City of Tucson

TELEVISION PRODUCTION TECHNICIAN (#2253)

$16.79-$27.86 Hourly / $34,923.20-$57,948.80 Yearly
Salary Grade: 917


General Description

Maintains, diagnoses and repairs video and audio equipment, designs and installs television production systems, and designs and constructs television production sets. Supplements technical staff for live, studio, and mobile video productions.

Essential Functions

Occasionally directs helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, volunteers or temporary employees and may temporarily act in a higher capacity.

Designs video and audio production systems by determining the system type needed, researching equipment, and modifying systems to meet changing needs.

Installs television and audio production equipment and systems.

Maintains audio and video systems by testing, troubleshooting, calibrating and repairing equipment.

Performs preventive maintenance by testing and verifying that equipment is operating efficiently and effectively and correcting minor problems, investigating and resolving major problems.

Diagnoses and evaluates analog and digital video and audio equipment, including, but not limited to cameras, switchers, audio boards, microphones, non-linear editors, and lighting equipment and television production system problems, including, but not limited to server systems, editing systems, control room, graphics systems and production truck.

Designs and constructs television production sets and work areas.

Sets up, maintains and operates a mobile television production truck and equipment.

Interfaces with contract engineers and technicians, manufacturers, outside repair facilities and the local Cable Company regarding technical issues.

Evaluates and orders video and audio equipment parts.

Instructs video and audio equipment operators on use and maintenance of equipment.

Maintains equipment inventory.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 4 years of experience in maintaining and repairing television audio and video equipment, fiber volunteers or temporary employees and may temporarily act in a higher capacity 

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical

Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 16

Occupational Group Description: Electronics and Communications

EEO Job Category Code: C

EEO Job Category Description: Technicians

Organizational Level: First Level Employee, Occasionally Directs

NCCI: 7610

Bargaining Unit: CWA

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Secondary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver 

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 2253; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;