IT and Network Support Officer

Are you ready to step into a dynamic, community focused environment in an IT Network and Support role? Are you enthusiastic, personable, experienced and seeking to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment with and for our community?  If yes, we would love to hear from you!

About Palmerston

Palmerston is a young, vibrant regional hub with a fast-growing future. Located 20 km from the Territory’s capital Darwin, Palmerston is a diverse community with many young families calling the city ‘home’, along with defence personnel and a range of local businesses. The young city boasts approximately 41,000 residents and is currently undergoing a significant period of infrastructure growth and development. With a strong plan in place for the region’s future growth, the City of Palmerston proves to be a "Place for People"

What we can offer you

We offer six weeks’ annual leave, salary continuance insurance, discounted health insurance, vehicle salary packing options and many more attractive employee benefits. City of Palmerston provides a constructive, team-oriented work environment and supports continuous professional development. This is a three year opportunity and is classified within our City of Palmerston Enterprise Agreement 2020 as a Level 5 role. 

About the Opportunity    

As the IT and Network Support Officer, you will work on a range of programs and services that contribute to the delivery of the City of Palmerston Community Plan including:

  • Networks and Corporate applications
  • Help Desk
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Communications Systems

You will administer and support the operations of City of Palmerston's Information Technology Systems and Network while ensuring high quality customer service to all stakeholders and first line technical support and troubleshooting to system/software users.

About You

You will be experienced, well organised, personable and able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

In addition, you will have the following:

  • Demonstrated ability to deal with clients in a positive and professional manner and provide first line technical support and troubleshooting to IT systems.
  • Previous work experience in administering an IT Environment. 
  • Demonstrated experience in Microsoft Windows Server maintenance and administration, support of Exchange, Active Directory  SQL Server.
  • High level of accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail and excellent time management skills.
  • Demonstrated strong customer focus with sound verbal and written communication skills and highly developed interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications.
  • Relevant industry certification, qualification, diploma or degree in Information Technology.
  • Demonstrated experience administering Microsoft Office 365 environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with a wide range of customers.
  • Prior experience in a local government setting or as a service provider to local government
  • Customer centric approach for all technical support provided to customers.

At City of Palmerston we embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

To view a copy of the position description and to 'Apply' please see below.

Applications Close: 5pm Monday 3 October 2022

Vacancy Description - 20220916 - IT and Network Support Officer P2005.pdf (345 kB)
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