|Salary||$30.98 - $38.69/hour; $5,369.87 - $6,706.27/month; $64,438.40 - $80,475.20/year|
|Date Opened||7/2/2021 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||7/23/2021 5:00:00 PM|
Permanent/Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Auburn (Applegate, Auburn, Colfax, Foresthill, Meadow Vista, Penryn)
South Placer (Granite Bay, Loomis, Lincoln, Rocklin, Roseville)
|Additional Forms Required||
Veterans DD214 (if applicable)|
|HR Analyst||Lindsay Killian|
Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play, and learn! For more information about Placer County, please visit www.placer.ca.gov.
Placer County is currently accepting applications for Information Technology Technician - I and Information Technology Technician - II to fill one vacancy in the Assessor's Office and one vacancy in the Sheriff's Office. The eligible list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill vacancies in various County departments as they arise, subject to specific position requirements.
Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To participate in the recruitment at the I level, II level, or both levels, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment:
Information Technology Technician - I #2021-15701-01
Information Technology Technician - II #2021-15704-01
Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view General benefits.
For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website.
Performs a wide range of technical duties, typically in a help desk environment, in order to provide effective support for assigned technology functional area; troubleshoots and resolves system/application related support requests pertaining to maintenance and administration of computer hardware and software and telecommunications systems to meet business needs. This classification serves as a first or second-level responder and may perform any of the following functions: installs/sets up, operates, maintains and monitors a variety of information systems including network, peripherals, operating systems and user applications; plans, implements and monitors hardware and software upgrades, patches, security and backup/recovery processes; installs, configures and administers a variety of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) and internal applications; and performs other related duties as assigned.
This is the full journey level class in the Information Technology Technician series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Information Technology Technician I by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned. Incumbents at this level work alone on routine or regular work assignments, checking with a supervisor on non-routine assignments or when in doubt as to the correct procedures to follow. This class is distinguished from Information Technology Specialist in that the Specialist describes positions that are responsible for performing duties that are broader and more complex in nature requiring specialized knowledge and abilities as compared to the more routine tasks performed by a Technician that require a more general knowledge.
Receives general supervision from an assigned supervisor. May receive technical and functional supervision from higher level staff.
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
In addition to the above, when assigned to Telecommunications:
Work is typically performed in an indoor office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances; position occasionally requires travel to other locations. Work environments may include noise, dust and/or unpleasant odors, marked changes in temperature and humidity, and may occasionally require work in confined spaces.
It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below.
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Two (2) years of responsible experience comparable to Information Technology Technician I with Placer County.
Training: Equivalent to the completion of an Associate’s degree with major coursework in computer science, information systems, or a related field. Possession of an approved information systems technology certificate, or completion of an approved information systems training course may substitute for all or part of the above required education.
NOTE: Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department. Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency.
Required License or Certificate:
In addition to the above, when assigned to Telecommunications:
Training & Experience Rating (100%)
Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant’s education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list.
Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn.
The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied.
Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here.
Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.