A regular position is available in the Minnesota House of Representatives as an audiovisual and television engineer with the nonpartisan Public Information Services Office. The office supports the mission of the House of Representatives through news and information services including: reporting on committees and floor sessions, publications, photography and television coverage.
Responsibilities include: providing operational training and technical support related to hearing rooms, meeting rooms and House-wide audiovisual-related technologies; maintaining an inventory and asset management records for various technology related systems; serving as a back-up to the television engineering director; serving as House point person for technical issues related to legislative cable television distribution; and providing operational training and technical support related to digital signage.
This position requires strong audiovisual and technical skills and organizational abilities, and the ability to promptly and creatively troubleshoot and address technical issues. Proven abilities with Microsoft Office software, and knowledge and familiarity with television-related system designs and design software are needed. An ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years engineering experience in broadcast television and/or audiovisual systems. Familiarity with all phases of audio/visual production required, and experience in a live news environment preferred.
Candidates should have good communication and human relations skills, and the ability to develop and maintain respected working relationships with office and other legislative staff. Must be able to regularly lift 35 pounds and physically remove or install television- and audiovisual-related equipment.
Must be able to work long and irregular hours, especially during the legislative session, including nights and weekends. View information about the office at https://www.house.mn.gov/hinfo/hinfo.asp.
This is a full-time position with excellent benefits. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.
To assure consideration, your cover letter, resume and any other materials must be received by 4:30 p.m. (CT) Oct. 2, 2023. Late applications may not be considered. Interviews for this position may begin prior to application deadline. Send cover letter, resume and any materials to:
Director, Public Information Services
Minnesota House of Representatives
175 State Office Building
St. Paul, MN 55155