Thomas Allen, Inc
  • West St Paul, MN, USA
  • 26.32 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Thomas Allen is Hiring for a Help Desk Level 1 Technician!

LOCATION: Office in West St. Paul with occasional travel to our offices throughout the Twin Cities

HOURS AVAILABLE: Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30pm

BENEFITS SUMMARY: Health/Dental/Vision Insurance, HSA, Life Insurance, Long and Short Term Disability, 401k, Paid Time Off, Paid Training, Discount Tickets to Local Attractions, Service Recognition Awards, Employee and Rookie of the Month Awards, Referral Bonuses, Capella University Discount, Tuition Reimbursement & more!

JOB SUMMARY: The Help Desk Level 1 Tech is the first line contact for all technical issues. In this position, you will be responsible for 1-on-1 technical troubleshooting and training of all users. You may also manage local area network (LAN) connectivity, including network security, Active Directory, email, and other business accounts.


  • Solves user technology problems at the workstation level including desktop, laptop, tablet, cell phone and related peripheral hardware or software applications and services.
  • Champions customer support through positive interaction, clear communication and advocacy of all end-user issues from initial contact through resolution.
  • Interfaces with users of Information Technology, employing a high degree of tact and diplomacy to promote a positive image of the department. Resolves problem situations in a professional manner. Accurately communicates pertinent information to promote a work environment that lends itself to the best interests of departmental personnel and customer service.
  • Maintains all information relating to all technology assets, problems, solutions, and changes within the purview of the Helpdesk.
  • Provides tier one support including answering phones, documenting tickets, problem escalation, dispatching, end-user training, and basic troubleshooting for end-user devices.
  • May provide tier two support including advanced device troubleshooting, spare inventory management, PC imaging, device setup, backup support, and documentation.
  • Manages users in Active Directory, M365, Zultys VOIP, Synergy as well as other cloud and in-house services.
  • Familiarity with backup systems, high availability systems, Server hardware and software.
  • Supports media and conferencing solutions.
  • Microsoft Office user support including MSAccess.
  • Work with vendors and consultants as needed
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual will need to have an aptitude to quick pick-up new systems and/or computer skills in order to master their application; especially within the work environment utilizing the systems necessary to perform this role.


  • Associate degree or technical school graduate in a computer related field, or related experience totaling at least 2 years
  • CompTIA/A+ certification or equivalent experience
  • Windows 10/11 Desktop experience
  • Customer service experience
  • Windows networking experience or certification
  • Voice over IP (VOIP) experience
  • TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, GPO administration experience
  • Varied IT experience
  • Social service experience desired
  • Required background clearance
  • Ability to effectively communicate in clearly in English, written and verbal
  • Driver's license, reliable vehicle you can use for work purposes, acceptable driving record, and proof of auto insurance required
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

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Thomas Allen, Inc. is a social services agency that provides a variety of person-centered services to individuals with disabilities throughout the state of Minnesota. Our team of nearly 800 employees are key players in assisting individuals served with group home support, semi-independent and independent living, case management, care coordination, and guardianship. As our agency continues to grow, we are looking for team members with diverse perspectives and backgrounds who are passionate about providing services that empower those we support.

Thomas Allen, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, veteran's status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance.

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