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Audio Visual Lead Technician

Metro, Portland, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 03/21/2019

Deadline to apply: March 21, 2019 @ 5:00 PM, PDT

Salary: $26.16 hourly

The Audio Visual Lead Technician leads and coordinates, as well as performs, the activities of audio visual technicians and production staff who provide audio and visual services to clients. Ensures proper set-up, installation, operation, inventory and repair of audio and visual equipment and systems for the Oregon Convention Center shows and events.

Candidate should have a strong aptitude for problem solving under pressure while maintaining excellent customer service. Acting with a sense of urgency and motivating others is an important function of this role. The ability to work within a team and resolve disputes with professionalism and tact is vital.

This position may perform rigging 30 feet or higher and will be paid $30.30 hourly while rigging.

About the Oregon Convention Center
The Oregon Convention Center (OCC), a LEED Platinum facility, is the largest convention center in the Pacific Northwest, hosting more than 12 million visitors since its opening in 1990. Annually hosting roughly 500 events with an average of $450 million in economic benefit for the region from the national and international visitors who attend conventions and events at the facility. The industry leader for its sustainability practices, the OCC was the first convention center in the U.S. to earn the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Certification for existing buildings in 2004 and earned LEED Silver in 2008. OCC's commitment to sustainable practices, focus on superior customer service and innovation ensures its future as a leader in the hospitality and convention business.

At the Oregon Convention Center, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

A minimum of four (4) years of experience operating audio visual equipment and a High School Diploma or GED; OR any combination of education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the classification duties and responsibilities. A current and valid driver's license issued in the state of residence is required.

Preferred: candidates who have knowledge of and experience working with rigging equipment

To apply: visit for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center.

Application requirements
1) Electronic application, 2) answers to supplemental questions, and 3) resume

Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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