Details for NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR

 

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FULL-TIME OPPORTUNITY IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT

 

NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR

The Black Hawk County Consolidated Communications Center is seeking a dedicated and collaborative IT professional knowledgeable in establishing and maintaining local and wide area networks, software applications, PC systems, user system support, and equipment for data communication purposes in a public safety environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists management in establishing strategic county-wide area network plans for public safety purposes
  • Provides specific advice regarding the flow of data over a distributed, multi-platform network.
  • Installs, monitors and supports servers, interfaces, and county-wide public safety software systems; establishes and maintains network users, user environment, directories, and security.
  • Researches, plans for, recommends and implements new networking technology.
  • Consults IT support personnel from other municipalities in identifying problems with systems, programs, and public safety software applications.
  • Performs network repair and maintenance as needed; provides work station support to users, explains and reviews correct procedures with users.

Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree (A. A.) in MIS or related technical coursework or equivalent and five (5) years of related experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in MIS or computer science preferred.
  • Experience in a public safety environment preferred.
    • Must obtain Iowa/NCIC certification within 6 months of hire date.
  • Knowledge of maintaining Windows servers, networks and networking equipment.
  • Must be available for evening and/or weekend hours if needed.
  • Must have a valid Iowa Driver's License and be insurable under county guidelines. The position may require the occasional use of private vehicle for official business.

Salary Range & Benefits:

  • $66,000 - $92,000; starting compensation is based on qualifications.
  • Competitive benefits package.

For complete instructions, requirements, application and job descriptions, please visit our website at http://www.co.black-hawk.ia.us/316/Job-Openings. EOE/AA.

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