Cam­era Oper­a­tor and Trainer

The Cam­era Operator/​Trainer will shoot and edit high-qual­i­ty video for church ser­vices and events. This indi­vid­ual will also be respon­si­ble for train­ing cam­era oper­a­tor vol­un­teers and assist­ing with their onboard­ing and ongo­ing upskilling.


  • Agree to ACCF doc­tri­nal dis­tinc­tive and vision as found in the What We Believe/​Vision statement
  • Ful­fill the char­ac­ter qual­i­fi­ca­tions of a dea­con as taught in scriptures
  • High­ly moti­vat­ed, ener­getic, and in pos­ses­sion of a strong work eth­ic and initiative
  • Phys­i­cal strength and sta­mi­na to car­ry heavy equipment
  • Adapt­able to able to thrive in a rapid­ly chang­ing, dynam­ic environment
  • Proven expe­ri­ence as a cam­era operator
  • Knowl­edge of how to oper­ate rel­e­vant pro­fes­sion­al video pro­duc­tion equip­ment (cam­era periph­er­als and acces­sories, video edit­ing hardware/​software, etc.)
  • Excel­lent knowl­edge of cam­eras used for record­ing church services/​events

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work with direc­tors to deter­mine all aspects of shots
  • Pro­vide prac­ti­cal and cre­ative input to scene planning
  • Select, assem­ble, and posi­tion equip­ment (cam­eras, rig­ging, mounts, soft­ware, etc.) under the direc­tion of the Video Producer
  • Pre­pare cam­eras and test cal­i­bra­tions, angles, cam­era move­ments, etc. per video pro­duc­tion objectives
  • Ensure the high­est qual­i­ty cam­era (fixed, robot­ic, hand­held) is used to pro­vide the best fram­ing, angles, or hand­held move­ment, and that scenes are shot accord­ing to the direc­tion of the Video Pro­duc­er and Director
  • Resolve tech­ni­cal or prac­ti­cal issues
  • Edit footage as direct­ed by the Video Producer 
  • Assist in the res­o­lu­tion of tech­ni­cal or prac­ti­cal issues
  • Engage as part of a team with ACCF staff, always edi­fy­ing one another
  • Engage, train, and sup­port Pro­duc­tion Team vol­un­teers, always being edi­fy­ing to one another
  • Learn asso­ci­at­ed Pro­duc­tion roles in order to help cov­er posi­tions as needed