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Job Title: Operations Assistant/Engineer
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours/week
Wage range: $31-37/hr DOE 
Location: Nome, AK

Job Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred
  2. 3-5 years’ experience in radio, with emphasis on Nautel transmitters and RCS/Wheatstone equipment
  3. Affinity for and understanding of life in Western Alaska
  4. Ability to support KNOM’s mission and values
  5. Demonstrated excellent collaborative skills

Brief Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Oversees maintenance of KNOM facilities – radio station, AM transmitter site, Anchorage office
  2. Host on-air shift, dj based on KNOM’s formatting of radio programming and broadcast content.
  3. Ensures on-air content meets FCC guidelines (including regular compliance checks, filing quarterly issues, etc) and KNOM Radio Mission standards.
  4. Adhere to and execute the KNOM Strategic Plan regarding operations and facilities in conjunction with general manager’s vision
  5. Orientation training and on-board new hires with needed technology, equipment, and software.
  6. Work with KNOM Engineer Van Craft to update and maintain Nautel transmitter, studio equipment, other hardware
  7. Perform technical production engineering for special events, remote broadcasts and contracted productions as necessary
  8. Assist colleagues with unscheduled/emergency broadcasts and help staff with regular technical/operations support
  9. Other duties as assigned

To apply, send a complete cover letter and resume to:

KNOM General Manager, Iñuraaq Kaylene Evans at generalmanager@knom.org.


KNOM’s mission statement: “Encountering Christ, embracing culture, empowering growth, and engaging the listener.”

As the oldest operating Catholic radio station in the country, KNOM values being a friend and companion, providing respectful service based on Catholic ideals. We’re KNOM. Yours for Western Alaska.

KNOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).