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Audio Visual Technician

SW Event Technology
2.8 out of 5
Kelowna, BC
$21–$24 an hour - Permanent, Part-time, Full-time


Kelowna, BC

Full job description


Are you ready to help us elevate the audiovisual experience for our valued Hotel Venue partners across prestigious properties in sunny Kelowna? If you are then we’re seeking a proactive Hotels AV Technician to make corporate events come alive, with your role encompassing equipment setup, operation, and teardown, while also playing a crucial part in maintaining our client relations, equipment and facilities. If you're seeking to enhance your expertise in the Corporate AV world we invite you to embark on this exciting journey with us!

Who We Are:

SW Event Technology / Showtime Event & Display is a leading event services company in Canada, and our winning team of industry experts brings our client's dream events, both big and small to life. We provide our expert services to the nation’s most exciting virtual, in-person and hybrid events ranging from concerts, sporting, festivals, trade shows, and galas, to conferences and equipment rentals. We deliver events far and wide across Canada and the USA.

What you will have the opportunity to do:

  • Set-up, operation and dismantle of AV equipment
  • Troubleshoot technical issues and resolve problems quickly as they arise
  • Liaise with internal team to develop solutions for audio/video/lighting configurations in order to meet project requirements
  • Provides an exceptional customer service experience to clients and/or venue staff
  • Loading and unloading of equipment from trucks or trailers
  • Driving company vehicles and transporting equipment between venues
  • Operating equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, etc.
  • Assist in the prep and de-prep of equipment and provide general warehouse support
  • Ensure proper storage, transportation and maintenance of equipment
  • Complete required paperwork and data entry in a timely and accurate manner
  • Other duties as required

To be successful in this role you:

  • Have 1+ years of audio visual experience within live events with a preference to candidates with Corporate AV experience
  • High school education required and an AV technical education is preferred
  • Have a valid class 5 BC drivers license or equivalent and reliable transportation
  • Are physically fit, safety-minded and able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Have the ability to be flexible in working hours and be available to work outside of regular business hours

You might be the person we are looking for if you:

  • You are committed to providing exceptional customer service and your a master communicator
  • Possess strong problem solving skills with the ability be proactive and identify potential issues
  • Are a Reliable team player who is flexible and willing to assist with other departments as appropriate
  • Have the ability to multi-task and manage time effectively in time sensitive situations
  • Have a professional work ethic with a positive can-do attitude
  • You have a willingness and desire to grow and expand within our team

What the role entails:

  • Permanent Part Time and Full Time Hourly Positions available which includes split shifts, early mornings, evenings, and weekend shifts
  • Technical Training and Mentoring
  • This role is focused on servicing our hotel properties within Kelowna with the opportunities to work on other events outside of these properties
  • This role involves maintaining a polished personal appearance is an integral part of your role. As a representative of our company, you'll be expected to adhere to a professional dress code that reflects the high standards of SW Event Technology and our venue partners.
  • Involves physical labor and the requirement to work in different event venues and properties both indoor and outdoors in environments that are often loud and bright.

How to Apply:

If this sounds like you, then are you ready to amplify your career with us? Start your journey in joining our amazing team of passionate like-minded professionals an apply today.We thank all applicants for their interest however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Here at SW/Showtime, we know that the different perspectives on our team have led to amazing ideas, more innovation, and, ultimately, our success as a company. Our team welcomes applicants of all backgrounds, experiences, beliefs, identities, and statuses. Whoever you are—we can't wait to meet you!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Pay: $21.00-$24.00 per hour

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • English not required

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Kelowna, BC: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)


  • audio visual: 1 year (preferred)


  • Class 5 Licence (preferred)

Work Location: In person