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COMPUTER NETWORK SPECIALIST I

Recruitment #14-004412-002

Introduction

The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Computer Network Specialist I in the Office of Information Technology.

This is a position specific recruitment. The resulting list of eligible will be used to staff this position or function only. This list will be maintained for one year. You will need to reapply for any future recruitment for this job classification.

GRADE

16

LOCATION OF POSITION

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation

1100 North Eutaw Street (Baltimore City)

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to maintain and upgrade the computer network  of DLLR and 50+ field offices.

POSITION DUTIES

This position will be responsible for repairing, planning, integrating, installing hardware/software and diagnosing and resolving problems for local LAN and remote 3270 functions.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Education: Bachelor's degree in computer information technology, management information systems, or other information technology related field, to include course work in local or wide area computer network, from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Six months of experience planning, integrating and maintaining software and hardware for local or wide area computer networks.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute completion of high school or high school equivalency certificate and eighteen months of experience converting data from project specifications by preparing program code using generally accepted computer programming languages or other developmental tools; planning, installing and maintaining data communications network lines and devices; or evaluating, implementing and maintaining computer hardware and software for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute completion of high school or high school equivalency certificate and fifteen credit hours from an accredited college or university in systems analysis and applications programming using generally accepted computer programming languages or other developmental tools for the required education.

3. Candidates may substitute completion of high school or high school equivalency certificate and completion of a certification program in Network Administration, such as Certified Novell Administrator (CNA), Microsoft Certified Product Specialist NT 4.0 Administrator or equivalent certification program for the required education.

4. Candidates may substitute experience in one of the following areas on a year-for-year basis for a high school education: operating computer systems, scheduling, controlling input and output or maintaining backups or data storage, processing data on computer systems, evaluating, implementing and maintaining computer hardware and software or converting data from project specifications by developing programs using generally accepted computer programming languages or other developmental tools.

Education credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service.  For further information, you may call the International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. at (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services at 1 (800) 331-2925.  The evaluation must be submitted with the application.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Candidates are subject to security clearance before the interview, and their work records will be reviewed by the hiring division.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application  to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  

RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE AND NOT CONSIDERED IN THE SELECTION PROCESS.

All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.

Applications that meet qualifications will be referred to the hiring unit for interview selection. Units will select those candidates most closely demonstrating the qualifications for interview.

Candidates must submit a copy of their highest level of education.

The certified list will be used by DLLR for a period of one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination for this recruitment will be an evaluation and rating of the information provided on your application.  Therefore, it is essential that the application is filled out completely and accurately, listing all relevant education and experience and addressing the specific qualifications shown above.  If applicable, a copy of your college transcript should be submitted with your application. RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE AND NOT CONSIDERED IN THE EXAMINATION PROCESS.

All required documentation must be received no later than the close of business on the closing date.

Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list categorized as Best Qualified, Better Qualified or Qualified.

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS

The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

BENEFITS

STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. A copy of your proof of eligibility (DD 214) for Veterans’ Credit must be in this office and completely verified before Veterans’ Credit will be approved.  Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of eligibility for Veterans’ Credit.

Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  The MD State Application Form can be found online. If online process is not available, or you encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, please send your paper application by mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.

Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendum may be mailed to:

DLLR Office of Human Resources

Attn: COMPUTER NETWORK SPECIALIST I/14-004412-002/E. Phoebus
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 100
Baltimore, MD 21201

PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of DLLR that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.