Apply By: Friday, June 3, 2022 11:59 pm EDT

AUDIO VISUAL PRODUCTION TECHNICIAN

Organization:
Ontario Science Centre
Division:
Membership & Marketing
City:
Toronto
Job Term:
1 Temporary (up to 7 months with possibility of extension)
Job Code:
94033 - Exhibit Fabricator 2
Salary:
$32.29 - $36.22 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open Targeted
Job ID:
181741
Do you have exceptional Audio Visual technical skills to deliver shows that vary in scope from public speakers to simulcasts from space? Can you provide clients with exceptional customer service and deliver effective solutions in the moment with the gear you have in front of you? If so, consider this exciting opportunity with the Ontario Science Centre.

What can I expect to do in this role?

•Provide creative and effective audio visual technical service and support to a wide range of clients and events
•Provide a professional customer service experience to all clients and colleagues
•Work independently or as part of a larger team

How do I qualify?

AUDIO VISUAL PRODUCTION KNOWLEDGE AND TECHNICAL SKILLS

•Extensive knowledge of the principles and generally accepted practices of technical planning, staging and production for a variety of large and small scale events including speaking engagements, live theatre, presentations and music events
•Knowledge of modern sound and lighting systems to utilize a range of equipment and technology in the provision of audio visual services across the organization
•Knowledge of related trades (electrical, carpentry, metal work, rigging)
•Knowledge and understanding of basic electrical and electronics
•Knowledge and awareness of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, as well as other relevant rules, regulations and legislation pertaining to theatre operations
•Written and schematic drawing skills to document systems, cabling and equipment operating procedures

ANALYTICAL AND PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS

You have:
•Analytical skills to translate theoretical knowledge of modern sound, lighting and projection systems (both analogue and digital) and technical skills into practical application in the planning and execution of AV service delivery
•Problem solving and critical thinking skills to resolve AV issues in order to meet client needs

INTERPERSONAL AND CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS

You have:
•Superior customer service skills and extensive experience working with customers in a service environment
•Excellent interpersonal skills and political acuity to effectively work with colleagues and clients in order to meet service delivery needs
•Collaborative skills to suggest solutions and to make ad-hoc decisions by identifying optimum methods to use audio/visual equipment for quality presentations, while anticipating resolution of technical problems to avoid interruption of shows
•Ability to comply with client service standards and policies in a unionized environment
•Excellent oral communication skills to deal with staff and clients and provide technical information in layperson's terms, including advising on the use and capabilities of equipment
•Excellent written communication skills to document processes, operating procedures, production cues and details

OPS Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti- racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

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We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 7 months, 770 Don Mills Rd, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
4.7
Category:
Science and Engineering
Posted on:
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Note:
  • T-SC-181741/22

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Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, June 3, 2022 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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