Employment Opportunities

Media Services Technician

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (including, but not limited to):

  • Set up, operate and tear down all in-house equipment and rented or client provided audio-visual equipment.
  • Perform both preventive and corrective maintenance to all in-house Audio Visual equipment.
  • Consult with clients regarding audiovisual requirements.
  • Provide technical advising to other departments upon request.
  • Trouble-shoot audiovisual sound and lighting systems.
  • Provide excellent customer service assistance to internal and external clients.

NON ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Knowledge of audio visual equipment and electronic services in public venue settings.
  • Principles and practices of media services.
  • Operational characteristics of events.
  • Knowledge of personal computers and computerized audio-visual systems.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Terminology used in entertainment/convention/public venue settings.
  • Knowledge of relevant federal, state and local regulations.
  • Advanced computer proficiency and Microsoft Office products knowledge to include: Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook.
  • Stamina to work long hours. Must be able to lift and/or move heavy equipment
  • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • High school diploma or equivalent GED and one year experience in audio visual and technical media coordination and operation, preferably in a convention, theater, arena or hotel environment. Equivalent experience may be substituted.
  • Ability to work a variable work schedule (including evenings and weekends, as required), depending upon event and business requirements.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a Missouri driver's license.
  • Experience in public facility highly preferred.  

INTELLECTUAL/SOCIAL, PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The intellectual/social, physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Intellectual/Social demands:

  • While performing duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to multi-task under time limits and with moderate to high pressure situations. Position requires constant attention to details and accuracy of specified standards including: following simple to complex (more than 3 steps) instructions, and concentration which frequently extends beyond 30 minutes at a time; Position also requires frequent use of interpersonal skills with staff including following verbal, written or a diagram of instructions.  Employee must be able to recognize and resolve conflicts in being able to openly communicate with all staff.  This position requires employee to frequently work both independently and as part of a team for variety of tasks. 

Physical demands:

  • While performing duties of this job, the employee frequently lifts and moves facility equipment, supplies and/or tools. Employee must be able to stand or walk for extended periods of time; must be able to make fast, simple, repeated movements of hands, fingers and wrists.  Employee will constantly move about inside various areas of the facility before/during/after events; position will require employee to sometimes  bend, stoop, or crouch in order to perform this job; Employee must have the ability to bend, stretch, twist or reach out with the body, arms or legs. Employee will constantly communicate via radio and in-person with staff to exchange accurate information. Employee may frequently be required, due to business demands and event operations, to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

Work environment:

  • The duties of this position are performed primarily indoors. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal to moderate during non-event days and when not operating equipment and moderate to loud during event days when equipment is in operation. 

This job description is subject to change. 

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. 

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