Aug 15, 2018

Audio and Visual Technician

  • St Teresa of Avila Church
  • 306 Morris Avenue, Summit, NJ, USA
Part time Other

Job Description

Role Purpose

A live sound technician manages audio equipment, such as a mixing board, during indoor or outdoor events and live performances at church. A technician is responsible for sound checks, equipment placement, volume and quality of sound. Produce the best possible atmosphere for worship through sound reinforcement. This includes, but is not limited to, creating the best music mix possible, creating an audio mix that meets the mood the pastor/worship leader wants to convey, and supporting the audio needs of the people involved with the church service. Ultimately, glorify God through providing excellent audio services.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and direct sound and visual checks with band members and others involved in the production to ensure equipment is functioning properly and that proper sound levels and sound mix is obtained
  • Evaluate the status of the sound board and reconfigure as needed.
  • Check, replace batteries in, and distribute wireless microphones and other equipment as needed to equip band members, speakers, etc.
  • Arrive prior to the scheduled event/activity time and begin review of service schedule and other information related to the service or special event
  • Coordinate visual queues for screens for the congregation
  • Other duties as assigned


Some items to be considered for the position:

  • Experience mixing audio in a live environment
  • Experience presenting videos and visuals on screens in a live environment
  • Organized, dependable and detail oriented
  • Cooperative team member
  • Ability to think quickly and react/trouble-shoot properly in high stress situations.
  • Bachelor’s degree or more a plus
  • Understanding of Roman Catholicism, a plus
  • Must pass a criminal background check
  • Must receive a Protecting God’s Children certificate


Some items to be considered for the position:

  • Part-Time, Weekends must be available
  • Flexible hours available, must be in constant communication with supervisors
  • Benefits not included

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