- Studio Operator

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Studio Operator


As the Studio Operator you will be a multi-skilled operator of studio equipment in a live broadcast and pre-recorded environment.

Category Audio / Music / Sound  Camera Crew  Camera Operators  Floor Director  Grip / Lighting / Electric  Live Event / On Location Services  Stagehand 
Location Australia
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 08, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

This is a full-time permanent role based in MELBOURNE.

Functions will include: 
  • Operating pedestal, jimmy-jib and portable cameras in a studio environment across a range of News and Entertainment programs
  • Multi-skilled studio production duties such as Stagehand, Floor Managing, and basic Lighting and Sound Assist roles
  • Rigging and de-rigging of television studio-sets and the maintenance, upkeep, and cleaning of studio sets & technical equipment
What are we looking for in a Studio Operator? What’s important?  
  • Minimum 3 years’ proven experience operating Studio pedestal cameras on live-to-air and pre-recorded television productions
  • Strong ability to understand instructions and take direction in a high pressure and very fast paced environment
  • Practical experience handling heavy equipment and television studio-set pieces
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic, works well within both team and solo environments
  • Very high attention to detail
  • Strong organisational, problem-solving, communication and client-service skills
  • Willingness to work in a 24/7 shift-work environment
  • Proficient with basic PC use, Outlook email and MS Office suite.
Extra brownie points for:

Preferred but not essential experience operating jimmy-jib and off-the-shoulder portable broadcast cameras

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening, Overnight
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