Video Production Specialist - City of Cedar Falls

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Jobs & Internships
February 7, 2019 - 10:40am to February 22, 2019 - 5:00pm


The City of Cedar Falls is seeking applicants to test for and hire from a Civil Service list for 

Video Production Specialist.  Under the general supervision of the Cable TV & Telecommunications Supervisor; individual will 

assist in the production of local governmental educational and regional broadcast television programming; write, direct, 

produce, and edit and videotape short videos for City News and other shows. 

Duties will include, but not be limited to, operating video equipment for studio and remote productions; set up production vehicle and remote sites for multi-camera productions; prepare studio for regularly produced shows; update computerized playback schedule 

for cable television station and public access channel; conduct studio audio mixing, computer graphic composition, script writing, studio lighting and video editing for productions; may lead work of Production Assistant I, contracted individuals and division operations.  Functions of this position require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing, or walking for prolonged periods of time; bending and kneeling; pushing, pulling, and reaching above the shoulder motions; adequate speech, hearing, and eyesight required; carrying or lifting items greater than 55 pounds; and climbing stairs or ladders


Candidates must have an Associate's degree in digital media, electronic media or video production from technical school, college or university with two years of video production experience OR a Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university with major course work in electronic media,  communications, television broadcasting or related field with 6-months video production experience OR a Bachelor’s degree in a major other than the specified above with two years of video production experience. Possession of a valid driver's license with Class D Chauffeur endorsement and good driving record required.

Special Requirements

Position requires Civil Service testing for candidates meeting the above minimum qualifications and who have submitted the required application materials outlined below. Candidates meeting the above minimum qualifications will be notified of testing information. Post-offer, pre-employment physical and drug screen also required. Equal Opportunity Employer

Miscellaneous Information

For consideration, submit any applicable certification documentation, a completed application (available from Cedar Falls City Hall or and resume to: City of Cedar Falls, Finance & Business Operations-Video Production Specialist, 220 Clay Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613. Deadline for candidate materials is February 22, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

Hourly pay range: $21.49–34.92 with full-time benefit package

Closing: Feb 22, 2019, 04:30 PM