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Turnaround Talent Pool, BBC Scotland

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

BBC Scotland Operations manage and support all aspects of technical and operational requirements across a wide variety of content for television and radio, in studios, on outside broadcasts and events. Turnaround Crew have a variety of skills that can be employed to different tasks depending upon the changing needs. 

Role Responsibility

Relatable industry skill sets include construction, warehousing and transport. Core basic skills include manual handling and work at height indoors and outdoors. The core job is to move sets and props or kit and cable from warehouse, to transport, to venue. As this role generally requires a lot of lifting, a good level of general physical fitness is required.

Duties can include:

  • moving and setting sets
  • rigging staging and seating
  • basic lifting operations
  • operating access equipment e.g. booms and scissor lifts.
  • operating counter balance fork lift
  • cleaning and painting studio floors
  • rigging technical equipment and lights
  • laying and testing cables
  • basic set decoration
  • assisting the operational crews in camera, sound and lighting.
  • driving duties can include a range of large goods vehicles across the UK
  • cleaning of the vehicle fleet across LGV, equipment and pool vehicles
  • studio / venue / operations facilities and equipment housekeeping

The Ideal Candidate

Advanced crew may have LGV licenses, trade qualifications as Electrician, Joiner or Scaffolder. Ideal experience or training certifications include use of booms and scissors, counter balance fork lift trucks, basic site safety, work at height and manual handling training. 

Technical Turnaround Crew may already work in theatre or events industry rigging lights, audio or video or type equipment.

Package Description

Grade: 4H

This is being offered as Freelance PAYE opportunities.

Appointment to the talent pool will not entitle candidates to a permanent contract in the BBC, those will have to be applied for in the normal way, and neither does it guarantee work.

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background

The BBC is currently implementing a Career Path Framework which will result in employees being aligned to generic job titles and job descriptions. Consequently, successful applicants may be realigned to a slightly different job title shortly after joining the BBC. 

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