Technical Operations Manager

Ref#: 31707
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

About Us:
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).

This leadership position requires the ability to manage broadcast production workflows and related technology infrastructure of KPIX & KBCW.  Technical Operations Manager will supervise control room and studio crews, determine most efficient workflows and lead integration of new production systems and technologies.


Degree or equivalent experience in television production, broadcasting, computer science or related field required. Possess excellent studio and field production background, proven leadership skills, clear concise verbal and written skills. Proficient with broadcast production equipment such as, Sony Switchers, Calrec Audio, Grass Valley Stratus or similar MAM, Chyron Graphics, NRCS – iNews preferred, Adobe CC, production automation systems, Telestream Vantage. Good working knowledge of TV station operations. In addition, the successful candidate will possess the ability, leadership, willingness, drive, and initiative to:          

·              Complete all tasks accurately and on time,

               ·              Successfully collaborate and interact with colleagues/station staff

               ·              Assume personal responsibility for desired goals

 3-5 years experience working in Broadcast Production or Engineering Management position.  Four years college or equivalent education. Valid driver’s license.


Physical Demands:

Must be able to perform a variety of tasks that may require sitting or standing for extended periods, reaching, bending, light lifting and carrying.  Adequate eyesight and hearing are also a requirement.

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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