City of Tampa

Digital Media Producer (#140130) N31

$27.71-$41.50 Hourly / $4,803.07-$7,193.33 Monthly / $57,636.80-$86,320.00 Yearly


This is technical work in producing, directing, shooting and editing of television programs for distribution across social media networks, the internet and on the city’s cable television channel.

Nature Of Work

An employee in this class is responsible for planning, coordinating, directing, and producing television programs.  This individual is expected to exercise reasonable initiative and independent judgment in the professional and technical aspects of program production.  The employee is expected to exercise tact and courtesy when providing technical assistance and advice to city personnel and elected officials regarding programming ideas.  Work is of more than average difficulty and includes all aspects of television production.  Activities are reviewed through conferences, reports submitted, videos produced, and results obtained.

Examples of Duties

Produces, shoots, directs and edits television programs, videos and public service announcements.  

Directs live cablecasts of public meetings such as the Tampa City Council, Variance Review Board and other board meetings.  

Produces public information programs describing the services or activities of various city departments.  

Works in conjunction with city staff  to prepare public information programs.  

Instructs city employees in the use of video production equipment and the production of television programs.  

Assists Video Technical Support Coordinator in microwave, lighting, audio, and remote camera set up and other engineering duties; operates motor vehicle as required.  

Maintains video library.  

Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Working knowledge of:  video production including directing, technical directing, camera, graphics, audio, and editing; waveform monitor, vectorscope, word processing and scripting programs.   

Ability to:  operate common video production equipment such as cameras, switchers, audio mixers, and editors; perform troubleshooting; clearly express complex ideas verbally and in written form; edit material; instruct others in the use and care of production equipment; plan, coordinate, and direct television productions; word processing and script writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.   

Skill in:  operation of video production equipment; operation of motor vehicles.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications, mass communications or a related field and one (1) year of experience in a variety of television production areas (i.e., audio, automated playback, camera, computerized graphics, directing, editing, engineering/basic technical skills, lighting, producing, script-writing, or technical directing/switching); or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license; a valid Florida Commercial driver’s license might be required.


Employees may be required to work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed. During periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated emergency.

CLASS: 140130; EST: 8/1/2017; REV: ; REPLACES JOB TITLE: 001403;