Assistant Director of Information Techno...
City of Bakersfield, CA - Bakersfield, CA

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Under general direction, plans and administers the day-to-day operations of the Information Technology Division; supervises operational systems and implementation of new hardware and software; acts as Director of Information Technology in their absence; and performs related work as required.

Representative Duties:
The following typical tasks and responsibilities are representative of the position's essential duties. They are descriptive, not limiting. Essential Duties: Administers general policies and procedures; supervises operational systems and implementation of hardware and software for the City 's computer systems, local and wide area networks and personal computers; develops and recommends to the Director of Information Technology changes and modifications in operational procedures as required to meet changing conditions; recommends feasibility of proposed applications and coordinates implementation of new applications; reviews the work of division employees; coordinates activities with other City divisions; keeps informed of new practices, software and hardware within the data processing field; provides technical assistance to other departments as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:
Applications will be accepted only for those applicants who clearly demonstrate on the COMPLETED City Application and Resume that they possess the minimum qualifications which include:
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor 's Degree in Information Technology, or related field AND five years of progressively responsible experience in Information Technology activities, three of which involved supervision and administrative duties or equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the capabilities to perform the described duties.
Knowledge of: Computer software to determine the ramifications of requested additions and modifications and to analyze software and hardware operational difficulties; computer hardware in order to recommend equipment updates and acquisition of equipment; principles of management and supervision. Ability to: Coordinate, supervise and evaluate data processing staff and equipment; establish and maintain effective work relationships with departmental officials, coworkers, subordinates, City staff, etc.; be able to pass a police background check.

Supplemental Information:
Examination: (Weighted 100%) The method of examination may include one or more of the following: written exam; oral exam; evaluation of education, training, experience or other qualifications as shown by the application; or by other information submitted; or by the record; questionnaires submitted to references; or any other appropriate measure of fitness. A minimum passing score of 70% is required.Note: Admission to the examination may be limited to those applicants who demonstrate the best combination of qualifications. Applicants possessing the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed admission to the examination.