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

Position Description

Data Processing Technician Principal Class – Regular 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


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

support staff.

If need be, he or she performs any other related duty

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.

Additional Requirements

Experience in Virtual servers environment

Network and Software Deployment system (SCCM, InTune) etc.

Working Conditions

Salary: $24.21 to $32.32 per hour (based on qualifications and experience).

Application must include:

Resume (including detailed work history and education background)

A cover letter

Professional references


by 4:00 p.m., September 16, 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.

We acknowledge that the lands upon which we live, learn, and work are the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe peoples. We thank them for sharing these lands and commit, as an organization, as educators and as individuals, to an ongoing relationship that recognizes and respects the lands, traditions, and culture of the Anishinaabe people.

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