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Audio Visual Technician (Part-Time)


The Audio-Visual Technician is responsible for the daily care and upkeep of the exhibit components, ensuring they are maintained to a high level and conducting or arranging repairs when required.  This work will be primarily AV troubleshooting and repair.

The candidate must have a strong ability to analyze situations, troubleshoot problems, and deliver appropriate solutions. Ideal candidates will possess a general working knowledge of multimedia equipment, and the ability to research, identify, and procure parts and supplies using online computer and printed catalogs and other sources.

Status:                Part-Time, non-exempt

Schedule:          Friday – Monday, 8:00 am – 3:30 pm – 28 hours per week

Pay Range:        $21.00 per hour.   The Museum is not able to offer compensation outside of this posted range.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Performs maintenance and repair on audio visual components. Where possible, effect immediate repairs and assess the need for changes in design or materials. When required, acquire parts, equipment, or external expertise to assist in effecting repairs.
  • Utilize mechanical drawings, schematics, and product manuals for repair and maintenance of exhibit A/V systems.
  • Maintain exhibit maintenance records according to manufacturer’s warranty requirements.
  • Maintain a clean, organized, and safe work environment. Observe safety and risk management procedures in public areas and workspaces.
  • Maintain consumable materials, tools, and equipment inventory and order supplies as needed.



  • High School Diploma
  • One year of audio-visual technician experience.
  • Prior experience in museum/gallery or tradeshow exhibit environment preferred.


  • Proficiency in MS Office Excel, PowerPoint and Word, Teams and/or Zoom. Adobe Creative Suite is a bonus.
  • General working knowledge of audio-video equipment, with the ability to learn new skills in
  • regards operating and maintaining specialized A/V systems.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, analyze situations, and respond quickly to deliver effective solutions.
  • Ability to work with and for volunteers.
  • Ability to work cooperatively across multiple museum departments.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to keep and maintain accurate records.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a self-initiating business environment.
  • Team player – ready and willing to help wherever needed or assigned.


  • Job Conditions/Work Location: Work is performed aboard the USS Midway in former administrative offices restored to basic working conditions.
  • Physical Requirements: Constant climbing up/downstairs; bend stoop, and lift to move and retrieve materials; pull/push lift, and carry up to 40 pounds; reach both above and below shoulder height.
  • Equipment Operated: General office equipment, handheld radio, hand and power tools.