Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: August 31, 2019

Organization: Educational Television Commission

Location: Columbia Area

City: Richland

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: State Salary Range: $33,494-$61,975 Annually


Associate's degree in a related area; or high school diploma and experience in the repair and maintenance of electronic broadcasting equipment.

Preferred: Five years of experience in a related field.

Job Description:

Serves as an operator in Master Control Broadcast Operations. Maintains all aspects of operations during assigned shift to minimize on-air malfunctions. Responsible for multi-channel circuits, returns and feeds, and frequent use of computers to remotely control satellite systems.  As a member of the essential personnel team (Broadcast Operations Tech) works shifts during statewide emergencies and communicates effectively with Emergency Preparedness Division and other State agencies as needed.

Provides technical analysis for TV and FM transmitter operations. Communicates with engineering field operators and transmitter supervisors.  Frequently monitors telemetry for TV and FM returns in Master Control through the use of computer applications.
Works with other studios for live Legislative sessions (State House) and joining regularly scheduled programs in progress. Works with Production department to facilitate and communicate during fast-paced, live productions.  Assists Engineering department with broadcast operations for various news live shots, studio productions and/or unscheduled breaking news updates.  Frequently communicates with State Government agencies and outside agencies as it pertains to: Television, Radio, Satellite and Streaming media.

Reports malfunctioning equipment through 'Maintenance Trouble Report' system. Reports detailed discrepancies as they relate to noticeable on-air malfunctions or switching anomalies through 'Broadcast Discrepancy Report' system.
Performs other related duties as assigned to include providing technical analysis of ongoing communications with various departments such as: production faxes, schedule times.

Monday-Friday, 8:30-5:00
Contact Name:
Joseph Jae Roberts
Contact Phone Number: (803) 737-3534
Contact Email:
Application Process:
To apply, please visit to submit an online state application (preferred method). Mailed applications can be sent to ETV HR, 1041 George Rogers Blvd., Columbia, SC 29201. Applications must be postmarked by the closing date.

Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing work history and education sections of the employment application. The employment application will be considered incomplete and not forwarded.
Employer Address:

1041 George Rogers Boulevard
Columbia, SC 29201
United States