Network Administrator



2 years ago


Agricorp is looking for a Network Administrator to join the Computing and Network Services Group on our Information Technology division. Agricorp's Information Technology division provides a fully integrated technical environment that supports and enhances the delivery of our agricultural services.

The Role

The Network Administrator is responsible for the maintenance of Agricorp's end-client systems and servers, ensuring daily availability and integrity of desktops and networks. In this role, you will:

  • Install and configure server-based software and hardware
  • Complete server configuration changes
  • Maintain existing network infrastructure components
  • Resolve general server hardware for existing systems, including configuring, replacing and upgrading network hardware
  • Resolve general server and workstation software problems, including patches, connectivity, operating systems, and normal business applications
  • Assist in disaster recovery preparation and tests

Job Status: 13-month contract

Job Family: BSU 5

Salary Range: IT 6

Location: Guelph


  • Degree or Diploma in a related Information Technology field or equivalent experience
  • Current Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator certification or equivalent Microsoft system experience
  • Previous experience supporting end-desktops, servers, and networked computing environments
  • A minimum of 3 years' technical experience in computer networking and administration
  • 5 years' customer service experience
  • Knowledge of workstations and networks in a Microsoft Windows environment
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange, networking, virtualization, Microsoft Server operating system and Windows desktop operating system
  • Ability to work well with little supervision, both independently after hours, and as part of a team

Key Competencies

  • Client Focus – Provides service excellence to internal and external clients
  • Communication – Listens to others and communicates effectively, fostering open communication
  • Achieving Quality Results – Focuses efforts on managing one's self to achieve high quality results consistent with the organization's standards and measures while managing risk
  • Initiative – Identifies and deals with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise
  • Planning and Organizing – Develops, implements, evaluates and adjusts plans to reach goals, while ensuring the optimal use of resources
  • Critical Judgment, Decision Making and Problem Solving – Uses critical judgment to make decisions and solve problems involving varied levels of complexity, ambiguity and risk
  • Analytical Thinking – Interprets, links and analyses information and situations by breaking them down into component parts, and identifying patterns, connections and underlying issues


As an agency of the Government of Ontario, Agricorp works with partners to contribute to a vibrant and sustainable agriculture industry. With more than 400 employees serving more than 44,000 producers province-wide, Agricorp delivers programs that help producers manage risk and remain financially secure. The agency was established in 1997 by the provincial government under the authority of the AgriCorp Act, 1996.

Agricorp delivers a variety of programs and payments on behalf of the federal and provincial governments, including AgriStability, Farm Business Registration and Production Insurance. Please see the full list of programs for more information.

This job's salary is undisclosed
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