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Work With Us | Current Openings at NWPB

Northwest Public Broadcasting is always looking for individuals to help us provide quality programing and services to our audience. In addition to the current openings listed below, there may be volunteer opportunities in fundraising, at community events, as well as producing and hosting live and digital programming. We welcome all interested individuals from all backgrounds, especially from groups that may be underrepresented in the public broadcasting arena. Please contact us at 800-842-8991 to learn more.

Maintenance Mechanic 2

Summary of Duties:

The Maintenance Mechanic 2 is instrumental in the repair and maintenance of transmission equipment for Northwest Public Broadcasting (NWPB). The Maintenance Mechanic 2 performs independent broadcast facility site visits for NWPB with respect to preventative maintenance and addresses any issues with minimal direction.In conjunction with the Broadcast Chief Engineer, performs a variety of other-directed duties as needed involving transmission equipment maintenance, troubleshooting and repair/replacement of equipment, and facility construction and repair work at remote broadcast sites.The position occasionally travels to support system wide initiatives across Washington, Idaho, and Oregon. The position works outside in varying weather conditions. The position may also be on-call to respond to system issues outside of normal business hours when the Broadcast Chief Engineer is unavailable.

This position is located in the Tri-Cities area.


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Community Engagement Project Manager

Summary of Duties:

The Community Engagement Project Manager is responsible for supporting Northwest Public Broadcasting (NWPB) Education and Community Engagement initiatives by developing, managing, and administering bilingual/bi-literate, innovative education outreach efforts for children. The primary focus will be to administer NWPB’s new outreach program Explore Together/Exploremos Juntos for children ages 2-8. Utilizing a wide variety of resources including digital and multi-media, the incumbent will creatively reach, connect, and support our communities in new and effective ways. Planning and managing in-person community events will be a significant duty for the incumbent. This position will actively engage the communities we serve, primarily in the Tri-Cities area, and represent NWPB at events that are meaningful in those communities.

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WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected].