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Thank you for your interest in becoming a Game Operator. This thread will give you information on what a Game Operator does, the requirements for applying to be a Game Operator, and how to apply.
What is a Game Operator?
Game Operators are the enforcers of the Game Rules and they are the first line of support for users with problems. You would be helping users with Game problems, discussing any issues or concerns they have, and checking players for breaches of the rules.
Its also worth remembering that a Game Operator is just like you! We have Game Operators who are 18 years old, others who are 50, male and female, students and finance professionals. There really are no limits or restrictions on what kind of person can join the team.
Game Operators are assigned to specific worlds where you have no connections in-game to ensure impartiality. Game Operators are also volunteers.
This sounds complicated!
Game Operators are provided with a wealth of information and tools, so you do not need any previous knowledge of IT or technical matters. Training and detailed manuals are provided on all of the tools and technical issues you may come across. It is assumed that all new Game Operators have no technical knowledge.
What are the requirements?
- You must be 18 years old. (This is for legal reasons.)
- 2 hours a day free
- You must be willing to use IRC. (No previous use of IRC is required.)
- You must be a good team worker.
- You should be able to work independently as well as part a team.
- A good working knowledge of the Game Rules.
How to apply!
If you meet the above requirements, then you should send your application!
The application form is self explanatory except for one section called the 'Application Text'. This section allows you to demonstrate why you think you will be a good Game Operator candidate. It should be a minimum of 500 words. If you are stuck on what to write, here are some things to consider:
- Some personal details.
- Board account nickname.
- Ikariam servers that you have played and are currently playing.
- If you were banned in the past on boards or in-game, what for.
- Why we should hire you.
- What actually motivates you to apply.
- Ikariam experience at Ikariam.org as well as other communities.
- Experience in other Games and Communities.
Your application text must be at least 500 words. If it is not then your application will be rejected without consideration!
To submit your application, use this form.
We aim to reply to all applications within 7 days, although you will most likely get a reply within 72 hours. If you have not received a reply within 7 days, please send a board PM to a Game Administrator.
What happens next?
If you are rejected:
The most common cause for rejection is your application did not meet the 500 word requirement. If you submitted an application that was 500 words and it was rejected, you can contact a Game Administrator for a detailed reason for rejection.
If you are accepted:
You will be invited for an interview with a Game Admin. You will be asked some rule questions to check your knowledge and you may be asked details of your play history. This is a completely informal interview, not a job interview! This is a VOLUNTARY job. If this goes well then you will be accepted onto the team.
Thank you again for your interest in this position, we look forward to your application!