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Technical Operator - Part-Time Weekends


Maine Public is seeking a part-time Technical Operator to join the Technology and Media Services team in Bangor, Maine. Primarily working on Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 am – 2:00 pm, the Technical Operator is responsible for monitoring Master Control operations while analyzing and controlling television and radio technical operations. Duties include operating and monitoring television and radio equipment and transmitters, maintaining and reviewing logs and database records, operating electronic test equipment, and monitoring television programming for closed captioning, descriptive video, etc. The Technical Operator collaborates with our Audience Services department to troubleshoot technical inquiries and respond to the public by phone and email regarding technical, broadcast, operations, transmission, and programming questions and concerns.  Some outdoor work in all weather is required to monitor facilities and maintain satellite dishes and other external equipment.



Job Requirements: One year of experience in broadcast technology or related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated experience successfully working with computer programs. Attention to detail and strong organizational skills. Excellent communication skills. Valid driver’s license is required. The successful candidate must work well both in a team environment and independently. The assigned required shift is weekend mornings from 7:00 am – 2:00 pm; other shift times and days may be occasionally offered.


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by Sunday, November 25, 2018


Every day Maine Public connects the people of Maine and our region to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas, and cultural content.


Maine Public is a dynamic nonprofit organization with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and most of New Brunswick, Canada. Through its radio, television, educational, and Web services, Maine Public provides ideas, information and lifelong learning to a diverse public. The majority of these services are available to everyone at no charge. Hundreds of thousands of people find value in Maine Public’s services every day.


-Equal Opportunity Employer-

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DEADLINE: 2018-11-25