Systems Administrator

Recruitment #1812-SYSTADUNP3-002



Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.


Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.


  • Two to four years of experience providing network account management, monitoring, maintenance, troubleshooting and support of enterprise level hardware/software solutions for network servers, storage systems, backup systems, personal computers, peripherals and end user devices.
  • Two to four years managing complex enterprise technology projects in accordance with a formal project management methodology.
  • Two to four years developing, editing, and presenting technical designs, project plans and other technical reports.
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License and ability to operate vehicle to deliver, pickup, install and/or troubleshoot equipment issues. Microsoft and/or VMware Certifications
  • Two to four years of experience administering, troubleshooting and supporting SCCM 2012, VDI, active directory/group policy in an Enterprise Resource environment


Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major an information technology or related engineering field.


Two years of  experience troubleshooting and supporting of enterprise level hardware/software solutions for servers, storage systems, backup systems, personal computers, peripherals, end user devices, and providing network access control, network and email account management.

OR any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job related competencies indicated as part of this position description.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals


Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


Speaking, Vision, Hearing, Sitting, Standing, Use of Office Machinery such as PCs, Smart Phones, Tablets, Calculators and Multi-Function Devices. Ability to lift end-user hardware up to 30 pounds..


  • Performs server and computer builds, installing multi-platform operating systems & applications, and deploying through automation.
  • Performs configuration, optimizing, monitoring, and system backups for enterprise network servers, storage systems, backup systems, personal computers, peripherals and end user devices.
  • Performs remedial troubleshooting for hardware and software systems, preventative/remedial maintenance, patching and upgrades for enterprise network servers, storage systems, backup systems, personal computers, peripherals and end user devices.
  • Provides Tier-2 and Tier-3 technical support for escalated complex issues in supporting systems related to enterprise network servers, storage systems, backup systems, personal computers, peripherals and end user devices.
  • Performs project management duties on routine technology projects in accordance with established project management methodology.
  • Acts as team technical liaison for externally managed technology projects originating from the Enterprise Project Management Office as well as other Departments.
  • Performs data backup and restores of server applications, databases and user data files. 
  • Performs tape management duties.
  • Performs user account management functions. 
  • Creates, deletes or transfers user accounts and manages access control based on enterprise policies and procedures.
  • Performs as supervisor to subordinate technical personnel engaged in performance of installation, maintenance and support of hardware and software systems. Provides mentoring and training to peers and subordinates.
  • Works with vendors, clients, and other technical staff to resolve technical issues related to vendor-specific supported infrastructure.
  • Develops, edits, and presents, technical designs, network diagrams, project plans and other technical reports.
  • Other duties as assigned



We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.

  • Health Plan: The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from two (2) healthcare plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
  • Dental Insurance: Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
  • Vision Care: Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
  • Employee Assistance Program: This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.
  • Holidays: Employees receive up to twelve (12) paid holidays per year.

Visit our Benefits page for more exciting details.

Veteran’s Preference:

Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Hillsborough County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.

Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge

Hillsborough County is a drug free workplace.

Response/Recovery Activities:

Employees are required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to an emergency or natural disaster affecting County operations and/or its citizens. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees will be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. *MON*