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Network Administrator

October 10 2021
Industries Education, Training
Categories Information Technology, Networking, System administrator
Penticton, BC

School District 67 Okanagan Skaha invites applicants for the position of Network Systems Administrator. This position will report to the Director of Information Technology and be responsible for analyzing and maintaining the security of the network. The primary job function is to analyze, install, configure, plan and implement District local and wide area network infrastructure and server technology.  Client support including second level support for the Help Desk. Assists in researching, planning and recommending technological upgrades to optimize the application of technology across the district. The rate of pay for this position is $ 35.50 per hour. Successful candidates are subject to the terms of the Criminal Review Act.

Job Characteristics

The successful candidate will focus on the following areas within the department.

  • Provide technical oversight of a multi-site enterprise level WAN, including planning, implementation/expansion, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Cyber security and network security operations
  • Maintain Microsoft Server and Desktop operating systems.
  • Supports VMware virtualization, virtual networking, and SAN storage solutions.
  • Utilizing proven problem solving and planning skills as the key resource on complex projects.
  • Utilize scripting, such as bash, SQL, and PowerShell, to automate repetitive processes.
  • Supports data synchronization to Office 365, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure
  • Maintains Microsoft SQL Databases and custom procedures written in SQL/T-SQL
  • Supports Microsoft System Center and related systems.
  • Anticipates problems and resolves them before they impact users when possible.
  • Provides level 1+ user support.
  • Serve as the internal escalation point on client and system network connectivity, security and performance issues
  • Design, maintain and set standards for the District's enterprise cloud and on prem environment


  • evaluate and recommend information technology hardware and software
  •  implement pre-designed networks and systems, and assist with modifications and cost determination
  • purchase supplies and material
  • install and support information technology hardware, software and systems
  • monitor and modify existing security systems
  • troubleshoot software/hardware problems and provide assistance to staff
  • maintain records, inventory, and documents and write reports
  • assist with electronic District Maintenance Department systems and control
  • occasionally provide in-service as needed to staff regarding the use of District technology
  • diagnose problems and repair and maintain equipment
  • order equipment and recommend replacement
  • assist and maintain a lifecycle maintenance program for all district technology hardware, related peripherals, audio and video equipment which includes installation, repair and recycle
  • assist other trades as required
  • communicate to staff and others in a clear, concise manner, respond to inquiries and provide information of a detailed or specialized nature
  • maintain confidentiality of information


  • Completion of Grade 12, plus a Bachelor of Computer Science Degree or equivalent from a recognized educational institute.
  • 5 years related experience in Information Technology systems.
  • Knowledge and experience IT governance, BCP/DR and BC privacy legislation would be an asset
  • Thorough working knowledge and experience with information technology systems including hardware, software and networking applications and systems.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with possible conflicting priorities in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrated effective, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License
  • Ability to lift 40 kgs.

Interested candidates are invited to apply by submitting a resume and Support Services Application form. Applications must include a minimum of two professional references. Applications via email are accepted. Posting closes at 3:00 pm Monday October 25  , 2021

Apply to:          Colleen Wiens, Acting Manager Human Resources

                        School District No. 67 (Okanagan Skaha)


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We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. network