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Network and Systems Technician

North Country - Posted on: Monday 06/13/16


Vacancy Number: 2016-274

Basic Function: Incumbent in this class designs, installs and maintains personal computers, local and wide area networks and the associated peripheral equipment. Incumbent has the responsibility for the identification and correction of network and system problems. Incumbent performs duties during normal business hours or during the night and weekends as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of a Senior Network and Systems Technician or other professional. Does related work as required.


 Installs and maintains personal computers and networks, including all peripheral equipment;

 Installs wiring and fiber optic cables;

 Installs and configures file servers, print servers, communications servers, network switches, personal computers and printers (network and desktop);

 Diagnoses computer and network problems on-site or by means of help desk staff with user telephone consultations;

 Works with vendors to configure and troubleshoot routers, circuit problems, and various third party software applications;

 Upgrades computers and peripheral equipment;

 Tests wiring;

 Maintenance of various non-personal computer user interfaces (KRONOS Time and Attendance keypads, etc.);

 Assists in the testing of new operating systems and software titles for interoperability and functionality with existing systems and software;

 Attends seminars and technical education classes to keep abreast of current trends in information technology.

 Working knowledge of modern personal computers and local and wide area networks;

 Working knowledge of installation procedures relating to personal computers, local and wide area networks, peripheral equipment and software;

 Ability to install office computer systems and networks;

 Ability to evaluate equipment configuration requirements;

 Ability to diagnose computer system and network problems and assist in their resolution;

 Ability to direct users in system and network use;

 Ability to understand written material;

 Ability to follow oral and written directions;

 Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Starting Date: As soon as possible.

Starting Salary: $43,683 prorated to the amount of service rendered. The selected applicant will be subject to a fingerprint supported criminal history background check in accordance with SAVE Legislation effective July 1, 2001.


To Apply:

Please email CRBRecruitment@neric.org which should include your letter of interest and resume.

Application Deadline: June 17, 2016

Further Information Contact: Capital Region BOCES 900 Watervliet-Shaker Rd. Albany, NY 12205