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Job listing closed on 2 Feb 2024
10 Jan 2024

Camera Operator

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ St. Petersburg, FL, USA
1+ year exp.

A Camera Operator for the Tampa Bay Rays is a game day position that works as a part of Raysvision to execute the in-house shows during all Tampa Bay Rays home games. The Camera Operator is responsible for running a broadcast/ENG camera while covering the game action assigned to their specific camera position. The Camera Operator plays a key role in enhancing the game day experience for fans. The incumbent must be flexible and adaptive in a fast-paced environment wherein critical thinking and the ability to effectively follow direction are essential.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attend and contribute to pre-production meetings each game
  • Work with the game day Director, Technical Director and Shader to fax out cameras
  • Runt-through and get comfortable with all camera controls/specific camera position responsibilities
  • Maintain situational awareness during the entire game and inning breaks
  • Follow leads from game day Director and Producer
  • Work with the control room team to execute high quality shows
  • Working knowledge of Sony HDC-3100/PXW-X400 cameras
  • Provide general support to the Game Presentation Department
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with sports, events or live production
  • Experience running a camera, preferably a broadcast/ENG camera
  • Willingness to operate wireless/handheld camera
  • Ability to interact with Tampa Bay Rays fans
  • Flexibility to work nights, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to work the entire event including pre- and post-game activities
  • Knowledge of MLB rules and very strong understanding of baseball
  • Works well in fast-paced/live event, high pressure situations
  • Act as a role model within and outside the Rays Organization
  • Adhere to Rays Organization Policies and Procedures
  • Must have reliable transportation and live in the Tampa Bay area
  • Applicants must be 18 years or older

All offers contingent on a satisfactory background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.