Technology Network Support Technician

Town of Blacksburg   Blacksburg, VA   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on March 22, 2024
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General Definition of Work

Seeking an innovative, energetic, collaborative individual for the position of Network Support Technician. Reporting to the Technology Director, this is a junior level, full-time position. This position will serve as the primary point of contact for the Technology Help Desk. Position will also manage and monitor hardware and software patches to 300+ computers and assist with various Technology projects. Requests for support will be coordinated by the IT team and responses will be communicated, delegated, or responded to directly. The clear communication of intent and expectations is critical in this role. Patch installations will need to be coordinated and clearly communicated to staff and IT team members.

Shift: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, with occasional work after hours or on weekends

**This position requires on-site work and is not eligible for tele-work**

The Town of Blacksburg is an EEO Employer M/F/D/V

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Serves as a primary point of contact for the Technology Help Desk
  • Manages and monitors hardware and software patches to 300+ computers
  • Assists with various Technology projects.
  • Communicates effectively to requests for support
  • Delivers effective training presentations in both one-on-one and small group situations to employees
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2016 or later
  • Demonstrated knowledge of network protocols and other hardware such as wired, wireless, printers, and scanners
  • Demonstrated experience troubleshooting software and hardware system errors and network installation/maintenance
  • Demonstrated experience with enterprise data backup technologies
  • Demonstrated experience with system patch management
  • Possesses a general knowledge of IT practices and procedures
  • Be self-motivated, have effective time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to interact with customers in a courteous, responsive, and cordial manner
  • Read and comprehend simple instructions and correspondence; clearly and concisely
Education and Experience
  • High school diploma or GED certification required with relevant computer experience
  • Preferred: Associate's Degree in a computer related field
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Information Technology field
  • Minimum of 2 years experience of customer service experience
Special Requirements
  • Valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record.
  • A satisfactory post-offer, pre-employment criminal background investigation will be required of the selected applicant
Physical Requirements
  • This work requires the frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force
  • Work regularly requires standing, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions, frequently requires walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and reaching with hands and arms and occasionally requires sitting, climbing or balancing, tasting or smelling, pushing or pulling and lifting; work has standard vision requirements
  • Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word
  • Hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound
  • Work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities
  • Work regularly requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles, frequently requires working near moving mechanical parts and occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather)
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Blacksburg, Town of (VA)

300 South Main St

Blacksburg, Virginia, 24060