CBS Corporation Full Time Stagehand in Chicago, Illinois

Full Time Stagehand

REF#: 32678

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Chicago, IL

ABOUT US:

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.).

DESCRIPTION:

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Full-Time (IATSE) Stagehand responsible for all scenery, sets, staging, props, and lighting needs for WBBM-TV studios.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

*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.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

*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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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