BFBS – Television Transmission Operator


Full time

12 Months Fixed Term


We’re BFBS keeping forces communities around the world connected with home through our broadcasting and entertainment – we’re looking for a Television Transmission Operator to join our TV & Cinema operations.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career in a broadcast environment where you will be working with typical MAM and Playout systems. Full training will be provided for the right candidate who has a feel for the type of organisational and process-orientated skills required for the role.

You’ll work in our busy Playout area looking after all the media associated with our broadcast, streaming, DVD and cinema outputs. There will be some editing and file-based management alongside real-time operations of playout channels including the reactive and changing situation of live sport, general technical quality control and coping with unforeseen faults and problems.

Once in the role, you’ll check that material for daily Playout schedules is complete and in the correct state for transmission, providing first line fault correction and escalating problems as required. You’ll work closely with On-Air and Programme Planning teams and be completely comfortable in communicating with colleagues at all levels in providing a first-class level of service.

This role is full time, 37.5 hours on shift positions, working over a 7-day fortnight pattern, including early mornings, evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays, so you must be prepared for unsociable hours. The role is based at our HQ in Chalfont Grove, Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire. SL9 8TN

If you have any questions or require more clarity about the role and what to expect, feel free to contact Matthew Greenwood on      

Why work for us?

BFBS is an exciting and rewarding place to work. We are committed to looking after our people, helping them to develop their skills and build successful careers.

How to apply

Please submit your CV via email to

We would be grateful if you can also complete the Equal Opportunities form and submit as part of your application.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate current eligibility to work in the UK.

What we offer

We offer a competitive employee benefits package that has been designed to support your health and well-being, and care for you financially. This includes a generous holiday entitlement, flexible/hybrid working, family friendly policies and an employee assistance programme.

We are a modern, vibrant and forward-thinking organisation and attract talented people to join and develop at BFBS, where we strive to create an inclusive and collaborative working environment where everyone can contribute, learn and be themselves. We have a number of networks run by our community of colleagues, including Wellbeing, Diversity and Inclusion.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate current eligibility to work in the UK.

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