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Vacancies - Corporate Communciations Department [CLOSED]

6 Feb 2015

VACANCIES

[THE DEADLINE FOR THIS VACANCY NOTICE HAS PASSED AND IT IS NOW CLOSED]

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for employment in the Corporate Communications Department, Office of the Parliament on contract, in the positions of:

 

 JOB DESCRIPTIONS


 

JOB SUMMARY – Senior Broadcast Technician

The Senior Broadcast Technician supervises the work of the Broadcast Technicians by providing guidance and direction to ensure that all television productions are of the highest possible quality. He/she is responsible for the leadership and day to day workflow of all Broadcast Technicians.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Effectively supervises the work of all Broadcast Technicians by providing guidance and direction to facilitate the proper functioning of all television and radio equipment systems.
  • Proficient at operating at any/all Broadcast Technician posts on television and radio broadcasts & productions, if necessary.
  • Provides first-line operational support, including on-the-spot diagnosis and rectification of minor faults of all AV equipment including cameras, recording devices etc., as and when necessary.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

  • Five (5) CXC or GCE "O" Level General Passes, inclusive of English Language.
  • At least two (2) years' study at the Associate Degree Level or Higher Diploma in Media, Broadcast Technology, Television and Radio Production or equivalent from a recognized, accredited institution.
  • At least seven (7) years’ experience in all aspects of broadcast operations.

JOB SUMMARY – Web Communications Officer

The incumbent will assist the Manager, Corporate Communications in designing and implementing various communication strategies for the Office of the Parliament. He/she will also have primary responsibility for updating the Parliament’s website, and play a key role on the Parliament’s social media team.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works as an integral team member of the Corporate Communications Department to develop and execute communications, public education and social media strategies.
  • Maintains and updates the Parliament’s website, www.ttparliament.org
  • Develops impactful communication strategies to serve media outlets, corporate partners, professional advisors, government ministries and the interested public.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communication, Public Relations, or Computer Science from an accredited college or university, or professional work experience in web design and communication combined with a university degree in a related field.
  • Experience working with communications technologies including Office software, web applications, design/illustration software and databases.
  • Experience in web development and design would be an asset.

JOB SUMMARY – Graphic Designer/Animator

The incumbent will create and design graphics, billboards, newspaper ads, call cards, conference/event programmes, invites, banners, as well as design and layout magazines, newsletters, books, presentations, etc. and other content for the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Designs graphics to be used in various media including the website/social media, television, print.
  • Creates special animated spots for the Parliament Channel.
  • Works with a wide range of media, including photography and computer-aided design (CAD).
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING   
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design with two (2) years' experience in a broadcast or marketing/advertising environment; or Associate Degree in Graphic Design with at least five (5) years’ experience in a broadcast or marketing/advertising environment.
  • Two (2) or more years working with InDesign, QuarkXPress, FreeHand, Illustrator, Photoshop, 3ds Max, Acrobat, Director, Dreamweaver and Flash, After Effects or Apple Motion Software.
  • OR any combination of relevant experience and training.

JOB SUMMARY – Digital Archivist

The incumbent will be responsible for the management, preservation and archiving of the Parliament’s comprehensive audio/visual collection. Responsible for designing digital archiving systems, analyzing production workflows and ensuring the safety of all such material.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Designs and implements a digitization programme for the preservation of and access to audio/visual material.
  • Manages archival materials and collections by processing of permanent and historical valuable materials to include accessioning, arranging, describing, preserving, classifying and referencing archival collections and material.
  • Prepares descriptions and reference aids for the use of archival materials including inventories, finding aids, indexes, etc.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

  • Bachelors' Degree in Computing, Information Systems, Library Science or equivalent field from an accredited college or university  and a minimum of three (3) years' experience in the archival field.
  • Experience in the use of various digital media, editing software and web-based technologies.
  • Knowledge of Library Science would be an asset.

JOB SUMMARY – Assistant Digital Archivist (Two Positions)

The incumbent will appraise, edit, and direct safekeeping of Parliament’s permanent records and participate in research activities based on archival materials under the supervision of the Digital Archivist.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversees the regular transfer of video/audio/print materials identified for permanent preservation from Parliament Departments to the Parliamentary Archives Unit.
  • Helps to manage the Parliament historical archives and maintain effective record management.
  • Acts as a point of contact in conjunction with the Digital Archivist for all internal inquiries concerning archival and records management issues.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

  • An Associate degree in computer technology or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Five (5) CXC General Passes or GCE “O” Level inclusive of English and Mathematics
  • Knowledge of Library Science and broadcast editing would be an asset.

JOB SUMMARY – Administrative Secretary

The incumbent, as part of a small pool of administrative professionals will provide general and specialized administrative work and secretarial support services to all the Units of the Corporate Communications Department. This work requires some degree of independence, initiative and judgment but is subject to the Department’s policies and is reviewed by the Senior Administrator.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinates the provision of administrative and secretarial services required for the day to day operations of the Office.
  • Assists in the coordination of the Corporate Communications Department’s Outreach activities.
  • Maintains the inventory for the Department.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

  • Five (5) CXC or GCE "O" Level General Passes, inclusive of English and Mathematics
  • Certification in an Administrative Professional's Programme
  • A minimum of two (2) years' experience in complex secretarial and administrative work.

Terms and Conditions of Employment

The terms and conditions of employment for all positions commensurate with qualifications and experience will be negotiated with the Chief Personnel Officer.

Submission of Applications

Applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae and two (2) references should be addressed to:-
        

Attention:  Director, Human Resource Services

Clerk of the House
Office of the Parliament
Levels G – 8, Tower D
International Waterfront Centre
1A Wrightson Road
Port-of-Spain

OR

E-mail: hru@ttparliament.org


Applications must reach the Office of the Parliament no later than Friday February 13, 2015. Only short-listed applicants will be acknowledged.