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Organization:    Chief Election Officer
Division:    Technology Services Division
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Temporary Assignment/Secondment to August 29, 2014
Job Code:    EO/005 - Elections Ontario
Salary:    $53,658.00 - $68,793.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    65617

The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Technology Services Division, seeks a skilled leader to oversee Help Desk support services to office computer systems, field system hardware/software and related equipment.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

• Supervise the daily activities of Helpdesk Technicians who conduct hardware/software installation/maintenance work, including installation of standard and non-standard hardware/software;
• Liaise with external support vendors to resolve issues and manage SLAs;
• Oversee the resolution of desktop support problems and ensure internal service level agreements are met;
• Provide management reports on helpdesk operations and issues;
• Plan, research, design and manage upgrades for desktop resources and workstation rollouts;
• Maintain accurate records of equipment and manage add/move/change requests; and
• Create, upgrade, maintain and organize documentation such as: instruction manuals, request forms, service catalogs, process diagrams, etc.

How do I qualify?

Knowledge and Skills
• Previous supervisory experience in a technical helpdesk environment;
• Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Windows Server, Microsoft Office, Microsoft SharePoint, knowledge of installation techniques and methods for hardware and software, including operating systems, non-standard hardware and software and emerging technology;
• Demonstrated supervisory and leadership skills;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills;
• Good interpersonal skills;
• Well-developed analytical and organizational skills;
• Knowledge of new trends and technologies in the IT industry;
• Must be available to work various shifts.

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 4 months, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Excluded
Schedule:   N/A
Category:   Information Technology
Posted on:   Friday, April 25, 2014
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