- 26-Feb-2013 to 04-Mar-2013 (CST)
- 491 – Public Information Services
- Brownsville, TX, USA
- Full Time
Retirement system, sick and annual leave, and health and life insurance.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS:
The purpose of this class is to direct the planning, development, and preparation of video programming responsive to both internal and external needs by working with City management and staff, city departments, cable and commercial media representatives, and community groups. Work includes directing professional staff and programming. Work is performed under the general direction of the System Analyst and is evaluated on the basis of results achieved.
Oversee and supervise staff and work in the direction and production of video and television.
Develop schedule, instruct staff, and obtain proper equipment, etc.
Edit materials to insure accuracy and completeness.
Develop or review design criteria, technical guidelines, standards, etc.
Produce and direct live broadcast of public meetings, interview programs, field projects, etc.
Monitor division/section expenditures.
Evaluate and recommend purchase of equipment.
Compile data or information for reports, cost estimates, etc.
Train personnel in performance of job tasks.
Assign job duties and monitor task completion.
Assist in developing operating procedures. Review and evaluate various reports and studies.
Research information as requested or needed.
INVOLVEMENT WITH DATA, PEOPLE, AND THINGS
Coordinates or determines time, place or sequence of operations or activities based on analysis of data or information and may implement and report on operations and activities.
Persuades or influences others in favor of a service, point of view, or course of action; may enforce rules, regulations and policy.
INVOLVEMENT WITH THINGS:
Leads or operates complex machinery or equipment that requires extended training and experience such as electronic telecommunications equipment, commercial video equipment, software used for programming custom applications, the application of custom or commercial financial, accounting, administrative, legal or other complex software or systems; which may involve installation or testing.
Performs supervisory work involving policy and guidelines, solving both people and work related problems.
Performs basic algebra involving variables and formulas and/or basic geometry involving plane and solid figures, circumferences, areas, and volumes and/or compute discounts and interest rates.
Reads journals, manuals, and professional publications; speak informally to groups of co-workers, staff in other organizational agencies, general public, people in other organizations, and present training; compose original reports, training and other written materials, using proper language, punctuation, grammar and style.
Performs specialized technical work requiring general understanding of operating policies and procedures and their application to problems not previously encountered; applies specialized technical or professional principles and practices in the solution of problems; requires normal attention with short periods of concentration for accurate results and occasional exposure to unusual pressure.
JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS
JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS:
Responsible for actions of others, requiring almost constant decisions affecting co-workers, clients or others in the general public; works in a moderately fluid environment with guidelines and rules, but frequent variations from the routine.
VOCATIONAL/ EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE PREPARATION
VOCATIONAL/ EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION:
Requires a Bachelor's Degree or education and training equivalent to four years of college education in business, liberal arts, or any field other than engineering or the hard sciences. Requires knowledge of broadcasting, editing, scripting, and camera operations.
SPECIAL CERTIFICATION AND LICENSES:
Valid Texas Drivers License.
Requires over two years and up to and including four years.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT REQUIREMENTS
PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS:
Light work that involves walking or standing most of the time and involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, or skill, adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs on repetitive operation of mechanical or electronic office or shop machines or tools within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy.
The job risks exposure to extreme heat/cold, wet or humid conditions, extreme noise levels and traffic.
The job requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking, and color perception.
The City of Brownsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the City to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.
The City of Brownsville offers benefits including a retirement system, sick and annual leave, and health and life insurance.
This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. This job description is subject to change in response to funding variables, emerging technologies, improved operating procedures, productivity factors, and unforeseen events. This updated job description supersedes prior descriptions for the same position. Management reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
This position is contingent upon continued availability of funds.
HOW TO APPLY:
Application and resume may be submitted online at http://cob.applicantpro.com
Equal Opportunity, Reasonable Accommodation Employer
If you need an accommodation, please call
(956) 548-6037 or (TDD) 1-800-RELAY TX
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