Engineering Technician III

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Salary :$53,957.00 – $70,054.00 Annually
Location :Richland County, SC
Job Type:FTE – Full-Time
Job Number:60003453
Agency:Educational Television Commission
Opening Date:02/06/2024
Closing Date:3/1/2024 11:59 PM Eastern
Class Code:CG45
Position Number:60003453
Normal Work Schedule:Other
Pay Band:Band 5

Opening Date:02/01/2024
EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer
Agency Specific Application Procedures:
You must apply on-line at Follow the status of your application on-line. Please complete the State employment application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
Veteran Preference Statement
South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.

Job Responsibilities
 About Our Agency:
South Carolina ETV (SCETV) is the state’s public educational broadcasting network. SCETV amplifies South Carolina voices, provides educational experiences, and strengthens communities while working to create a stronger, more connected, and informed South Carolina. SCETV provides national and local content to classrooms via internet services and PBS Learning Media. SCETV also provides teacher training and re-certification in face-to-face and online settings. 

Ensure time-sensitive broadcast and digital media meet technical specifications by providing quality control, closed captioning services, workflow process monitoring, media finalization, digital media management, and archival tape digitization.

Work collaboratively and communicate effectively with other teams to ensure technical broadcast and digital technical specifications are met.

Generate transcripts, correct all words and punctuation, and create closed captioned masters using licensed editing and closed captioning software. Train other personnel in the workflow for the efficient creation of closed captioned masters.

Manage digital storage of media and digitize archival content from older media formats such as 1” reel tape using a production router and a combination of new and old technology.

Monitor complex workflows throughout the process, from media submission to final prep.

Other duties assigned by Management.

Minimum and Additional Requirements
Associate degree in a related area; or high school diploma and experience in the repair and maintenance of electronic broadcasting equipment.

Preferred Qualifications
B.S. in Information Science or related field, Broadcast Media Experiences.

Additional Comments
Equal Opportunity Statement:  SCETV is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employing agency. We are committed to a diverse workforce. SCETV does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.  
Background Check:  A pre-employment background check will be conducted, and employment will be contingent on passing the background check. Some positions require a pre-employment drug test. SCETV reserves the right to rescind any employment offer in the event our review of your background develops information, including opinions of previous employer or colleagues that cause us to conclude, at our sole discretion, that you are not suited for the position.

State Disaster Plan: In accordance with the State’s Disaster Plan, which includes hazardous weather, SCETV employees may be required to work in times of an emergency or disaster.
College Transcripts: Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application are required to provide an official, certified copy of the transcript prior to hiring or within fifteen (15) days of hire. Failure to provide official transcripts may lead to disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Driving Record: If this position requires the applicant to possess a valid driver’s license to operate a state vehicle or personal vehicle, any applicant being considered in the final stages of selection for the position will be required to provide a certified copy of a 10-year driving record.

Supplemental Questions: Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Any misrepresentation will result in your disqualification from employment. Please complete the State application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position.

Alternative Work Schedules: Alternative Work Schedules are available after one (1) year of employment.

Remote Work: The option to work partially remote is available after one (1) year of employment if you are new to state government. 

Benefits for State Employees
The state of South Carolina offers eligible employees generous benefits, including health and dental insurance; retirement and savings plan options; and paid vacation and sick leave. Plus, work-life balance programs such as telecommuting and flexible work schedules are available to employees of some state agencies.
Insurance Benefits
Eligible employees may enroll in health insurance, which includes prescription coverage and wellness benefits. Other available insurance benefits include dental, vision, term life insurance, long term disability and flexible spending accounts for health and child care expenses.
Retirement Benefits
State employees are also offered retirement plan options, including defined benefit and defined contribution plans. Additionally, eligible employees may elect to participate in the South Carolina Deferred Compensation Program, which is a voluntary, supplemental retirement savings plan offering 401(k) and 457 plan options.
Workplace Benefits
State employees may also be eligible for other benefits, including tuition assistance; holiday, annual and sick leave; and discounts on purchases, travel and more.
Note: The benefits above are available to most state employees, with the exception of those in temporary positions. Employees in temporary grant and time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some or none of these benefits as benefits are associated with each position type. For these positions, contact the hiring agency to determine what benefits may be available.

State of South Carolina
Educational Television Commission
1041 George Rogers Boulevard

Columbia, South Carolina, 29201

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