Website creatvsj CreaTV San Jose

Production Crewperson
$17 – 25 / hour
Up to 25 hours per week; scheduled to be determined.

San Jose Community Media Access Corporation (aka “CreaTV San Jose”) is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation that manages the public and education access operations in the City of San Jose. Public and Educational access channels are cablecast on Comcast in San Jose.

The Position
Under the supervision of the Director of Production, works in a variety of capacities on the production crews of staff projects, as assigned.

Typical Duties (may include, but are not limited to, the following):
°          Direct, produce, edit, shoot, light, or perform audio for CreaTV San Jose field productions.
°          Fill any of the following positions in a studio setting: director, technical director, camera, floor manager, lighting operator, audio engineer, CG operator, videotape operator.
°          Set up and breakdown sets, field equipment, portable studio kits.
°          May be assigned night and weekend shifts.
°          May need to use a personal vehicle for business-related travel in San Jose.
°          Other duties as assigned.

Desirable Skills and Abilities:
°          Comfortable in all technical aspects of video production, including studio production, operation of field camera, lighting, sound engineering.
°          Successfully shoot video productions in the field with little to no direction.
°          Produce studio productions, and be able to perform the following crew positions in a studio setting: director, technical director, camera, floor manager, audio engineer, CG operator, videotape operator.
°          Basic troubleshooting of video gear.
°          Convey a warm and professional public manner.
°          Work effectively with non-profit and educational entities in providing access services.
°          Work effectively in a volunteer environment.

Other Desirable Qualifications:
°          Flexible availability, with some weekend and late evening shifts.
°          Ability to communicate in Spanish and / or Vietnamese.
°          Understanding of cable access television and programming.
°          Editing with Adobe Creative cloud

General Requirements:

°          Must be able to climb ladders and be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
°          Eyesight and hearing must be sufficient to be able to operate a camera and monitor audio during productions.
°          Must have the manual dexterity and coordination required to operate small push buttons and switches associated with audio boards, cameras, switchers, & tripods
°          Must possess and maintain a valid California driver’s license, have a safe driving record, and maintain California minimum required automobile insurance.
°          Must be available for work evenings and weekends.
°          Strong written and verbal communication skills.
°          Strong customer service skills.

 Education and Experience:
Any combination of education and experience that provides the skill, knowledge, and abilities required.
°      Two years of television production experience.
°      Two years of video production training at the college or trade school / occupational training level.
Applications will be accepted until October 29th 11:59pm PST. To apply, please send both your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest in the position to with the subject line: Production Crewperson. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

People of color, women, formerly incarcerated people, and LGBTQ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.


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