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Master Control Operator

Master Control Operator

ID 
2017-1237
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-FL-West Palm Beach
Posted Date 
8/29/2017
Category 
Customer Service/Support

More information about this job

Overview

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Master Control Operator is the entry-level position responsible for monitoring all technical broadcast activity for their assigned network during their shift. Master Control Operators are also required to perform various responsibilities inherent to their assigned network. This is a 3rd shift/night position.

 

Responsibilities

 PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Aggressive monitoring of network transmissions for quality control.  
  • Troubleshoots technical difficulties with play out system and takes appropriate action in consultation with the Master Control Supervisor to ensure continuous on air operation of cable channels and other online delivery channels.
  • Generates and executes play lists on automation system.         
  • Solve/troubleshoot problems in a crisis situation, i.e., computer/equipment malfunction or failure.
  • Submit a shift report detailing on-air activity (errors or discrepancies encountered, etc.)  
  • Reads television programming log to ascertain name of program or station break, and at what time program or station break is scheduled to air.
  • Other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience:  

  • Knowledge of television production, including policies and practices.
  • Computer and communication skills.
  • Ability to work within a strict deadline.
  • Ability to perform with accuracy while under pressure and without direct supervision.
  • Knowledge and operating proficiency with television production, control and editing equipment.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
  • Computer skills with office equipment and software.

Qualifications

Qualifications:  

  • Prefer bi-lingual (English/Spanish).
  • College degree in a Broadcast or related field preferred.
  • Broadcast experience preferred, but not required.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral.
  • This position is for 3rd shift, therefore must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays.  

 

Top Reasons to Work with Us!  

We offer competitive pay and a generous benefits program, including: Medical, dental, vision, voluntary life & ADD, paid time off, 401(k) and more.

The company is located in downtown West Palm Beach, FL (City Place).  Relocation is not included.

 

Staffing Agencies: 

Unsolicited resumes from search firms will not be honored as valid. Consequently, we politely ask agencies not to solicit our business managers directly as well.  Thank you in advance.

 

EOE/M/F/D/V