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Educational Communications Board
Southwest Regional Field Technical Manager 
Job Announcement Code(s): 20-01592

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    Southwest Regional Field Technical Manager

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
The starting hourly rate for the Media Supervisor Advanced position will be between $24.00 and $34.00 depending on the selected candidate’s previous experience and qualifications, plus excellent benefits. This classification is assigned to pay schedule/range 81-03. A 12-month probationary period will be required.
Dylan Smith, HR Specialist, 608-266-9792,
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81280 -  008  Media Supervisor Advanced 
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Are you an experienced technician in the field of broadcast engineering or telecommunications? Do you possess sound technical skills, have a strong work ethic and solid attention to detail required to be a leader in the field? If you are looking for a mission-focused work environment that offers excellent benefits, flexible work hours, and growth opportunities within your career, you should strongly consider joining our team!

The Educational Communications Board (ECB) is a state agency which delivers educational, noncommercial and public safety media via Wisconsin Public Radio and PBS Wisconsin. The ECB is seeking an experienced field technician to oversee daily operations for delivering and maintaining access to our statewide broadcast networks in southwest Wisconsin. For more information about ECB, visit our website.

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Position Summary:   
This is a complex technical supervisory position responsible for the installation, operation, and maintenance of a wide range of predominately high power Radio Frequency electronic equipment and systems for the ECB including TV, Broadcast Interconnect, EAS, AMBER, FM, State/Federal All Hazards Radio, satellite downlink systems, and Wisconsin Public Radio facilities in Southwest Wisconsin.  This position is responsible for all regional system and facility installation and maintenance activities in accordance with FCC rules and regulations and adhering to all contractual obligations while upholding the highest of safety and reliability standards.  Regular standby or on-call status is required. To view the complete position description, please click here.

Special Notes:   
Due to the nature of the position, ECB will conduct background checks on applicants prior to selection. ECB does not sponsor work visas. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States, and to complete the required employment eligibility form.

Qualified applicants will have education, training, or experience in the following:

1. Working with current analog and digital broadcast standards, including ATSC and AM/FM IBOC technology.
2. Installation, operation, and maintenance of state-of-the art broadcast equipment.
3. Working with tower structural and tower worker safety standards as applied to broadcast facilities.

How To Apply:   
To apply, click “Log In” to access your existing account or to create a new account if you don’t have an account with Wisc.Jobs. Once you are logged in, click “Apply Now.” You will be asked to provide your personal information, attach a resume and insert your letter of qualifications. Applicants must submit both a resume and a letter of qualifications to be considered further.

Your letter of qualifications and resume are very important parts of your application and are used during our evaluation process to determine your qualifications as they relate to the job. For instructions on developing your resume and letter of qualifications for your application and what should be included in these materials, click here.

Submitted materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the hiring process for available vacancies. Questions can be directed to Dylan Smith at or (608) 266-9792.

Permanent classified state employees, who are eligible for consideration (transfer, voluntary demotion, or former employees as a reinstatement) should complete the application process to apply.

ECB is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmation Action employer seeking a diverse and talented workforce. 

If you are a veteran with a 30% or greater service-related disability, please send a cover letter, resume, DD-214 (honorable discharge), and documentation of your service-connected disability rating (dated within 12 months) to the contact listed above.

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