The Peel District School Board (PDSB) is one of the largest school boards in Canada, with more than 150,000 students in over 250 schools. At PDSB, everything we do is designed to help all students achieve to the best of their ability. We have the incredible opportunity to inspire a smile in each student. Our collective, daily efforts make a positive difference in the lives of our students, their families and the world. Guided by our mission, vision and values, we build positive places for learning and working ... together at www.peelschools.org
We currently have a opportunity for a TECHNICAL SUPPORT SPECIALIST - N3D - CONTRACT TO DECEMBER 31, 2019
Job Duties/Responsibilities and Details
Reporting to the PC/LAN Team Leader, the successful applicant will provide application support, maintenance and installation of computer hardware/software for Central Board Office, School offices, Instructional classroom, and Field Offices.
Responsibilities will include: setting up and maintaining computer networks; implementing local area networks and providing on-going support for administrative computer systems; supporting school staff by installing application software and operating system software; providing technical assistance to school staff in the set-up and use of hardware and peripherals; assisting the Internetworking Team with installation and maintenance of communications equipment and the resolution of problems; performing routine maintenance on hardware and operating system software, directing equipment for repair and monitoring repair process; testing, debugging and evaluating operating systems, applications software and user interface; training school staff on software and hardware; other related duties as assigned. The successful candidate must be able to travel to any location within the Peel District School Board and could accordingly be required to transport equipment.
This is a day shift position and the 7 hours will be between 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Experience and Qualifications
Mandatory Education / Certification
Post secondary education in applicable discipline
A minimum of two years experience in technical support of PC/LAN environments
Experience with the following is mandatory;
Expertise with MS Windows, MS Office Suite, Apple Technology, TCPIP, Wireless and Ethernet Networks, Mobile Technology, Active Directory and SCCM, and Tablet Technology
Excellent communication skills to deal effectively with Board personnel technical staff
Must possess an automobile and have a valid driver's license
Demonstrated commitment to working in a diverse school community and/or work environment
Record of satisfactory on-the-job performance while employed by the Peel District School Board
Experience with the following an asset;
Commitment to Equity
The Peel District School Board is committed to equity in employment. We are committed to equitable hiring practices that allow us to hire qualified staff who reflect the full diversity of the Region of Peel. We will make any reasonable accommodation, based on any of the human rights protected grounds, to support candidates to participate in the hiring process.
When contacted, candidates will be provided with an overview of the various elements of the selection process, such as test and skill demonstrations. We will provide employment accommodation (i.e. an accessible location, rescheduling of interviews that fall on holy days) if we are advised of an applicant's needs in advance of any part of the selection process.
Criminal Record Check
Successful candidates must provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check (CRC) prior to commencing employment. Please review the requirements at the CRC link.
We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but will only be contacting candidates whose skills, experience and qualifications best meet the requirements of the position. All communication to applicants regarding this job posting, including an invitation to complete skills assessments and/or a job interview if applicable, will be made through email. Candidates are encouraged to regularly check their email as listed on their applytoeducation.com account.