WiFi / Video-Conferencing Technician
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 2886578
School District #73 (Kamloops-Thompson)
Closing Date: Aug 15, 2020 4:00 PM PDT
  Posted on: Jul 30, 2020 
 
 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Openings: 
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School:
Board of Education of School District No. 73 (Kamloops-Thompson) (Kamloops)
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Salary:  $29.96/hr
 
Job Description & Requirements
 

School District No. 73 (Kamloops-Thompson) is currently accepting applications for the position of WiFi / Video-Conferencing Technician.

The incumbent will coordinate and support the district WIFI point-to-point grid over our wide network (WAN) and site-based local area networks (LAN). In addition, the incumbent will assist the Video Conferencing Technician with scheduling and configuring video conferences (VC), testing audio/video quality with the host location during setup time, and actively managing all aspects of video conferencing infrastructure.

 

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  • Responsible for the operation and maintenance of all district videoconferencing equipment including, but not limited to, bridges, codecs, cameras, computers, and associated peripherals
  • In conjunction with the Network Manager plans, organizes and participates in the research, testing and evaluation of WIFI network hardware and software
  • In conjunction with the Video Conferencing Technician, organizes, and participates in the research, testing and evaluation of VC hardware and software
  • Ensures that systems residing on the WIFI network and the LAN and WAN are maintained and secure
  • Maintains documentation on WIFI and VC LAN/WAN systems
  • Provides technical and how-to assistance on WIFI and VC systems and services for all District staff
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

 

ABILITIES, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Ability to communicate and maintain effective working relationships with Management, Administrative Officers, Information Technology staff, other employees of the Board and outside agencies
  • Working knowledge of H.323 and H.320 networks and similar videoconferencing protocols and standards
  • Working knowledge of audio and video in an integrated video conferencing environment
  • Comprehensive experience installing, configuring and maintaining Linux/UNIX servers
  • Comprehensive understanding of WIFI networking protocols on LAN and WAN deployments particularly unlicensed spectrum frequencies and the regulatory requirements of their use
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Substantial planning, prioritizing, project management and troubleshooting skills
  • Substantial organizational, written, verbal and presentation skills

 

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2 Year Post Secondary Diploma in Telecommunications or Computer Technology
  • Minimum of 2 year supporting video conferencing systems
  • Minimum of 2 years supporting WAN point-to-point and LAN WIFI
  • Possess a minimum Linux Certification LPI Level II or minimum of three years’ experience working with Unix-based systems (specifically Linux) on Wide Area Networks
  • Valid B.C. driver’s licence.


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