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Computer Network Specialist-Jefferson Parish Library (8-17) - Metarie

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$50,140.00 /Year
ISSUE DATE: 08/04/17
FINAL FILING DATE: 08/18/17
THE POSITION
EXAMINATION IS ANNOUNCED TO ESTABLISH AN EMPLOYMENT LIST TO FILL ONE (1) CURRENT EAST JEFFERSON VACANCY IN THE DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY. 
 
This employment list may also be used for FUTURE East & West Jefferson vacancies in various Departments. 

KIND OF WORK

Under direction, the purpose of the position is to perform highly responsible and technically skilled personal computer system installation, support and maintenance; the installation and maintenance of Ethernet hubs, switches and routers; and the installation, configuration and troubleshooting of PC hardware, wireless devices, and applicable software programs. Installs, configures, and supports Cisco networking equipment such as routers, modems, switches, hubs, proxy servers, and firewall services. Insures networks are secure and that unauthorized access is blocked. Configures routing schemes and IP addressing to allow for efficient flow of data. Installs, configures, and supports network devices, including routers and voice-over IP equipment and software. Installs server operating systems, operating system patches, and operating system upgrades. Insures proper server security settings.  Performs related duties as required.  Employee may be required to work adjusted hours, start earlier and work evenings and/or weekends as duties require or as directed. Position requires driving of a Parish vehicle, thus possession of a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record will be given preference.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADMISSION TO EXAMINATION

Possession of an accredited Associate's degree (or higher), with at least fifteen credit hours of coursework in Computer/Electronic Information Systems and/or Network Administration;
 
PLUS, a minimum of three years of recent, verifiable, paid work experience performing Windows and Network Server Administration duties, to involve support and maintenance of Network equipment (such as Routers, Ethernet switches, Wireless, and Firewalls) and Ethernet and fiber topologies, as well as configuration of TCP/IP protocols. (Qualifying experience must have been gained within the last five years).
 
SUBSTITUTIONS: The following may substitute for the degree and coursework requirements: (1) Currently valid certifications given by CompTIA in BOTH A+ and Network+; OR
(2) A currently valid Cisco certification (e.g., CCENT or higher); OR
(3) An additional two years of recent, verifiable, paid work experience (i.e., five years within the last seven years), as described in the above requirements.
 
PREFERRED: Certifications given by Microsoft, Cisco, and CompTIA are preferred.
 
NOTE: Proof of degree, completed coursework, and any applicable certifications are required.
KIND OF EXAMINATION
(ENTRANCE AND PROMOTIONAL)
 
The examination may consist of a written test, a rating of training and experience, an oral panel interview or any combination thereof. Acceptable applicants will be notified of the time, date, and place of any assembled testing. Applicants must supply complete and accurate information concerning their training and experience including a detailed description of their work experience, the names and addresses of all previous employers and the dates of employment. The information is subject to verification and the Personnel Department reserves the right to determine the quality and quantity of education and experience claimed for credit.
 
JOB POSTING NO. 1262-06A
DATE: 02/06/09
RE-OPENED: 01/15/16
AMENDED: 08/04/17
Application Offices
East Jefferson
Room 206
1221 Elmwood Park Blvd 
Jefferson LA 70123 
(504) 736-6364
West Jefferson
Suite 3100
200 Derbigny Street 
Gretna LA 70053 
(504) 364-2730
 
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
OR
Either of the office addresses listed above. EXAM # 1262-06A
COMPUTER NETWORK SPECIALIST (1262)
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