This is responsible work involving assisting in the production of television programs.
An employee in this class is responsible for performing a variety of tasks associated with the production of television programs for telecast on City of Tampa Television. Work is of average difficulty. Under general supervision, the employee is required to perform various aspects of video production including but not limited to operating cameras (either in the studio or on location in the field), graphics, audio, and editing. The employee is required to exercise some initiative and independent judgment in the performance of assignments. Work is reviewed by observation while in progress and from results obtained.
Assists in the production of television programs such as public meetings, public affairs programs, public service announcements, and informational shows for telecast on the City of Tampa Television Channel.
Operates cameras, audio mixers, graphic generators, and editors.
Assists in maintaining the video library.
Procures and enters information into the City Bulletin Board.
Receives on-the-job training in directing, technical directing and programming the automated playback system.
Uses a computer to perform word processing; operates a light weight motor vehicle.
Performs related work as required.
Some knowledge of: the operation and maintenance of video production equipment; television production and broadcasting techniques.
Ability to: operate basic video production equipment such as cameras, audio mixers, graphic generators, and editors; use computers to perform word processing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; operate a light weight motor vehicle.
Skill in: operation of video production equipment.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in mass communications, telecommunications or related field and six (6) months of experience in television production; or an associate's degree in mass communications, telecommunications or related field and two (2) years of experience in television production.
Possession of a valid Florida driver's license.
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.