Jobs at The Classical Station

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General Considerations and Practices:
The Station is a single unit independent operation and unable to assist with relocation expenses. There is a Probational Period of Ninety Days (90) for all hires and all promotions. Positions are only posted for a two-week period, but may be extended at the discretion of the Station.”

WCPE, The Classical Station has job openings!

A universal requirement of all staff members is maintaining the operation of a 24/7 around-the-clock non-profit broadcasting facility consistent with each individual’s knowledge and skills of the wide range of tasks required in a small business, where all assist with varying tasks and responsibilities as business needs require.

Finally, additional positive personal attributes include devotion to the Mission of the Station, a love classical music, working knowledge of languages common to classical music (for announcer positions), experience with non-profit organizations, and any other skills, avocations, and experience which one wishes to share with the Station and its supporters.

Strict adherence to safety protocols and Federal, State, county, Local, and Station rules and regulations is required. Because our Station is on the air 24/7, work at any time and/or day may be required. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and work well in a team environment. Workplace is the Station. Position may be either part-time or full-time.

The ability to work independently in the absence of supervision, to understand and follow oral and written instructions, and to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, is required.

The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, including listeners and donors, is required; included are skills such as language, spelling, and grammar.

Physical abilities to successfully fulfill the job duties and responsibilities is required.

All positions require physical presence at the Station unless otherwise noted.

To apply for a position, please send a cover letter and your resumé to

We are currently seeking candidates for the following positions:

Program Guide Editor

Type: Part-time with possibility of Full-time

WCPE has a position open for a Publications and Quarter Notes Editor.  This is a part-time position which may grow into a full-time opportunity if the candidate has other skills which the station needs.

Primary responsibility will be the production of Quarter Notes, our quarterly program guide print publication. The position will include the assimilation of materials gathered from staff and produced into a final product suitable for Quarter Notes. Additional responsibilities include: Working with staff to accomplish general graphic design projects, writing assignments, copy editing, proofing materials, working with vendors for pre-production quality; resolving any post-production concerns, updating and maintaining a Station style guide, record keeping and archiving, adhering to copyright laws and citations, and other station topics and publications.

Please include samples of your past works with your application.

Workplace is the station. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned from time to time according to the needs of the Station.  Seniors and Retirees are encouraged to apply.  Compensation commensurate with experience and performance.  Position remains open until filled.

Maintenance Technician:

Type: Full-time or Part-time

The Station seeks a candidate who enjoys keeping a facility looking good on both the inside and the outside. This position also consists of general maintenance of air conditioning, plumbing, and electrical systems including lighting and basic maintenance of building structure. A “green thumb” is a plus; we have a big lot to keep in good shape. Explain why you feel you would be an asset to the Station.

Experienced Electrical Engineer

Type: Full-time or Part-time

Job Summary: Experience and working knowledge of power systems which operate at high voltages and power levels such as diesel electric generators and broadcast transmitters. Circuit troubleshooting and repair of analog and digital broadcast equipment to the component level is required. Possessing an extra class amateur radio license or demonstrating equivalent experience in electrical equipment maintenance is required. Explain why you feel you would be an asset to the station.

Electrical Technician:

Type: Full-time or Part-time

Mid-level experience and working knowledge of electrical systems and their components, building systems and mechanical and electric code requirements, basic equipment design and construction, and repair of equipment at a medium complexity level is required. Experience in broadcasting or multi-media production is a plus. Explain why you feel you would be an asset to the Station.

Field Engineering Opportunities

The station seeks individuals for Field Engineer Maintenance Positions who can keep our 5,000 watt FM broadcast facilities in Bath and Manteo, NC, up and running; as well as our smaller 10 to 120 watt FM rebroadcast transmitters in the surrounding areas of Aberdeen, Buxton, Fayetteville, Foxfire, Frog Level, New Bern, Bassett Forks, and Danville. This can be a paid position for an individual or members of an Amateur Radio or Engineering Club. The station is also able to offer quid-pro-quo over-the-air promotion and publicity for a Club’s help.

We neither promote, elevate, feature, or highlight; nor repress, discourage, hinder, or restrict any individual or group; based upon their physical traits, attributes, or features; including their religion, gender, ancestral origin, or racial background.