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Audio Video 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 May 23, 2022, 11:59pm MT.

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.

For more information and to apply visit banffcentre.ca/careers.

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