Supplemental Production Technician (variable hours)

May 29, 2024


Cascade PBS’s mission is to inform and inspire our community to make the world a better place.

Our vision is to be the most essential and relevant media organization in the region.

Perform technical production to create live, studio, taped and remote productions to reach more people, build a great organization and inspire a smarter world while demonstrating Cascade PBS’s values of integrity, community, innovation and diversity.

Hourly Rate: $23.39-$23.39

This position is not eligible for benefits

Seattle, hours will vary, must be able to work onsite

Cascade PBS offers competitive benefits to team members working 20 hours or more a week.

Benefits include:

  • 11 paid holidays
  • 1 personal holiday
  • 4 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) to start
  • Half-day Fridays during Summer
  • Company-matched 401(k) Retirement Plan that is fully-vested immediately
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Medical
  • Dental 
  • Vision

Cascade PBS is committed to building a team that represents a diversity of thought, experience and personal background. We deeply value applicants from diverse lived experiences and backgrounds.


  • Perform technical production-related duties including G&E, lighting, floor direction, switching, camera operation, audio, electronic graphics, teleprompter, set construction and dressing
  • Coordinate the technical functions of television broadcast production for live, studio recorded and remote productions, EFP field recordings and audio sweetening
  • Set up and serve as technical facilitator for teleconferences and other station meetings and events
  • Advise producers, directors and clients to optimize capabilities of production equipment
  • Identify and report faulty equipment, technical procedure problems and personnel problems
  • Properly store television production equipment
  • Assist with inventory of television production equipment
  • Collaborate with other team members to foster a positive and productive culture and contribute toward the overall growth of the Cascade PBS
  • Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice


  • Advanced working knowledge of camera operation, teleprompter, studio set-up, lighting, Electronic Graphics (EG), audio, lighting, switching and computer systems, software and hardware, required


  • AA degree from an accredited technical school or equivalent experience required
  • Two years’ experience as a Production Technician II  or equivalent position required


  • Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull 50 pounds required
  • Ability to climb, twist, bend, kneel, crawl and reach above head required
  • Ability to use a variety of hand tools, power tools and various machines
  • Ability to work some evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods
  • Must have a valid driver’s license or reliable means of transportation to meet requirements of the job
  • Travel in the field (Terms and conditions covered by IBEW Agreement)

The hiring process for this role will include a phone screen and a virtual or in-person panel interview. In some instances, additional panel interviews may take place. If you need reasonable accommodation during the job application or interview process, please contact us at

About the Department


Our Diversity Commitment

We are committed to building a team that represents a diversity of thought, experience and personal background. Read our complete diversity commitment statement here.