CBS Corporation Full Time Stagehand in Chicago, Illinois
Full Time Stagehand
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Chicago, IL
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Full-Time (IATSE) Stagehand responsible for all scenery, sets, staging, props, and lighting needs for WBBM-TV studios.
*Operate & program lighting board; set and save cues for all studio productions.
*Responsible for all studio sets, props, lights, and scenery.
*Coordinate the inventory and storage of related lighting & staging equipment.
*Report to BO&E office all studio production needs and requests.
*Ability to work on remote broadcasts when applicable.
*Maintain overall appearance of studios.
*Strong verbal & written communication skills.
*Ability to multitask and work under deadline pressure.
*Advanced knowledge of electricity & wiring.
*Extensive knowledge of studio and remote production lighting.
*Professional work ethic and attention to detail.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
*2 year college degree or trade school equivalent.
*3-5 years of major market television experience.
*Knowledge of all OSHA safety rules-certification preferred.
*Ability to work at elevated heights, on ladders, catwalks, lifts.
*Available to work any days & shifts in a 24/7 broadcast environment.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. ONLY FINAL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
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