Occ. Code 9035505






New York State Department of Civil Service


Classification Standard





Positions in this title develop and capture multimedia content for numerous distribution channels such as radio, television, internet, and discs.  Incumbents record multimedia content using video and still cameras in both studio and field environments, coordinate and set up production lighting and audio, and execute post-production projects including editing videos, outputting compositions to the web and physical media.


These positions are only classified at the New York State Office of General Services, New York State Media Services Center.




Multimedia Production Technicians perform any of three roles in support of the New York State Media Services Center (MSC).  These roles include: Production Technician, Engineering Technician, and/or Planning and Logistics Technician.  




Audio Visual Equipment Technician, non-competitive, installs, tests, operates, and maintains a variety of audiovisual equipment used throughout the State Fairgrounds facilities to include providing assistance on proper equipment use, maintaining audiovisual equipment inventory, coordinating requests for equipment, and purchasing audiovisual parts.


Audiovisual Production Specialist, competitive, produces professional quality video presentations in studios and in the field, including preparing scripts and story lines, operating video cameras and related equipment, and maintaining and controlling the use of such equipment and facilities.


Multimedia Production Program Specialist 1 and 2, competitive, designs and prepares educational, informational, and promotional materials including publications, multimedia, and video products to support the agencys mission. 


Multimedia Production Representative 1-3, non-competitive, produces and delivers video, radio, and web-based multimedia services for the Executive Chamber and all Executive Branch agencies at the New York State Media Services Center.




Acquires multimedia content using video and still cameras in both studio and field production environments.






When assigned the role of engineering technician, catalogs, and distributes multimedia content using the facilities of the MSC.




·       Maintains records of incoming and outgoing content.



When assigned the role of planning and logistics technician, performs any the following activities and tasks.





·       Pulls equipment from inventory and prepares for field assignment.


·       Returns equipment to inventory after assignments.




Non-Competitive: four years of experience as a news videographer, studio camera operator, art director, copywriter, graphic designer, account executive, video editor, web designer, or similar position at a national network, local network television affiliate, cable news, commercial media production facility, or marketing or communications agency.  College study in a related field may substitute for up to three years of experience as listed above with thirty credit hours equaling one year of experience.




Date:  9/15






NOTE:  Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.  Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class.  The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written.  Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.