Job Descriptions

The statements contained in the job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job requirements or duties performed. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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Title: Video Technician
Department: Information Technology Updated: 01/2018
Division: Information Technology FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME 1089 Wage Range: Not Available
POSITION SUMMARY:

The position is primarily responsible for the production of live and videotaped television programming of Board of Commissioner meetings and other special events. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Responsible for all videotaping, directing, editing and playback of meetings and special events. 

·         Maintain and keep an inventory of all audio and video equipment.

·         Delivers prepared BOC meeting DVD to local TV station for playback according to schedule.

·         Operates cameras, sound system, and video equipment during recording.

·         Transports equipment and records events at off site locations.

·         Edits videotaped meetings and events in multiple formats.

·         Duplicates meetings and events for distribution and assists with publication to website.

·         Maintains inventory of all audio video equipment and supplies.

·         Maintains video equipment.

·         Assists guests and presenters with audiovisual support services.

·         Remain abreast with the newest technology.

·         Makes recommendations in design and engineering of media systems.

·         Makes recommendations and implements lighting in various scenarios.

·         Design and setup live sound events.

·         Provides assistance with research, evaluation and recommendation of hardware and software technologies.

·         Assists with graphic design.

·         Transports equipment which may weigh as much as fifty (50) pounds.

·         Complies with all safety rules and regulations and County policies.

·         Supports the continuous quality improvement efforts and “Systems Thinking” philosophy.

·         Assists in the overall functions of the Information Technology Department.

·         Other duties as assigned.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Information Technology and the general direction of the Information Technology Director.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

N/A

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, EDUCATION:

·         Three years of experience in video production or closely related field.

·         An Associate’s Degree in Computer Technology or Multimedia will substitute for up to two years experience.

·         Proven ability to understand and utilize a variety of technologies and applications in order to effectively support clients.

·         Knowledge of current practices of video, audio and lighting equipment care, operation and maintenance.

·         Working knowledge of Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office and Apple OS. 

·         Knowledge of standard audio and video production techniques.

·         Proficient in the use of computers, VCRs, DVDs, cameras and all other associated equipment.

  • Writing, reading, mathematical principles; proficient computer skills-Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook; exercise sound judgment and decision making in accordance with policies and procedures; ability to research and problem solve independently; knowledge of County operations and functions; ability to prioritize and time manage; handle stressful situations, provide effective and friendly customer service; support the County's mission and values; ability to think critically where necessary.             
  • Knowledge or understanding of basic administrative tasks: operate standard office equipment; document management; prepare and maintain records, various correspondences and reports; answer general inquiries and refer as necessary; answer telephone calls, process mail, order supplies/equipment; prepare meeting agendas, attend meetings, record/transcribe/distribute minutes; entering, transcribing, recording, storing or maintaining information in written or electronic form with speed and accuracy; maintain calendars, arrange meetings, schedule rooms and equipment as necessary.  
  • Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently with management, co-workers and clients; obtain and communicate accurate information; apply common sense understanding to complex instructions and respond accordingly;  communicate complex ideas through graphs, charts, presentations, reports or other professional correspondence.
ESSENTIAL ABILITIES FOR ALL ST. CLAIR COUNTY JOB CLASSIFICATIONS:
  • Ability to demonstrate predictable, reliable, and timely attendance.                
  • Ability to read, write & communicate in English; follow written and verbal instruction and understand basic mathematics and figure checking.              
  • Ability to interpret and apply procedures, rules, technical information, instructions, manuals to complete tasks accurately and on schedule.                                     
  • Ability to learn from directions, observations, and mistakes; and apply procedures using good judgment.                                                                        
  • Ability to use discretion and maintain sensitive and confidential information.     
  • Ability to work independently or part of a team; ability to interact appropriately with others such as County officials, employees, vendors and the general public.
  • Ability to work under supervision, receiving instructions/feedback, coaching/counseling and/or action/discipline.                                             
  • Adaptability to change in the work environment, managing competing demands and ability to deal with frequent changes, delays or unexpected events.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction
  • Proficient skills using Microsoft Office programs including, but not limited to: Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook required.  Proficiency may be tested.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
  • Prior to starting employment, the candidate must complete a satisfactory background check.  The background check is understood to encompass all forms of pre-employment screening, including but not limited to: drug screen, physical, criminal background, driving record, sex offender registry, education, training and licensing verification, employment history, credit check, and professional and personal references.
  • Must possess a valid State of Michigan operator license and maintain this license throughout employment in this position.
  • Ability to travel to remote sites.
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule based on departmental needs.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with or without accommodations.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

·         Speak to others to convey information effectively.

·         Read, interpret and understand procedures, rules, technical information, instructions and manuals.

·         Hear and understand information presented through spoken words and sentences.

·         Specific vision requirement includes close vision, distance vision, color and depth perception.

·         Use hands to operate a computer, handle materials and operate equipment.

·         Push or pull carts, reach with hands and arms forward, above and below shoulder level.

·         Must be capable of performing a predominately sedentary job, lifting box and equipment weights of up to fifty (50) pounds to an approximate height of six (6) feet.

·         Sit, bend, stoop, crouch, crawl and kneel in an ergonomically correct manner.

·         Stand and walk, climb stairs.

·         Normal office hours coincide with Board of Commissioner’s meeting schedule.

·         Work schedule is flexible based on departmental needs.

·         Generally works in a normal office environment.

·         The noise level in the work environment is moderate with many interruptions.

 

 

 

Disclaimer: The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job requirements or duties performed.  The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.


AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

 

It is the policy of St. Clair County not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability that does not prevent performing essential job functions or because he or she is a protected veteran.

 



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Human Resources
200 Grand River Avenue, Ste. 206
Port Huron, MI 48060

Phone: (810) 989-6910
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Email: Human Resources