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Company Info

City of Madison

210 Martin Luther King Blvd.
Madison, WI, United States

Phone: 6082664615
Web Site: www.cityofmadison.com/hr

Company Profile

Production Technician


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Madison, WI, United States 


Information Technology


$15.00 per hour

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Employment Type:

Part time



Job Description:

This is an hourly position performing media and video work involved in the coverage of City of Madison meetings, and the production of public affairs programs and other video media-related programs. This work is performed as part of a production crew under the leadership of the Digital Media Specialist of the meeting/program/event and the direct supervision of the Digital Media Supervisor. Work involves meeting and event coverage, public affairs programs and other studio productions, and field productions for various video projects.

HOURS: Hours vary depending on productions and will mainly include weekday afternoons, evenings and occasional weekends. Hours vary from 0-20 hours per week, as needed, and hours in any given week are not guaranteed.

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:

Participate in the production of meetings, programs, event coverage, and other videos under the leadership of a Digital Media Specialist by setting up, operating and striking camera, audio and lighting equipment and remote settings.

Perform higher level tasks in studio and remote productions, as needed, such as:
•Act as Assistant Director (floor manager) on productions;
•Act as Technical Director on productions;
•Participate in set work;
•Participate in studio and other advanced lighting work..

Maintain current availability schedule, receive and accept crew assignments, and make arrangements for substitute Production Technicians to cover assignments if unavailable.  Enter hours using Employee Self Service system.

Include racial equity and social justice (RESJI) considerations in projects and initiatives.  Attend training on APM 3-5, Implicit Bias and RESJI topics as assigned by the Digital Media Supervisor.

Perform related work as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Related experience or enrollment in a related program is desirable, although not required.  Applicants will be evaluated based on their education, work experience and responses to the Supplemental Questions.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
•Knowledge of video and audio equipment and systems operation.
•Knowledge of video and audio production techniques.
•Knowledge of Microsoft Office or similar business productivity software.
•Ability to access and use computer software applicable to the duties of the position, including Microsoft Outlook calendar and email account.
•Ability to set up and test video, audio and lighting equipment.
•Ability to operate video cameras and audio equipment.
•Ability to operate PTZ video cameras via remote control devices.
•Ability to work as a part of project/production crew team.
•Ability to work independently in completing assignments.
•Ability to successfully work with multicultural communities.
•Ability to communicate effectively, and in a clear and concise manner, both orally and in writing.
•Ability to maintain effective working relationships and interact with customers, fellow employees, and the general public in a courteous and professional manner.
•Ability to maintain adequate attendance.

Special Requirements:

Work involves covering meetings and other special events which occur outside normal work hours, including evenings and weekends. 
Physical Requirements:
Employees in this position:
•Will be expected to lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds. 
•Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods.
•Must be able to work in a variety of settings including offices, meeting and conference facilities, and at events that may include amplified sound and large crowds.
•Must be able to receive directions via a headset and use headphones or speakers to monitor audio quality.
•Must be able to use video displays and viewfinders to monitor video quality.

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