Prasar Bharati has released an official notification inviting applications from eligible Indian candidates for several contract-based positions including Gaffer, Lighting Console Operator, and Lighting Supervisor. The recruitment drive aims to fill a total of 8 vacancies at DD News in Delhi. The selected candidates will be appointed for a tenure of 2 years and will receive a monthly salary of up to Rs. 90,000. Interested candidates are advised to carefully read the provided details before applying for these positions. The selection process will involve a test and/or personal interview for the shortlisted candidates, and no TA/DA will be provided for attending the test/interview. The application process must be completed online through the official website within 15 days from the release of the notification.
The details of the available positions and their corresponding vacancies as mentioned in the Prasar Bharati Recruitment 2023 official notification are as follows:
- Gaffer: 2 vacancies
- Lighting Console Operator: 4 vacancies
- Lighting Supervisor: 2 vacancies
- Total: 8 vacancies
To be eligible for these positions, candidates must fulfill certain qualification requirements:
Gaffer: Candidates should have successfully completed Senior Secondary School (Class XIIth) from a recognized Board.
Lighting Console Operator: Candidates should possess a Graduation/Diploma from a recognized university or institute.
Lighting Supervisor: Candidates should have graduated from a recognized university or institute.
In addition to the educational qualifications, candidates are also expected to have relevant experience in the respective fields:
Gaffer: Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years of experience in managing or assisting in the lighting of TV Studios. They should also have experience in calculating the light load required for specific projects and possess knowledge of electrical installation and safety precautions related to studio lighting. Documentary evidence substantiating their work experience in the broadcast industry, specifically in the field of studio lighting, should be submitted.
Lighting Console Operator: Candidates should have at least 2 years of experience working with DMX controllers to control and adjust the lighting installed in TV studios according to program requirements. They should also possess knowledge of different lights used in the TV industry and exposure to lighting requirements for HD production. Documentary evidence substantiating their work experience in the broadcast industry, specifically in the field of studio lighting, should be submitted.
Lighting Supervisor: Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of experience in planning, managing, and executing the lighting of TV Studios according to project requirements. They should possess sound knowledge of studio lighting for HD video production and various lights used in the TV industry. Previous experience with national/international news channels is desirable. Applicants should submit documentary evidence substantiating their work experience in the broadcast industry, specifically in the field of lighting supervision for TV studios.
The age limits for the respective positions are as follows:
Gaffer: 35 years
Lighting Console Operator: 40 years
Lighting Supervisor: 45 years
The salary details for the selected candidates are as follows:
Gaffer: Monthly salary up to Rs. 50,000 Lighting Console Operator: Monthly salary up to Rs. 70,000 Lighting Supervisor: Monthly salary up to Rs. 90,000
Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria and wish to apply for these positions must complete the online application process through the official website. No other mode of application will be accepted. It is important to note that the last date for submitting the online application form is 15 days from the release of the notification.
In conclusion, Prasar Bharati has announced vacancies for the positions of Gaffer, Lighting Console Operator, and Lighting Supervisor on a contract basis. Interested candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria can apply for these positions through the official website within the specified timeline. The selection process will involve a test and/or personal interview, and the selected candidates will be appointed for a tenure of 2 years at DD News in Delhi.