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Network Administrator – 10 Month Term

The City of Yellowknife
October 28, 2021
Job Type
  • $100,221 - $125,278


The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. Working in Local Government provides many opportunities to not only develop your career but also to improve the lives of residents and visitors to Yellowknife! At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all. We are currently seeking an enthusiastic individual to assume the position of Network Administrator with the Information Technology Division for a ten-month term.


Under the general direction of the Manager, Information Technology, the incumbent is part of a team responsible for the development, operation and maintenance of the City's network infrastructure, including computing platforms, network equipment, communications, and applications. This includes evaluating, acquiring, configuring, deploying, and maintaining equipment; developing, implementing, and enforcing policies and procedures to meet the City’s infrastructure objectives; and serving as a liaison with user departments to properly develop and utilize information technology infrastructure to deliver maximum benefits to the users and the City.


The incumbent must possess demonstrated technical support expertise in a complex network and Windows Server environment. The work requires extensive knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server, Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange and end point management in an enterprise environment. An understanding of networking hardware and software, current operating systems, networking concepts (including routers, switches, firewalls, IP addressing, and domain name services), TCP/IP, routing protocols, and a variety of transport technologies. It also requires expertise in the installation, configuration and support of the storage area networks, SQL Server, and virtualization technology. Experience with Microsoft SCCM and Intune are highly desirable.

The position requires the ability to diagnose and resolve complex hardware and software problems. Proficiency in the use of desktop productivity software and document management systems is essential, as is a solid understanding of and fluency in technical jargon relevant to computing and software licensing. The work also requires excellent problem solving skills, interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.  A post-secondary degree in computer technology or comparable experience in a technical support capacity is required. The incumbent should have a minimum of five years of experience implementing, supporting and maintaining critical systems in a mid-sized organization and possess current industry certifications in technologies relevant to the City’s infrastructure. A valid Class 5 Drivers License is also required.

The annual salary range is $100,221 - $125,278 with an additional $450 monthly for Housing and Vacation Travel Allowances.

Visit the City of Yellowknife Website at to submit your resume.

The closing date for this competition is November 19, 2021.

Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment.  We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted

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