Latest Job Postings

Have a job opening?  Email the details to Jim Condon at vab@vab.org. Listings stay posted for 90 days unless otherwise specified.

Transmitter Engineer: Vermont PBS is seeking a highly motivated individual to maintain our mountaintop transmission facilities and provide engineering support at our studio location. Primary duties include installation, maintenance, and diagnosis of transmitters, digital distribution and signal processing. Successful candidate will possess a comprehensive working knowledge of UHF/VHF transmitters and digital signal transport & processing systems. The successful applicant will have at least three years of experience maintaining high powered transmitters and associated equipment.

For more information please visit: http://www.vermontpbs.org/careers

Send cover letter and resume by April 14th to:  

Vermont PBS
Attn: HR Dept. 4
204 Ethan Allen Avenue
Colchester, VT 05446

hresources@vermontpbs.org

Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider.  Posted March 21, 2017.

 

National Sales Assistant: NBC5 in the Plattsburgh, NY/Burlington, VT market is now interviewing candidates for a National Sales Assistant. This position is an administrative assistant position that supports our National Sales Manager in the execution of broadcast and digital campaigns generated from our national, Canadian and political advertisers. Applicant must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, a positive and professional demeanor, strong organizational, basic math  and computer skills. This is a great opportunity in a successful, vibrant organization for someone who is able to maintain a high level of accuracy and thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment. This career opportunity is a great way to become an important part of a highly-respected TV station and provides a potential springboard for career advancement into an advertising sales position.

Job Responsibilities:

Assist National Sales Manager in day-to-day duties

Enter and maintain all national orders including electronic transfer and maintenance

Provide account management assistance and problem solving with NSM and national sales reps across the country and in a timely fashion

Assist in the development of sales proposals, advertising packages and client presentations

Communicate with and provide support for the commercial traffic department regarding order entry, spot placement, copy assignment and formatting

Fulfill customer service requests such as log times, weekly posting analysis, etc

Research billing discrepancies and reconcile credit memos as required

Share in assisting the Local sales team

Maintain organized filing systems and accurate, detailed record-keeping including political public file

Interact with co-workers, clients and public in a professional manner on the phone, in email, and in person

Fill in as needed at the receptionist desk or with the Digital, Traffic and Research teams

Develop a thorough understanding of Nielsen ratings, One Domain, Kantar and other research tools

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 3/7/2017

Closing Date: 4/7/2017

City: Plattsburgh

State: New York

Experience: equivalent work experience.

Qualifications Requirements:

Prior administrative experience is preferred

Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential

Proficiency with the full MS Office suite

Accurate and expeditious data entry

Comfort with basic math skills

Professional, respectful, conscientious, enthusiastic demeanor

Capable of learning new systems and software promptly and thoroughly.

Must take pride in work, respond to instruction well, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and perform at a consistently high level

Education: Bachelors or related degree preferred, or equivalent work experience.

To Apply: Please visit careers.hearstteleivison.com to apply

EOE. M/F/D/V. Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  Posted March 7, 2017.

 

Maintenance Technician:  NBC5, the Hearst Television station in the Burlington/Plattsburgh market, has an opening for a full-time Maintenance Technician. The person in this role maintains the station’s equipment and systems from acquisition to distribution. This position supports all station efforts in-house and on remote locations.         

Job Responsibilities

Helps maintain transmitter sites, microwave central receive sites, satellite antenna systems, signal distribution and routing systems, processing systems, monitoring devices, and automation systems.

Helps maintain production equipment including camera systems, production switcher, play out servers, graphics devices, lighting systems, weather graphics and weather systems, audio consoles, microphones, and IFBs and tracks inventory.

Helps maintain news-gathering equipment including ENG cameras, field gear, ENG, DSNG, and SNG trucks, editing systems, and support devices.

Helps maintain support equipment including master and sub switchers, monitors, videotape machines, microphones, and intercoms.

Conducts troubleshooting, equipment installation, research, documentation, and cabling tasks.

Required Skills

Must have troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with the ability to repair equipment down to the circuit level.

Must have basic knowledge of computers, computer systems, and networking.

Must be able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, work on rooftops and in confined spaces.

Must be flexible to occasionally work various days and non-standard shifts as assigned.

Must be able to be on call at times, on a shared rotational schedule.

Must have the ability to work independently as well as effectively with other team members.

Must be capable of following instructions, verbal and written.

Must have the ability work with minimal supervision.

Must have the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.

Must have good vision (with or without corrective lenses) with ability to read and distinguish colors.

Must have a valid driver’s license; position requires travel to remote transmitter and microwave sites within our region.

Education

Associates degree in Electronic Technology or a minimum of two-years of an accredited technical electronics school equivalent (including military) or equivalent related work experience.

Military Broadcast Television Equipment Maintenance (BTVEM) course a plus.

Interested? Please go to www.careers.hearsttelevision.com and apply.

EOE. M/F/D/V.  Posted February 17, 2017.

Master Control Operator – LOCAL 22 (WVNY) and LOCAL 44 (WFFF) is looking for a full time Master Control Operator.  This job is for the person that enjoys working with computers, servers and technical equipment.  You must be incredibly organized, detail oriented and able to multi-task.  Responsibilities include recording and downloading content, monitoring the quality of feeds and operating master control software and equipment.  Broadcast experience or computer orientation helpful, on-site training offered.  Shifts will include overnights and/or weekends.  Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply please go to:  https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/3734.  Posted February 9, 2017.

Photographer: Local 44 and Local 22 in Burlington, Vermont, has an immediate opening for a Photographer.

The Photographer will be responsible for executing live shots using microwave, satellite, or TVU technology.  The candidate will often one-man-band to gather news content, as well as shoot alongside a reporter on a regular basis.  The Photographer should be proficient in shot composition and lighting, as well as digital editing.  We shoot on both Panasonic and JVC cameras.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Shoots video for news reports

Set us, composes and executes video shots

Maintains video equipment

Edits for newscasts using Bit Central Create and Adobe Premiere

Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations

Observes pictures through monitors, and used robotic cameras to adjust composition

Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments

Tests equipment to ensure proper operation

Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

Minimum two years’ experience in news operations, production or videography

Proficiency with broadcast control equipment

Proficiency with video cameras and equipment

Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Please apply at https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/3724

We are an EEO employer.  Posted February 8, 2017.

Traffic Manager: Hall Communications, dba as WOKO-WKOL-WJOY, has an opening for a Traffic Manager. This position coordinates the flow of commercials and their contracts, through data entry into the stations broadcast system.

Analytical skills and attention to detail and numbers is a must. You must interact with sales, programming, deejays- everyone in the building! There is plenty of fun as well! 

Send your resume and at least three references to General Manager Dan Dubonnet at ddubonnet@hallradio.net. Hall Communications is an EOE.  Posted February 5, 2017.

Production Technician/Media Specialist: Vermont PBS is seeking a Production Technician/Media Specialist to be responsible for field and studio video production support at the station, as well as support broadcast operations and media management.  Candidates should be familiar with digital video formats, as well as file and storage logistics. Understanding of digital acquisition and delivery (web and new media) a plus.  This position will be responsible for broadcast logs and quality control, studio set-up, remote production, audio and lighting. 

Experience with computers and applications, including post-production/non-linear editing is essential.  College degree preferred as well as two or more years related experience, or equivalent of education and experience.  Technical competency operating computers necessary, and knowledge of video production equipment, including, but not limited to video cameras, lighting, audio and non-linear editors preferred.  The ideal candidate will have excellent ability to attend to details and multiple tasks, as well as being self motivated and possessing strong interpersonal skills.  Also, they will possess the ability to adapt, learn new skills quickly and employ them.

For a complete job description please visit: http://www.vermontpbs.org/careers

Please submit cover letter and resume by January 27, 2017 to:

Vermont PBS

Attn: HR Dept. 4

204 Ethan Allen Avenue

Colchester, VT 05446

Vermont ETV, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.  Posted January 18. 2017.

Production Manager: Vermont PBS is seeking a Production Manager to join our production team delivering high-quality video for local content of all kinds working in Vermont PBS’s Colchester studio and a wide variety of venues throughout our viewing region. The Production Manager works independently and with all production personnel, producers, outside organizations, and staff in other Vermont PBS departments in a multi-platform video environment.

College degree and experience in television/production or equivalent of both is preferred. 

For a complete job description please visit: http://www.vermontpbs.org/careers

To apply submit cover letter, resume and demo reel by January 27, 2017 to:

hresources@vermontpbs.org

or

Vermont PBS

Attn: HR Dept. 4

204 Ethan Allen Avenue

Colchester, VT 05446

An equal opportunity employer and provider.  Posted January 18, 2017.