1769 Media Production Supervisor

Recruitment #PBT-1769-075912

Introduction

This is a Position-Based Test conducted in accordance with CSC Rule 111A.

Position Description:
Under direction, supervises a unit of Media Production Technicians and Media Program Specialists responsible for the production of live and recorded meetings, public service announcements, location productions, and in-studio productions. Monitors the quality of productions.

Example of Duties:
- Produces, engineers, directs, shoots, edits and supervises video productions, including single camera "film style" and ENG (electronic news gathering) type productions, studio productions, multi-camera remote productions, and coverage of public meetings held at City Hall with robotically controlled cameras.

- Recommends, designs, installs and maintains production and master control playback equipment, cable television systems and internet video streaming systems.

- Operates and troubleshoots complex issues with video switcher, character generator, video cameras, digital video recorders, robotic camera controls, camera control units, waveform monitors, vectorscope, audio and video routing switchers, lighting instruments, non-linear editing and other audio and video production equipment for the production of video programming for the city's cable television station.

- Supervises, evaluates and trains production staff.

- Prepares complete production budgets for productions billed to client departments and outside agencies; works with representatives of City departments to create effective video productions; makes policy and budget recommendations to management.

- Communicates in writing and verbally with representatives of City departments.

-May serve as on camera talent and voice over talent for production programs and Public Service Announcements (PSA).

Work Location: Incumbent will conduct the majority of work at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA 94103. However, there may be situations where the incumbent will be required to work at other sites throughout the City of San Francisco as required.

Nature of Work: Candidate must be willing to work a 40-hour week as determined by the department. Travel within the Bay Area and Sacramento may be required. Candidate will also be 24/7 on-call or provide standby support.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Five (5) years of broadcast production experience AND

2. Possession of a valid California Driver's license.

Substitutions:
Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in broadcasting, graphic design, or a related field may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience.

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

  • Select the desired job announcement
  • Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
  • Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
  • Follow instructions on the screen

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org).

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Patrick Cheng, by telephone at 415-581-3911 or by email at Patrick.cheng@sfdpw.org.

Selection Procedures

Supplemental Questionnaire (100%):
Candidates will fill out a supplemental questionnaire to measure their relative knowledge, skills and abilities as it pertains to the specific job duties of the 1769 Media Production Supervisor.

A passing score must be achieved on the Supplemental Questionnaire in order to be ranked on the eligible list. The department may administer additional position-specific selection procedures to make final hiring decisions.

Candidate scores on this examination may also be applied to other announcements involving other job titles, when directed by the Human Resources Director.

Security Clearances and Background Investigation:
Candidates for Department of Technology Data Center are required to have a thorough background investigation to determine the candidates’ suitability for employment in this classification. Factors considered in the investigation may include employment history, use of illegal/controlled substances. Reasons for rejection based on this investigation may include: but not limited to: applicable convictions, repeated or serious violations of the law, inability to accept supervision, inability to follow rules and regulations, falsification of application materials and/or other relevant factors. Failure to obtain and maintain security clearance may be basis for termination from employment with the Department of Technology.

Certification Rule:
The certification rule for the ranked eligible lists resulting from this examination will be Rule of Three Scores. The department may administer additional position-specific selection procedures to make final hiring decisions.

Eligible List:
http://www.sfdhr.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentID=21246

The eligible list resulting from this examination is subject to change after adoption (e.g., as a result of appeals), as directed by the Human Resources Director or the Civil Service Commission. The duration of the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be twelve (12) months and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director.Upon approval of the Human Resource Director (see Civil Service Rule 111A.26.5), the eligible list resulting from this announcement may be used by other departments that also use this classification or a similar classification.

To find other Departments which use this classification, please see
http://www.sfdhr.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentID=21246. Search that document by title or job code to see which departments use the classification.

Conviction History

As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

  • Candidates applying for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates applying for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Conclusion

Terms of the Announcement:
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#announcementsdefinitions
Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. Clerical errors may be corrected by the posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf.

The terms of this announcement may be appealed under Civil Service Rule 111A.35.1. The standard for the review of such appeals is ‘abuse of discretion’ or ‘no rational basis’ for establishing the position description, the minimum qualifications and/or the certification rule. Appeals must include a written statement of the item(s) being contested and the specific reason(s) why the cited item(s) constitute(s) abuse of discretion by the Human Resources Director. Appeals must be submitted directly to the Executive Officer of the Civil Service Commission within five business days of the announcement issuance date.

Position Based Testing:
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#positionbasedtesting.

Reasonable Accommodation Request:
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#applicantswithdisabilities

Veteran’s Preference:
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#veteranspreference

Seniority Credit in Promotional Exams:
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#senioritycredit

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures:
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20

Copies of Application Documents:
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#copies

Right to Work: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#identification
All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.

Combined Promotive and Entrance
Micki Callahan, Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Announcement No: PBT-1769-075912
Issued: March 20th, 2017
GSA - PC (415) 581-3911

Benefits

All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

For more information about benefits, please click here. 


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