Junior IT Technician - Placement Point (Pty) Ltd, Durbanville

  • Durbanville
  • Salary: R8 000.00 - R10 000.00 Per Month
  • Benefits: CAMAF Medical Aid, Group life benefit (from CTC)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Accounting, IT
  • Posted by Placement Point (Pty) Ltd on Monday, January 20, 2020
  • Reference: SDJIT
  • Apply before Friday, March 20, 2020 - 27 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Placement Point (Pty) Ltd

A well established firm based in Durbanville is looking for a Junior IT Technician


  • Will be reporting to the Practice Manager

IT Support:

  • Ensuring that all new starter workstations are set up timeously
  • Ensuring access of exit employees are removed timeously
  • Assisting personnel with day-to-day IT and email related queries and finding ways to utilise this process
  • Coordinate the access control to relevant platforms and software programs according to personnel job description with assistance of external IT provider
  • Ensure security and privacy of all networks and computer systems
  • Maintaining the IT asset register
  • Organise and scheduling of upgrades and maintenance timeously, with minimal interruption of the firm’s efficiency
  • Ensuring that the renewal of software licences is maintained
  • Assisting with upkeep of IT policy
  • Researching various programmes and software within the accounting industry in order to optimise future performance, this includes patch notes release
  • Provide personnel training on any new IT programmes implemented, when required
  • Record keeping of common errors found as well as recordkeeping of implemented solutions
  • Monthly reporting and monitoring of internet misuse
  • Ensuring that all ‘sent to’ SDK letterheads are maintained
  • Timeous communication with Team IT and feedback given to relevant personnel
  • Able to identify computer or network shortages and communicate the beforementioned to the Practice Manager in a timeous manner
  • Perform troubleshooting to diagnose and resolve problems and minimising the reoccurrence of the specific issues in the future
  • Ad hoc duties


  • Assist personnel on any related M-Files queries
  • Liaise with responsible person ensuring that all M-file queries are attended to


• Assist personnel with any CaseWare related queries

Candidate Requirements


  • English and Afrikaans speaking (bilingual)
  • Own vehicle and valid drivers license
  • Proven experience in a Junior IT or relevant position
  • Degree / Diploma in relevant field
  • Certification as IT Technician will be an advantage (e.g. CompTIA A+, Microsoft Certified IT Professional): A+, N+ or MSCE
  • Excellent diagnostic and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Outstanding organisational and time-management skills
  • In depth understanding of diverse computer systems and networks
  • Good knowledge of internet security and data privacy principles

Computer Literacy:

  • Adobe Suite (Adobe premiere pro, after effects, photoshop) would be an advantage
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About Placement Point (Pty) Ltd

Placement Point (Pty) Ltd previously known as First Time Placement cc (Parkwood Branch) has been providing unique excellence to the recruitment industry since 1990.

We are a “hands – on” personalised generalist recruitment agency that provides for both the needs of the employer and the employee. 
As a Generalist Recruitment Agency we recruit across the board from junior to senior level positions. 

Our expertise include (but are not limited to):

Finance / Accounts / Tax
Senior Management 
Office Support 
Sales / Marketing 
Human Resources
Information Technology 
Hospitality / Travel