COMPUTER NETWORK SPECIALIST II
|Department||DNR - Natural Resource Police - General Direction|
|Date Opened||9/20/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||10/4/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$60,801.00 - $97,940.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Emilee Knott|
This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Natural Resources Police. This recruitment will be used to fill current vacancies for the position and may be used to fill future vacancies in the same classification/function. Future vacancies may also be filled via other recruitments. The resulting eligible list will be maintained for one year.
*Body Worn Camera Unit*
LOCATION OF POSITION
1072 East College Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21409 (Anne Arundel County)
Main Purpose of Job
This position provides technical support to the Natural Resources Police for their Law Enforcement Applications and related hardware, as well as processes and disseminates body worn camera footage requests to various criminal justice agencies and States Attorney’s offices. The work in this classification involves direct contact with representatives of various criminal justice agencies. Employees in this classification receive general supervision from a Natural Resources Police Sergeant. Employees may be required to work on evenings and weekends, and holidays and may be subject to call ins. Employees in this classification do not supervise but will provide guidance and advice to other personnel within the unit, as well as train and guide personnel with less experience and/or knowledge in both body worn camera related hardware and the dissemination of body worn camera footage.
The Department of Natural Resources, Support Services (Records Division) in Annapolis, MD is currently accepting applications for a classification). This position is the implementation arm of the Department’s Records Division. It manages all aspects of the day-to-day body worn camera footage and dissemination of information. It manages all aspects of the day-to-day technical field supervisory staff responsible for maintaining and upgrading the Department of Natural Resources statewide public safety radio communication networks.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Responsible for processing body worn camera footage requests from various criminal justice Agencies and States Attorney’s Offices.
- Responsible for assisting with the processing of Public Information Act (PIA) requests of body worn camera footage. Aids higher level administrators related to the response of (PIA) and “shields” body worn camera footage as required by law prior to release.
- Travels to both field and office locations throughout the State of Maryland to provide hardware support for body worn camera systems. To include but not limited to battery exchanges, unit replacement, upload hardware maintenance and troubleshooting.
- Responsible for maintaining and monitoring the daily uploads of body worn camera footage by Natural Resources Police officers into the cloud-based server and associated software. • Responsible for providing technical assistance to Natural Resources Police officers on the proper use and maintenance of body worn camera systems.
- Provides training to Natural Resources Police officers in both the field and classroom settings on the proper use of body worn camera systems and upload procedures.
- Assists with law enforcement records maintenance.
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate
Experience: Five years of administrative staff or professional work
1. Candidates may substitute 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university for each year up to four years of the required experience.
2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and one year of experience in administrative staff or professional work for the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university for the required experience.
4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher-ranking commissioned officer on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Three years of experience formal training or professional experience in computer software and or hardware.
- Three years of experience with video editing software.
- Three years of experience working with public safety personnel, fire/EMS, or police.
- Three years of experience with MD’s public information act and procedures for the dissemination of information.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.
Please make sure you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your minimum qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates may be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.
Your application is part of the examination process. The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of this position. The rating will be based on the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is important you provide all the experience and education related to this position completely and accurately.
For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.
The online application is strongly preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to: Department of Natural Resources, Human Resources, 580 Taylor Avenue, C-3 Annapolis, MD 21401. The Human Resources unit is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.
Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.
If you are having difficulty with your user account, need to make adjustments to a submitted application or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management and direct your questions/comments/concerns to the Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov.
Inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Emilee Knott at Emilee.Knott@maryland.gov.
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Candidates with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.