City of Yellowknife
  • 11-Apr-2018 to 10-Jun-2018 (MST)
  • Information Technology
  • Yellowknife, NT, CAN
  • A salary range of $94,673 - $118,343
  • Salary
  • Full Time

The City of Yellowknife offers a comprehensive benefits package including a monthly a housing allowance defined benefits pension plan and relocation assistance.

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 individual to assume the demanding and rewarding position of Network Administrator specializing in radio technology. Reporting to the Manager, Information Technology, the Network Administrator (Radio Technology) is responsible for designing, installing, supporting, monitoring and troubleshooting the municipality's analog land mobile radio system. This includes evaluating, acquiring, configuring, deploying, and maintaining equipment; developing, implementing, and enforcing policies and procedures to meet the City's information technology objectives; and serving as a liaison with client departments to properly develop and utilize information technology infrastructure to deliver maximum benefits to the users and the City.


The incumbent must possess technical expertise in analog land mobile radio systems. The work requires extensive theoretical and hands-on knowledge of networking hardware and software and expertise in the installation, configuration and support of the City's analog land mobile radio system. This includes radio repeaters, copper multiplexers, voting systems and point to point microwave systems. 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 networking and analog land mobile radio systems.  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 related technical support capacity is required.  The incumbent should have a minimum of five years of experience implementing, supporting and maintaining critical analog land mobile radio 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 or equivalent is also required.


The City of Yellowknife offers a salary range of $94,673 - $118,343 and a comprehensive benefits package including a monthly a housing allowance defined benefits pension plan and relocation assistance. 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 May 25, 2018

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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