OPS - O'Connell Center Technician

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Feb 16, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 515763
Work type: Temp Part-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Information Systems/Technology, Other, Recreation/Event
Department:67000000 - STEPHEN C O'CONNELL CENTER

Classification Title:

OPS - O'Connell Center Technician

Job Description:

The Stephen C. O’Connell Center is seeking technicians to fill various A/V roles for the hundreds of events the building serves each year. The applicant must be willing to learn how perform each job function to the best of their ability, including: audio mixing, stage building, crew management and electrical services. While the O’Connell Center provides training on all these functions, it is the technician’s responsibility to master these skills and come to each shift well prepared. A good technician is both knowledgeable and flexible. Duties and responsibilities for a technician include, but are not limited to:

  • Working at least 25 hours a month

  • Attending monthly meetings for the building’s technical division

  • Participating in the ongoing training program, both to better one’s own skills and mentor others

  • Submitting staffing availability on time, and in the correct format

  • Responding to all work correspondence in a timely manner

  • Being willing to work any shifts for which you are available

  • Being willing to work for other departments in the building, as needed

Advertised Salary:

$9.45/hr. after training and a 120 hour probationary period. ( $8.85 while training.)

Minimum Requirements:

Must be 18 years of age or older to be hired. If hired, applicant is expected to work at the O’Connell Center for at least two years. Applicant must be able to lift 25 pounds. Applicant must work at least 25 hours a month, including nights and weekends. Employees are also expected to work holiday shifts. Applicant must be willing to be trained in the use of heavy machinery.

Applicant will be expected to complete a 10-day training course within the first three weeks of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous technical experience (audio, video, or lighting)

  • Previous customer service experience

  • Ability to adapt quickly

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to work more than the minimum requirement of 25 hours a month

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered for this position, applicants must attach a resume and references. Please note, this will be a rolling application process. Open positions may fill before the deadline.

Applications must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:


Advertised: 15 Feb 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 08 Mar 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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