Camera Operator

Posted: 12/14/2018

Location: Miami, Florida
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


The Camera Operator should be proficient in the use of Hard Camera (Studio Pedestal and Tripod) and Hand Held. The Camera Operator should know all of its electronic features, such as safe settings on the viewfinder, image controls (brightness, contrast, etc.), intercom and filter settings. The candidate should also be proficient in performing various pedestal moves, including dolly, truck and boom. They should possess basic knowledge of camera functions, such as zoom, focus, pan, and tilt as well as familiarity with lens functions (i.e. back focus and the location/use of macro).

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:Ensure equipment related to the day’s assignment is in working order such as studio camera and related equipment.Follow Show Director’s commands and react appropriately in live broadcast scenarios when unscripted situations develop.Work within our Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) guidelines when it comes to safety in the workplace.Follow daily protocols when it comes to punctuality, timesheets, and responsibilities.Crosstrain in other technical production areas to broaden skill set. Any training must be discussed with the Director, Production Management prior to doing so to ensure proper communication and planning.Work and foster a team environment and help out in all areas of Technical Production.Other duties as assigned.

• Must have at least 3 years studio camera experience.
• 2+ years’ experience in a television production environment, or an equivalent experience.
• Strong knowledge and understanding of broadcast and production technology.
• Ability to multi-task in a live and fluid environment.
• Exhibit the interpersonal skills required to effectively communicate across all levels of the organization within various departments.
• Basic computer skills and familiarity with Windows operating systems.
• Must be available to work all shifts, including early mornings, evenings, holidays, weekends and/or late breaking news.
• Must be willing to travel (including internationally) as needed, sometimes on short notice.
• Must be willing to facilitate personnel requirements including late and/or last minute scheduling changes in a 24/7 production work environment.
• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, bend, squat, frequent standing.

• Robotic, Jimmy Jib and/or Steadicam experience a strong plus!
• Experience in Ross Video CamBot or other robotic camera operation.
• ENG/EFP experience and knowledge to include camera, lighting & audio.
• Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Television Production, or related field
• Fluency in English/Spanish

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