Part-Time Master Control Operator

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
Part-time Hourly
Posted
Feb 03, 2016
Closes
Mar 09, 2016
Career Level
Entry Level
Hours
Part Time

Fairfax Public Access is seeking to hire a Part-time Master Control Operator to work in the Programming Department at the station located in Fairfax, VA.  We are looking for hard-working, dedicated and highly skilled individuals who are willing to contribute to this growing community television and radio station that serves Fairfax County and the Washington, DC metropolitan area. 

Part-time Master Control Operator

Late evening weekends and late evening weeknights required availability.  Regular hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 3pm-midnight.  The candidate will be primarily serving as the weekend Master Control Operator and back up to the Chief Master Control Operator on weeknights.   In addition to Master Control duties, the candidate will also assist the Programming Director with various tasks in relation to programming operations and guidelines.   This is a multifaceted position and a great stepping stone for candidates looking for experience in the Television/Video field.  Training will be provided for functions relating to Master Control and programming however, some existing television and radio production knowledge is preferred. 

Education Requirements:  Minimum high school diploma. 

Expertise Required:  Strong computer literacy and organizational skills.  Basic knowledge of radio and television production equipment and technical standards.  Good interpersonal skills, calm disposition, and ability to make good judgments under pressure.  Ability to meet work schedule requirements with highest reliability and consistency.  Broad knowledge of proprietary software systems and ability to move smoothly between multiple computer platforms. 

Preferred Skills:  Fluency in Spanish or other languages a plus. 

If you are not able to work the required hours, please do not apply for this position.  No phone calls about this position, please.