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Tracking Code AVTBTSS-22-0063-F
Job Code 22-0063
Posting Title Media Specialist
Post Date 1/14/2022
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Travel Negligible
City Camp Pendleton
State CA
Country US
Description MEDIA SPECIALIST (AVTBTSS-21-1522-W):

Bowhead seeks a Media Specialist to support operational and technical support services for the Amphibious Vehicle Test Branch (AVTB) Headquarters and Technical Support Services (HQTSS) at Camp Pendleton, CA. AVTB is a Department of Defense (DoD) sponsored test facility that provides year-round Test and Evaluation (T&E) of amphibious vehicles, ground combat vehicles, systems, and equipment for the Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) and Program Executive Officer Land Systems (PEO LS).

The Media Specialist will transport cameras, video equipment, and necessary gear safely to various locations. Take still photos and video in training areas, including on the AVTB Rear Area Maintenance Point (RAMP), on rugged terrain, on the beach, on the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) and workboat in the water, during test execution.

Job duties will include but are not limited to:
• Test, clean, maintain, and repair recording equipment, including testing microphones, to ensure proper working condition.
• Use traditional or digital cameras, along with a variety of equipment, such as tripods, filters, and flash attachments.
• Adjust positions and controls of cameras and related equipment to change focus, exposure, and lighting.
• Observe test locations for potential problems and to determine filming and lighting requirements.
• Organize and parse raw footage into continuous video according to scripts or the instructions of the customer.
• Trim film segments to specified lengths and reassemble segments in sequences.
• Set up and operate computer editing systems, electronic titling systems, video switching equipment, and digital video effects units to produce a final product.
• Select and combine the most effective shots of each scene to form a logical and smooth running story.
• Edit films and videotapes to insert music, dialogue, and sound effects, to arrange films into sequences, and to correct errors using editing equipment.
• Review footage, sequence by sequence, to become familiar with it before assembling into a final product.
• Confer with government personnel concerning layout or editing approaches needed to increase value of productions.
• Compose and frame each shot, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses, film, filters, and camera settings, to achieve the effects sought by customer.
• Edit video for production and archiving, including non-linear editing using software, such as CyberLink PowerDirector.
• Maintain inventory of audio-visual equipment.
• Compress, digitize, duplicate, and store audio and video data.
• Manipulate and enhance scanned or digital images to create desired effects, using computers and specialized software, such as Adobe Photoshop.
• Transfer photographs to computers for editing, archiving, and electronic transmission.
• Review sets of photographs to select the best work.
• Test equipment prior to use to ensure that it is in good working order.
Requirements In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccinestart date.

• Zero to Two (0-2) years experience transporting , setting up, using and maintaining audio and visual equipment.
• Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts.
• Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: There are currently no Security Clearance requirements for this position; however, candidates must be able to successfully pass a background check. Due to the location of this work, US Citizenship is required. Bowhead reserves the right to change this requirement if necessitated by business needs or contractual obligations.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

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