Electronic Systems Technician

Recruitment #18-CI2527-01

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this position exists is to perform skilled work in the removal and or installation of communications, audio visual, and other electronic equipment for the Police and Fire Departments and other City Departments having communications-equipped vehicles and in fixed facilities and to learn more technical functions while assisting Electronic Systems Engineers.  Essential functions include assisting and/or performing the assembling, installing, removing, servicing and repairing to stationary and mobile radio transmitting and receiving equipment and completing equipment record sheets and necessary forms.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Electronic Systems Supervisor or Assistant Electronic Systems Supervisor.  After basic instructions the employee is responsible for working independently or in a team to apply basic technical knowledge and skills.  This position will be used to train employees to move into the Electronic Systems Engineer position after a require training period.

Minimum Qualifications

Must have a High school diploma or GED and 6 months of technical college training in electronics, auto mechanics or related field, or 6 months of experience in the installation, diagnosis or repair of communications, sound, security or navigation equipment in vehicles.

Special Requirements

Must possess or be able to acquire a valid Alabama Driver’s License within 30 days of selection and must have an acceptable driving record. Employees must have a working phone and must submit to criminal background check.

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) vacancy and any vacancies that may occur during the life of the register.  The current vacancy is with the City of Montgomery IT Department - Electronic Systems Division. Applicants will be screened and qualified based upon education and experience as shown on the application and minimally qualifying questionnaire.  For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and minimally qualifying questionnaire completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were. If more than five qualified applications are received, the supplemental questionnaire will be used to rank applicants.  Tied scores will not be broken (in accordance with Personnel Rules and Regulations, Rule VII, Section 3). If there are five or less qualified applicants, they will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order.

Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment is conditional upon the potential employee passing a preemployment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.

I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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