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Webcasting/Audio-Visual Equipment Operator

Webcasting/Audio-Visual Equipment Operator

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Competition #18/73

Internal/External Posting

Closing date: March 21, 2018


Webcasting/Audio-Visual Equipment Operator   (Auxiliary)

Legislative and Regulatory Services Department



Set up and operate audio-visual equipment related to live webcasting of Council and committee meetings.



Responsible for pre-production, production and post-production work for the live recording and webcasting of Council and committee meetings and all other aspects of the digital media function. Ensure audio-visual equipment (computers, monitors, microphones, cameras, system controller) in Council Chambers and Antechamber and at webcasting station is set up per directions and is operational prior to and during meetings. Perform system checks and software/hardware maintenance on system as required. Demonstrate use of equipment to other staff; maintain written procedures to guide the work.


Operate the webcasting media system during meetings to produce high quality productions. Perform post-production editing and indexing of the video files and posting the files to the City’s website.


Trouble-shoot issues that arise during live webcasting of Council and committee meetings such as, running diagnostics software, adjusting microphones, positioning monitors and adjusting software and malfunctioning equipment.


Contact external service providers and internal technical support staff to resolve software and hardware issues.


Perform related duties where required.



Work is generated by requests for service or assigned by Supervisor.

Work is reviewed upon completion.                                



Physical Effort:

Move light equipment. (rare)

Prolonged sitting while in work area. (often)

Mental Effort:


Visual/Auditory Effort:

Long periods of intense concentration while filming meetings and recording and indexing video records. (frequent)

Work Environment:


Required to work irregular hours.



Organize and prioritize work.

Ability to multi-task.

Sound judgment and decision making skills.

Understanding of audio-visual software and hardware.

Understand and apply techniques of webcasting.

Understanding of Council and various Committee meeting protocol and procedures.

Understand and apply techniques of digital indexing and archiving.

Provide technical guidance to other users and departments.

Working level knowledge of current City word processing and related specialty software.

Maintain accurate records.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships.



Formal Education, Training and Occupational Certification:

Grade 12.


1 year of experience in live webcasting or an equivalent combination of education and experience.



May be requested to substitute in a more senior position.

Diploma in Media studies. (2 year) (preferred)


Work schedule: Variable - including evenings & weekends (shifts based on event schedule)

$27.12 per hour, Pay Grade 4

Job Code 4353

This is a CUPE Local 50 Position


All applications, including qualifications and supporting materials, must be submitted online via to City of Victoria, Human Resources Department by 4:30 pm on the closing date noted above.