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State of Washington Classified Job Specification


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Class Code: 203L
Category: Information Services


Lead others and coordinate the operation, scheduling of and/or routine maintenance of TV/video equipment, materials, and facilities, and/or the production of TV/video materials/programs.

Distinguishing Characteristics

Under general supervision, regularly assign, instruct and check the work of others; perform a variety of activities in TV/video services including the preparation of graphics, props, and staging for TV/video productions, classroom operations, studio technical production activities and/or routine maintenance.

Typical Work

Lead the work of others; coordinate taping of video-tape productions; set up and perform TV/video playbacks, recordings, dubbing, editing, and associated tasks; coordinate the development of scheduling and delivery systems for TV/video equipment and materials;

Train faculty, staff, and students in academic departments on operation of TV/video cameras, video-tape recorders, and audio equipment; advise on lighting requirements and simple production and techniques;

Instruct and direct technicians in the operation and routine maintenance of equipment, lighting, and staging and aid in scheduling crew members; perform minor construction and rigging jobs necessary to production set ups; participate in staffing and rehearsal of scripts and productions;

Operate TV/video studio and control room equipment and common specialized test equipment such as oscilloscopes and vectorscopes necessary to ensure adequate operation; coordinate preventative maintenance of TV/video equipment and systems;

May act as floor director in TV/video recording sessions, live presentations, and filming sessions;

May travel to the field as part of a team to make or present productions;

Perform related duties as required.

Legal Requirement(s)

There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.

Desirable Qualifications

High School graduation or equivalent


Three years of experience in electronics, TV/video operations, or production, including one year as a TV/Video Equipment Operator 2, or equivalent

Equivalent education/experience.

Class Specification History

New Class: 1-3-73
Revise Class: 10-10-74
Revise Code (3565) & Title: 12-18-74
Revise Code (3547), Title & Class: 7-18-75
Revise Class/Title: 4-15-91
Revised new class code: (formerly 3547) effective July 1, 2007