Athabasca County is currently accepting applications for a full-time, permanent Senior Information Services Technician.
The Senior Information Services Technician is an IT generalist who will be primarily responsible for the planning, development, implementation, operation and administration of information technology programs and services organization-wide. This role supports County operations through the delivery of information technology to meet the needs of County staff, council and residents.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Responsible for delivering reliable IT services to the County including networking, enterprise hardware and software, desktop and mobile computing, help desk services, and IT project management services;
Responsible for development and operation of the computerized information systems in all departments of the organization including maintaining and supporting local area network, internet and intranet, and telephone systems;
Makes recommendations for technology improvement opportunities; provides technical expertise and industry knowledge to shape and inform the organizations IT;
Works with supervisors and outside partners to ensure that corporate information systems are adequately protected against the various and constantly evolving cyber threats;
Responsible for installs, troubleshooting, repairs and maintenance of hardware and software.
Ensure that system backups, user access and password security processes including virus detection and shields are in place and updated;
Responsible for maintaining software for the County. This will include upgrades, enhancements and installation of new programs as required;
Performs database maintenance, implements and maintains security, manages backup and performs restores when needed;
Assist in developing IT operational policies and procedures;
Providing training to staff, Management and Council members;
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Corporate Services;
Able to work independently in a fast-pasted environment with shifting priorities;
Strong interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and written. Must be able to comprehend the business needs of departments and balance with IT requirements;
Ability to think quickly and interact effectively, tactfully and courteously with all levels of staff to build a cooperative and collaborative relationship with stakeholders;
Compensation is commensurate to experience, post-secondary education (degree/diploma), and determined according to the current salary grid ($77,998 to $91,246). Athabasca County offers an attractive benefit package and contributes to the Local Authorities Pension Plan.
You will find a detailed job description on the Athabasca County website under Careers at www.athabascacounty.com or please contact Kelli Chamberlain (780) 675-2273 at the County Administration Office for further information.
The deadline to apply for this position is Thursday, June 3rd, 2021, or until a suitable candidate is found. Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume to:
HR, Payroll Department
3602 - 48 Avenue
Athabasca, AB T9S 1M8
RE: Senior Information Services Technician
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.