Crew Positions

So you’ve attended and helped out a couple of times at Search. You loved it, and now you wanna take it to the next level. Do the words “offbeat”, “passionate” and “highly efficient” resonate with you? Do you get off on a mild mixture of fun and chaos in a working environment? Then you may be a good fit to join the crew!

You can apply to any open positions listed below. Just follow the links and instructions. If there are no open positions available but you think we'd be remiss not to have you on board somehow, feel free to send an email and resume/CV/portfolio to

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CLOSED: Caretaker Lead
The Caretaker Lead role is a new position that is dedicated to overseeing the safety and wellness of
all festival goers. Working in conjunction with the Guardian Angel Team and Search Information
team this person will oversee any incidents that occur at the festival and will escalate it to the
relevant party.

Dates: Off-site from 18 December, On-site from 27 Dec – 2 January
CLOSED: Volunteer Manager
Do you have strong people skills, and kinda wish you were a shepherd in a past life? Can you respond to needs calmly and with empathy?

We need someone who can manage the volunteer process, with tasks such as distributing essential information to volunteers, and ensuring the smooth operation of the volunteer office before, during and after the festival.
Dates: 1 December 2023 - 5 January 2024
CLOSED: Food and Hospitality Manager
Do you have a passion for food and the associated flavours of responsibilities?

We need someone who can source and coordinate food vendors, and oversee the food preparation for volunteers by organising stock and finding a reliable head chef for the volunteer kitchen.

Dates: 1 October 2023 - 5 January 2024
CLOSED: Site Manager
Do you love tightening bolts and fastening wires?

This role involves responding to physical and hardware needs during the festival, to esnure that leaks, breakages and cracks are responded to swiftly and confidently. Knowledge of power tools and experience with hardware are essentials.

Dates: 28 December to 5 January
CLOSED: Gate Manager
Do you have a brain for lanes?

This role involves planning our gate structure and operations, and coordinating gate volunteers. You will be working in coordination with our ticketing service provider’s staff on site.

Dates: 1 December 2023 - 2 January 2024
CLOSED: Admin Assistant (on-site)
Do you have an A-type personality that loves organising, logging and taking notes?

This role involves being seated in our HQ office, keeping track of communications and logging the use of tools and materials. Proficiency in spreadsheets and attention to detail are must haves.

Dates: 26 December 2023 - 5 January 2024