Information Technology Technician – Northampton County
Northampton County is accepting applications for a full time IT Technician in the Information Technology Department.
The essential function of this position is to assist in the daily operations of the Department, including but not limited to: systems administration, website management, application administration, network administration and providing technical support for all county departments.
Familiarity with the following systems will be advantageous:
Website development/management software
Cisco VoIP Systems
Microsoft Server and Desktop Operating Systems
Microsoft Exchange Server
Successful candidates should possess the following traits:
Proven experience as IT Technician or relevant position
Excellent diagnostic and problem solving skills
In depth understanding of diverse computer systems and networks
Knowledge of internet security and data privacy principles
The ability to communicate technical concepts effectively to a varied audience
Strong sense of discretion and confidentiality
Strong organizational and time-management skills
Ability to meet deadlines and manage stress effectively in high-pressure situations
Experience with LAN/WAN networks
Experience with website development/management
Bachelor’s degree in Systems Administration or closely related field is desired. Cisco Networking Certification(s) (CNET or CCNA), Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) or closely related certifications are preferred. This position also requires valid Virginia Driver’s License and five years of related work experience. Criminal background check required.
Minimum salary for this position is $37,179.73.
Please refer to Northampton County’s website for further job descriptions, requirements and county’s application form www.co.northampton.va.usjobs.html. Please submit completed County application form with cover letter and copies of certifications to Human Resources, P. O. Box 66, Eastville, VA 23347 by February 28, 2018. Northampton County is an EOE.