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Department: Technical

Within the IT Department, the Systems Administrator is employed to assist and maintain all network and server facilities on site at Australia Zoo. This position works under the direction of the IT Manager and plays a vital role.

As the Systems Administrator, you must have a high level of problem solving skills, along with the ability to promptly learn new systems and networks.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop and maintain IT related infrastructure, including:

  • Windows servers
  • VMWare Virtual Systems
  • Zimbra mail servers (experience with Zimbra not essential)
  • NAS/SAN systems
  • Routers, switches, VLANs, WANs, VPNs
  • Linux servers/web servers

    Essential Criteria:

    • A demonstrated ability to work in a high-pressure, flexible environment and to deliver all communications to a high level
    • Must have the ability to learn new systems and develop the knowledge of products quickly
    • Exceptional attention to detail
    • Well developed organisational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks
    • A high level of interpersonal skills and the ability to negotiate and communicate effectively with staff at all levels
    • Current drivers licence and own transport

    Preferred Criteria:

    • Experience with the above system disirable
    • Minimum 1-2 years experience in a similar position
    • Current First Aid qualifications

    All interested applicants should email a resume (no more than 5 pages) to

    Apply for this job below. Applications close 1st of May 2014

    Here is a checklist of information you will need to have ready before you start to complete the employment application form:

    • Education history
    • Employment history
    • References
    • Any qualifications you may have eg First Aid
    • Any achievements you may like to tell us about
    • your availability (what hours can you work)
    • A resume in .pdf or .doc format
    • Any other info that may support your application

    Please allow 20 minutes to complete the application.