Square is owned and managed commercially by Fed Square Pty Ltd as a company of the State Government of Victoria. Fed Square Pty Ltd offers a range of diverse and exciting employment opportunities across a range of areas including: project management, finance, leasing, marketing, media and promotions, event management and operations. Candidates are considered based on the skills, qualifications and competencies for each specific role, therefore we do not accept or keep applications on file for future vacancies.

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Casual Attendants

Fed Square Pty Ltd is seeking to create a small team of casual attendants to work as required between 2 June and 17 July. These roles would suit highly responsible individuals who are passionate about the arts/community programming/events and love chatting to people.

This customer-service focused role involves two key elements:

  • Supervising and maintaining safety at an outdoor Campfire/Installation in Fed Square
  • Actively engaging with visitors who approach the Campfire/Installation: answering questions; sharing the program with them.

Hours

  • 6hr shifts Monday – Friday 9am – 3pm or 3pm – 9pm
  • 4hr shifts Saturday + Sunday, 9am – 1pm or 1pm – 5pm or 5pm – 9pm
  • You can complete maximum x1 shift daily

Rate

Award: Amusement, Events & Recreation Award 2010
Level: Grade 1
Hourly rate: $21.39 p/h (includes 25% casual loading)
Sunday rate: $30.37 p/h
Public Holiday rate: $48.92 p/h
Breaks: In a six hour shift, you are required to take one 20min paid break (preferably half way through)

Environment

All of the work is outside in The Square and you will be exposed to the weather – cold, rain – the lot. We will have an umbrella in place, but you will need to be standing for the full six hours and actively chatting to visitors.

Event Background

The Light in Winter is in its 10th year and this year forms part of a new program Winter in Fed Square, running from 1 June to 17 July. Winter in Fed Square is aimed at drawing visitors into the heart of the city in the cooler weather to enjoy a program of events, music, talks, performances and exhibitions. The Campfire, named Leempeeyt Weeyn’, was created by artist Vicki Couzens for the very first The Light in Winter in 2007. Burning continuously from 2 June – 17 July, the campfire is a place for coming together and will host a program of fireside events.

To apply please email positions@fedsquare.com by 9am Monday 16 May with your cover letter, CV and availability.

Fed Square promotes diversity and equal opportunity in employment and is committed to sustaining an inclusive workforce.

ACCESS

Lift access & wheelchair accessible.
Accessiblity at Fed Square

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