call for operators

Thomas Ward at
Tue May 8 19:29:06 UTC 2012

I have applied to the team (on Launchpad) a few months ago, just been
waiting for the call for ops :P

LP: trekcaptainusa-tw

On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 4:51 PM, Alan Bell <alanbell at> wrote:

> The IRCC is now taking applications for a number of new operator positions
> across several channels.
>  * #ubuntu
>  * #ubuntu-offtopic
>  * #kubuntu
>  * #kubuntu-offtopic
>  * #edubuntu
>  * #ubuntu-mythtv
>  * #xubuntu
>  * #xubuntu-offtopic
>  * #ubuntu-bots
>  * #ubuntustudio
>  * #ubuntu-server
>  * #lubuntu
>  * #lubuntu-offtopic
> (that is everything except #ubuntu-meeting #ubuntu-ops #ubuntu+1 which
> have slightly different rules)
> If you’re active on our IRC channels and you are available, and if you’ve
> been aching to help, you should consider applying! You might get your
> chance if:
> * You are great at resolving conflicts
> * You are very patient. Superhuman nerve control is a basic IRC
> operator feature
> * You can take criticism
> * You are happy when helping and advising others
> * In addition to the Code of Conduct
>**community/conduct<>and our IRC Guidelines
> you are happy to also
> adhere to the Leadership Code of Conduct
>**community/leadership-conduct<>and the
> Operator Guidelines
> In general, please do not consider becoming an operator because it could
> be “fun”. It is not, it’s hard work. However, it is often quite rewarding,
> and you get to operate with a great team of people. You don’t need to be an
> IRC guru, but you do need to know enough to be able to learn more.
> Please be aware that *many* applicants will not become operators for
> various reasons. This will not necessarily be because we think you would
> make a bad operator. Only a limited number of operators are ever needed,
> some timezones are better covered already than others, and so on. We are
> particularly interested in applications from people who are frequently
> online during the 00:00 UTC to 08:00 UTC timeframe. There are quite a few
> people who have already applied to a team, you don't need to re-apply we
> will process all the pending applications.
> IMPORTANT: Please follow the application process
>**IrcTeam/OperatorRequirements<>and additionally note your available times on your wiki page. Having your
> wiki page listed on your LP page is also useful to aid us in finding your
> information.
> We look forward to your applications!
> Alan Bell
> on behalf of The IRC Council
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