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Information Technology Specialist/Senior



Location: Laramie, Laramie, WY 82070
Department: IT
Job Status: Full-Time
Rate of Pay: Depends on Qualifications -
Status: Accepting Applications
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Job Description

First Review Date: April 19th, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled 

Salary: $43,766 - $48,310

The City of Laramie is accepting applications from qualified individuals for an Information Technology Specialist or Senior Specialist to assist with the City information needs and objectives; to coordinate activities with other City departments; to support computer systems, and to provide assistance to the Information Technology Manager.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with various software packages including modern Microsoft network operating systems, email, word processing, spreadsheets, data processing, financial, graphics, desktop publishing and management applications/programs.
  • Work on modern and complex principles and practices of computer and network systems management, analysis, design, installation, integration, and maintenance.
  • Perform virus removal and protection; help with malware prevention, and computer security.
  • Replace hardware components of a computer system including but not limited to motherboards, memory, power supplies, etc.
  • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals.
  • Troubleshoot computer network and related peripheral equipment.
  • Interpret and apply the policies, laws, codes, and regulations pertaining to assigned programs and functions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES (Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.)  

  • An associate degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science, management Information Technology or a related field. A bachelor’s is preferred.
  • One to three years of experience in the development and administration of computer systems, servers, and networks. Experience related to network and computer operating systems, and computer related software.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be able to carry at least 50 pounds, climb ladders and stairs. 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one.
  • Ability to pass a comprehensive background investigation, drug screening and driver’s license check.

 

Applicants who are offered an appointment are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation, drug screening test and driver license check.

 

The City of Laramie is an EEO/ADA employer and a smoke-free workplace per City ordinance.