In/Out of House
NETWORK SPECIALIST I
NATURE OF WORK
Under general supervision from the Director of Information Systems, performs technical work involving networking hardware and software used to support the City/County networking system.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Manage backup tapes for offsite storage to include taking tapes to storage site.
Responsible for installing networking software, hardware and cabling systems; and maintain hardware and software inventories.
Provide technical assistance in the use of networking services; evaluating network hardware and software, and prepare reports.
Provide technical assistance to department computer users and/or refer them to appropriate personnel for assistance.
Install and configure PC workstations, printers, other network hardware and software, perform hardware and software upgrades to existing systems, and assist employees in their use; perform PC tune up, defrag and virus checks.
Troubleshoot computer problems to determine cause of failure and perform necessary repairs.
Maintain equipment documentation consisting of purchasing information, original and current configuration, installed software and repair information.
Set up and maintain security profiles; perform application and data backup procedures on department computers; and provide recommendations for acquiring and replacing computer equipment to include research of end users needs.
Perform other work which is consistent with the essential elements of the job.
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Knowledge of computer capabilities and associated networking equipment.
Ability to install, operate and maintain computer equipment running a Microsoft Operating Systems
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative in analyzing network systems and to make recommendations and modifications.
Ability to manage multiple responsibilities concurrently.
Knowledge of routers, hubs, switches, UNIX Server, Windows Server and printers.
Knowledge of structured wiring systems.
Ability to analyze customer requirements and document/design appropriate solutions.
Ability to use common hand tools.
Ability to perform sedentary physical work and to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, data suppliers, users and the public.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Possess an Associate’s Degree in Computer Information Systems, or equivalent degree with two years work experience in the installation, maintenance and operation of Local or Wide Area Networks. Applicants with five years work experience with network systems will be considered.
PAY 19.81 to 27.07
Posting Dates 5/25/15 to 6/8/15
Send Resume’s and questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the following address.
Attn. Director, Information Systems
211 West 3rd Street
North Platte, NE 69101