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With a content portfolio like no other media organisation in the country, SBS occupies multiple channels and platforms, and provides a unique opportunity for employees to help make Australia a better place to live.

ENG Supervisor, Melbourne or Canberra

SBS is one of the most unique and innovative media organisations, producing trusted, meaningful and engaging content that celebrates Australia’s diversity. It's a network that exists for all Australians to inspire, support and celebrate the diversity of our multicultural society.

The Technology Operations & Services team are responsible for supporting internal clients to maximise their content to engage our audiences. We're looking for two highly skilled media professionals to step into these roles and lead our ENG news and field production teams in Canberra, located in Parliament House and Melbourne located in Federation Square.

About the Role

As an  ENG Supervisor - you'll be responsible for the client facing services of our ENG and EFP cameras, TVU cellular bonded back packs, in field editing and bureau operations. They are small and efficient bureau’s, so as well as leading the team to deliver service excellence, you will operate ENG Camera & Editing Equipment on location to ensure bureau production demands are met. These roles will require you to work shifts and be willing to travel interstate and overseas as required.

You will take responsibility for maximising the effectiveness of our operational services to support optimal outcomes for our clients.  In addition, we’ll be looking to you to drive participation, integration and utilisation of our technology solutions and support the adoption of new technology solutions.


With a key remit to drive service excellence you will be motivated by serving others.  You will work at both a high level view and have the ability to drill down to a granular level to understand the limitations, challenges and possible solutions for the work of each team member.

You will be a strong communicator, able to project a positive and proactive attitude, and promote a sense of continual improvement.

You’ll be familiar with all aspects of news and production in the field including image capture, editing, lighting, live signal delivery and post production techniques. Key to your success, you will have;

  • Experienced and efficient ENG camera operator with a proven ability to deliver content in a timely manner, while maintaining high standards.
  • Proven experience in Production camera work with a high level of lighting techniques and sound recording.
  • Excellent Video Editing Skills and an understanding of working in news and current affairs.
  • Keep across new broadcast technology and continually search for workflow improvements.
  • Strong vendor & partner relationships and people management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate and influence in a fast paced, multi-discipline environment.


Ours is an inclusive and supportive workplace, filled with people who are technically adept, and genuinely collaborative. With numerous high-visibility transformation projects, your work will have an unquestionable impact on the business. You will be instrumental in creating positive change.

SBS believes that professional growth is a fundamental necessity for people to be engaged and happy. We are heavily investing in continual improvement of our Learning and Development capabilities across the organisation, particularly developing leadership capabilities across positions like this one. We are dedicated to helping our people grow, not just our organisation.

At SBS we pride ourselves on harbouring a flexible and inclusive environment for everyone. To ensure this doesn't change, we recruit with this in mind.

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