Yellowknife, NT

Broadcast Technologist (CBC North) - YEL00227



Broadcast Technologist (CBC North) - YEL00227

Job Family: Technical and Production

Primary Location: Yellowknife

Status of Employment: Permanent, Full-time


What it’s like working at CBC/Radio-Canada


Whether on-air or behind the scenes, here you join a team that thrives on making the connections and telling the stories that are important to Canadians. So, if you’ve got the ability to keep up with the pace of our ever-changing industry, the passion to make the next great idea even better and the drive to make things happen, this is the place for you.


Financial assistance is provided to help offset expenses related to relocation. In addition, allowances and provisions for employees working in isolated locations apply. 


Break out of the ordinary.  Come north where the air is clean and the opportunities are plentiful, where there are good opportunities for learning and travel. CBC Yellowknife is looking for self-starters who love their work. We believe in helping our team do their best work while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. 


In this position you may have the opportunity to be cross trained and fill in a variety of roles in TV, Radio and social media production, based on operational requirements.


As someone who supports our programming activities, you are adept at understanding client needs and designing and implementing creative solutions. You take interest in anticipating future trends and strive to keep us at the forefront of broadcast technology – all to ensure we can deliver our programming to our audiences how, when and where they want it.


Within the area of assignment, and according to the specified requirements, installs, sets up, operates, modifies, repairs and maintains equipment, facilities and systems.  Creative problem solving is required in applying knowledge and theory of current technologies to solve problems, to modify existing methods and techniques, or to develop new ones.  Work is generally performed according to accepted CBC or industry standards but there is latitude for independent action, judgment and initiative.  Has responsibility for accuracy and quality of work.  Consultation with technicians and other personnel requires comprehension of technical concepts and confirmation that they are understood.  There are often requirements to work in an unsupervised environment.


Work is carried out in an efficient manner which is courteous, promotes constructive and collaborative working relationships, and which contributes effort and ideas to the team to achieve objectives. Consults with, and assists, technicians and other personnel, and work is conducted in a manner that promotes confidence.


Establishes and maintains internal and external contacts to secure information or make necessary arrangements for the provision of facilities.


We are looking for a candidate with the following:

  • Must possess at least a two-year Post-Secondary technologist diploma from a recognized college in an electronic discipline or its equivalent as determined by the Corporation.
  • Practical and relevant experience.
  • A solid understanding of IT systems in media environment, including networking, active directory, user creation and rights.
  • A solid understanding of digital video and digital audio technology and file transcode systems.
  • Understanding of AVID (or similar) systems: servers and clients (Media Central, Media Composer, NewsCutter, Interplay/Access). (Asset)
  • Understanding of DALET (or similar) system: servers and clients. (Asset)
  • Audio and Video control room technology and workflows.
  • Understanding of field audio and video over IP.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license as well as a driving record that meets the minimum requirements of CBC/Radio-Canada's insurance company.
  • Understanding of the Google suite of tools (Asset)


CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to reflecting our country’s diversity.


In becoming the leader in expressing Canadian culture and enriching democratic life, we need to be as diverse in every way as the country we serve, both within our workforce and on air. As an employer, we value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada's public broadcaster.


For more information, visit the Talent and Diversity section of our corporate website.


If this sounds interesting, please apply online! We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Additional Details

Code: YEL00227
Category: I.T.
Yellowknife, NT, CA
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Posted: May 16, 2018
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Full-time
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