Systems & Network Administrator

District of Kitimat

District of Kitimat

Systems & Network Administrator



The District of Kitimat is seeking a qualified candidate interested in fulfilling the role of Systems & Network Administrator.

This position will perform hands on technical work and is responsible for carrying out all systems and network administration duties. This position will also act as a Generalist and assist the Information Technology Manager in other fields of IT as required. Candidates will have the ability to:

  • Install, maintain and troubleshoot IT hardware, software and electronic office equipment and systems
  • Maintain IT inventories
  • Monitor system performance and troubleshoot system and hardware problems
  • Plan for, install and monitor network infrastructure
  • Conduct tests and perform security and quality controls
  • Administer contracts for all computers and electronic office equipment
  • Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations
  • Provide technical advice, problem solve and train network users
  • Attend council meetings and provide technical assistance and recording services
  • May be required to obtain and maintain RCMP security clearance
  • Work as a team and show initiative to work independently
  • Work evenings and weekends as required

This is an exciting time in Kitimat. LNG Canada is one-year into the largest privately-funded construction project in Canadian history. Our town is on the precipice of a surge of investment in housing, commercial and light industrial space. We are looking for someone who is excited about shaping the future of a place that strives to live up to its tag line: “A Marvel of Nature and Industry”.

This opportunity will allow you to live and work in a community on the edge of the Pacific with good air links to larger centres. YXT (Northwest Regional) is a 40-minute drive, where three airlines offer up to nine flights daily to Vancouver, Calgary and Prince George. Outdoor enthusiasts have boundless access to the ocean, rivers, trails and mountains.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A diploma in computer science or related field, MCSA, MCSE, or equivalent experience required
  • Strong ability to analyze and troubleshoot
  • The ability to work as a team and show initiative to work independently
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to translate technical information into user friendly information
  • Class 5/7N Drivers Licence
  • Two years of work experience in the following areas:
    • PKI certificate management
    • Printer and copier support and management
    • Active Directory
    • Windows application deployment
    • File share and NTFS management
    • Direct access or VPN, SQL, MS Exchange or Sharepoint
    • Office 365 deployment and support
    • Mobile device management
    • AV equipment support
    • PC repairs and upgrades
    • Hyper-V, VMware management experience (Nutanix AHV, Unitrends backup and tape library management an asset)

Technical certification in any of the following fields is considered an asset:
  • Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CCIE
  • CompTIA Network +
  • CompTIA Security +
  • SolarWinds Certified Professional
  • Juniper Networks Certified Enterprise Routing and Switching Expert
  • Palo Alto PCNSA (Entry Level) and PCNSE (Expert)
  • ONF Certified Software Defined Network Associate
  • Certified Wireless Network Administrator

Network related experience in any of the following areas are considered an asset:

  • Networks including WAN, SD-WAN, VLANS, Point-Point Wireless, VPNs
  • Windows Server DHCP, RADIUS, DNS required
  • Deploying Wi-Fi and captive portals
  • Planning, programming, installation, automation and documentation of Layer 2 and Layer 3 switches in network racks
  • Deploying and terminating CAT 6 and Fibre Optic cable
  • VoIP telephone networking
  • Network troubleshooting

Community Information can be obtained from our website at

Interested candidates should submit a detailed resume to Human Resources Manager, District of Kitimat, 270 City Centre, Kitimat, BC V8C 2H7. Fax: 250-632-4995 or email: This posting will  remain open until the position is filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Organization: District of Kitimat
Location: Kitimat, BC
Region: North Coast / Nechako
Professional Category(s): Information Technology
Posted: September 23, 2020, 4:05 pm
Expires: October 23, 2020, 4:30 pm

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