Help Desk/ IT Support - Foundry

REQ: 
PHC20-123011
Work Area: 
Foundry Central Office
Base Site: 
1045 Howe
City: 
Vancouver
Status: 
Regular Full Time
FTE: 
1.00
Wage: 
$21.25-23.23
Category: 
Corporate
Hours: 
0830-1630

Foundry delivers a health and wellness experience for youth from ages 12 to 24 by providing access to primary care, mental health and substance use services, peer support, and social services. This role is based out of our Foundry Corporate office in downtown Vancouver. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, have a love for technology and troubleshooting, this role is for you! The Help Desk-IT Support acts as the first point of contact for the FCO team members seeking technical assistance over the email, chat, phone or in person. The Help Desk-IT will perform troubleshooting as well as researching to help resolve the issues at hand. They will create and maintain simple training materials and FAQ documents. They will also help orient and train new employees on the all the different technology and devices we use at the FCO. They will play the role of the of the system administrator and manage user access to various systems we use (including but not limited to a CRM and Learning management system). To learn more about Foundry and the amazing work we do: https://foundrybc.ca/

Summary

Reporting to the Project Manager, Foundry, the Help Desk /IT Support provides Foundry staff with a stable and reliable work environment in relation to hardware, software, application programs, desktop and basic networks. Determines and troubleshoots IT related issues, explains functions to users, creates basic training materials and demonstrates applications. Installs, tests, and configures new workstations including deploying updates and preventative maintenance. Identifies needs for new and modified computer hardware and software and works with vendors to ensure maintenance and repair of software enhancements. The Help Desk/IT Support is responsible for user account management, which includes account creation, relaying account details, password resets, application access and deactivating user accounts. Acts as a liason with Vendors, IMITS, and PHC privacy and security teams and participates in Foundry Central Office meetings as required.

Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of technology, hardware, software, networks and operating systems including Apple and Windows OS.
  • Knowledge of practices and procedures related to computer equipment and software applications.
  • Ability to install, upgrade, operate, troubleshoot, and maintain computer equipment and software applications.
  • Ability to identify, investigate, assess, document, and resolve software and hardware problems.
  • Ability to problem-solve and develop solutions.
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize work, and meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to orient and train.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

Education

Graduation from a computer systems technology diploma program plus two (2) years’ recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Duties

  • Provides Help Desk support related to hardware, software, application programs, and basic network communications by performing duties such as determining problems, explaining functions to users, creating basic training materials and demonstrating applications.
  • Installs, tests, and configures new workstations, peripheral equipment and software.
  • Performs installation, upgrading, preventative maintenance, and routine repair. Troubleshoots issues and concerns related to hardware, software, application programs, basic network, and desktop issues. Ensures issues are fully resolved and/or re-assign as appropriate.
  • Works with vendors to ensure maintenance and repair of software enhancements and solutions and communicates these internally to impacted staff at Foundry.
  • Identifies requirements for new and modified computer hardware and software, and makes recommendations when required, coordinates the delivery and installation.
  • Acts as a liaison with the IMITS, PHC’s Information Access and Privacy teams and other external agencies on matters impacting privacy and security of systems.
  • Responsible for user account management for all Foundry systems (Microsoft, CRM, LMS, etc.) including account creation, relaying account details, password resets, application access and deactivating user accounts.
  • Assists with the administration of global address books and email groups. Provides support with video recording, projectors, monitors, computers, phones, webinars and related devices.
  • Participates in meetings with the Foundry Central Office team as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.