State of Washington Classified Job Specification
BROADCAST TECHNICIAN 1
Under specific direction, operate, monitor, repair, and modify television and radio equipment.
Positions in this class perform basic and routine technical duties related to television and radio facilities and/or broadcasting/distribution systems. Positions receive close supervision or follow specific and established procedures.
Adjusts television cameras and maintains picture quality;
Sets up, aligns, and checks video and audio equipment used for production of radio and television programs;
Assists higher-level technicians in the operation of radio and television broadcasting transmitters, video-tape systems, and master control panels;
Checks films, video and audio-tapes, and slides against program and production schedules; operates audio and projection equipment and recorders in accordance with schedules;
Adjusts and repairs equipment and perform routine maintenance; constructs and modifies radio and television electronic equipment under direction of higher-level technicians;
Perform related duties as required.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
High School, technical, or vocational school graduate, or GED Certificate;
One year of full-time experience/training in electronics equipment operation and maintenance. First class radio-telephone operator license may be required.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
- A job element examination (including written, E & T and oral components) scored on the basis of job related experience, training, skill, ability, and other elements which are established through job analysis.
Class Specification History
New Class: March 7, 1973
Revise Class: July 18, 1975
Revise Minimum Qualifications: July 2, 1990
Revised new class code: (formerly 3550) effective July 1, 2007.
Base range salary adjustment adopted 6/13/2019, effective 7/1/2019.