We're Hiring: Video Production Crew

Posted Date: 
Thursday, August 24, 2023
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JOB DESCRIPTION – Video Production Crew  

Job Type: Part-time contract position, from October – May

Job Details:

The Video Production Crew consists of a Director, Graphics Operator, Robotic Camera Operators, and an Upper Pan Camera/AGCO Adjudication Replay Operator. All crew members will be trained on all positions. Candidates must be available 3-4 nights per week on live racing nights, including weekends and holidays, with shifts beginning as early as 4pm.

Position Responsibilities:  

  • Director
  • Report directly to Producers and Raceway Manager
  • Direct camera operators and graphics to execute the proper shots/graphics to be shown
  • Graphics
  • Report directly to the Director, Producers and Raceway Manager/Announcer
  • Download data base
  • Fill in templates with data for races and pre-race show
  • Record and back up the AQ server recording system
  • Take calls from announcer and AGCO Judges
  • Change data in the graphics computer when needed
  • Robotic Camera Operator
  • Report directly to the Director, Producers, and Raceway Manager
  • Responsible for Front tower/Back Tower/Lower Pan cameras
  • Provide camera shots as requested by Director
  • Provide adjudication footage during races for the AGCO judges according to guidelines.
  • Upper Pan Camera/AGCO Adjudication Replay Operator
  • Report directly to the Director, AGCO Judges, Producers and Raceway Manager
  • Provide camera shots for the Director
  • Provide camera footage for adjudication to AGCO
  • Operates the adjudication recording and playback computer 
  • Start and stop the streaming encoder to the central adjudication center in Mississauga for the AGCO Judges
  • Play back required parts of the race to the AGCO judges as required
  • Post inquiry footage to YouTube and/or make DVD copies as requested by AGCO Judges

Other Responsibilities: 

  • Work as a team player promoting a positive and professional work environment and conduct role with integrity and respect. 
  • Act as an Ambassador throughout the community, positively representing the Western Fair District. 
  • Abide by the policies and procedures of the Western Fair District.
  • Other duties as assigned in order to meet the overall goals and objectives of the Western Fair District.

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Horse racing background is an asset.  
  • Experience in broadcasting is preferred. 
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.

Working Conditions:

  • Willing to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be acknowledged.

Western Fair District is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equity, value diversity, and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Western Fair District provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, human resources will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant’s accommodation needs.