Applying To: Video Production Specialist (Per Performance)

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HOURLY PAY RANGE:  $20.34 - $28.65

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

Minimum Qualifications

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, training and education as shown on the application. Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS:  To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application.  The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

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.  Visit the City web site at

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
  • Oral Interview: 100%

O.C. 3326
September 29, 2021

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