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

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