The Patch Bay Coordinator is a liaison between the broadcast trucks and the building, creating patches to facilitate their broadcast.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Other duties may be assigned, as required):

  • Has an elementary understanding of broadcast signal flow

  • Can learn the building quickly, including where the cable runs are, bulkhead locations and equipment rooms.

  • Has working knowledge of Audio procedures, video systems including the difference between the various types of signals, and Cameras.

  • Creating patches for audio, video, cameras, telephone, Internet, intercom and fiber for TV broadcast, in-house broadcast, Radio, Live Transmission and Concert needs.

  • Work jointly with the Technology, Broadcast, Game Entertainment, and Event Management.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve various problems that occur between the trucks and the in-house system, in a live broadcast environment.

  • Create a report of any maintenance that needs to be done.

  • Create and submit reports for issues that arise during a shift. This includes internal hardware malfunctions/ damage, as well as personnel mistakes.

  • Make recommendations to improve the Central Patch Bay, including equipment replacement and operating procedures.


  • Understands how signal flow works

  • Knowledge and experience with audio and Video equipment such as DA’s, Scopes, knowing video formats etc.

  • Must be able to work in a high stress environment with a calm demeanor

  • Strong interpersonal & team skills to establish cooperative working relationships with a variety of internal and external technicians and clients

  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills, and ability to handle multiple projects and tasks

  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends as required by the event schedule

  • Ability to make decisions under pressure, tight time deadlines

  • Excellent written, computer and verbal communication skills


  • Cheerful, embraces fun and celebration in the workplace

  • High degree of personal integrity and honesty

  • Self starter with lots of initiative

  • Works cooperatively and safely, strives to meet team goals

  • Passion for excellence and continual improvement

  • Works with enthusiasm, dedication, respect and pride

  • Strong customer/fan focus

  • Receptive to new ideas and approaches, adapts well to change

Vancouver is one of the most diverse cities in the world and Canucks Sports & Entertainment strives to create a workforce that is inclusive, equitable, and represents our beautiful, unique community. We value unique perspectives, ideas, and creativity that support a diverse, inclusive, respectful, collaborative, and fun work environment. Canucks Sports & Entertainment is committed to building and supporting a diverse team.

Canucks Sports & Entertainment (CSE) is committed to taking all reasonable precautions to provide a safe and healthy environment for all employees, fans, 3rd party partners, volunteers and other visitors to our workplace. Large indoor gatherings are an essential component of our operations. As such, it is a condition of this employment that successful candidates be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and provide confirmation of vaccination status prior to their start date, subject to any approved reasonable accommodation.

This position will remain open until filled.

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