ANNOUNCEMENT OF AN OPEN AND COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION
Information Systems Analyst III
Current Monthly Salary Range: $8,880.23 to $10,793.97
Submission Deadline: Noon on Monday, July 22, 2019
Why would you want to work here?
The Santa Clara County Fire Department is a progressive department of dedicated and skilled employees, focused on providing the absolute best courtesy and service possible to our customers and served jurisdictions. Employees often describe the Department as a family where employees are not simply viewed as a number, but rather a valued and talented member of our team focused on contributing to and serving our communities.
Why Information Technology?
The Information Systems Analyst III is an independent working position within the Information Technology Team in the Business Services Division, which is a cohesive, and highly functioning team that supports all technology used in County Fire. Specifically, the Information Systems Analyst III performs professional level information systems duties in the research, development, installation, and maintenance of application software. In addition, the Information Systems Analyst III implements process improvements while providing technical support and assistance to Department users. He or she performs a variety of analytical and technical duties relative to the assigned area of responsibility.
What benefits do we offer?
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The classification of Information Systems Analyst III is a Fair Labor Standards Act non-exempt position in the Classified Service. This classification is represented by International Association of Fire Fighters 1165.
What will you do as an Information Systems Analyst III? (For more detailed information, please refer to the Information Systems Analyst III job specification located at www.sccfd.org.)
What will you bring to County Fire?
How can you qualify for this position?
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science, information systems or a related field and three (3) years of increasingly responsible software applications programming and/or systems analysis experience.
Possession of an associate degree in computer science, information systems, business or a closely related field and five (5) years of recent, increasingly responsible experience designing, programming, analyzing and administering computer hardware and software systems.
Six (6) years of recent, increasingly responsible experience designing, programming, analyzing and administering computer hardware and software systems.
The following certification is preferred:
Microsoft SQL Server certification
Skills & Ability to:
Curious about the working conditions and physical demands?
Work is performed both in an office setting and in the field. There may be exposure to noise and dust. Work may involve physical exertion including walking, standing, kneeling, stooping, reaching, lifting, crawling, and climbing. Perform simple grasping and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift or carry weight of up to 50 pounds. Manual dexterity; clear, understandable speech; and visual and hearing acuity are also required.
Required License: Possession of a valid state of California driver’s license.
Pre-employment Requirements: The candidate must pass a background check, Live Scan fingerprinting, and complete a medical examination.
Ready to apply? Here’s what to do:
Interested applicants must apply for the position online by clicking on the "Apply for this job online" button. If you have not previously done so, you will need to complete an applicant profile. As part of the job submittal, you are required to upload your résumé where indicated. Please be prepared to provide proof of education if requested after the oral board process. Please complete the supplemental questions where prompted to do so. The submission must be completed by the stated deadline.
Don't miss out on this opportunity! The submission deadline is 12:00 p.m. on Monday, July 22, 2019. Incomplete or late submittals will not be accepted or considered.
Based upon a review of the application packets, the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process will include an oral board and practical exercise. In cases where a high number of applications are received (as determined by the Department), the order in which the application was received may be used to determine eligibility to continue in the recruitment process. The oral board interview and practical exercise are tentatively scheduled to take place on Wednesday & Thursday, August 14 & 15, 2019. Final interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of August 26, 2019.
Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
If you have questions regarding the position of Information Systems Analyst III or the application and selection process outlined herein, please contact Debbie Kelleher, Management Analyst, Personnel Services at (408) 341-4460 or email email@example.com.
The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.
The Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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