Position Title: Information Technology Specialist MC
Department: Information Technology
Reports to: IT Director
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit: None
Job Status: Perm/FT
Pay Grade: 21A
F/T Equivalent: 1.0
The Information Technology Specialist provides on-site support to users with hardware and software problems, maintains computing equipment and user applications, trains and educates users on hardware and software operation, and maintains citywide computer networks.
Education, Training and Experience minimum required to proficiently perform the job
Education / higher education: Bachelor's Degree
For required college degrees, applicable field(s) of study: Personal computer or network support
Minimum number of years of directly related experience: Two years . In lieu of a degree, incumbent must possess six years of relevant experience.
Education and/or experience preferences: none
Certifications, Licenses and Registrations
Drivers License requirement: Frequent Driver -- Regular Driver's License Required Endorsements: None
Note -- For any driver, driving record must always meet City driving and insurability standards.
Required certifications, licenses or registrations: CISCO, A+ Certified Technician, Microsoft Certified Software Engineer.
Time given after hire/promotion to obtain certification or licenses: none
Preferred certifications, licenses or registrations: none
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required to proficiently perform the job
Knowledge and skills in the support and maintenance of micro-computing equipment and software applications to include word processing, spreadsheets, internal communications, database, Windows operating system, e-mail and Internet access. Desktop OS and office productivity applications.
Must be able to type rapidly and accurately enough to successfully produce documents/spreadsheets, communicate via e-mail, or perform data entry as necessary to accomplish the essential functions of the position.
Use of technology, equipment and software typically used in the office environment. Skills in PC hardware and component-level troubleshooting.
Abilities: Exercise initiative, independent judgment and independent problem solving.
Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Write routine reports and correspondence.
Speak effectively before groups of customers or employees. Use math concepts to present data in charts, graphs, and presentations. Deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Interaction with Groups/Agencies/Entities: Internal: Works with department staff, supervisors or managers on computer technology problems and modifications and special projects.
Maintains harmonious, courteous, and understanding relationships, while fostering a collaborative teamwork environment. External: Interacts with vendors to receive computing equipment and resolves problems as required. Presents a friendly and courteous image for the City with vendors, contractors, public officials, and the general public
Authorities and Accountabilities
Level of independent decision making: Moderate--incumbent is expected to analyze situations that are not covered by established procedures or instructions and suggest to supervisor a recommended course of action
Budgetary/Financial/Asset accountability: Low -- Position is accountable to a Department Director or Division Manager and cannot make major decisions or obligate the City
Span of control: Responsibility for own work (no supervision or leadership expectations)
The following functions are typical for this position. The omission of specific functions does not exclude them if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Performs technology repairs resource, computer, telephone and network.
Maintains software programs and provides upgrades to City computers to include all off-site City buildings.
Troubleshoots problems and researches methods for solutions.
Researches new ideas, innovations and technologies to benefit the City computer system.
Configures serves, domains, and routers.
Trains users and provides technical support and assistance on hardware and software features.
Provides assistance with the installation, support and maintenance of all city computing equipment, software and peripherals.
Maintains citywide computer networks and troubleshoots problems with department personnel.
Set ups multimedia; projectors, TVs, and etc.
Is knowledgeable about and able to create/run and maintain cabling.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Daily activity level: Blend of sedentary and physical work
Physical characteristics: Job requires oral and aural communication; Job requires reading and comprehension of written materials; Job requires normal vision; Keystroking or repetitive motion of hands/fingers/arms; and Bending/kneeling/crawling; Lifting/carrying/push/pull up to 49 lbs.
Extraordinary working conditions: None
Hazardous equipment/machinery used: None
Required personal protective equipment: None
If you need an accommodation for a disability that would enable you to apply or interview for this position, please contact the Human Resources Department at 505-891-5011 (fax: 505-891-9183).
City Of Rio Rancho NM