Resource Scheduler, Network (English Services) – CBC

Job Family Business Support
Primary Location Toronto

Position Language Requirement English Only

Language Skill Level (Reading) –
Language Skill Level (Writing) –
Language Skill Level (Speaking) –

Status of Employment Temporary
Work schedule(s) Full-time

Work at CBC/Radio-Canada

At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.

Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on air, online or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.

Please note we are looking for two full-time temporary (one-year) Resource Schedulers.

Your role

You will plan, select, organize, and acquire or provide personnel, facilities, and other resources as needed for the production and execution of programs on all platforms, while aiming to be efficient and cost effective.

General direction is provided but there is opportunity for independent judgement and decision-making within sets of established operating procedures. Work is subject only to general review and there may be a requirement to coordinate the work of others.


Plans, schedules, and posts personnel and facility schedules ensuring compliance with collective agreements, corporate policy, legislation and industry standards.
Maintains an up-to-date knowledge of all collective agreements and corporate policies.
Maintains the entire overview of resource use, availability, and requirements for all production, program, and other operational activities within the area of responsibility.
Liaises with managers and program leadership with long and short term planning of resources for productions and programs. Provides advice on cost savings and other possible advantages to the clients.
Liaises with managers and program leadership with appropriate familiarization, training, and skill upgrades of personnel to increase depth of assignability.
Facilitates the resolution of conflicting staffing requests with program and project leaders, supervisors, as well as other schedulers.
Ensures that scheduling and other reporting systems are updated accurately and in a timely fashion.
Organizes work procedures and scheduling information to ensure data is easily accessible for others.
Validates and processes, in a time entry system, employee time card submissions which may include premium and overtime payments, and ensures that such claims have received the appropriate managerial approval and have accurate budget and cost allocations assigned.
Ensures that all resource assignments and updates are transferred to the payroll system for payroll purpose, and to the financial management system for program billing, and cost recoveries.

Your profile:
College diploma, preferably in a radio or television production or a business stream.
Proven experience performing duties similar to or related to this position.
Strong working knowledge of ScheduaLL and Google Workspace (Docs, Sheets, Gmail).
Strong teamwork ethic and skills.
Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal and communication skills: written and verbally, in person and on the telephone.
Strong organizational skills, establishing priorities and maintaining focus with competing priorities.
Possess a “service oriented’ outlook.
Ability to pay close attention to detail.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.

Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

If this sounds interesting, please click on ”Apply online”. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Diversity and Inclusion section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to

You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.

Wherever in the wording of the job description either gender is used, it shall be understood to include all genders.

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