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Broadcast Technician (English Services)

July 18, 2022
Yellowknife, Yt
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At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.
Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on air, online or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.
Your role
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.
CBC Yellowknife is looking for a bright and energetic Broadcast Technician (Television) to join our team.
The successful candidate will ensure the proper operation of technical equipment used in the gathering and presentation video and audio for use on television and digital mediums.  The candidate will also ensure the proper operating condition of equipment by making the necessary checks and adjustments according to standard procedures, as well as contribute ideas and make recommendations to overcome problems or achieve desired results.
Please note: this position may require the incumbent to work shift work and occasional weekends.
Key Tasks:
  • Assisting with transferring material to various storage mediums and electronically transfer to and from other CBC locations.
  • Taking audio and video feeds from various locations via satellite.
  • Clipping items and sending them to on-air presentation systems.
  • Ingesting material from journalists and videographers into the Avid Interplay system.
  • Monitoring and resolving issues affecting our various file transfer systems.



All employees of CBC/Radio-Canada are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of December 1st 2021 unless exempted based on a medical/religious ground. As per this requirement, employees must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to all employees. Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to verify if you meet the conditions of employment, you will be asked to provide an attestation confirming your COVID-19 vaccination status.
If this sounds interesting, please click on ''Apply online''. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, 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 Diversity and Inclusion section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to

You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.


You possess:
  • A community college graduate in Applied Television Arts or relevant alternative program, or equivalent industry experience.
  • A minimum of one year's directly related experience working as a TV technician in the broadcast industry.
  • Ability to deal with a live environment with tight time constraints and related stresses while maintaining a professional and respectful attitude is required.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple competing priorities.
  • The ability to work as a team member or independently and the willingness to work various shift patterns, overtime or weekends.
  • Good communication skills and are a strong & enthusiastic team player. You take initiative and have the ability to be productive in individual and team settings.
  • Knowledge of Avid Assist, Access and iNews.
Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

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