Job Overview

Summary

***Applicants who previously applied to this announcement need not re-apply***

 

Incumbent serves as Videographer/Electronic Field Production Technician in the Central Production Services Division, Voice of America.

THIS POSITION IS COVERED BY A UNION AGREEMENT

Note:  Budgetary conditions may delay or otherwise affect filling this vacancy.  However, all interested candidates should apply now.

 

The Broadcasting Board of Governors is conveniently located within walking distance to the Green, Yellow and Blue Metro lines.

INTRODUCTION TO AGENCY

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), an independent federal agency, is an exciting, multicultural organization that encompasses all U.S. civilian international broadcasting. The BBG is comprised of the Voice of America, which delivers high quality, multimedia programming in 44 languages to audiences worldwide; the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (Radio and TV Marti); the International Broadcasting Bureau, which provides transmission, administrative, and other support service; and three grantee organizations - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (Alhurra TV and Radio Sawa), and Radio Free Asia. Our staff of dedicated professionals serves as an example of a free and independent media, reaching a worldwide audience with news, information, and relevant discussions.

 

NOTE:  YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS AGENCY ONLY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.  WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED DE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT.  PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.

This vacancy is being advertised under merit promotion procedures and is open to all agency Status candidates only.   The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under delegated examining procedures for all U.S. Citizens under announcement DE-13-129.  Status applicants are those individuals who are currently serving on a career or career-conditional appointment with the Broadcasting Board of Governors.

Duties

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

 

 

Ability to operate ENG/EFP field production broadcast camera operator, field lighting systems, field audio systems, plus associated field equipment in the production of complex broadcast TV programming.

 

Ability to work with reporters/producers of many skill levels, cultures and languages to produce creative documentary and news packages for broadcast.

 

Ability to work independently, quickly and efficiently to produce high quality TV programming under stressful, rapidly changing conditions to meet television news deadlines.