OverviewCBC/Radio-Canada Resource Specialist, Production and Resources (French Services) Part Time in Ottawa, ON
Branch Ottawa ON CA
Resource Specialist, Production and Resources (French Services)
Graduation from a community college or the equivalent in TV broadcasting experience. Able to operate and understand the central TV and audio routing switchers….
What it’s like working at CBC/Radio-Canada
Whether on-air or behind the scenes, here you join a team that thrives on making the connections and telling the stories that are important to Canadians. So, if you’ve got the ability to keep up with the pace of our ever-changing industry, the passion to make the next great idea even better and the drive to make things happen, this is the place for you.
Two (2) part-time permanent positions, during the weekends.
The Production Centre in Ottawa is looking for a candidate that plans for, selects, organizes and acquires or provides personnel, facilities and materials for the production of programs or program elements. Planning responsibilities include pre-production, production, and post-production, following through to format and telecast requirements. General direction is provided but there is latitude for, and an expectation of independent judgement and initiative. Works on multiple projects simultaneously with constant interruption; must adhere to critical deadlines within a live television and tape television production environment. Tact and diplomacy are essential, as decisions must satisfy the needs of several interested parties with varying priorities.
Participates with Senior Managers, Producers, and Unit Managers in the long and short term planning for productions either by attending meetings or by receiving specific requests. Based on specialized production knowledge and experience, provides advice on cost saving and other possible advantages to the clients. Resolves conflicting resource requests
Identifies and obtains or provides the appropriate personnel, facilities, materials and services for any given production process. In so doing, ensures that resources are available when required and obtained at the best possible price
Negotiates, both inside and outside the Corporation, whether domestic or internationally, for the provision of personnel, services, facilities and materials
Ensures that clients have proper access to facilities provided and that the facilities are in a suitable condition for the intended use
Ensures that scheduling and other reporting systems are updated accurately and in a timely fashion, cost statements are completed, and invoices are processed for payment
Tracks and validates usage of facilities for independent clients
Contributes to the formulation of program budgets
Provides an overview of all production activities and recommends corrective action to accommodate timeline changes or the needs of new and additional productions
Maintains an up-to-date knowledge of all collective agreements and corporate policies
Graduation from a community college or the equivalent in TV broadcasting experience
Minimum of five years of relevant experience that demonstrates an in-depth understanding of the television production process
Excellent technical knowledge in TV and radio is required to work in Acquisitions
Able to work on a team, under pressure, and in a shifting environment
Must be fluently bilingual
Able to operate and understand the central TV and audio routing switchers
Able to read and calibrate broadcast equipment such as the Waveform and Vectorscope
Understand and adjust audio/video/communications connections and converters, and align microwave antennas and receivers, as well as Dejero
Understand how to operate and assign hybrids, cues, coordinations, and IFB
Understand and run applications like Capture Manager, Assist, Instinct, iNews, NLTEK, Dejero, Aspera, Matrox Scan converter, Command, and Navigator
Understand and operate radio systems like the M2000 automation system, COMREX receivers, CODEC, Dalet and One Cut
Understand how radio super-booths, radio booths and radio studios work
Understand and carry out the reserving and creation of NGCN lines
Basic knowledge of ScheduALL
Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.
CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to reflecting our country’s diversity.
In becoming the leader in expressing Canadian culture and enriching democratic life, we need to be as diverse in every way as the country we serve, both within our workforce and on air. As an employer, we value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster.
For more information, visit the
Talent and Diversity
section of our corporate website.
If this sounds interesting, please apply online! We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Technical and Production
May 21, 2015, 2:09:52 PM
Jun 4, 2015, 10:59:00 PM
Status of Employment
Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Ottawa, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-24