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|City of Torrance
Class Code: 1323
Class Designation: Non-Civil Service/At-Will
Representation Unit: Certain Full-time Salaried & Hourly Employees
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Cable Television Production Supervisor
Under direction, supervises the daily operations of the City's cable television production and post-production facilities and the subscriber and institutional network channels; supervises and monitors the work of operations; and performs related work as required.
Receives direction from the Cable Television Administrator; exercises direction supervision over Operations Assistants, Production Assistants, and Interns.
Supervises and trains personnel involved in all phases of cable television production and post-production to include producing, directing, editing, pre-production planning, operating and maintaining studio, control room, field production and post-production equipment.
Supervises the work of employees including hiring, assigning, training, evaluating and taking corrective action including discipline, and handling employee complaints and grievances; as needed.
Coordinates the daily operations of the City's graphic and automated video playback systems.
Plans and schedules the use of the City's subscriber channels.
Plans and schedules the use of the City's cable television production facilities for studio and field productions.
Prepares and monitors program playback schedules for the City's channels.
Develops and monitors a preventive maintenance schedule for the City's cable television production equipment.
Plans promotional campaigns and prepares materials such as press releases, on-air, and printed materials for the City's channels.
Gives technical assistance to City departments regarding program development and other uses of cable television technology.
Writes reports summarizing the production and operational activities programming and facilities.
Assists in directing location and studio productions.
Monitors and directs the work activities of student interns.
Develops and maintains equipment inventory controls.
Prepares reports of activities and routine correspondence.
Knowledge and Abilities
Principles and techniques for managing television production facilities;
Television production, scriptwriting, editing and directing scripted and non-scripted programs and related activities;
Maintenance and operation of video production, graphic, and automated playback equipment;
Principles and practices of supervision and employee relations;
Print and non-print promotional techniques.
Hazards and safety principals involved in the daily operations of cable television production.
Principles related to the operation of personal computers; business, television, and television graphic software.
Plan and organize live, taped and remote productions;
Work effectively with cable television professional and non-professional talent;
Make effective presentations before community groups;
Write clear and concise reports and correspondence;
Plan and implement promotional campaigns for cable television channels utilizing both print and non-print media;
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with City departments, community agencies, fellow employees, other cable television professionals, and the general public;
Exercise tact and deal effectively with representatives from other City departments and the public.
Apply and interpret polices and procedures related to the City's cable television production facilities.
Plan, organize and coordinate production equipment repair and maintenance projects.
Supervise the work of subordinate staff including coordinating, assigning, monitoring and evaluating work, training, counseling and disciplining staff.
A valid Class 3 California Driver's License
Any combination of training, education and experience that would have provided the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical to obtain the knowledge and skills would be:
Three years of experience in the management of television production or facilities; and a Bachelor's degree in Communications, Television Production, Business Administration, or a related field.