VANCOUVER ART GALLERY ASSOCIATION
TEMPORARY CASUAL POSITION AVAILABLE
Audio-Visual Technician II - Events
Reporting to the Audio-Visual Technician III, the incumbent performs specialized technical work in support of events and meetings utilizing audio-visual equipment and systems.
Responsibilities include planning, setup, operation, dismantling and transportation of all audio-visual equipment for internal and public events, meetings and performances; coordination with internal and external clients to determine AV requirements, configuration and setup; assisting in the preparation of media for presentation across a variety of formats. As AV Technician II, you are tasked with executing successful trouble-free events in a friendly manner and with a professional work ethic, both working individually and as part of a broader team. Computer operation, heavy lifting, ladder and lift work, cleaning and organization will be required. The incumbent will also perform related work as necessary.
Post-secondary technical school courses in audio-visual systems or minimum one year experience working in the technical AV field in a corporate or arts related environment.
Experience and knowledge of the following equipment and systems:
AUDIO: PA; mixers; wireless systems; FoH processing; installed sound; signal flow
VIDEO: projectors and LCD; distribution; camera recording; basic switching; signal flow
LIGHTING: basic DMX dimming and control; cue creation; gels; basic rigging
COMPUTERS: Mac/Win OS; iOS; presentation software; basic networking; IP addressing
RIGGING: ground supported mounting; projection screens; Unistrut; cable management
This position requires a strong attention to detail, the ability to find creative solutions in unique situations, and a positive, flexible outlook. Also required is the ability to work safely with heavy loads, ladders, lifts, and basic power tools. Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills is necessary. The successful candidate will demonstrate effective problem-solving skills and the ability to work with colleagues in a team-oriented environment. Experience in the arts and/or non-profit field is an asset.
Pay Grade 18 - $22.68 per hour plus a percentage in lieu of all benefits.
Hours of work will vary and weekend and evening hours will be required.
Please submit your resume by Friday, September 21, 2018 to Debra Nesbitt, Director of Human Resources, Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby Street, Vancouver, B.C.
V6Z 2H7, Fax: 604-682-1086 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.