Vacancy: IT & Technical Support Officer

Claremorris Community Radio has a vacancy for a part-time temporary IT & Technical Support Officer. The main function of this post is to to ensure the station remains on air/online at all scheduled times.

Main duties include:

  • ensuring the station remains on air/online at all scheduled times;
  • performing maintenance and upgrades of computers, network and studio equipment, ensuring that all equipment/systems are fully functioning;
  • highlighting, reporting and addressing any transmission issues;
  • technical support and overseeing of outside broadcasts;
  • receiving and following up system alarms and support calls from members and, when reasonable, endeavouring to assist them;
  • providing technical assistance and advice to programme makers, presenters and volunteers;
  • supporting the development and service of the station’s website, social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram); and
  • liaising with and accepting direction from the Station Manager.

The job may include unsociable hours and requires flexibility.

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • In depth knowledge of computers and networks usage and maintenance
  • Good knowledge of sound and studio equipment
  • Excellent organisational and problem solving skills
  • Good communication skills including ability to deal with a wide range of needs
  • Ability to work on own initiative and prioritize own work to meet agreed objectives
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Knowledge of outside broadcast equipment
  • Punctuality & reliability
  • Proficient in social media

The application form may be downloaded here, or obtained by emailing, or from the Station Manager, Claremorris Community Radio, Town Hall Road, Claremorris, Co. Mayo.

This post is supported by the Department of Rural and Community Development and Pobal through the Community Services Programme.

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