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Cable 14 is currently accepting applications for the following positions.


Location: Hamilton

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SIMULCAST OPERATOR

 

(Part-time, shift work, commencing immediately)

 

The Simulcast Operator is responsible for the execution of simultaneous program substitutions (or NDS Substitutions) on various Broadcast Distribution Undertakings (BDU) in the Hamilton, Burlington/Oakville, and Niagara region as well as remote systems throughout the Cogeco Ontario and Quebec territories. Simulcast Operators also provide front-line support for key Business, Programming, and Administrative operations. Operators are required to be flexible, versatile and extremely focused and accurate in the execution of their responsibilities. 

Key Responsibilities
● Part Time operators will be able to fill-in and execute in specific workgroups (Simulcast, Master Control, Production) where required and where individual skill-sets allow. Shift hours may include nights, weekends and holidays
● Accurately monitor, intervene and schedule live system switches for the contracted Broadcast Distribution Undertakings as needed, maintaining a high degree of accuracy and detail while completing multiple tasks.
● Prepare and maintain all Simulcast logging requirements ensuring that event schedules are imported and reviewed for accuracy as required.
● Provide key Business Support Roles such as answering telephones and greeting guests with a professional and courteous manner
● Understand and execute current troubleshooting and communication protocols in the event of any unforeseen technical or network programming issue

 Required Qualifications
● Degree, Diploma or Certificate in Television Production, Communication, Journalism or Multi-media from an accredited post-secondary institution or equivalent experience or training.
● Must possess a valid Class “G” Ontario driver’s license

Effort and Working Conditions
● Sensory Attention: Prolonged periods of sustained concentration at television and computer monitors
● Physical Environment: Prolonged periods of sitting in a controlled environment. Production responsibilities may include exterior and on-location environments when required.
● Mental Effort: Frequent interruptions and change of activities. Ability to multitask. Regular daily deadlines and multiple demands from staff and various external and internal sources.


To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter and your current resume no later than 5:00pm (local time) March 6, 2020.
 

 

Cable 14 is a local specialty channel showcasing the Greater Hamilton area as the best place to live, work, play and learn, by promoting innovation, engaging citizens and providing an avenue for diverse voices and alternative choices. We are included at no additional charge with a cable television subscription to Cogeco or Rogers Cable. Our viewing area includes Hamilton, Ancaster, Dundas, Binbrook, Stoney Creek, and parts of Flamborough, as well as the surrounding communities of Caledonia, Cayuga, Dunnville, and Hagersville.  Cable 14 is also available in high definition on Cogeco 814, Rogers 214, and Source 714 in Hamilton & Haldimand, as well as online at www.cable14now.com

 

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