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The Sovereign Hill Museums Association is a not-for profit community-based museum organisation that collects, researches and interprets the heritage of the goldrushes and the Ballarat region. The organisation includes Sovereign Hill Outdoor Museum, the Gold Museum, Sovereign Hill Hotel, AURA and Narmbool.

Operations is responsible for the delivery of visitor programs throughout the Outdoor Museum; logistical support for functions and events; management of the general environment including general cleaning and waste management; and for the small animal care program.

We are looking for individuals with a passion for performing arts to take part in our Pantomime performances and undertake an Operation Interpreter role with Sovereign Hill.

Using the principals of Thematic Interpretation entertain, inform and engage visitors while presenting the social and mining history of Ballarat, whilst providing a high standard of customer service in a pleasant and enthusiastic manner.

The Successful Applicant must have:

  • Previous experience within a tourism or customer service environment would be highly regarded
  • Presenting/Public Speaking/Interpreting experience is preferred but not essential
  • Strong performance/Presenting skills with the confidence to address large groups of approx 40 people would be highly regarded
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal communications skills
  • Demonstrated cash handling skills
  • Basic animal husbandry knowledge is essential
  • Basic knowledge on the use of hand tools and OHS requirements is preferred but not essential
  • Ability to work across flexible rosters including weekends, public holidays and school holidays

Qualifications and Checks

  • Police Check
  • Employee Working with Children’s Check
  • Pre-Employment Medical
  • Covid Vaccinated
  • Must have working rights in Australia

Applicants successful to interview will be required to undergo an audition

Sovereign Hill welcomes, encourages and endorses applications from diverse backgrounds and provides equal opportunities to all who wish to apply.

For more information or to apply visit the Sovereign Hill website.