IT Technician (Systems)

Recruitment #21-CI0401-01

Salary Information

Compensation plans are based on a multi-step progression system. The pay range reflects the entry level and maximum salary potential in the assigned pay grade.

**A starting salary may be negotiated and will be commensurate with education, training and experience in alignment with pay administration policies and MCCP Board Rules & Regulations**

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this position exists is to learn and perform basic entry-level technical work involving the installation and maintenance of City and County of Montgomery IT-related systems and equipment involving three general categories: 1) systems (SW and applications), 2)  networks (HW and infrastructure), and 3) telecommunications systems and equipment. Essential functions include communicating with users, installing various hardware and/or software, telecomm systems, supporting city/county-wide networks communication software, hardware components, Internet software, troubleshooting and resolving IT-related problems.  Employees in these positions are supervised closely until becoming more proficient and provide assistance into city/county IT users to ensure their systems function properly and meet their needs.  Employees are monitored closely, routinely receive hands-on guidance from higher level IT staff and report to an IT Specialists.

Minimum Qualifications

Systems: Must have an Associate’s Degree in Computer Science (or a related field) OR at least two (2) years of experience in basic programming experience using Microsoft.NET based programming languages such as Visual Basic or C.  Qualified experience may substitute for the required education.

NOTE:  Professional certifications in the areas of software, networking and/or telecommunications are preferred. Must be willing to work nights or weekends as required. Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.


Special Requirements

Must be able to work from home using Montgomery city or county-supplied IT equipment, when on-call, must carry and respond to cell phone. Must have a valid driver's license.  Applicants will be required to submit to a thorough background investigation prior to employment.

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill current vacancies in the systems functional area and any other vacancies that may occur during the life of the register.  The current vacancies are with the City of Montgomery IT Department.  Applicants will be screened and qualified based upon education and experience as shown on the application and supplemental questionnaire.  For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and supplemental 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, a selection procedure will be administered to rank applicants on the register.  Tied scores will not be broken. 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 11:59 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 may be conditional upon the potential employee passing a pre-employment 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).

BACKGROUND CHECK: Employment may be conditional upon the potential employee passing a background check. (Candidates will be asked to provide consent prior to the administration of background checks.)

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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