This is a part-time, at-will position exempt from the classified service. This position will work a varied schedule of hours including nights, holidays and weekends. The Senior Video Technician II will be utilized on an on-call as-needed basis, dependent upon the needs of the City to cover various events.
Under general supervision, this position performs a variety of technical duties including live and taped video production for City programs, meetings and events, camera operation, non-linear editing, writing for productions, and related duties as assigned.
Essential Job Functions
Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following duties and responsibilities, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of duties and responsibilities is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.
- Operates video production equipment, including, but not limited to, cameras and camera support equipment, audio and lighting equipment, video switchers and routers, teleprompters and recording devices, program scheduling and playback equipment, and video editing and graphics systems;
- Performs as producer, co-producer, director, writer, editor and/or talent for various projects;
- Coordinates with appropriate elected officials, City Departments and public for any special programming and/or requests;
- Schedules times, books locations and secures talent for production; and
Knowledge, Skills and Other Characteristics:
- Performs tasks to support administrative functions of the Division, and other related duties, as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Knowledge of:
- Video production theory and practices;
- Editing systems and production equipment; and
- Computers and associated software programs used in video production.
- Directing the development and production of cable television programs;
- Analyzing technical problems and implementing effective corrective action;
- Developing and implementing effective program procedures;
- Researching and developing program ideas and concepts;
- Utilizing public relations techniques responding to inquiries and complaints;
- Training, evaluating and motivating employees, volunteers and students; and
- Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff, elected officials, other City Departments and the local public.
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
A combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience:
Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in television or video production that includes experience editing in a formal post-production environment. Experience editing with Adobe Premiere Pro is highly desirable. Education:
Associate of Art degree. License/Certificates:
Due to the performance of some field duties which requires the operation of a personal or City vehicle, valid and appropriate California driver's license and acceptable driving record are required.Please Note:
Candidates deemed most qualified, as reflected in their application materials, will be invited to continue in the recruitment process. The prospective candidate must successfully complete a thorough background review, including being fingerprinted by the El Segundo Police Department. The resulting report of your conviction history, (if any), will be evaluated along with the other information received in connection with your application. Except as otherwise required by law, a criminal conviction will not necessarily disqualify you from the position. The nature, date, surrounding circumstances, and the relevance of the offense to the position applied for may, however, be considered.Disaster Service Worker:
In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, City of El Segundo Employees, in the event of a disaster, are considered disaster service workers and may be asked to respond accordingly.The City of El Segundo is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to supporting Diversity Equity and Inclusion initiatives to build and sustain an environment that values diversity, welcomes opportunities to engage and understand others, and fosters a sense of belonging.
Non-represented part-time, hourly positions do not qualify for City benefits, except as required by law. Employees are enrolled in Social Security upon hire.
Hourly employees may not exceed 999 hours in a fiscal year basis (July 1 through June 30) unless previously authorized. There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.