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Woodbine Entertainment
Etobicoke, ON

Broadcast Operator (Graphics)

Job Title: Broadcast Operator (Graphics)

Job Type: Seasonal Full-time (Non-union)

Job Category: Broadcasting

Location: Etobicoke

 

Our rich history is a big part of who we are. With historic roots dating back over 135 years, Woodbine is steeped in tradition. We have been the engine that drives the Ontario horse racing industry, creating winning experiences for all our guests.

We are also currently on an amazing 20-year journey to ‘build a city within a city’ and transform the largest privately held land in Toronto into one of Canada’s premiere entertainment destinations. This journey will unlock the value of approximately 700 acres of land, leading to job creation and the revitalization of our communities, while enhancing our ability to share the thrill of horse-racing and cementing our place as an entertainment powerhouse.

We also take care of our PEOPLE. Here are some of the things we offer:

 

Full Group Benefits Plan

Pension

Paid Vacation

Discounts on Food

Ontario Attractions Discount

Free Parking

Opportunities for Advancement

Social Responsibility Initiatives

 

We need dedicated people to join our cause. Be part of Woodbine Entertainment and get inspired to make work awesome!

 

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Thoroughbred or Standardbred Simulcast producer, this position is responsible for the setup and live operation of broadcast equipment, including any or all of the following: audio mixers and supporting audio equipment; digital video player/recorders (VTR) and supporting equipment; character generators and graphics systems and cameras and supporting camera equipment for the production of television programming, ensuring efficiency, effectiveness and consistency in delivery of the broadcast product. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES, CHARACTER GENERATOR/GRAPHICS

  • Lead by example, to exhibit, encourage and motivate WEG’s Values and Beliefs
  • Operation of character generator and graphics equipment as directed by production staff
  • Accurate data entry, formatting and playback
  • Intercom operation
  • Monitoring and control of manual and automatic on-screen data display systems
  • Graphic and animation input and playback

 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Knowledge

  • General knowledge of television production
  • General knowledge of broadcast equipment operation

 

Skills

  • General computer skills in a Windows-based software applications environment
  • General organizational skills
  • General verbal and written communication skills
  • General problem solving/trouble shooting skills
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure, face-paced environment

 

Education and Experience

  • Post-secondary diploma or certificate in television production, or equivalent experience, and production experience in a control room and/or field production setting

 

Working Conditions

  • Normal office or control room environment, with little physical discomfort due to temperature, dust, noise and the like (control room positions)
  • Normal outdoor racetrack environment where there may be temperature, weather, noise and crowd to deal with
  • Regular interruptions and multiple demands.
  • Normally requires standing and walking for up to 50% of the time, and occasionally for extended periods of time during special events.
  • Requires concentration and restriction to location during times of specific tasks such as race broadcasts.

 

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

Be Yourself.

We believe differences should be valued and celebrated. By building diverse and inclusive teams, we strive to provide a more authentic and empowering work experience that unlocks the potential of our people. Regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, we believe everyone has the right to express their ideas, ambitions, and pursue their goals with confidence and integrity. Diversity breeds innovation. We want people to think differently. Our commitment is to build a culture that welcomes everyone and leverages their unique perspectives to be a great entertainment company that shares the thrill of horseracing experiences with the world.

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Additional Details

Category: Digital Media
Location:
Woodbine Entertainment
555 Rexdale Boulevard
Etobicoke, ON, CA
M9W5L2
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Posted: May 20, 2024
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Full-time
Experience: Intermediate
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