Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Audio Visual Technician

Banff, Alberta Job Post
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
Banff, AB
$19.51 an hour - Full-time

Audio Visual Technician
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity aims to inspire everyone who attends our campus – artists, leaders, and thinkers – to unleash their creative potential.

We acknowledge, with deep respect and gratitude, our home on the side of Sacred Buffalo Guardian Mountain. In the spirit of respect and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Banff area, known as "Minhrpa” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as "the waterfalls”) and the Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw, Chiniki, and Wesley First Nations – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Shuswap Nations, Ktunaxa Nations, and Metis Nation of Alberta, Region 3. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play, help us steward this land, and honour and celebrate this place.

The Opportunity
The Audio Visual Technician provides a complete range of audio-visual services and equipment to answer a variety of user requests from all areas of Banff Centre, including clients, visiting artists and/or faculty.

Roles and Responsibilities
Coordinate and book all equipment requests, verify equipment integrity, deliver equipment, set-up equipment as per client specifications, test equipment to ensure proper function and troubleshoot equipment as needed
Sign out equipment for tracking and billing purposes, and retrieve this equipment both on and occasional off campus
Manage overbooking of equipment and retrieve equipment after the client is finished, check for damage and verify integrity of all equipment upon return and identify/remedy deficiencies
Perform routine maintenance and minor repairs of equipment
Meet and/or confer with clients to ascertain their equipment needs; researching creative solutions for client needs may be required
Serve as dedicated Technician/Operator when required
Deliver excellent customer service to all clients
Address other identified security, safety or operational issues
Other duties as assigned
Qualification and Educational Requirements
Minimum 1 year of formal post-secondary training in computing, electronics or another discipline relating to the position
Minimum 2 years' of experience in all aspects of Audio Visual delivery and production, including but not confined to design, set-up, operation, and minor maintenance to AV Systems and equipment
Competent in the set-up and operation of AV equipment, as well as specialized computer equipment and software used in the recording, production and duplication of audio and video content
Excellent clerical skills relating to preparing quotations, invoices and the booking/tracking of equipment are required
Valid driver's license
Special Requirements
Due to the nature of the work, the Audio Visual Technician will be expected to be available to work evenings and weekends

Employment Terms & Benefits
In accordance with CUPE 4318, this is a unionized, hourly support staff position, subject to a 500 hour probationary period.
This position pays $19.51 per hour working up to 40 hours per week on a rotating schedule
Benefits of working at Banff Centre are:
Staff housing options (based on availability)
Professional development
Staff cafeteria and restaurant discount
Onsite fitness facility at a discounted rate – first month free for new staff
Application Process
We are accepting applications for the Audio Visual Technician position until 11:59pm MST May 23, 2022.
Candidates offered a position with Banff Centre, in this capacity, will be required to obtain a criminal record check verifying a clear record before a final job offer can be finalized.
Visa Requirements: Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Banff Centre is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.
All Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Employees are encouraged to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Commitment to Diversity

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is committed to creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive campus for students, faculty, staff and visitors. Guided by our values, Banff Centre is rooted in Alberta with provincial, national and global impact. Our strength arises from inclusion; the diversity of people, ideas, perspectives, and cultural backgrounds in our work and team. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression to apply.

FOIP Statement

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