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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.


  • 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.


  • 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.