Audio Describer - Statewide

Job | Posted 11 days ago
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Pupil Services


  Location:   Tucson or Phoenix 
 Employee Status:   Temporary
  Hours Per Week:   As Needed
  Work Calendar:   As Needed
  Pay Rate:   $20.00

  • Individual positions may be responsible for some or all of the following listed duties and/or other related duties
  • Narrate detailed descriptions for IEP (Individual Education Plan) meetings, performing arts events, extracurricular activities, staff meetings and other events that would require audio describing
  • Describe the visual actions of an event through dialogue and sound effects, providing a continuous description of what is being seen
  • Continue professional growth through participation in trainings and workshops
  • Policies and procedures of the immediate work unit
  • Principles and practices of administration and management
  • Agency or program rules, regulations, and operating procedures
  • History of Audio Description
  • Professional Code of Conduct for Audio Describers
  • Technique, language, and equipment used for audio describing
  • Research and analysis
  • Concentration and observation
  • Independent judgement
  • Communication information and ideas effectively so that others will understand
  • Convey the visual message, evaluate the receiver’s comprehension, and adjust and modify as needed
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Work independently
  • Must be able to pass FBI and State Background check
  • Defensive driver training program to be completed by all agency personnel that drive on state business
  • Certificate of Completion of an Audio description training program with documentation of “describing” in a variety of settings
  • Work-related skill and experience
Benefit eligible employees have a variety of choices for medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, supplemental and dependent life insurance.  Offered plans provide exceptional value to our employees and their eligible dependents.   Employees have a 31-day period from effective date of hire to elected coverage.  Elected benefits could start as early as 2 weeks after hire. 
Benefit eligible employees are automatically covered for basic life, non-smokers, accidental death and dismemberment and seat belt insurance
Benefit eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the State’s retirement plan and long-term disability (LTD) program.  Enrollment is mandatory and is subject to a 26-week waiting period before initial enrollment.  Employees may also choose to participate in a deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments.  Benefit Options also offer Employee Self-Service, Wellness, Tuition Discount, Travel Reduction, Auto & Home Insurance and Purchase Discount Programs.  
For more information contact the Recruiter at:
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Recruiter. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


Posted By

AZ State School for the Deaf and Blind

PO Box 88510 , Tucson, AZ 85754

At the following locations

Blind Programs Tucson

1200 W Speedway Blvd , Tucson , AZ 85745