• Information Technology
  • $53.44 — $64.96 Hourly DOQ/DOE ($111,149 — $135,102 Annual Salary) USD / Year
  • Salary: $53.44 — $64.96 Hourly DOQ/DOE ($111,149 — $135,102 Annual Salary)

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Under the general direction of the Director of Administration, supervises Information Technology staff. Researches, evaluates and recommends hardware and software solutions; provides strategic planning and product selection for new applications and upgrades; provides system administration and user support; implements and integrates automated systems; coordinates the installation and maintenance of computer hardware and software; supports and trains users; and effectively interfaces with District staff and technical consultants.  Also, oversees Geographic Information System (GIS) services and support to District users.



Supervises District information technology activities.

Supports, as well as actively participates in, the analysis, design and implementation of the District’s computer systems, including hardware, software and applications relating to new systems and updates to existing District systems.

Works with departmental staff, other District staff, and outside consultants in these efforts.

Participates in the analysis, design and implementation of new information technology needs for the District and updates current information technology of the District.

Supports implementation of and provides on-going support for information technology needs of the District.

Supports the evaluation, purchase and maintenance of computer hardware and software.

Supports and integrates the District’s telephone and telecommunications systems.

Monitors, updates and implements the District’s Information Technology Strategic Plan.

Updates the Information Technology disaster recovery plan, as needed.

Prepares and monitors the Information Technology budget.

Analyzes, develops and implements information technology training classes for District employees, which can include in person training, development of user guides, and/or technical documents.

Installs, diagnoses and repairs District computer hardware and software.

Provides technical support to users in the operation of computer hardware and software.

Maintains an inventory of computer hardware and software licenses.

Supervises and evaluates the performance of:
·         Information Technology System Administrator

·         GIS Systems Associate

·         GIS Specialist

Performs other related duties as assigned.


A combination of education, training and experience, which demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to perform the job duties.  A typical qualifying background includes:

·         Technical knowledge of Windows desktop and server operating systems, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Exchange;

·         College level coursework in information technology, computer science, GIS or a related field;

·         Ability to  manage multiple projects with competing priorities;

·         Experience in user support to  include problem solving skills;

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and

·         Ability to   learn new systems quickly and effectively;

·         Experience with vendor management.

Prior work experience with the following is highly desired:

·         College degree in information technology, computer science, GIS or other related field of study;

·         Supervision of technical staff;

·         End-user training;

·         Virtualization platforms, VMware or Microsoft Hyper-V;

·         Cloud IaaS and PaaS, Azure or AWS;

·         Networking concepts such as Firewall Provisioning, Layer 2/3 switching, Campus wireless and basic routing;

·         Designing and enforcing a robust InfoSec policy;

·         System management suites including  Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager;

·         Microsoft Office 365 and Exchange Online;

·         Monitoring systems such as Zabbix and Cacti or equivalent;

·         Backup and DR systems;

·         SIEM solutions;

·         Cisco UCS enterprise phone systems;

·         SQL databases;

·         ESRI and AutoCad  software;

·         SharePoint software;

·         Experience with ticket management and workflow application systems such as Jira Service Management.


Must have a valid California driver’s license and must be acceptable to the District’s automotive liability insurance carrier.

Must establish and maintain effective working relations with other personnel and promote good relations with the public.



The most appropriately qualified applicants will be invited to continue in the selection process which may consist of competency testing (including a practical exam), a written exercise and oral interviews by District personnel or qualified individuals from other public agencies or any combination thereof. The District expressly reserves the right to change the selection process in order to identify the most qualified candidates as required by federal and state law.

To help streamline the application and hiring process, we have implemented new recruiting software.  All applicants will apply via our website at under the “careers tab”.  We will no longer accept paper applications.  You will need to upload your resume and cover letter on our new application portal.

Job offers are contingent upon a pre-employment medical examination and drug testing.


Oral interviews and testing will be done in compliance with local and state COVID-19 protocols and may include remote interviews as well as onsite physically distanced interviews/testing.

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