IT Technician – High School, PT

Jul 19, 2022

Who We Are

The Mikisew Cree First Nation (Mikisew) has lived on the ancestral lands of the Athabasca Delta and Wood Buffalo National Park in northeastern Alberta since time immemorial. The lives of our members are linked to the land and to a close understanding of traditions, history and a natural way of life. Many of our members live in the hamlet of Fort Chipewyan, and our traditional lands range over a large portion of Athabasca oil sands deposits. For nearly 30 years, Mikisew Group, our wholly owned business arm, has worked toward the long-term, sustainable economic progress of our Nation and its members through employment and significant investments in education, training, social programs and infrastructure.

 Who You Are

Mikisew is currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate Part Time IT Technician. Reporting to Principle/Education Director, the part-time IT Technician is responsible for managing and maintaining computer hardware, software, networks, and servers at Fort Chipewyan Community High School. The position requires expertise in troubleshooting IT issues, setting up computer networks, providing technical support, and mentoring students, staff, and families in IT skills.

 Please note that this position is based in Fort Chipewyan, AB.


  • Analyze, troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair computer hardware and software issues.
  • Set up computer networks and assist staff and students with IT-related problems.
  • Monitor the performance of networking equipment and servers to ensure efficiency and prevent downtimes.
  • Set up laptops/Chromebooks for staff and students with proper software, hardware, and applications for learning installed.
  • Install and test firewalls, servers, software, and hardware for functionality.
  • Provide general desktop, printer, and appliance support.
  • Mentor and teach 80 + students. Mentor and teach staff and families about IT skills.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the principal.


  • High School Diploma and related training/experience.
  • Post-secondary education and certification in computer science, information technology, or a related field is an asset.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.

 Other Requirements

  • A valid class five (5) driver’s license with a clean criminal record and vulnerable record check is required.
  • Willingness to submit to an oath of confidentiality.
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule.
  • Ability to speak and/or understand the Cree language (or another applicable First Nation language) is beneficial.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent


  • Dental care
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Fort Chipewyan, AB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

How to Apply

If you or someone you know is interested, please send your resume to

Application deadline is until a suitable candidate is found.

We thank all who apply but we will only be contacting those selected for an interview. Thank you!