Indigenous Production Assistant – TVS

By July 8, 2013 Jobs

Contract: 20 weeks

Begins: 1st August 2013

Higher Education Worker Level 2 ($42, 683 p.a, pro-rata)

Working on a new Indigenous television series in Western Sydney

This is an identified position and applicants must be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. Being an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification as authorised under Section 14 (D) of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW). Television Sydney (TVS) is Sydney’s only free-to-air, not-for-profit community broadcast licence holder. TVS is based at the University of Western Sydney (UWS) Werrington South Campus in western Sydney.

TVS is currently working on Indigenous content and has a temporary vacancy for an Indigenous production assistant for 20 weeks, starting in August 2013.

The role:

The successful candidate will be an energetic self-starter who will be required to work as part of a small team on a project focussing on Indigenous education. You will be required to work quickly and accurately with minimal supervision.

You will have an interest in television and a passion for television production and documentary making. Some experience in production management would be an advantage.

Selection criteria:

Good understanding of Indigenous society and cultural issues, and ability to deal with a range of sensitive cross cultural issues.

Sound communication and organisational skills, including excellent telephone skills.

Good research skills.

An understanding of what is required in relation to on-location shooting and organisation of crews.

Good record keeping and problem solving skills.

Flexible arrangements could be arranged for part-time or full-time students.

Closing date: COB Wednesday 17th July 2013

Enquiries/applications: Krystyna Pollard. Email: