MPT Technician, Audio - Repost
|Department||MPT - Administration and Support Services|
|Date Opened||6/6/2022 10:15:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||8/15/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$46,152.00 - $63,432.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Shawann Hudson|
Maryland Public Television, commonly known as MPT, is a public television network that broadcasts throughout the entire state of Maryland and the District of Columbia and into parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. MPT is Maryland's only statewide broadcaster. Headquartered in Owings Mills, MPT is a member of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and is a producer of both locally and nationally distributed TV programs and digital content.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Maryland Public Television
11767 Owings Mills Blvd
Owings Mills MD 21117
Main Purpose of Job
The incumbent will support the Production Operations department in the area of television audio, music production, and post-production audio. To ensure that programs maintain a high standard of technical and creative excellence.
This is a Special Appointment position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.
Operate a wide variety of audio equipment in a television facility including, but not limited to, control rooms, mobile tele-production trucks, remote field recording and audio editing suites.
Required to record and playback content from digital media
hard drives, SD cards, flash drives and have knowledge of various audio and
video file formats, file conversion, sample and frame rates.
Record and mix programs live as well as in the
post-production process to be delivered in a variety of digital and/or
tape-based formats. May be any
combination of mono, stereo, or surround output delivery.
Operate digital audio workstations (principally Pro Tools)
and associated outboard equipment and integrated consoles.
Perform technical QC evaluations of programming assets to
ensure program masters meet technical specifications set forth by PBS, APT, or
other distribution organizations.
Required to follow local, national, and international audio
specifications for file or disc based delivery of full mix, music &
effects, dialogue, and full 5.1 surround sound stems.
Work collaboratively with producers to express the emotion
or content of certain programs that the producer wants the technician to
Communicate with producers and clients concerning future projects, productions, equipment purchases, logistics, and technical needs. Make recommendations regarding music, sound effects, and creative processing.
Maintain a high level of project media and metadata organization and file storage with in-house asset management systems.
Maintain high level of discretion when operating live
microphones and recording topic or time sensitive material and content.
Monitor and evaluate audio to match outgoing delivery requirements to meet broadcast loudness standards.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Strong preference will be given to applicants that possess the following. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualification(s).
Proven editorial experience using Pro tools or willingness
Experience conforming multi-track sessions from various editing platforms within Pro Tool.
Experience with a variety of digital and analog audio mixing
consoles not limited to Calrec, Yamaha, Mackie, and AVID control surfaces, etc.
Experience with a variety of analog and digital electronic
field production audio systems (EFP) not limited to Zaxcom, Sound Devices,
Shure, Sennheiser, Lectrosonics, etc.
Experience with multi-track recorders, digital audio
workstations, computer routers for signal path delegation, a variety of
microphones, amplifiers and loudspeaker equipment used for television
Experience with audio signal processing equipment, sound reinforcement mixers, digital playback machines, IFB communications equipment, RTS intercom and routing equipment (both analog and digital), telephone interface equipment, ISDN, VoIP remote audio recording, and remote truck audio equipment.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
● Applicants are required to provide a copy of a demo reel or link for a demo reel, if selected for an interview.
● This position may require a flexible work schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays.
● This position may require working outside in unfavorable or harsh weather conditions that might include exposure to the sun, wind, water, etc.
● This position may include long periods of walking, standing, climbing, and maneuvering in and around tight spaces.
● The selected candidate will be required to lift equipment in excess of 50 pounds.
● The selected candidate may be required to climb ladders and use motorized lifts in order to operate and install in-studio lights.
The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.
Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.
The online applications are Strongly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to Maryland Public Television – HR, 11767 Owings Mills Blvd., Owings Mills, MD 21117. Paper application materials must be received by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.
If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload. If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-581-4382. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.
For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact S Hudson at 410-581-4267.
If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov.
Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.
People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.