School Technical Officer - Charleville School of Distance Education

$61,318 - $82,526 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Charleville QLD, Australia
  • 11 Oct, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Information Management

Job Description

Charleville School of Distance Education are now accepting applications for a motivated and innovative School Technical Officer to join the team on a temporary, full-time basis for a period of 6 months unless otherwise determined.

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification TO2, TO3
Workplace Location South West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/DSR390076/21T
Closing date 24-Oct-2021
Yearly salary $61318 - $82526
Fortnightly salary $2350.30 - $3163.20
Job duration A period of 6 months unless otherwise determined
Contact person Jenny Swadling
Contact details 0427 022 279
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About the school
Charleville School of Distance Education is a Queensland State School offering quality educational services to home based learners from Prep to Year 10 in rural and remote Queensland and beyond. Our students complete their education through daily use of online resources supplied within the Learning Place, telephone and video conferencing 'on-air' lessons, email and through materials sent via Australia Post. This is enhanced through attendance at Field Events, held each term, when students come together at various locations to meet their classmates and teachers face-to-face. Charleville School of Distance Education has a vibrant school community despite its members being separated by distance, hence our motto 'Divided by Distance, United by Voice'.

Your role
As the School Technical Officer you will have the responsibility for, but not limited to the following;

  • Provide advice and assistance on maximising the potential of ICT operations within the school, including acquisition, installation, operation, maintenance, repair and replacement.
  • Support the school community with technical advice, instruction and assistance with electronic equipment.
  • Provide effective and efficient support to staff and students to resolve problems associated with school computing facilities.
  • Provide regular preventative maintenance, routine and emergency repairs to all ICT facilities and associated electronic equipment.
  • Maintain a range of technical services and accountable records related to the support of ICT, including infrastructure, used by the school.

The suitable applicant would require the following skills and knowledge:

  • Technical knowledge of server hardware and configuration, and networking peripherals.
  • A high or good level understanding of PC desktop and laptop systems, Apple iPads and printer support.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong working knowledge of network security and security protocols.

For a full list of the requirements for this position, please refer to the attached 'Role Description'.

This is a TO2 progression position as per the Role Description. The successful applicant will be appointed to the TO2 classification with eligibility for progression to the TO3 (QLD Public Service Officers and Other Employees Award - State 2015) once specific criteria have been met or demonstrated. Salary rate shown is reflective of TO2 to TO3 classification range.

When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services.

To apply please attach the following:

  • A maximum 2 page resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page written statement addressing the selection criteria as per the Role Description.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.


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Job Closing Date

24 Oct, 2021