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Data Processing Technician Principal Class – Replacement Full Time – 35 Hours Per Week (Technology Department)

Position Description

Posting: S2022-05-446

Data Processing Technician Principal Class – Replacement Full Time – 35 hours per week

Board Office (Technology Department)

Nature of the work

The principal and customary work of an employee in this class of employment consists in performing the functions of team leader responsible for technical operations in the computer room. In this capacity, the employee must coordinate all of the work carried out by his or her team.

Characteristic functions:

The employee in this class of employment carries out with the members of his or her team the characteristic functions of data processing operators and performs the most complicated work. He or she organizes, coordinates, manages and monitors the work of his or her team members. He or she sets work priorities related to computers and takes part in preparing the work listed on the work schedule; verifies work requests and distributes programs; distributes the work and monitors the quality and quantity of the work completed. He or she prepares a daily report of the completed work as well as the work in progress.

In case of equipment breakdown or other malfunction, the employee takes the necessary measures designed to keep production going and to ensure that work schedules are respected.

He or she takes part in setting up new production methods and in keeping current methods up to date.

He or she may be required to train new data processing operators and to coordinate the work of support staff.

Required Qualifications

Schooling and Experience:

Hold a Diploma of Vocational Studies in Computing Support or a diploma or an attestation of studies recognized as equivalent by the competent authority and have seven (7) years of pertinent experience.

Working Conditions

Salary: $24.78 to $35.67 per hour (based on qualifications and experience).

Start Date: as soon as possible

End Date: April 30, 2023

Application must include:

Resume (including detailed work history and education background)

A cover letter

Professional references


by 4:00 p.m., May 18, 2022

Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.

The Western Quebec School Board is committed to building an educational community with the common purpose to realize the potential of all our students by cultivating a strong corps of support, professional, teaching and administrative excellence. We therefore encourage applications from Indigenous people, as well as from other racialized people groups, persons living with a disability, people of religious faith, and gender minorities.

As an organization, we strive to hire individuals who reflect the communities we serve, and who embody and practice a love of life-long learning, teamwork, and the highest professional ethics. Our efforts to achieve a diverse workforce that contributes to a culturally safe working environment include establishing proactive employment practices to address systemic barriers and removing obstacles to hiring and retaining qualified people.

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