Audio Visual Technician
Summary:  Responsible for the operation and maintenance of audio and visual equipment for public address and internal communication.
Description:  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Include But Not Limited To)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily:

  • Ensure that the AV equipment in the various venues and public viewing areas is operational for regular meetings and special events
  • Train AV operators (volunteers) for all venues and provide hands on oversight for them
  • Schedule AV Operators (volunteers) for regular meetings and special events
  • Maintain an inventory of AV equipment and spares. Oversee a sign-out procedure for equipment
  • Troubleshoot AV equipment and other AV issues and perform necessary routine maintenance
  • Facilitate the repair or replacement of any non-functional AV equipment and install or assist in installation any new or upgraded AV equipment
  • Maintain documentation of AV systems, records, logs and procedures
  • Record all important meetings and teachings to be placed on Navigator for accessibility to staff
  • Edit teaching material, transfer material into usable formats
  • Operate, manage and facilitate the use of the sound desk in the Oasis and other AV equipment
  • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Requirements)

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:

  • Supportive of Mercy Ships mission and vision, and committed to its core values
  • Understand and apply servant leadership, work collaboratively with integrity and demonstrate accountability
  • Understand the function and maintenance of audio visual equipment including amplifiers, mixers, equalizers, microphones, speakers, projectors, cameras, televisions and lighting
  • Ability to effectively operate AV equipment for events and meetings
  • Ability to train others in the operation of audio visual equipment
  • Ability to schedule, organize and coordinate people and equipment
  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds and work on ladders for extended periods of time

    Education and Experience

    The requirements listed below are representative of the education and/or experience required:

  • Combination of education and experience with audio equipment equal to or including an associates orbachelor’s degree in Audio Engineering or Broadcast Communications
  • At least 2 years’ experience in operation of AV for events and meetings, preferably in an organizational setting