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Job Posting - Network Administrator

Do you love new challenges, dynamic co-workers, and big technology projects? If so, keep reading! GPPL is looking for an experienced Network Administrator to join our fun-loving team of library professionals. As the Network Administrator, you will be responsible for leading GPPL’s IT infrastructure and systems. Reporting to the Director, this role ensures that IT systems and equipment are effective by determining the overall technology infrastructure needs of the organization and maintaining them appropriately.

Who You Are:

  • A strong self-starter with a passion for seeing a project from start to finish
  • A technophile with a diploma or degree in computer science, network administration, or equivalent field and a minimum of five years of experience in network administration, server management, desktop and computer set up, troubleshooting, etc.
  • A highly-organized, analytical, and communicative techie with the ability to translate technology concepts into everyday language
  • A positive critical thinker with the ability to properly assess and recommend new technologies in conjunction with a budget and feedback from other staff
  • A team player capable of seeing the bigger picture and delivering high-quality results that contribute to GPPL’s success as an organization

Position Details:

  • Hours of work include a 35-hour work week (Monday to Friday) with some on-call evening and weekend work required. Generous vacation compensation included
  • Salary to be on Head of Adult Services grid and commensurate with experience. Salary currently under review
  • GPPL offers a comprehensive benefits package as well as a pension plan with the Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP)
  • Successful candidates will be required to submit a Criminal Record Check and a Vulnerable Sector Check as a condition of employment

To Apply:

Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. Review of applications will begin March 25th, 2019, with the desired start date of May 6th, 2019.  Candidates are invited to email their letter of application with a detailed resume and three references to:

                Grande Prairie Public Library

                101, 9839-103 Avenue

                Grande Prairie, AB T8V 6M7

                Email: dcryderman@gppl.ca

                ATTN: Deb Cryderman

Please see the below PDF for a complete job description:

Network Administrator Job Description (2019).pdf [PDF - 299 KB] 

Summer Job Postings

The Grande Prairie Public Library is seeking post-secondary students for three summer positions: Children's Summer Reading Game Coordinator, Reading Buddies Coordinator, and Teen and Adult Reading Game Coordinator.

Full details regarding each position are available in the linked files below.

General Requirements:

  • Excellent computer skills
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Valid driver's license
  • Proficiency in French is an asset
  • To comply with our funding requirements, applicants must also
    • Have completed as least one year of post-secondary education
    • Be returning to full-time studies in fall 2019
    • Be between the ages of 15 and 30
    • Have registered for the Young Canada Works online candidate inventory (details available at http://young-canada-works.canada.ca)

Position Details:

Work dates: Monday, April 29 to Friday, August 30 (18 weeks)
Wage: $18.09 per hour (plus 9.4% vacation/holiday pay)
Hours of work: 35 hours per week, including evening and weekend shifts

Successful applicants will have to obtain a criminal record check and vulnerable sector check.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and up to three references by Friday, March 22, 2019 as follows:

Children's Summer Reading Game Coordinator

Reading Buddies Coordinator

Teen and Adult Reading Game Coordinator