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Technology Support Technician
The Technology Support Technician is a member of DASD’s Technology Division. This division is split into four separate teams:
  • Data & Applications
  • Network & Security
  • Systems & Support
  • Media & Educational Technology
 
As a key member of the Systems & Support team, this position is responsible for working with students and school district staff to deliver customer support services including installation, troubleshooting, user assistance, and training. Technology Support Technicians install, configure, and prepare desktops, laptops, tablets, software, printers, networks, and peripheral equipment.
 
The ideal candidate will have excellent problem solving and diagnostic skills, be a self-starter, be highly motivated, and have demonstrated proficiency and experience in the qualifications mentioned below. Additionally, this position will be flexible to step outside of their assigned duties and responsibilities to work on special projects to advance departmental and/or organizational goals. Strong attention to detail, adherence to policies and procedures, effective communication, thorough documentation skills are necessary for success. Candidates’ technical skills will be challenged in this dynamic environment, and there are opportunities for growth and professional advancement within the division. All applicants must have the ability to work evenings and weekends when necessary.
Position: Technology Support Technician
Organization: Downingtown Area School District
Location: Downingtown,  PA 
United States
Salary: Pay Rate:  Level I: Starting at $25.23 per hour                   Level II: Starting at $27.92 per hour
Posting Start Date: 1/26/2023
Date Posted: 12/16/2022
Requirements Qualifications:  
To successfully perform this position, a person must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily.  The qualification requirements listed below represent minimum levels of educational achievement, training, skills and/or ability necessary.

Level I:
  • Associate’s Degree in Information Technology or related field of study or equivalent knowledge
  • Current CompTIA A+ certification must be obtained within 6 months after employment. Grandfathered certifications cannot be honored.
  • Vendor relevant certification(s) to be obtained within 1 month after employment, as necessary
  • Valid PA Driver’s License
  • Must successfully complete and maintain compliance with all federal and state background and criminal record check requirements
  • Employee must adhere to all local, state, federal, and school code requirements for employment
Level II:
  • Associate’s Degree in Information Technology or related field of study or equivalent knowledge
  • Certifications required*:
    1. Current CompTIA A+ certification
    2. Vendor relevant certification(s) to be obtained within 1 month after employment
    3. At least one or more of an approved industry professional certification:
     
    • Examples: CompTIA Network+, Apple Certified Support Professional, Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA), Google IT Support Certificate.
      *All certifications must be current within the past 3 years and must not have expired. Grandfathered certifications cannot be honored.
  • Valid PA Driver’s License
  • Must successfully complete and maintain compliance with all federal and state background and criminal record check requirements
  • Employee must adhere to all local, state, federal, and school code requirements for employment

Duties & Responsibilities: 
Employee must have the ability to perform the following essential functions on a timely basis with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Supports students, teachers, administrators, and support staff by providing end-user support, and individual assistance with procedural, hardware and software issues and skills development
  • Effectively uses Service Desk to meet customer service support needs
  • Troubleshoot hardware, software and network problems throughout the district
  • Delivers, unpacks, configures, prepares and installs desktop, laptop, tablet, printer and peripheral equipment
  • Troubleshoots, installs, terminates, and tests network and peripheral equipment cabling
  • Installs software as per district procedures and vendor licensing agreements
  • Previews and evaluates hardware and software
  • Effectively uses new and existing equipment and software
  • Maintains ability to read blueprints and schematic diagrams
  • Maintains documentation as assigned by the supervisor
  • Remains current and maintains certifications necessary for the completion of job-related needs
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Technology

Summary of Benefits: 
  • Medical, including Telemedicine
  • Prescription
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Paid Sick, Vacation, and Personal Days
  • Employee Assistance and Advocacy Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • State Pension System (PSERS)
  • Wellness incentives, including fitness club reimbursement
  • ...and much more!
Status: This listing expires on: 2/14/2023
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Organization Information
Name:
Downingtown Area School District
Address:


Downingtown,  PA 19335
United States
Email:
eturro@dasd.org
Phone:
610-269-8460
Fax:
Contact:
Ellen Turro