Keeping Ontario's Legislative Assembly running smoothly takes many talented people, doing many different jobs - from camera operators and committee clerks, to purchasing officers and researchers. The Office of the Assembly is dedicated to serving Ontario’s Parliament.

Together, we provide non-partisan administrative and procedural services to all MPPs, as well as operational support for the daily activities of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Our success is determined by the strength and diversity of our staff and by supporting our core values: integrity, inclusiveness, collaboration, and excellence.

Broadcast Operator

(Variable Hour Contract – November 2019 to June 2020)

Broadcast and Recording Service Branch

The Legislative Assembly of Ontario seeks a Broadcast Operator who, as part of our Broadcast and Recording Service Branch, in Toronto, ON, will provide live television coverage of the proceedings of the House and Committees of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

What You’ll Do

You’ll act with integrity to:

  • Operate and routinely maintain electronic apparatus used to broadcast live coverage of the proceedings of the House and Committees
  • Digitally record proceedings to provide a video record of the Legislative sittings
  • Demonstrate the utmost tact, diplomacy and confidentiality in a politically sensitive environment

You’ll support our collaboration as you:

  • Work in a fast-paced, demanding, and team-orientated environment, while ensuring the broadcast quality of audio and video recordings, and install, operate, and check the performance of equipment, including setting up remote audio
  • Operate remote camera control systems, video switchers, master control equipment and/or audio boards to ensure a full and unbiased record

How You Qualify

You demonstrate excellence through your:

  • Training achieved from at least two years of post-secondary education in broadcasting, and proven experience in setting up and operating audio, television and lighting equipment
  • Knowledge of character generators, VTRs, servers, master control and setting up television and lighting facilities
  • Basic understanding of linear and non-linear video editing and computer graphics systems
  • Working knowledge of computers, specifically word-processing and basic graphics/video-editing programming
  • Ability to be a team player; you are flexible and adept at fostering positive working relationships
  • Ability to lift heavy equipment and install broadcast cables and equipment
  • Enjoyment of watching political debate and a keen interest in and knowledge of current affairs

If you join our team, you can expect:

  • A dynamic work environment
  • To work with a team of dedicated professionals
  • Variable Hour/On-Call Contract; some evening work and occasional travel may be required

Range Minimum: $55,212 per annum

File No.: LA-2019-49

Closing Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019