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Sydney Opera House truly is an amazing place to work

Corridors are filled with music from performances in the Concert Hall, actors practice their lines in the Green Room and opera singers warm up their vocal chords for the evening performance.

But it takes many people to get the show on!

Sydney Opera House employs an array of staff across Marketing, Public Relations, Ticketing, Performing Arts, Production Services, Human Resources, Legal, Financial Services, Information Services, Customer Services, Fire & Safety, Emergency Operations, Building Development & Maintenance, Tourism, Executive and many other areas.

As a NSW Government agency, we conduct a recruitment process consistent with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013. This involves utilising various assessment methods to select a candidate on the basis of merit.

All of our vacancies are advertised on the NSW Government’s job board I work for NSW

See current vacancies

Work experience and work placements

Sydney Opera House provides a number of work experience, internship, volunteer and work placement programs across a range of departments.

We cater for all levels of experience by offering opportunities to secondary school students, vocational education students, local and international university students and working professionals. 

Some of the placements we have recently provided include:

  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Work Experience Week
  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander School-Based Traineeship
  • Sydney Opera House Work Experience Week
  • NIDA Secondment / Professional Placement
  • Festival Volunteers
  • CAPA Global Education Network Internship
  • Australia-Korea Foundation Internship
  • MADE Internship
  • China International Culture Association Placement Program
  • Seoul Arts Centre Placement Program
  • Lloyd Martin Travelling Scholarship

Work experience and placement programs

Please contact the Human Resources Officer

workexperience@sydneyoperahouse.com

Application forms are available upon request.

More than an incredible view

Aside from having what could be the best office in the world, our employees receive the following benefits: 

Discounts for on-site food and beverage venues and selected outlets around Circular Quay; 

  • Access to complimentary tickets for performances;
  • Five weeks annual leave for selected roles;
  • Competitive salary packages;
  • Access to a vast range of internal and external professional development programs; and
  • Complimentary pilates, yoga and circuit classes as well as other wellbeing initiatives.

For any further information

Please contact our Recruitment Coordinator

recruitment@sydneyoperahouse.com

Please see the following documents from the Public Service Commission which will help you in understanding the recruitment process.

Recruitment & Selection Guide

Applying for a role in the NSW Public Service

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