AV Systems Specialist or Senior AV Specialist

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Date: May 23, 2023

Location: Everett, WA, US

Company: Snohomish PUD

Job ID  15411  Department  Facilities Plng & Engrng (10000015) 
Union Classification  Non Union  Type  Full Time - Salaried  
# of Openings  Job Location  Everett, Washington (US-WA) 
Closing Date  06/14/2023   Salary/Wage  $60,672.00 - $113,255.00 annually 


Job Definition

Coordinates, supports and maintains all District audio visual (AV) systems and functional needs for AV systems.   Provides equipment and other aids for conferences and meetings.  Supports and assists with event management for large meetings and training center events.  Troubleshoots and assists with usage of AV systems, hybrid meeting equipment and Teams operation.  Coordinates AV systems, equipment, and support for Facilities projects on remodels and new construction.  Assists with administration of the District’s Public Use of Facilities policy.  Promotes Training and Technology Center usage in support of the District’s business and public objectives.

Distinguishing Characteristics


Essential Job Functions

Provides coordination and quality control for AV services, room set-ups, AV technology support and training aids and supplies.  Assists with administration and interpretation of the District’s Public Use of Facilities policy and makes recommendations for changes to the policy when needed.

Coordinates AV technology needs, discussing requirements, alternative approaches, time and cost constraints for internal and external customers.  Coordinates availability of contracted technical AV technology support when necessary.  Orients clients on use of equipment available.  Operates related equipment (video conferencing, computer projectors including computer software application support, video camera, audio mixers, lighting, and other AV technology equipment) for a variety of functions (e.g., lectures, training events, public meetings).

Provides support and setup for external/internal webcasts, web conferencing meeting technologies and group video conferencing. 

Researches and makes recommendations and/or decisions on related equipment purchases and rentals in addition to contracted service needs.  Maintains inventory of all District AV equipment.

Anticipates customer needs and makes appropriate arrangements to meet those needs, coordinating any special needs with Facilities staff.  Responds to customer/facility user complaints as appropriate.  Provides information and directs inquiries to the appropriate person or office.

Maintains current knowledge of all District functions, staff and their locations to provide accurate information in response to customer inquiries.

Specialized Job Functions


Other Job Functions

Provides technical tours of the Training and Technology Center, as needed.  

Coordinates related billings for services to Training and Technology Center customers.

Provides assistance to the Training and Technology Center Receptionist and other users in the setup and operation of equipment.

Monitors Training and Technology Center application software and AV technology equipment for efficiencies on a continuous basis.

Maintains records, prepares reports and correspondence as necessary.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of:
• Audio-visual equipment, applications and related software.
• Emerging audio and video streaming technologies
• District procedures, directives, and organizational structures.
• General business and marketing practices and techniques.
• Emergency procedures and appropriate responses.
• PC’s and related software (i.e., records utilization, spreadsheet, database and word processing, web page design and support).
• Customer Service concepts and techniques.
Ability to:
• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with people of diverse backgrounds.
• Develop creative and innovative marketing materials.
• Use interpersonal skills of tact, patience and courtesy.
• Operate equipment such as PCs, copier, fax, audio-visual, video conferencing, and PC projection equipment.
• Learn and interpret District Directives, policies and procedures.
• Work independently to identify problems and implement solutions.
• Serve in a lead capacity.
• Work in a team environment with a strong customer focus for both internal and external customers.


AV Systems Specialist: $60,672-$101,120

•    Associate of Arts degree in Business, Communications or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and directly related experience; AND
•    Three years providing AV technology support in a business setting.


Senior AV Systems Design Technician: $67,953-$113,255

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Communications or related field or the equivalent combination of education and directly related experience, and, 

  • Four (4) years’ experience in a progressive audio-visual/technology integration, configuration and installation environment in a business setting.



• Valid Washington State Driver License.

Preferred Qualifications

Conference center customer service support.

Working Conditions

• Duties are performed primarily in an office environment as well as in an “auditorium” environment.
• This position requires lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling of heavy objects up to 50 pounds.
• Incumbent may be exposed to darkness and bright lights as well as loud noises.
• The incumbent may be required to climb and work in high places for adjustment of stage objects/lights.
• Travel to District offices and meetings may be required.



In addition to a competitive compensation program, Snohomish County PUD #1 offers a comprehensive benefits package. Employees and eligible dependents may enroll in medical, dental, vison hardware, basic life insurance, long-term disability, accidental death and dismemberment, voluntary term life, and retirement benefits (including PERS pension, 401(k), and a 457 plan). The Snohomish County PUD also provides an employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, short-term disability, paid time off benefits starting at 20 days a year, plus 5 days of extended sick leave and 11 paid holidays. For more information on our benefits package please visit www.snopud.com/benefitoverview


Snohomish County P.U.D. #1 is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Disabled and Veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

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