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Fleet IT Support Specialist

Company: Lindblad Expeditions
Location: Seattle
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

WHO WE ARELindblad Expeditions is the pioneer in the Expedition Travel space, from taking the first citizen explorers to Antarctica in 1966, to opening the Galapagos and Easter Island to tourism in 1967, to leading the first tourist expedition through the Northwest Passage in 1984, to launching our innovative partnership with National Geographic in 2004. Now taking nearly 25,000 guests per year to some of the world's most remote and pristine locations on our fleet of 16 ships, we do whatever it takes to ensure our guests experience the "Exhilaration of Discovery".JOB SUMMARYResponsible for providing technical assistance and support related to computer systems, hardware, or software. Responds to queries, runs diagnostic programs, isolates problem, and determines and implements solution.ESSENTIAL DUTIESTo perform this job successfully, the incumbent must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Additional duties may be added or assigned at any time.---Be the Primary point of contact for IT issues presented by the ship crew---Provide remote technical assistance and support for incoming queries and issues related to computer systems, software, applications, and hardware that is onboard LEX vessels.---Install, modify, and repair computer hardware and software onboard LEX vessels.---Write training manuals.---Document internal procedures.---Maintain inventory of all equipment, software, and software licenses onboard LEX vessels---Assist with purchasing of IT equipment---Prepare new hardware for deployment onboard vessels---Work with Logistics to ensure hardware is delivered to vessels in a timely manner---Work on special projects assigned by the Fleet IT Director and Fleet IT Superintendent---Travel to vessels for support as needed---Adhere to company policies in the performance of daily activities---Be able to participate in on-call rotation---Work with vendors to line up support and service calls as neededGENERAL QUALIFICATIONSEducation/Experience---Tech savvy with working knowledge of office software products, databases, networking, and remote-control software.---Good understanding of computer systems, mobile devices, and other tech products.---Ability to diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve technical issues---Proficiency in English.---Excellent communication skills.---Excellent writing skills.---Customer-oriented and cool-tempered.---Strong sense of discretion & confidentiality required.---Good diagnostic skills---Possess a passport and be able to travel internationally as needed---Be able to travel domestically as neededSKILLSFamiliarity with Windows and Mac operating systems and understanding of networking technologies. Strong skills in time management, handling multiple tasks, setting priorities, and meeting deadlines. The ability to work independently as well as with others in a team environment. Other requirements include:---Familiarity with Microsoft Windows.---Familiarity with Active Directory.---Microsoft Office Suite---Understanding of anti-virus and policies connected with AV tools.---Familiarity with remote support---Some experience with phone systems - Mitel preferred---Application Support ExperienceOther Skills/Abilities---Strong skills in organization, time management, handling multiple tasks, setting priorities, and meeting deadlines.---Proficient computer skills in the Windows operating system, including both word-processing and spreadsheet applications.---The ability to be proactive and work independently as well as with others in a team environment.---Willingness to learn---Creative problem solving---Team playerThis position is eligible for an annual bonus opportunity.OUR BENEFITS--- Travel benefits for employees and their family--- Voyage of Discovery trips for employees to travel as guests--- Health insurance including Medical, Dental, Vision--- 401(k) plan with employer match--- Long-Term Disability, Life & AD&D Insurance--- Flexible Spending Account (FSA) to be used for out-of-pocket medical and dependent care--- Pre-Tax Commuter Benefit--- 7-8 Paid Holidays--- 2-3 Floating Holiday Options (pro-rated per start date)--- Up to 15 days of vacation (pro-rated per anniversary year)--- Parental Leave--- Sick/personal days per city & state ordinance--- Pet Insurance discountCommunication SkillsUsing the English language, this person must have the ability to read, write, and comprehend policies, legal guidelines, correspondence, and memos. Must also possess the ability to effectively communicate-both in writing and orally-with a professional demeanor.PHYSICAL DEMANDSWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. The employee will also be required to write and type. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.COMPENSATION STATEMENTLindblad Expeditions determines the pay for positions using local, national, and industry-specific survey data. We evaluate external equity and the cost of labor/prevailing wage index in the relative marketplace for jobs directly comparable to jobs within our company. Our posted salary range is based on national data and may be refined for a candidate's region/town/cost of living.For new hires, we strive to make competitive offers allowing the new employee room for future growth. Salaries will be based on the applicant's location, level of experience, education, and specialized knowledge and skills. An employee/candidate with a stronger skill set will receive higher pay.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENTAt Lindblad Expeditions, we simply could not do our work without the diverse kaleidoscope of humanity that creates and delivers our remarkable offerings across the planet. As a Company that respects and celebrates the inherent diversity in the places we explore, we recognize the need to mirror that same diversity and all the interconnected perspectives within our organization. We are committed to building a community of different genders, races, ages, sexual orientations, chosen identities, and countries of origin where every person brings their whole self to work and whose skills, talents, and abilities are valued. We believe we can explore further and in a more meaningful way by actively creating a more diverse and inclusive organization where everyone feels they belong.Lindblad Expeditions is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals seeking employment at Lindblad Expeditions are considered without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetics, marital status, pregnancy, unemployment status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or veteran status.

Keywords: Lindblad Expeditions, Seattle , Fleet IT Support Specialist, Professions , Seattle, Washington

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