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28 Jun 2024

Part Time Grip Utility

🇺🇸 Orlando, FL, USA
Part Time
2+ years exp.


Have you ever thought about working in sports?

We are recruiting for part-time, game night staff for the Orlando Magic, Osceola Magic, and Orlando Solar Bears. Whether you are a college student, a teacher with a flexible schedule, someone looking to re-enter the workforce, or someone just looking for additional income, our part-time, event roles could be perfect for you.

What our Part-Time hiring process is like:

While every position is different, our part-time hiring process is typically a two-step process, sometimes more depending on the nature of the role. After you apply, your resume will be reviewed by our hiring manager for that particular role.

After interviews have been conducted, candidates whom the hiring manager selected will be contacted by our Talent Acquisition team. Candidates who are not selected to move forward will be contacted via email. We would love to call 100% of the candidates, however we typically interview well over 250 candidates during this part-time hiring week, and we want to give every candidate the decision as soon as possible.

A quick summary about the Part-Time Grip Utility role:

The Grip Utility assists in the maintenance and operation of the camera and related equipment during Orlando Magic/Orlando Solar Bears games and other live events at the Kia Center; also, on an as needed basis provide support for Osceola Magic games at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, FL. They are responsible for guiding the camera operator safely and professionally, while maintaining a safe and proper run for video and audio cables as needed.

What the position will be responsible for:

  • Work with the Video Shader, Camera Operator and the Broadcast Technology Services department to properly set up prior to the event and take down and store all camera gear and related equipment at the conclusion of the event as directed.
  • Assist in testing of all equipment prior to the opening of doors, including but not limited to the PDW-700 wireless cameras, Sony HDC-1400 cameras, lenses, tripods, cabling, headsets, WaveCentral wireless system and ancillary equipment is required.
  • Proper set up and operation of pan/tilt head, zoom and focus controls, balanced operation, headset communication and monitor return is required. Ensure that all required batteries, cabling, microphones, recording discs, headsets and light panels are in good working order.
  • Operate Robotic Camera for in-game crowd elements and pre/post-game interviews as needed.
  • Meet with Camera Operator and Director prior to event start to go over the Production Schedule (game script) and any necessary shot requirements and expectations.
  • Ability to follow a game script, take direction from the control room and communicate scheduled live hits accordingly and in advance to Camera Operator.
  • Work with the Camera Operator to ensure safe and proper operation and placement of the equipment and cabling on and around the court/floor.
  • Assist in the technical strike of the Broadcast Technology Equipment, including but not limited to the radio equipment, camera equipment, and scorer’s table.
  • Maintain accurate up-to-date availability and information on ACStaff.com.
  • All other duties as assigned.

What is required for the role:

  • College degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Live sports video production experience required.
  • Proficiency in professional broadcast camera equipment required.
  • 2 years of live video production preferred.
  • Knowledge of NBA, Orlando Magic basketball, ECHL and Orlando Solar Bears Hockey preferred.

Physical requirements

  • Position requires the ability to stand or sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to walk with camera equipment up and down stairs throughout the game.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds.

If this opportunity is a job you're passionate about and it fits with your skills and experience, then we welcome you to take the next step and apply!

All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of our pre-employment screenings, that will include a background check and may include a drug screen.
Please note that this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.
The Orlando Magic are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at the Orlando Magic via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Orlando Magic HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of the Orlando Magic. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by the Orlando Magic as a result of the referral or through other means.
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