Operations Technician – Tucson, Arizona

Operations Technician

Location:  Tucson, Arizona

Full-time; Hours: 12:00 AM to 8:00 AM; occasional weekends

The Operations Technician controls, monitors and troubleshoots the automation, satellite, switching, and other broadcast equipment systems of the network, stations and Satellite channel to ensure all systems operate in a manner that delivers indisputable excellence.

Family Life Communications Incorporated, a Christian organization, employs people who have a real and vibrant relationship with Jesus. Each employee is a full-time ambassador of the Lord and of FLC, has a mature faith walk with Christ and is active in their church. All team members regularly participate in staff devotions as our duties allow, and we’re ready to pray with and provide biblical encouragement to those who need ministry.

We’re looking for people who have a passion to see the world transformed for Christ and want to serve Him. If that sounds like you, please review our Statement of Faith, and if you stand in agreement, we welcome you to complete an application.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Responds to network station Traffic Orders to affect changes in network station playlists
  • Flawlessly operates network station Automation systems;
  • Flawlessly operates network satellite Store-and Forward monitor and alert systems;
  • Monitors the delivery and technical quality of all satellite channels, performs basic troubleshooting and quickly alerts engineering and/or IT of any problems not easily resolved
  • Monitors the delivery and technical quality of network-produced programs, performs basic troubleshooting and quickly alerts engineering and/or IT of any problems not easily resolved
  • Controls audio equipment to regulate the volume and sound quality for radio broadcasts
  • Monitors strength, clarity and reliability of incoming and outgoing signals, and adjusts equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts through the station triage system
  • Maintains programming logs as required by the organization and the Federal Communications Commission
  • Prepares reports detailing technical discrepencies
  • Maintains SBE, Station Triage and Store-and-Forward certifications

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • Participates in the development and implementation of processes, procedures and training related to the position and department
  • Performs other duties as may be required

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Two-year degree or trade school certification in IT, Audio Engineering or related field, OR equivalent education and experience
  • Two (2) years directly related experience including proven experience properly ingesting programming into automation/satellite systems
  • Proven experience troubleshooting IT-related issues
  • SBE Radio Operator certification, or ability to achieve certification within the first 90-days of employment

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control and operation of broadcast communications systems
  • Troubleshooting, analytical and critical thinking skills with ability to determine causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about them
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Strong PC skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Reading comprehension skills with ability to understand information and ideas presented in writing
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and decision-making skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Our cutting-edge team provides a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. If you would like to use your gifts and talents to serve Christ, please complete the application below and send with cover letter and resume to:

E-mail: hr@flc.org

or:

Family Life Communications Incorporated
Attn: Human Resources Department
PO Box 35300
Tucson, AZ 85740

Fax Number: 520-469-7314

*No submissions will be considered without a completed/signed employment application.

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