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Audio Visual Technician

Job details

Whangarei District Council
29 Aug 2022
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Screen & Sound, Visual Arts


This is an exciting role supporting the Venues and Events team, based at Forum North Events Centre.  It is an ideal position for someone with experience in the audio/visual and entertainment Industry.


You will setup audio/visual and other equipment as required for a range of events, exhibitions and conferences as well as supporting contractors with their equipment requirements.  You will also be required to maintain electrical equipment and perform minor repairs where appropriate.  On the occasion when equipment is hired out, it will be your responsibility to ensure the equipment is up to standard before the hire and that all associated registers are maintained. 


To be successful for this position you will have:


  • A strong commitment to delivering exceptional customer service 
  • Excellent computer skills, especially with MS Office, PowerPoint and running presentations
  • Strong attention to detail and time management
  • Good understanding of Health and Safety practices
  • Good written and oral communication 
  • Be physically fit as some lifting is required
  • Demonstrated ability to work well within a team environment as well as independently. 
  • A full clean New Zealand Driver’s License

If successful for this position and you don’t already have the following qualification, you will be required to gain a site safe/working at heights passport, MEWP license and Tag and Test competency or working towards certification.


This is not a 9am to 4.30pm role and flexibility with work hours are required. You will be required to work both after hours and weekends due to the nature of our business. 


At Whangārei District Council we take our reputation as a lifestyle destination seriously and consider a range of flexible working and life balance options for those that want to work in a professional and progressive environment while still having the time to take advantage of everything our district has to offer. In addition, our employment package includes Health Insurance, Life Insurance, payment of a professional membership, continuous development opportunities and an active social club plus much more


Whangarei is emerging as a cosmopolitan centre with a community and business hub that supports a diversity of residents and visitors. The district’s extensive coastline boasts some of the most exquisite beaches and isolated island hideaways, while the wide-reaching farmlands extend into small rural settlements. When combined with the demands of urban growth the variety of our work at Council keeps us challenged and keen for more.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the People and Capability team on (09) 430 4200 or 0800 932 463.


To apply for this position go to or click the apply now button. 


Applications close 5pm Monday, 29 August 2022.


Simon Weston


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Fuel Agency

11 Aug 2022