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Established in 2000, Channel Zero Inc. is an independent Canadian broadcaster that owns over-the-air station CHCH-TV and a growing bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind and Silver Screen Classics.

 

Our employees are passionate about what they do. With a fair degree of autonomy and independence, they work in a casual, creative and entrepreneurial environment. They are innovators ready to take on new challenges. If you like to work in a collaborative, fast paced, always changing environment where creativity thrives, Channel Zero may have a career opportunity for you.

 

Thanks for considering Channel Zero and be sure to follow us on LinkedIn to receive updates about our current and future opportunities.

 

Channel Zero is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce.

 

Current Opportunities

Broadcast Technician Broadcast Technician

Channel Zero Inc. has an immediate career opportunity for a Broadcast Technician in Toronto. At Channel Zero, we are driven by a passion to build effective solutions. With change being a constant, the ideal candidate has the ability to adapt and change direction.

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Channel Zero Inc. has an immediate career opportunity for a Broadcast Technician in Toronto. At Channel Zero, we are driven by a passion to build effective solutions. With change being a constant, the ideal candidate has the ability to adapt and change direction.

 

This is a full-time position required for 3 to 4 overnight shifts per week.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Set up and troubleshoot satellite transmissions, multiplexed signals and automation system operations for multiple broadcast streams and High-Definition channels.
  • Effectively communicate with supervisor, master control operators, vendors, clients and management on all issues affecting the transmission of channels
  • Provide support of master control operations.
  • Maintenance and installation of broadcast equipment.
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of new channel launches and other technology projects.
  • Overnight shifts as well as scheduled on-call.

 

Key qualifications:

  • Broadcast Engineering Diploma/Degree or relevant experience in a broadcast engineering capacity.
  • Ability to work under pressure, make sound decisions and find effective solutions.
  • Competent technical ability to perform basic troubleshooting of both standard and high definition broadcast video/audio signals, with sound understanding of a variety of automation systems and video path flow.
  • Ability to work with multiple platforms (Linux, Windows 64-bit systems XP, 7 and Mac OSX) troubleshoot issues and test updates.
  • Excellent multitasking skills and great attention to detail.
  • Willing and enthusiastic about learning new technologies.
  • Must work well in team environment at the same time work well under minimal supervision.
  • Previous ability with microcontrollers is an asset.

 

Application Deadline: Open until position is filled

 

Quoting ref# BT-2014, please send résumé and covering letter to: careers@chz.com

 

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Co-operative Education (Co-op) and Internships

Channel Zero supports experiential learning as an opportunity for students to apply their knowledge and skills through hands-on experiences and is pleased to offer a limited number of opportunities for Job Shadowing, Cooperative Education (Secondary school credit based ‘co-op’ programs) and Internships (recognized post-secondary programs).

 
Learn more about our Co-op and internship opportunities