Employment

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NETWORK SPECIALIST I

NATURE OF WORK

Under general supervision from the Director of Information Technology, performs technical work involving network and client hardware and software used to support the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Detention Center, and other County departments.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Responsible for installing networking and communications software, hardware and cabling systems; and maintain hardware and software inventories

Assist in the configuration of VLANs and routing tables within various models of HP switches.

Assist in the configuration and implementation of network security services including firewalls, Antivirus and various other security related functions.

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.

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.

Provide support for client mail applications and server based enterprise-email systems (i.e. Outlook and Exchange).

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 on Various Operating Systems to include Linux and Microsoft Windows.

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 firewalls, routers, switches, VMWare, Linux Server, Windows Server, Windows Desktop, 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.

Ability to pass a background investigation and drug screening test.

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.

This non-exempt position will have a salary range from $21.42 – $29.26 per hour.

Applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 P.M. Monday, December 31, 2018.

Send applications to:

Les Green, City Hall, 211 West 3rd St., North Platte NE 69101

or

E-mail resume and application to greenlr@ci.north-platte.ne.us

Call 308-535-6724 ext. 3127 for any other questions.

Revised 2018