Contract Job

Jib Operator -Sny


New York, NY 03-16-2023
  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Freelance Jib Operator -SNY

• Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming under supervision of Director and Operations management
• Ability to proficiently operate Cammate Jib.
• Hand-held camera experience preferred as dictated by productions demands
• Assist in maintaining all studio cameras as well as the movement of all set pieces and props for the various shows
• In coordination with the Director, create and offer visually interesting and varied subject shots
• Willingness and ability to train others as needed for back-up purposes


Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience is required
• Minimum of two (2) years of experience in live, multi-camera studio production preferred, with related camera operator experience is required
• Knowledge of Cammate, Jib along with Ikegami HD cameras is required
• Ability to identify and trouble shoot mechanical issues with Jib equipment and set up
• Must be able to lift 25+ lbs. depending on set / strike studio gear

Additional Job Requirements
• Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols in select work settings or where jurisdictionally mandated.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Desired Characteristics
• Familiarity with NY sports a plus
• Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom software system a plus
• With proper training, serve as fill-in for all other Tech 1 positions as needed (i.e. Robotic Camera, Playback, Video Shading)
• Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
• Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment
Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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Salary range: $32/hr - $39/hr

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rn5693-34-232-62-64-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $32.00 to $0.00 Per Hour ($ USD)