Traffic Systems Specialist

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Acting as the primary TV Traffic Systems Specialist for WJCT-TV (Jax PBS), the successful candidate will be responsible for all of the station-side responsibilities associated with the timely building and verification of television programming logs.

Specific duties to include:

  • Operate Myers Protrack traffic software
  • Evaluate and schedule program content and interstitial material
  • Prepare, generate, transfer, execute, and modify broadcast logs and playlists for multiple WJCT program streams
  • Manage content markup and ingest processes in partnership with outsourced broadcast operations facility, managing and meeting all contractual deadlines
  • Ensure broadcast logs are error-free prior to day of broadcast
  • Investigate all broadcast discrepancies to determine possible causes and remedies for issues documented on daily discrepancy reports. 
  • Maintain performance data on centralized broadcast operations vendor and highlight issues as necessary with WJCT management
  • Coordinate Record Schedule requests and Media Transfer Orders as necessary
  • Interact regularly and effectively with WJCT station stakeholders
  • Interact regularly and effectively with traffic and operations personnel at outsourced broadcast operations provider to ensure the integrity of WJCT’s broadcast schedules
  • Develop and utilize standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications (Education/Skills & Experience/Licenses):

Education :

  • High School Diploma or equivalency certificate
  • Two-year college degree or equivalent relevant work experience

Skills & Experience :

  • Minimum five years broadcast television industry experience in a traffic and/or programming role
  • Training in television master control operation and/or traffic
  • 3+ years experience using Myers Protrack
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks while working under tight deadlines
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and resolve problems quickly
  • Must be flexible in work availability (days, nights, weekends, overtime, holidays)
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to perform job duties with minimal supervision
  • Must have a “can-do” customer service attitude

If you meet the stated qualifications and want to join our team oriented workplace please send a resume and cover letter stating position of interest and salary requirements to: , fax: 904-358-6385, or mail to:

100 Festival Park Avenue
Jacksonville, Florida 32202