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Sydney Opera House Careers

Sail your career into a global beacon of creativity which inspires 21st century artists, audience and visitors

The Sydney Opera House exists because a few brave people dared to think differently. They made the impossible possible, and inspired a nation. And so we stand as a proud testament to the power of dreaming in public to the transformative potential of art and idea. We expand horizons, shift perspectives and stir emotions. If you’re ready for the extraordinary, we’re ready for you. 

Who we are

As a symbol of modern Australia, the nation’s premier tourist destination and one of the world’s busiest performing arts centres, the Opera House plays an integral role in Australia’s identify. The State, National and World Heritage-listed site is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List as a ‘masterpiece of human creative genius’.

A celebrated community meeting place the Opera House welcomes almost 11 million people to the site each year, with almost 1.4 million people seeing a show and more than 560,000 visitors taking a guided tour. The Opera House hosts more than 1,800 performances a year which means corridors are buzzing with music from performances  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 is proud to hold a diverse and distinctive array of careers from graduate to Executive level opportunities across the business. 

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Current Vacancies

Want to work at Sydney Opera House? See the full list of current vacancies on the I Work for NSW website.

Why work for us 

Aside from being an iconic heritage listed global business. 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
  • Complimentary pilates, yoga and circuit classes as well as other wellbeing initiatives such as Fitness Passport
  • Complimentary New Year’s Eve Forecourt tickets
  • Access to a range of internal and external professional development programs; social activities including staff functions, trivia nights and more
  • Onsite facilities including café, book swap library, and pool table
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible employees
  • Flexible working arrangements 

Diversity & Belonging

The Sydney Opera House celebrates and supports the diversity of our workforce and we welcome applications from all members of the community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

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