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Telecommunications Technician

Paul Bunyan Communications has an opening for a Telecommunications Technician at our Bemidji, MN office.

Your primary tasks will include:

  • Installation and maintenance of residential/business voice, video and internet services.
  • Responsible for sharing On-Call duties.
  • Must be able to work Saturday's and overtime as needed.

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • 2 year Telecommunication, Broadband, Computer, Electrical or related degree.
  • Power Limited Technicians license.
  • Knowledge of IP Key and PBX systems.
  • Knowledge of fiber optic and copper outside plant.

Paul Bunyan Communications offers a competitive salary and benefits package, while working for a stable, reliable employer. To apply, send a resume and application, including e-mail address by August 4th to the attention of:

Human Resources/ IR
Paul Bunyan Communications
1831 Anne St. NW - Suite 100
Bemidji, MN 56601

or email a PDF of your resume and application to employment@paulbunyan.net with the subject line "IR".

PBC is an equal opportunity employer.


Tier II  Data Services Representative

Paul Bunyan Communications is a member-owned cooperative headquartered in Bemidji, Minnesota.  We've been providing advanced telecommunications services throughout Northern Minnesota for over 60 years. 

We have an opening for a Tier II Data Services Representative at our Bemidji, MN office.

Responsibilities will vary depending upon the qualifications of person hired, but may include:

  • Providing end user support to internal and external customers
  • Building, configuration and administration of Windows and linux-based systems
  • Installation, configuration, and administration of a variety of servers and networks
  • Technical sales, design, and engineering

Qualifications include:  High school diploma plus successful completion of post-secondary education or advanced military training.  A valid drivers license with an insurable driving history is also required.  In addition, any of the following skills/traits are desirable:

  • Passion for learning new technology
  • Strong work ethic
  • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to interact positively with technical and non-technical people
  • Technical support experience exhibiting evidence of strong analytical skills
  • Technical sales skills and/or experience
  • Extensive knowledge of PC and server hardware
  • Windows Server administration experience
  • Linux Server administration experience
  • Layer 2/VLAN Networking knowledge
  • Cisco IOS, IOS XE, or IOS XR experience is a plus
    IPv4 / IPv6 Networking
  • Document Imaging / Management skills
  • Experience with VMware, KVM, or other virtualization platforms
  • Experience maintaining services such as SMTP, IIS, DNS, FTP, CIFS
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Experience with LDAP and/or Windows Directory services

This opening is for an on-site, full time position in our Bemidji office.  Bemidji is located in the heart of Minnesota's woods and lake country.  

Paul Bunyan Communications offers a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package, while working for a stable, reliable employer.  The workday will be primarily business hours but “on call” rotation for holidays, weekends, or evenings, may be required. Please send a written resume, including e-mail address and  salary requirements to the attention of Personnel Supervisor/DSR-2, Paul Bunyan Communications, 1831 Anne St. NW - Suite 100, Bemidji, MN 56601.  Position(s) open until filled.  PBC is an equal opportunity employer.


Central Office Technician

Paul Bunyan Communications has an opening for a Central Office Technician at our Bemidji, MN office.

Your primary tasks will include: 

  • Installing and maintaining all Central Office equipment
  • Installing and maintaining outside plant equipment
  • Switch Translations, programming Cisco switches and routers, building and maintaining apps and scripts on Linux and Windows servers
  • Testing and Integrating new technologies to be used in our Network
  • Trouble shooting customer premise equipment
  • Responsible for sharing On-Call duties
  • Must be able to work Saturday's and overtime as needed.

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • Extensive knowledge of TCP/IP, Linux/Unix, Windows, Cisco
  • Power Limited Technicians license
  • Education in a Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
  • Acceptable driving record

Paul Bunyan Communications offers a competitive salary and benefits package, while working for a stable, reliable employer. To apply, send a resume and application, including e-mail address by May 9th, 2014 to the attention of:

Human Resources/COE
Paul Bunyan Communications
1831 Anne St. NW - Suite 100
Bemidji, MN 56601

Or email a PDF of your resume to employment@paulbunyan.net with the subject line "COE".

PBC is an equal opportunity employer.


Windows Server Administrator (DSR-Video)

Paul Bunyan Communications has an opening for a Windows Server Administrator (DSR-VIDEO) at our Bemidji, MN office.

Your primary tasks will include: 

  • You will set up and maintain Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 servers.
  • You will set up and maintain Linux servers.
  • You will deploy new TV channels, diagnose and repair video quality issues.
  • You will identify and repair video quality issues.
  • You will troubleshoot issues and communicate solutions with our support personnel.
  • Limited 24x7 support will be required.

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • Extensive experience with Windows Server 2008, Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Experience with IPTV, video encoders (Motorola/RGB), Minerva, Microsoft Mediaroom, Linux servers, encryption, VOD, Hyper-V, SCOM, Powershell, Computer networking and multicast knowledge are big pluses.
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues and communicate solutions to support personnel.

Paul Bunyan Communications offers a competitive salary and benefits package, while working for a stable, reliable employer. To apply, send a written resume, including e-mail address, salary requirements to:

Human Resources/DSR-VIDEO
Paul Bunyan Communications
1831 Anne St. NW - Suite 100
Bemidji, MN 56601

Or email a PDF of your resume to employment@paulbunyan.net with the subject line "DSR-VIDEO".

Position is open until filled. PBC is an equal opportunity employer.


Web Designer

Paul Bunyan Communications has an opening for a Web Designer at our Bemidji, MN office.

Our ideal candidate would possess:

  • Excellent visual design and user interface design skills.
  • An outstanding design portfolio.
  • Experience in web site design and development.
  • Strong skills with Photoshop, HTML and CSS.
  • Experience with JavaScript, SQL/MySQL, PHP, JQuery.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A passion for creating web sites.

Paul Bunyan Communications offers a competitive salary and benefits package, while working for a stable, reliable employer. Send a written resume, including e-mail address, salary requirements and URL to design portfolios to the attention of Personnel Supervisor/DSR-WEB, Paul Bunyan Communications, 1831 Anne St. NW - Suite 100, Bemidji, MN 56601.

Position is open until filled. PBC is an equal opportunity employer.