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Looking to work in a dynamic environment? Consider applying at Riverside today! All Riverside vacancies are advertised on this website. 


To apply for a position you need to provide a written application. To ensure you give yourself the best chance of being short-listed for a position you should do the following:

Read the Job Advertisement and Position Description Carefully

The Job Advertisement and Position Description help you decide whether the position is suitable for you, including the salary, employment conditions, duties and responsibilities. In addition, the Position Description identifies the key Selection Criteria and personal qualities required for the position in relation to qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, interpersonal style and attributes.

Complete your CV and Cover Letter

Your Curriculum Vitae (CV) should be updated, clear and concise and provide an outline of your personal details, education and training, employment history and dates of previous positions. In addition, you should provide the contact details for two recent referees. Your Cover Letter should provide a general overview of your experience, a brief outline of which position you are applying for and the reasons why you are interested in the vacancy. For all positions, these need to be uploaded through the City of Parramatta Council online application process.

Responding to Selection Criteria

Some positions require you to include responses to Selection Criteria with your application. Your responses should concisely and fully describe how you consider yourself suitable against each of the Selection Criteria and where possible provide examples. Your statement addressing the Selection Criteria should be no more than 3 pages in length.

The wording of the Selection Criteria indicates the required level of knowledge, skills and abilities needed for the position. Examples include:

  • Demonstrated or proven ability means that you should have successfully performed the activity or used the skill in the past/actual experience rather than just having potential;
  • General ability or general knowledge implies that you have the potential to acquire the skill or knowledge – if you have not had direct experience with the aspects of work required in the position you could demonstrate your ability by comparing it to similar or equivalent responsibilities, tasks, etc. or relevant studies undertaken; and
  • Thoroughsound or high level gives an indication that advanced skill or knowledge is required.

Please note that if your application does not address each Selection Criteria when it is required, you reduce your chance of being short-listed for interview.

Complete the Position Application Form (Full time positions)

When applying for a full time position application is made online. The Position Vacancy Application Form is completed online once you select Apply Online. This process is through the City of Parramatta Council online application form.



We are currently recruiting an experienced and energetic Marketing Coordinator to join our small but very busy team.

The role is responsible for:

  • Co-ordinating the delivery of marketing and promotion campaigns to develop audience attendances and stakeholder loyalty and to create community and industry awareness.
  • Assist and support the Marketing and Communications Manager to deliver marketing and promotional services internally and externally.
  • Build and maintain positive customer focused relationships with hirers, performing and event companies, promoters, artists, stakeholders and patrons.
  • Assist in developing, maintaining and promoting Riverside Theatres as a centre of excellence in performing arts, events and exhibitions in Western Sydney region.

Every day is busy and dynamic at Riverside and therefore the successful candidate will need to be flexible, organised yet be able to adapt to changing demands. Candidates will need to ideally have experience in performing and/or visual arts marketing plus a solid knowledge of Microsoft Office and ticketing software, and sound knowledge of graphic design software. You will be a creative thinker, problem solver, enthusiastic and a can do attitude to thrive in the role.

Sound like you? Read the full position description first. Read the details above about how the applications work and then apply. Applications that ignore all elements of the application process will be unsuccessful.

APPLY NOW Applications Close 9pm Monday 5th August, 2019.



We are currently taking expressions of interest for casual positions. From time to time casual positions become available. We will use your expression of interest to assess if you may be suitable for a casual position. All casual roles full under the category of Theatre Operator.


You will be working closely with the Technical Team Leader, Technical Coordinator and the rest of the Technical Team to technical services at Riverside Theatres. The role includes many areas in the back stage area including lighting, sound and mechanical.

Provide under some supervision general theatre services to promoters, business hirers, artists and the general community users and patrons of the venue: Open and/or close the venue including arming the security system, Act as Warden in case of emergency evacuation, Basic first aid.

Read the Position Description Theatre Operator Casual first. To lodge your expression of interest please supply your CV and complete a cover letter addressing the areas of responsibility, essential experience and essential skills. Application is through the City of Parramatta website.

Riverside Theatres is seeking casual Front of House team members. Reporting to the Supervisor/Front of House Coordinator your main responsibilities will include:

  • meet and greet patrons
  • ticket check and usher patrons
  • handle basic customer enquiries
  • merchandise, bar and ticket selling
  • set up and pack down of venue
  • evacuation of patrons as required

You will have a solid understanding of customer service principles and ability to communicate to a wide array of patrons. A current Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate is required. Experience in venues, arts and creative industries would be beneficial.

Read the Position Description Theatre Operator Casual first. To lodge your expression of interest please supply your CV and complete a cover letter addressing the areas of responsibility, essential experience and essential skills. Application is through the City of Parramatta website.

Work Experience/Internship Positions

Work Experience for secondary students, please contact the Work Placement Coordinator Peter Troup at AusSIP on 0404 807 266 or send him an email.

Internship placements are by invitation, please forward your letter of enquiry to