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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Information Technology Specialist 4 in Eldora, Iowa

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Information Technology Specialist 4

Salary

$62,108.80 - $96,075.20 Annually

Location

Eldora - 50627 - Hardin County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

405 Dept of Human Services - State Training School (Eldora)

Job Number

21-00625

Closing

10/6/2020 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Jon Kies - jkies@dhs.state.ia.us

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Job Description

The Boys’ State Training School (STS) at Eldora is seeking an IT Specialist who is capable of working independently. The position is responsible for the IT needs of our entire campus located here in Eldora, Ia.

You will be responsible to Administer Network Servers, for Application Management, for Desktop Management, and other IT duties and responsibilities including administration of our phone system.

You will work independently with your IT supervisor headquartered in Des Moines.

A truly exceptional benefit package fit for a deserving seasoned professional.

As an employee of the STS you are a State of Iowa employee and eligible for a comprehensive benefits package that includes the following and more.

  • Insurance – Health, Dental, Life, Voluntary Life, and Long Term Disability

  • The cost for Medical and Dental is only $45 per month for single coverage

  • Medical and Dental coverage for a family is $201 per month.

  • IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System)-Fixed Income Pension

  • Deferred Compensation with a State-Funded match similar to a 401K

  • Paid Leave – 9 Holidays, Sick Leave, Family Sick Leave, Vacation, & Military Leave

  • Strong Opportunity for Advancement, Growth, and Development.

To learn more about benefits available to State of Iowa employees visit thebenefitsweb page.

You may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program which may pay back student loans.https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/sites/default/files/public-service-application-for-forgiveness.pdf

BSTS is located in Eldora, Iowa, a city of approximately 2,800, located in North Central Iowa. Eldora is the home of the Pine Lake State Park which offers an array of indoor/outdoor recreational activities. Eldora is an Iowa River Greenbelt Community and the Iowa River Greenbelt Scenic Drive winds through a picturesque landscape of valleys, woods, and streams.

Eldora is 45 minutes from Ames and Cedar Falls, 30 minutes from Marshalltown, and only 20 minutes from Iowa Falls. Sportsmen enjoy the great hunting and fishing, and there are many educational opportunities, cultural activities, and entertainment events nearby.

  • Ames, Iowa is the home of the Iowa State University, one of the nation’s largest Universities featuring a premier Engineering school and one of the leading Veterinary and Agricultural schools spurring many new businesses and solid growth.https://www.iastate.edu/

  • Ames was voted the number one college town in the America by the Wall Street Journal.https://247wallst.com/special-report/2019/09/04/30-best-college-towns-in-america/7/

  • Cedar Falls is the home of the University of Northern Iowa,https://uni.edu/

  • Iowa Falls is the home of Ellsworth Community College.https://ecc.iavalley.edu

  • Wells Fargo Arena is an hour and 15 minutes from the State Training School. NCAA Basketball tournaments, top drawer concerts, and other activities are hosted there. The nation’s finest State Fair and the Iowa Cubs are also only an hour and 15 minutes away.

The State of Iowa is an EEO/AA Employer

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university and experience equal to two years of full-time work: operating a multi-job computer; installing, operating and coordinating computer based networks; installing/maintaining database management systems; developing business application processes; developing/operating system programs; installing/maintaining personal computers, Local Area Networks and/or servers; managing operating systems; developing/ delivering information management training; providing Information Technology (IT) customer service; or designing/administering Internet sites;

OR

an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting the completion of an approved curriculum/specialized training program developed and implemented by or in cooperation with state government; or eighteen semester hours of accredited post high school course work in one of the specialty areas listed above; or certification by an authorized educational institution/major computer or software producer in an area directly related to one of the specialty areas listed above, for the required education;

OR

an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting one year of the required experience for thirty semester hours of the required education;

OR

employees with current continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes experience equal to six months of full-time work as an Information Technology Specialist 3.

For additional information, please click on this link to view the job description.

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Whether it's caring for those in need, making highways safer, or improving agriculture production, the work that we do matters to the people of Iowa.

We take our responsibilities and the public trust very seriously. We are committed to delivering the services that matter most to the people of Iowa. If you have the skills, the commitment and the desire to make a difference, then we invite you to explore the career opportunities available with the State of Iowa.

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State government is one of the largest employers in Iowa, and also one of the most diverse. From state trooper to nurse to engineer, the state offers a wide variety of career opportunities.

Benefits

The state offers paid vacation, sick time and holidays, a defined benefit retirement plan, health, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance along with flexible spending accounts. For more information, please visit the executive branch employee benefits website.

The State of Iowa is committed to providing an outstanding employment experience. Check out thisBenefits Beyond the Paycheck brochure.

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Do you understand that the answers to all of the following questions must be truthful, honest, and accurate to the best of your ability?

Please read all questions and answers thoroughly and make sure you understand them completely.Ensure the answers to your questions match the information filled out on your application and the attachments you have uploaded. If the answers to your questions are inconsistent with your application information or uploaded attachments, you will be given zero points for the question.Knowingly misrepresenting the facts when submitting any information related to an application, examination, certification, appeal, or any other facet of the selection process will result in your disqualification from this application and future employment with the state of Iowa.

  • Yes - I understand and agree.

  • No

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PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

Have you filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq?

  • No - I have NOT filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

  • Yes - I HAVE filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

03

Have you graduated from a four-year college or university? IF YES- How many years of full time experience do you have operating a multi-job computer; installing, operating and coordinating computer based networks; installing/maintaining database management systems; developing business application processes; developing/operating system programs; installing/maintaining personal computers, Local Area Networks and/or servers; managing operating systems; developing/ delivering information management training; providing Information Technology (IT) customer service; or designing/administering Internet sites?

  • I have not graduated from a four-year college or university

  • No experience to less than one year

  • One year to less than two years of the identified experience

  • Two years or more of the identified experience

04

How many years do you have of combined post high school education in any field and experience in operating a multi-job computer; installing, operating and coordinating computer based networks; installing/maintaining database management systems; developing business application processes; developing/operating system programs; installing/maintaining personal computers, Local Area Networks and/or servers; managing operating systems; developing/delivering information management training; providing Information Technology (IT) customer service; or designing/administering Internet sites?

  • I do not have any of the identified education or experience

  • Less than two years of the combined identified education or experience

  • Two years to less than four years of the combined identified education or experience

  • Four years to less than six years of the combined identified education or experience

  • Six years or more of the combined identified education or experience

05

Have you completed an approved curriculum/specialized training program developed and implemented by or in cooperation with State Government; or eighteen semester hours of accredited college or university course work in one of the specialty areas listed above (operating a multi-job computer; installing, operating and coordinating computer based networks; installing/maintaining database management systems; developing business application processes; developing/operating system programs; installing/maintaining personal computers, Local Area Networks and/or servers; managing operating systems; developing/delivering information management training; providing Information Technology (IT) customer service; or designing/administering Internet sites); or certification by an authorized educational institution/major computer or software producer in an area directly related to one of the specialty areas listed above? IF YES - How many years of experience do you have operating a multi-job computer; installing, operating and coordinating computer based networks; installing/maintaining database management systems; developing business application processes; developing/operating system programs; installing/maintaining personal computers, Local Area Networks and/or servers; managing operating systems; developing/delivering information management training; providing Information Technology (IT) customer service; or designing/administering Internet sites?

  • NA - I have not completed the identified currriculum

  • Less than one year of experience in the identified areas

  • One year to less than two years of experience in the identified areas

  • Two years or more of experience in the identified areas

06

If you are a current State of Iowa employee (executive branch) - How many months of full-time work have you had as an Information Technology Specialist 3 for the State of Iowa?

  • I am not a current State of Iowa employee (executive branch)

  • Less than three months of experience as an Information Technology Specialist 3 for the State of Iowa

  • Three months to less than six months of experience as an Information Technology Specialist 3 for the State of Iowa

  • Six months or more of experience as an Information Technology Specialist 3 for the State of Iowa

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Agency

State of Iowa

Agency

405 Dept of Human Services - State Training School (Eldora)

Address

State Training School for Boys3211 W EdgingtonEldora, Iowa, 50627

Website

http://dhs.iowa.gov/mhds/mental-health/in-patient/juvenile-facility/eldora

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