Job Title: TV Production Specialist (Spanish)Job Announcement Number: NC-13-9181
Agency: Broadcasting Board of Governors
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/ Per Year
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 to
Monday, October 07, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO NON-US CITIZENS ONLY
The incumbent serves as Producer for television in the Voice of Americas Latin America Division, Spanish Service. As such he/she coordinates the production of programming within the television unit of the Spanish Service responsible for the flawless on air execution of live television programs and high quality packages. Productions may be live, pre-taped, in the studio or in the field. Fluency in Spanish and English is required.
THIS POSITION IS COVERED BY AN 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 services; 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.
THIS VACANCY IS BEING ADVERTISED UNDER EXCEPTED SERVICE PROCEDURES AND IS OPEN TO NON-U.S. CITIZENS ONLY.
THIS VACANCY IS BEING CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED UNDER DELEGATED EXAMINING PROCEDURES FOR ALL U.S. CITIZENS UNDER ANNOUNCEMENT NO. DEU-13-181.
NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS NC-13-9181 VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION. WE CANNOT MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED DEU-13-181 and MP-13-181 ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.
- Applicants MUST be a Non-U.S. Citizen
- Country of citizenship MUST be indicated on resume
- Relocation expenses MAYBE be paid.
- Selectee will be subject to an investigation for suitability determination.
DUTIES:Back to top
Duties include but are not limited to:
- Produces complex and highly targeted television news cast or news magazines or segments.
- Serves as line producer, and edits broadcast material.
- Coordinates all production elements including assigning writers, reporters, producers, editors, graphic designers, Chyron, technical crew, satellite placement, studio facilities, set designers, directors, talent, guests, etc.
- Creates a rundown of news casts or segments ensuring that all production elements are accurate and in order.
- Writes stories for live or pre-recorded broadcast.
- Approves scripts for programs or news casts segments.
- Selects and schedules guests which include high profile spokespersons, world leaders, subject matter experts, and personalities from the private sector, academia, cultural, and social institutions.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level which is directly related to this line of work AND bilingual in English and Spanish to fluently read, write and translate in both languages accurately.
Specialized Experience: is defined as coordinating the activities of writers, reporters and assistant producers, selecting news stories and news coverage and other personnel throughout the production process; compose and edit scripts; directing on-location production; regularly review programming and advises on aesthetic look and quality of television packages.
Suitability Determination: If selected, you will be subject to a security investigation to establish your suitability for federal employment. The security investigation will include, among other aspects, a review of your credit and legal history.
This position requires a 2 year trial period, if selected.
Incumbent must be able to rotate schedule for weekend duty and night duty, as needed, and to come to work or remain at work during inclement weather. Broadcasts are a five day a week operation, with the potential of requiring additional work outside the scheduled days of work.
Once your resume or application is submitted a review of your qualification will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements and competencies required for this position.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Upon receipt of your application, a review will be made to ensure you meet the job qualifications.