Part Time Job

Operations Technician


Omaha, NE 06-20-2020
  • Paid
  • Part Time
Job Description

KETV has an opening for a part-time experienced broadcast Operations Technician. The Operations Technician maintains the technical integrity of the station's on-air signals and its equipment from acquisition to distribution. 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 studio cameras and occasionally, remote cameras
• 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 microphone's and IFB's 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 promotional effort at station-sponsored community events as assigned.
• Work as needed in control room in technical positions (including camera control and audio)
• Other duties as assigned by the TV Operations Manager

Experience Requirements:
• Prior experience in broadcast news production, technical school or college technical classes preferred, but not required.
• Related military experience will be considered

Qualification Requirements:
• Must have a ''can do'' attitude and a passion for excellence
• Must have flexibility to work various days and shirts as assigned regularly including weekends and holidays
• Must be able to work effectively with other team members
• Must have ability to perform with accuracy while under pressure
• Must be able to multi-task accurately
• Must be able to follow instructions, verbal and written

• College Degree preferred but not required
• Military training and experience will be considered

Company Profile
Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.