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Career: IT Assistant

Posted on November 24, 2021

The Owen Sound Police Service has a requirement for a full-time IT Assistant.  Under the direction of their supervisor, this position will be responsible for installation and ongoing support of network, server and communication systems as well as end-user devices. 

To be considered for this positions the applicant must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada; preferably have 2 or more years of experience in an IT role, possess a minimum Grade 12 education or equivalent (completion of a network/systems administration diploma is an asset); possess accurate and proficient computer and keyboarding skills; the ability to multi-task; be of good moral character and habits and have no criminal convictions for which a pardon has not been granted. They must also have excellent interpersonal and strong decision-making skills.  A valid class “G” licence with no demerit points is required to complete tasks

Job tasks include proficiency and confidence in the following items but are not limited to:

-Windows Server 2019 Active Directory/File Share Systems with Windows 10 clients

-Maintaining asset control for IT items

-Management of Knowledge Base repository

-Support of mobile devices using a Mobile Device Management system

- Linux operating systems

-Administration of NG911 and administrative phone systems

-Installation and support of radio communication devices

-Coordination with external contractors and/or service providers

-Network installation and configuration including Cisco and Juniper devices using command line tools for switches, routers and firewalls


Successful candidates will be subject to a comprehensive background check and skill testing.

Salary Range for this position is $69,447.79 - $87,810.26


Posting is open until 12:00PM on December 10th, 2021.


Please submit your resume and cover letter for this position to:


Christopher Hill

Director of Information Technology

Owen Sound Police Service

No phone inquiries please.  We thank all applicants who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Accommodations for applicants with disabilities are available, upon request, in relation to materials or processes to be used throughout the hiring process.

The Owen Sound Police Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In accordance with Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation, applicant information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and will be used strictly for candidate selection.