Army TV CameramanEnlisted


Job Detail

Supervises or operates and performs organizational maintenance on television cameras.

Provides advice and makes, recommendations to the commander aid staff on all matters pertain to enlisted personnel and their families; accompanies the commander on inspections and visits and at ceremonies; assists in inspection of command activities facilities aid personnel as prescribed by the commander; holds First Sergeants' or Sergeants' Major call to announce information and instructions; insures that newly assigned enlisted personnel are instructed in military courtesy, customs, of the service, and command regulations or policies; provides counsel and guidance to NCOs and other enlisted personnel of the command; inspects duties performed by subordinate NCOs; notes discrepancies and initiates appropriate corrective action; assists in reception of visitors to the command; sits as president or, member of command promotion board for NCOs, as authorized by regulations; performs other duties prescribed by, the commander.

Must be able to perform the duties of TV Production Specialist (84F20); supervises production personnel engaged in stage property, makeup and other production and related technical activities; conducts or assists in conducting rehearsals, telecasts or recording presentations; views television production recordings to maintain continuous check on effectiveness, continuity of theme, mood and quality; assists in cutting, titling, rearranging of picture and sound recordings for best effect; prepares detailed reports of production activities; must be able to perform the duties of Photographic Laboratory Specialist (84G40); serves as First Sergeant of a company; interprets and supervises execution of company policy and SOP; assists in planning, coordinating, and supervising all activities that support the company mission; advises company commander on all matters concerning enlisted personnel, to include assignments, reassignments, transfers, promotions, granting of passes and leave, punishments, welfare, privileges, and awards; directs and coordinates company administration; forms unit for drill, ceremonies, and other military formations; receives report of personnel present and absent, and reports number of unauthorized absences; holds NCO call to disseminate instructions and information to subordinate enlisted supervisors; coordinates operation of company food service and supply activities; assists company commander in accomplishing unit training; assists in inspection of organizational activities as prescribed by commander, observes discrepancies, and initiates appropriate corrective action.

Operates and performs organizational maintenance on television cameras; studies assignment and prepares equipment; receives instructions on camera placement, subject matter, movements, shots and lenses required; prepares lens turret; sets up tripod and dolly; places camera on tripod; attaches view finder and lens turret to camera; runs cable from camera position to camera control position and connects same; alines and adjusts camera in coordination with master control personnel instructions; makes camera adjustments; attaches lens shade, filters and other accessories; operates camera by tilting, panning, framing subject matter; maintains proper focus at all times; consults camera shot list in anticipation of action instructions; tightens, cleans, adjusts, and replaces minor camera parts; lubricates optical focus gear mechanism; checks mechanical operation of camera, pick-up tube carriage, condition of tripod, dolly, cradle or function head; inspects seating of camera pick-up tube in socket and corrects bent or poorly contacting pins by straightening and cleaning for proper contact; cleans and dusts camera lenses and face plate of pick-up tube; must be able to perform the duties of TV Cameraman (84E20); supervises television cameramen; coordinates work with other television specialists and directorial personnel; instructs in proper camera techniques; evaluates technical, artistic and mechanical composition of camera work; acts as an assistant in the production of live and recorded television presentations for training, information, medical and morale purposes; assists producer, director and script writer in preparation, selection, interpretation and revision of scripts; plans, designs and prepares stage settings, scenery, graphics, background and special effects; estimates requirements for personnel, properties and equipment; assists in erecting, dressing and striking sets; operates special effects devices; moves production equipment; performs related television production duties.

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