Part-time Traffic Editors - Houston, TX

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Part-time Traffic Editors - Houston, TX

Post by mediasup » Thu May 17, 2018 6:00 am

The United States Traffic Network is currently searching for Part-time Traffic Editors to join our Traffic Gathering Operations team. This position will be based at USTN’s Houston, Tx facility.

The Traffic Editor is responsible for:
• Communicating and servicing USTN’s traffic clients and vendors including on-air talent.
• Proactively gathering, editing and producing traffic incident updates which will be used by broadcast affiliates or posted to partner websites.
• Monitoring police, fire and emergency services scanners.
• Making telephone calls to public authorities regarding traffic and news incidents.
• Accountable for interfacing with USTN software applications.
• Other related duties as required.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates for either position will thrive in a dynamic fast-paced environment with minimal supervision, possess excellent written and verbal communications skills, have computer literacy, be capable of handling multiple tasks under occasionally severe time constraints and be deadline driven.

Preferably, candidates will have had prior experience with a traffic information provider or broadcaster and may have done traffic or news producing, gathering or reporting as part of that experience. Strong internet search and map reading skills are a must. Knowledge of many US cities a plus. Only candidates with the availability to work early mornings, evenings and overnights Monday thru Sunday including holidays will be considered.

Location and hours are not ideal for mass transit riders. You must have reliable transportation.

If selected you must pass a pre-employment, post offer background check.

Interested candidates should forward their work history to

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: United States Traffic Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

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