|Date Posted||July 31, 2022|
Trades & Services
The City of Visalia is recruiting for Facility Services Technician. This position is open until filled. Please click hereto review the recruitment announcement.
The Visalia Convention Center is situated in the heart of Central California at the midway point between Los Angeles and San Francisco/Sacramento and has distinguished itself as one of the premier meeting destinations in the Central Valley. The Visalia Convention Center was designed and built to accommodate nearly any event requirements. The Center has 114,000 square feet of meeting space and can hold up to six-thousand people. The Center is located in Downtown Visalia and sits within walking distance of over 50 locally owned restaurants.
Examples of Duties
The Facility Services Technician works closely with clients to ensure client satisfaction. This position provides direct supervision, and assists in the coordination, set up, and the work tasks of convention center audio/visual technicians and service workers to ensure completion of equipment set up and services in a timely and professional manner. The Facility Services Technician is knowledgeable in setting, operating, and troubleshooting in-house technical equipment such as: lighting boards, sound equipment, and audio and visual equipment, etc.
Qualifications / Requirements
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
The ideal candidate will be customer service oriented and highly knowledgeable in the set-up and use of audio/visual equipment. Strong communication skills are essential for this position as they are expected to directly supervise and give set-up instructions to staff, and develop strong working relationships with clients and staff alike. The ability to multi-task, navigate processes and procedures, provide coaching and feedback to staff, plan ahead and remain organized are key to ensure the successful execution of events while working in a fast-paced environment.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge, skill and ability is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skill and abilities would be:
Three (3) years of experience in operations in the hospitality/venue management industry including set up and operation of audio visual and technical equipment and systems for events.
Possession of a valid California Driver's License by the time of appointment.
Willingness to work an irregular schedule including nights and weekends.
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COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
The City of Visalia offers a competitive total compensation package that includes:
CalPERS retirement program
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Onsite City Health and Wellness Clinic (no out of pocket expenses)
Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick Leave and much more...
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If work-life balance is important to you, consider living in a thriving community that offers the most affordable housing in California with a typical commute time of less than 20 minutes. With a population of over 138,000, Visalia offers small town charm with metropolitan amenities. Visalia has a world class health care system, our own Sequoia Symphony Orchestra, a flourishing arts community, a minor league baseball team, a downtown convention center, and numerous fine dining establishments.
As the Tulare County seat, Visalia is the principal retail center in the region, and home to several large industrial employers. Visalia has a vibrant downtown district, safe neighborhoods, excellent schools, institutions for higher learning, and low cost of living. The City has many community parks, organized team sports, a municipal golf course and private country club, a multi-sport family-oriented regional sports park, and numerous outdoor and recreational activities.
Located in the heart of California's San Joaquin Valley, Visalia offers easy access to the nearby mountains, national parks, lakes and rivers which provide year-round opportunities for sports and recreation within an hour or less. Visalia was ranked as the top Central Valley community and one of seven California cities in the top 25 of Gallup Sharecare's latest State of American Well Being Index. Our strong sense of community and social well-being keeps Visalians happy, healthy and moving forward. Come discover all Visalia has to offer!
The City of Visalia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.