Applying To: Video Production Specialist (Per Performance)
HOURLY PAY RANGE: $21.58 - $30.40
Positions are paid on an hourly basis, are not eligible for Employee Benefits Program and do not require City residency.
Nature of Work
Incumbents in this position provide technical production assistance in the development and production of programming projects and in the operation of television production equipment for the local government access channel (formerly Channel 10) in either Behind the Camera (Technical) or Before the Camera (Talent) positions. Technical duties include studio and remote videotaping with digital and/or analog cameras, editing video footage, creating screen graphics, constructing studio sets, giving floor direction and other general video production work. Talent duties include conducting interviews, serving as host for programs, writing production scripts/story package development and recording voice-over narration.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Video Production Specialist
A Bachelor’s degree in a Communications-related field; plus one year of full-time paid video/TV production experience, such as operation of cameras and editing equipment, on-camera performance, script writing, narration, or other related production work. OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
License: Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license while employed by the City of St. Louis. Must be able to present driver’s license upon request. Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application.
Documentation of academic credentials (if applicable) must be submitted with the Employment Application or upon request.
When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, training and experience relating to this position. Your employment experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your experience and training evaluation. Applicants will only receive credit for their experience, education and training as shown on the application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request. The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.
CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS: City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points. City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points.
LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION: Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible. Applications can be submitted on the Internet.
Examination Components and Their Weights
- Experience and Training: 100%
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