IT Application Developer (Information Technology Support B)
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Job Code: 2925499 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: School District #39 (Vancouver) Posted on: Jan 29, 2021
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Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements


Work in BC’s most culturally diverse and urban school district, Vancouver School District No. 39. Set in one of the world’s most livable cities, Vancouver is a community-minded district seeking talented educators, progressive leaders, and skilled support staff to enrich the learning experience of Vancouver’s 50,000 students.  


The Vancouver Board of Education welcomes applications for the position of: 

IT Application Developer (Information Technology Support B)

Department: Learning Information Technology (LIT)
Location: VSB Education Centre (1580 West Broadway)
Position Type: Permanent
Hours of work: 7 hours/day
Salary: $59,459.40 (+ extensive benefits package and pension)

In this role, you will: 

  • Develop, implement, monitor, troubleshoot, maintain and support district applications and websites
  • Develop and administer Microsoft 365 applications across the Microsoft Power Platform in a DevOps environment
  • Establish procedures and write specifications and documentation for technical and user audiences
  • Plan and coordinate LIT projects and serve as a technical resource on inter-divisional project teams
  • Develop and communicate messages for diverse audiences
  • Provide advanced technical support to LIT team members and clients
  • Install technology hardware and software including updates
  • Advise, train and provide direction to LIT team members
  • Perform information technology support to the District
  • Perform other duties within the job band as assigned



  • Grade 12 plus minimum two-year diploma and one year of other training/certification in a relevant technology discipline
  • Minimum of three years’ experience required in a relevant computer/technology discipline
  • Experience in the full cycle application development process utilizing current versions of tools such as C#, CSS, HTML and PowerShell
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and experience in designing/delivering presentations
  • Experience developing web applications in an O365 DevOps environment is preferred
  • Must be able to meet the following assessment: hands-on 1 hour series of tasks/problems (70%+).


Your application must include: 

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three supervisor references (phone numbers and email addresses)


**This posting is ongoing until filled.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  Please note, only candidates shortlisted for an interview will be contacted**


The District welcomes qualified applicants who value equity and diversity as essential to excellence. The distinct makeup of the VSB community strives to support the inclusion of all voices.  You may wish to share some lived experiences that demonstrate your connections to our diverse student community.

The VBE has been given approval from the Human Rights Tribunal for a Special Program under s. 42(3) of the Human Rights Code. Under this special program, the VBE seeks to preferentially hire Aboriginal persons to a variety of positions. Therefore, each applicant may wish to provide, on a voluntary basis, information whether they self-identify as an Aboriginal person. 



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