Job Opportunity – Radio Station Technician, Indian Brook

Job Opportunity
Radio Station Technician, Indian Brook
(12 month contract)
Sipekne’katik First Nation
Closing date: July 5, 2019

General Description:
Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Education, this position is responsible for creating, producing and announcing topics over the radio including Music, Mi’kmaq Language Culture/Traditions, entertaining programming, news, interviews, weather and community programming information.

Responsibilities:
• Produce and narrate programs on the radio that includes producing program segments and newscasts to deliver on air. This includes determining news and information appropriate for broadcast
• Prepare and/or review public service announcements, underwriting announcements, pre-recorded reports and audio elements, newspapers and program rundowns
• Work with Education and Elders to develop a Mi’kmaq Language and Culture show
• Work with Managers and assistants to create timely program content
• Read news flashes and conduct radio interviews.
• Play music and coordinate/record commercials.
• Deliver sports announcements.
• Answer phone calls coming into radio station and respond to enquiries.
• Represent radio station at industry and community functions and events.
• Write and edit introductions and continuity for reports, actualities and other elements inserted within network programming
• Inform public of programs in community that include announcing public service information
• Run broadcasting tests
• Operate radio station equipment.
• Adjust transmitter power when required
• Maintain daily log of activity
• Other related duties as requested by the supervisor.

Qualifications:
• Grade 12 and a post-secondary education in a related field, along with one year of related experience working with the public.
• An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
• Must have excellent verbal communication and people skills.
• Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and be reliable.
• Desire to be proactive and create a positive experience for others.
• Preference will be given to applicants from a Mi’kmaq First Nations Community.
• A criminal records check is required. Having a criminal record is not a determinate factor.

Please apply with a resume, cover letter, criminal records check and three work references to:

Human Resource Manager
Email employmentapplication@sipeknekatik.ca
Or
Mail/drop off: 522 Church Street, Indian Brook, NS B0N 1W0
DEADLINE: July 5, 2019

Sipekne’katik reserves the right to refuse any and all applications for employment. The Band will not assume any expenses related to this or any job application process, included and not limited to travel, relocation, and application development. Only those screened in for an interview will be contacted.

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