Audio/Visual Technician

11/13/2018

AUDIO/VISUAL TECHNICIAN

Reports to: 
Senior Pastor
 
Position Summary:  Responsible for oversight of all audio and visual functioning of W.U.M.C. for all church events.
 
Job Description:
Assure full functioning of all audio and video systems of W.U.M.C. along with personally leading and teaching volunteers to assist as needed for all services and events.
 
Responsibility Overview:

  • Assess, inspect, review and replace equipment
    • Does existing equipment provide what is needed for W.U.M.C. to optimize the A/V and lighting aspects of services and events?  If not, advise what is needed along with costs and benefits.
    • Review, retire and purchase new equipment after gaining approval from Council.
 
  • Provide seamless A/V and lighting for all events [examples include Sunday services, weekly rehearsals, seasonal services, weddings, funerals, community events (special services typically include additional compensation)]
    • Before each service/event
      • Check and balance mikes
      • Check speakers before each service
      • Check batteries
 
  • Build a volunteer team to implement A/V services
    • Provide on-going volunteer training on specific equipment
    • Ensure that the highest ethical and professional standards are maintained (copyright licensing, safe workplace, etc.)
 
  • Continue to develop personal skills through continuing education
 
  • Meet with Pastor and Worship Team to design and implement worship experiences
 
  • Record and upload services
    • Social media (i.e. Facebook live including respond to those commenting and asking questions)
    • Website
 
  • Design and put together a “traveling worship” rig for doing services at the beach, at restaurants, etc.
 
Education:  College degree, and/or successful work experience initiating, establishing and maintaining top-notch A/V and lighting services in a similar environment to W.U.M.C.
 
Hours:   Approximately 20 hours per week (time-sheet to be submitted and hours over 20 must be approved)
 
Pay Range: Initial pay range = $18-$22 / hour depending on qualifications.
 
Qualifications:
 
  • Compatible with Wesley’s vision and values / strong personal faith
  • Successful work experience initiating, establishing and maintaining A/V systems in a similar environment including sound and video production
  • Excellent people skills (positive, pleasant and a sense of humor)
  • Is good at and enjoys being part of a team
  • Organized yet flexible to meet changing needs
  • Successful experience in recruiting, training, scheduling and, if needed, dismissing volunteers with grace
  • Open to trying new ideas and ways of working
  • Experience surfacing and bringing forward creative ideas and opportunities
  • Experience working maturely through difficult situations
  • Familiarity and experience with lighting systems
  • Ability to lift/move up to 90 pounds

Contact: Rev Bill Fisackerly

Address: 350 S Barfield Marco Island FL 34145

Phone: 2393943734

Email: wumcmarco@comcast.net

Website: http://www.wesleymarco.org



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