Overview

The City & County of San Franciso’s Emmy Award Winning television station, SFGovTV, is looking for a creative and dynanic Video Editor. SFGovTV and SFGovTV2, San Francisco’s Cable Channels 26 and 78, provide the citizens of San Francisco access to quality government programming. SFGovTV’s YouTube channel provides original programming and information on city events, city services and city life. Take a journey through the city’s neighborhoods and experience its culture with programs that highlight the unique character of San Francisco. SFGovTV showcases the work of city departments and the people that makes our city move.

In addition to the much needed broadcasts that support open government access for citizens, SFGovTV creates and provides original content that is creative, entertaining and informative. For example; our Quick Bites and Shop & Dine in the 49 original programs which highlights the enviable food scene that our city is known for, was the recent recipient of a highly coveted Emmy Award. Our goal to reach more milestones such as this, will require the creativity of great story tellers/video editors that can continue to deliver quality programming and elevate production capabilities. The successful incumbent will coordinate and perform post- production and, production and maintenance work tasks to facilitate the creation of video programs for television, web, YouTube and social media.

Essential Job Duties and Functions:

Performs post production video editing for SFGovTV programming for client and original productions. Thorough knowledge of nonlinear editing systems (Avid Media Composer or Adobe Premiere Pro or similar NLE), media management, graphics integration, workflow with audio post production, video encoding, and delivery.
Determines the best way to convey a message or tell a story through editing while working with a producer or serving as your own producer.
Maintains archive of master clips and b-roll selects.
Designs graphics for video deliverables utilizing Adobe Photoshop and/or After Effects.
Develops video programs for television, website, social media, YouTube and digital signage systems
Creates scripts, produces, coordinates production logistics, directs on-camera talent and crew and operates video production equipment for the recording and/or live transmission of original programs and City government meetings and events.
Related duties as assigned.

Job Type:

The Temporary Exempt As-Needed position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive civil service examination process. This position has an anticipated duration of up to six (6) months.

Nature of Work:

Incumbent must be willing to work a schedule as determined by the department from 20 to 40 hours per week. Travel within San Francisco may be required.

Work Location:

Incumbent will conduct the majority of work at the SFGoTV / Department of Technology, (City Hall , 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, SF, CA 94102). However, there may be situations where the incumbent will be required to work at other sites throughout the City of San Francisco as necessary.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification. Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.

Experience:
Four (4) years of broadcast production experience.

License and Certification:
Possession of a valid California Driver’s license.

Substitution:
A certificate from a recognized media production program may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.

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.

Desirable Qualifications:

Ability to: set-up, operate and troubleshoot a variety of audio and video equipment (hardware & software) including professional studio, ENG, and robotic video cameras, character generators, video and audio mixers, light and grip equipment, audio & video switchers, and video editing applications; operate a variety of office equipment, set up and maintain records, track resources; format, edit and update information into viewable and readable “on-air” public information; recognize deficiencies in video and sound; shoot digital still photos; communicate effectively in writing and verbally; establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with public, city staff and programming sources and communicate clearly producers; respond to public in a polite and tactful manner.

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.

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