City of Placenita-digital Media Analyst

6/20/2022 11:12:41 AM 315


$71,177.60 - $86,528.00 Annually


Placentia, CA

Job Type



Administrative Services

Job Number


Closing date and time

7/19/2022 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana

Typical Qualifications

Knowledge of:

  • Operations of audio/video production techniques utilizing computer programs.
  • Operations of audio/visual equipment and operation, including audio recorders, monitors, cameras, lights and microphones.
  • Computer graphics design software programs, functions and applications.
  • Artistic and graphics layout presentation principles, methods and techniques.
  • Principles and techniques of communications and marketing.
  • Principals of on-air broadcasting and technical directing techniques and equipment.
  • Principles and practices of website content management systems.
  • Principles and practices of digital photography.
  • Cable television systems and operations.
  • Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.

 Ability To:

  • Work occasional evening, weekend and holiday events as required.
  • Attend all City Council meetings, Planning Commission meetings, and City-sponsored special events.
  • Provide high quality photography and video programming for City-sponsored special events, including but not limited to:
    • National Night Out
    • Concerts in the Park 
    • Movies in the Park 
    • Community Services Recreational Classes and Special Events
    • Tamale Festival and Tree Lighting Ceremony
    • Veterans Day Observance Ceremony
    • Ground Breaking/Grand Opening Ceremonies
    • Swearing In and Promotional Ceremonies
  • Be available for emergency situations for live content feeds.
  • Perform technical support duties in the operation and maintenance of Citywide multimedia and broadcast systems.
  • Understand operations, obey safety rules, and analyze problem systems and equipment.
  • Remain flexible in an environment with changing priorities, deadlines, and schedules.
  • Possess, or gain, an understanding of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as it relates to various forms of media, video, and website functions to ensure the City produces ADA accessible forms of communication with stakeholders.
  • Effectively represent the Department and the City in meetings with governmental agencies, community groups, and various businesses, professional, and regulatory organizations and in meetings with individuals.
  • Employ attention to detail.
  • Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, meet critical time deadlines, and see tasks through to completion.
  • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, employees, co-workers, supervisors and the general public. 
  • Perform duties on a regular and consistent basis.


Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

  • An associate of arts degree in computer aided design, art, or a closely related field, including courses in graphics software, technical illustration, or closely related subjects from an accredited college or technical institute is highly desirable. 
  • Two years experience in graphics design and artwork, including the use of computerized graphic software programs. 
  • Experience working for or with public agencies or entities that provide services to public agencies such as video or television station production and/or broadcasting is highly desirable.
  • A valid Class C California Driver's License and acceptable driving record.

Supplemental Information

Thee physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this class, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, and hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; and reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch to access or place records or files; lift and carry records and documents, typically weighing less than 20 pounds.  Sensory demands include the ability to see within normal range, ability to use close vision and adjust focus, and talk, and hear, and use electronic touch keypads. Acute hearing is required to distinguish specific qualities, pitch, tone and volume of audio-visual sound. Vision is required to distinguish specific qualities of graphic, photographic and audio-visual light, tones, hues and colors and to distinguish variances both graphically and dimensionally. Drive motorized vehicles.  
The employee primarily works in an office setting, and occasional travel is required to different community centers, events, and public meeting sites. In the office setting, the noise level is frequently moderate, and typically below 70 decibels.

Complete employment applications must be submitted online at  
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/PlacentiaApplications, as well as responses to the supplemental questionnaire, will be reviewed by the Human Resources Department and the most qualified applicants will be invited to the next phase of the process. Selected applicant must pass a medical examination and a thorough background check which includes a fingerprint and DMV clearance. 

The City of Placentia is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, political or religious affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, other non-job related physical or mental disability, medical condition, or other functional limitation in employment or the provision of service. The City is committed to making its programs, services and activities accessible to individuals with qualified disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodations to complete the employment application and/or participate in the testing process, please contact the Human Resources Office at (714) 993-8141
 prior to the filing deadline. We will attempt to reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request.

City of Placentia
401 E. Chapman Avenue

Placentia, California, 92870