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Part-time Operations Technician

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Part-time Operations Technician

• Emerging Level

Summary

WGAL, the Hearst Television NBC affiliate in Lancaster, PA has an opening for a Part-time broadcast Operations Technician. The Operations Technician maintains the technical integrity of the station’s on-air signals and its equipment from acquisition to distribution.

Category Camera Operators  Technician 
Location Lancaster, Pennsylvania Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 25, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The Operations Technician will be responsible to communicate effectively with the production department, as this is integral for a smooth outcome of newscasts. This position supports all station efforts in-house and on remote location.

 Job Responsibilities:
  • Operate cameras and studio floor directing
  • Contribute and collaborate with Directors and Producers
  • Moving and handling of props and sets during in-house and on-location productions (this could mean assisting in moving heavy equipment)
  • Maintain appearance of studios including cleaning of set and floors
  • Maintain and understand lighting grid and control board with knowledge to maintain proper programming. Ability to climb ladders to change light bulbs and adjust fixtures as needed
  • Dress microphones and IFBs for all on-camera appearances
  • Basic multi-media computer skill and familiarity with current Internet technology including downloading of materials for promos and commercial client spots
  • Assist with facility maintenance and technical projects as required
  • Work as needed in control room in technical positions (including live shot setup, audio and director)
  • Other duties as assigned by the Broadcast Operations Manager
  • In-person attendance is required
Experience Requirements:

Prior experience working in operations at a commercial television station, college, high school or technical school, related military experience -OR- strong interest in broadcasting, broadcast technology, camera and audio operation. Prior work experience outside of the broadcast industry will also be considered.

Education:      

High school diploma, technical training certificate, college degree or military experience

Job Type Part Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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