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28 Jun 2024

Part Time Osceola Magic Camera Operator

🇺🇸 Kissimmee, 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.

This position will be working out of the Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, FL.

A quick summary about the Part-Time Osceola Magic Camera Operator role:

The Camera Operator maintains the camera and related equipment and operates it during Osceola Magic games at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, FL. They are responsible for the proper operation of their camera for the show as dictated by the Director and Producer. Games are also simulcast via web stream or broadcast partner.

What the position will be responsible for:

The Camera Operator is responsible for the maintenance and operation of the video camera as dictated by the Osceola Magic production/marketing staff and show Director at Osceola Heritage Park during live events/game nights.

  • Work with the on-site Engineer (EIC) 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.
  • Testing of all equipment with the EIC prior to the opening of doors, including but not limited to the Hitachi SK-HD1000 cameras, lenses, tripods, cabling, headsets, Teradek 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.
  • Follow instructions given by the Director during the show in a fast-paced environment and reacting in real time.
  • Collaborate with the production team during cue-to-cue rehearsal.
  • Meet with the Director prior to event start to go over the Production Schedule (game script) and any necessary shot requirements and expectations.
  • Creative and quick thinking shot selection and framing with an awareness of the whole production team is required. The Camera Operator must be fully aware of their role as part of a camera team; work to provide the live show with compelling shots that match the productions standards, and feed the replay operators the game and event action they require. The In-Arena show focuses on a combination of taking the fans to the best seat in the house along with a concentration on engaging crowd shots and entertainment.
  • Report any technology or equipment issues promptly to the EIC and Control Room Senior Manager.
  • 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 preferred or equivalent experience.
  • 2 years of live video production required or preferred.
  • Knowledge of NBA, Orlando Magic basketball is preferred.
  • Live sports video production experience required.
  • Proficiency in professional broadcast camera equipment required.

Physical requirements

Standing and sitting for long periods of time, walking 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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