• Event Support Technician

    Emerald Coast Convention Center
    Job Description
    $13.62 - $17.66 Hourly
    $1,089.60 - $1,412.80 Biweekly
    $2,360.80 - $3,061.07 Monthly
    $28,329.60 - $36,732.80 Annually

    Provides event preparation and support services, and facility and grounds maintenance
    services to the Emerald Coast Convention Center.

    Transports event related equipment to and from storage areas.

    Positions event related equipment according to detailed drawings, equipment listings and specific instructions contained in event orders.

    Secures and connects telecommunications wires, temporary power panels and power cords to utility ports.

    Sets up, connects, adjusts, troubleshoots and operates audio/visual/lighting components and cabling.

    Operates all video, audio and lighting equipment to provide presentations or special effects during events using a script or cues provided by client.

    Attends pre-event planning conferences with Event Coordinators, clients and contracted audio/video providers; offers technical advice, and coordinates requirements and productions.

    Reads and interprets event diagrams, facility drawings and blueprints.

    Familiarizes clients with house equipment to be used during event.

    Provides computer related technical support to clients.

    Performs post-event custodial tasks, such as removing trash and cleaning floors/carpet.

    Reviews event order documents to confirm/update equipment usage and close out associated documents for final billing.

    Maintains event-related equipment through inspection, cleaning and performing repairs.

    Recommends equipment upgrades and acquisitions to keep pace with evolving technology to ensure products and services meet industry standards.

    Operates motorized equipment and vehicles, material handling equipment, grounds maintenance equipment and other portable power tools.

    Performs minor repairs and routine/preventive maintenance in the areas of electrical, HVAC, plumbing and structural surfaces.

    Repairs and maintains grounds by cleaning, planting, fertilizing, sprinkling, mowing, weeding and pruning.

    Repairs and maintains irrigation systems.

    Adjusts and monitors computer-based HVAC system settings.

    Oversees contract labor for setup, breakdown and custodial tasks.

    Must be able to meet work schedule and attendance standards.

    Performs related duties as required.

    High School diploma or GED; supplemented by two (2) years experience in the area of general maintenance including servicing and minor repair of electrical systems, plumbing systems, HVAC systems and structural surfaces; set up, maintenance and minor repair of electronic equipment, audio visual equipment, sound boards and lighting systems, and custodial; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid driver license.

    Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines and equipment including trucks, light equipment, and a variety of hand-held and electrical equipment and tools. Must be able to exert from 25 to in excess of 100 pounds of force frequently, or 10 to 25 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Physical demands are in excess of sedentary work. Requires full range of body motion in manipulation of limbs and torso for working on scaffolding, climbing ladders and working in confined spaces. Requires
    bending, stooping and twisting. Requires excellent equilibrium to prevent falling from narrow, slippery, rough and uneven surfaces or erratically moving surfaces. Must be able to perform manual labor and remain on feet for extended periods of time. Is exposed to possible bodily injury from electrical shock, falling objects, moving mechanical parts, falling from high places and chemical and/or toxic agents. Must be able to work under sustained periods of exposure to outside atmospheric conditions.

    Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional structural or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of documentation, analysis information, display components, and equipment utilized.

    Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information; includes issuing and receiving assignments and/or directions. Requires the ability to tactfully and effectively interact with the public and with co-workers.

    Language Ability: Requires ability to read a variety of technical data, policy and procedure manuals, codes, professional journals, etc. in moderately complex terminology. Requires the ability to prepare forms and reports using prescribed formats and adhering to all rules of grammar, spelling, diction and punctuation. Requires the ability to communicate effectively in Standard English. Requires the ability to communicate with a broad array of individuals from various professional backgrounds. Must be able to communicate effectively in Standard English and to articulate information to others.

    Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply principles of common sense understanding to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; to make independent judgments in absence of supervision; to acquire knowledge of topics related to primary occupation.

    Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively with co-workers, the public and supervisors.

    Numerical Aptitude: Must be able to add and subtract; may require the ability to multiply and divide.

    Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width,and shape, and visually read various information.

    Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes accurately in operating modern office equipment and machinery.

    Manual Dexterity: Must have moderate levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

    Color Discrimination: Requires the ability to differentiate between colors and shades of color.

    Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under moderate levels of stress, imposed by frequent deadlines, peak workloads or public contact. Avoids violent behavior and any other type of behavior that could threaten the safety of other employees or the public.

    Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and hear: (talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear). 

    Must be able to hear and understand communications through telephone and radio.
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