Jobs North

Network Administrator

The City of Yellowknife
December 20, 2021
Job Type
  • $100,221 - $125,278
Corporate Services


The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents The City is committed to hiring a diverse and skilled workforce that is representative of the community, strengthening our ability to provide high quality services and excellent customer service to residents.  In addition, the City of Yellowknife is committed to reconciliation and implementing actions intended to increase the number of Indigenous peoples who work for the City. The City of Yellowknife welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, and encourages Indigenous persons, visible minorities and persons with a disability to self-declare when submitting their application.  We are currently seeking a qualified and enthusiastic individual to assume the position of Network Administrator with the Corporate Services Department.


Under the general direction of the Manager, Information Technology, the incumbent is responsible for the development, operation and maintenance of the City's network infrastructure, including computing platforms, network equipment, and communications, and applications. This includes evaluating, acquiring, configuring, deploying, and maintaining equipment; developing, implementing, and enforcing policies and procedures to meet the City’s network 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 environment. The work requires extensive knowledge of CISCO 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 traditional blade servers, Mitel VoIP phone systems, SAN devices, MS SQL, virtualization technology, virtual private networks and multifactor authentication. Experience with cluster technologies, Windows Server, MS Azure, backup and replication services as well as business continuity and disaster recovery principles and procedures.

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 multi-platform environment in a mid-sized organization and possess current industry certifications in technologies relevant to the City’s infrastructure.


The salary range is $100,221 - $125,278 with an additional $5,400.00 annually for Housing and Vacation Travel Allowances and a comprehensive benefits package including a defined benefit pension plan. For further information or clarification of the job description, please contact Human Resources at 920-5603.

Visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: to submit your resume. The closing date for this competition is January 14, 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

Related Jobs

Sign In


Reset Password

Please enter your username or email address, you will receive a link to create a new password via email.