• State of Nevada
  • Carson City, Nevada
  • Mar 24, 2023
Full Time Information Technology and Communication Services
  • Salary: $64,393.92 - $96,632.64 USD

Job Description


Recruitment Type: Open Competitive

Posting Close Date: 6/9/2023

Geographical Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa





*Pay Grade: GRADE 40

Salary Range: $64,393.92 - $96,632.64

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time


Phone: 775 684-0126


Position Description

Information Technology (IT) Professionals analyze, develop, implement, maintain, and modify computer operations, systems, networks, databases, applications, and/or information security. Incumbents may perform duties in one or more IT specialization areas depending on the needs of the agency.

TheDivision of Welfare and Supportive Services (DWSS) is currently recruiting for an IT Professional 3 position in our Carson City office, which is situated less than 25 miles from both Reno and Lake Tahoe. This position will be primarily responsible for maintaining and developing new applications in JAVA and/or ADHOC's (DB2) and helpdesk issues for DWSS. The ideal candidate will have experience troubleshooting technical issues, working with critical production systems, and performing independent research to resolve technical issues. Good customer service skills are required, as well as the ability to communicate with technical and non-technical personnel clearly and effectively. The candidate will need to possess superior documentation skills, including the ability to train others and the ability to function as a member in a collaborative team environment. Duties include designing, coding and managing software modification projects, coordinating those projects with other work groups and documenting how to maintain those projects. Incumbents perform advanced journey-level duties and may train and supervise staff and/or serve as a project leader as assigned.

This position may offer the opportunity to work remotely within Nevada, with a limited requirement of in-office time (currently one day a month, subject to change). Flexible and variable work schedules may be considered. Details can be discussed in interview. Work life balance is valued by this Division. This Division encourages job training and skills advancement and as a benefit offers paid for training opportunities to all IT staff.

Incumbents perform advanced journey level duties and may train, supervise, and evaluate the performance of subordinate staff and/or serve as a project leader as assigned. Incumbents may function as a unit leader to include directing the activities of a branch IT support unit, overseeing projects of limited scope, and coordinating activities with other work groups.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, management information systems, or closely related field and three years of professional IT experience relevant to the duties of the position which may include computer operations, systems administration, network administration, database administration, applications analysis and development, and/or information security, one year of which was at the journey level; OR one year of relevant experience as an IT Professional II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam
  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.

Special Requirements

  • A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and for continued employment.
  • This position requires travel up to 25% of the time.
  • A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

Nearest Major Market: Carson City
Nearest Secondary Market: Reno

Closing Date/Time: 6/9/2023

Job Address

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