aquarium

Job Description

POSITION: A/V Technician-Theater Rev.2017

DEPARTMENT: Information Technology

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Director of Information Technology

EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Hourly, PTT-4-5 days per week.  Hours from 10am-5:00pm. Weekend work will be required.

Exempt (Salaried)     ☒ Non Exempt Hourly     ☐ Full-Time   ☒ Part-Time     ☐ Temporary

JOB SUMMARY:  Demonstrate excellent representation of the aquarium at all times through a positive, can-do attitude and teamwork focused work ethic.  
Work with the Foxwoods Marine Theater staff assisting in the technical aspects of the daily sea lion show. The Audio Visual Technician performs technical services with minimal supervision.

Minimum Job Requirements:  Must be willing to consistently provide guest service above and beyond expectation.
A/V technology or related field and/or equivalent experience.  Working knowledge of PCs running Windows XP.  Knowledge of video projectors.    Physically able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Multilingual; Spanish speaking preferred.

Responsibilities & Essential Functions:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. If requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Provide technical support with lighting, audio and video during the live performances.

  • Operate, configure and maintain a PC based lighting system.

  • Set and adjust audio levels for vocals and recorded programming.

  • Switch media playback via seamless switcher, DVD and PC.

  • Maintain AV equipment in booth and throughout the facility.

  • Operate projector and other A/V equipment during programs at the Aquarium.

  • Uphold Information Technology department guidelines, as well as recommend new and improved methods to better service and ensure compatibility.

  • Adhere to and maintain a positive working relationship with all company employees and department managers to optimize working relationships and communications.

  • Assist with programing of lighting.

Safety/Security

  • All employees are responsible for working in a safe manner at all times.

  • Every employee must properly use, and keep in good order, all personal protective equipment (PPE) supplied to them as protection from recognized hazards.

  • Every employee must report any unsafe condition

  • Every employee must have a working knowledge of all Facility wide, and Department specific, safety procedures that relate to their position, including, but not limited to:  Emergency Evacuation, Lockdown Procedure, and Fire Extinguisher Use.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Sea Research Foundation, Inc. (dba Mystic Aquarium) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Supervisory Responsibility: ☐ Yes ☒ No

Job Demands and Conditions Analysis:

O= Occasional, less than 1 time per week F= Frequently, from 1/3 to 2/3rds of the time

S= Some, less than 1/3 of the time C= Consistent, more than 2/3rds of the time

Blank= not required

PHYSICAL

REQUIREMENTS

O

S

F

C

ENVIRONMENTAL

REQUIREMENTS

O

S

F

C

Stationary Position (stand, sit)

Works alone

Moving from one place to another (walk)

Works with others

Moves equipment

Guest contact

Operate, use, prepare, inspect, detect or positions equipment

Cold

Ascends/descends a ladder

Heat

Positions self (stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl)

Temperature changes

Communicates, express oneself and exchange information

Wet

Hearing

Humid

Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)

Noise

Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)

Confined area

Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)

High places

Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)

Work outdoors

Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)

Work indoors

Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)

Mechanical hazards

Electrical hazards

Explosive material

Fumes

Odors

Dusts

Gases

EQUIPMENT

OPERATION

EXPOSURE TO

SUBSTANCES

Driving

Work with solvents

Computers

Work with acids, corrosives

Telephones

Work with cleaning agents

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.  He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

I acknowledge and understand that:

Receipt of this job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind, and that my employment is “at-will”.

This job description provides a general summary of the position, including its essential functions and job requirements. I know of no limitations that would prevent me from performing the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation.  I further understand that it is my responsibility to inform my supervisor at any time if I am unable to perform these functions.

I understand that my employer may at any time change the job duties, tasks, work hours and work requirements of this position. Acceptable job performance includes completion of the job responsibilities as well as compliance with the policies, procedures, rules and regulations of Sea Research Foundation.

I have read and understand this job description.

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