ELECTION INFORMATION SYSTEMS SPECIALIST
State of Maryland - St. Mary's City, MD

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GRADE 9990 Salary Range: $37,006 - $62,656
LOCATION OF POSITION This is a position specific recruitment for St. Mary's County Board of Elections. This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies for this position/function only. The resulting eligible list will be maintained for one year. Persons interested in future vacancies within this classification must re-apply.

Main Purpose of Job Under general guidance and approval from the Election Director or Deputy Director, primary function is to develop, administer, coordinate, install and troubleshoot the election information systems present in the local Board of Elections office. These systems include voting equipment(hardware and software), voter registration equipment (hardware and software), and all other hardware, software and machines utilized in the election office. Also performs other duties as assigned, including non-IT tasks, required for the successful operation of the Board of Elections office.

POSITION DUTIES Incumbent will learn, implement and train for all software and hardware used by the Board of Elections. Duties will include cross-functional impact between State and County IT departments for all problems dealing with microcomputers, network servers and printers. Incumbent oversees installation of microcomputers, printers and related equipment. This position will coordinate and organize the testing of all microcomputer equipment. Incumbent will plan, coordinate and conduct formal and informal training for microcomputer users. Incumbent will assist microcomputer users with daily operations for Local Board of Elections. Incumbent will also perform other essential duties for the successful operation of an election office.

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS Education : Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience : Two years of experience in computer programming; implementing, troubleshooting or supporting local or wide area networks; installing and troubleshooting personal computers or evaluating, implementing or maintaining microcomputer hardware and software.

N otes :

1. Eighteen (18) credit hours in computer information technology, programming or networking from an accredited college or university may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience.

2. Completion of a certification program in computer programming for personal computers, local or wide area networks or troubleshooting such as Microsoft Certified Professional or an equivalent program may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

3. Additional experience in computer programming; implementing, troubleshooting or supporting local or wide area networks; installing and troubleshooting personal computers or evaluating, implementing or maintaining personal computer hardware and software may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS 1. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

2. Employees in this classification are required to be registered voters in the State of Maryland in accordance with Election Law Article, Section 2-207(d) of the Annotated Code of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS An employee of this classification may not hold any public office or party office or be a candidate for public or party office or take an active part in political management or political campaigns in accordance with Election Law Article, Section 2-301(b) of the Annotated Code of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

You must possess the minimum (and selective, if applicable) qualifications to be considered for this position. If you are scheduled to complete an educational or licensing requirement within six months of the assessment, you may participate in the examination process. Permanent Maryland State employees may also complete necessary experience requirements within six months of the date of the assessment. However, such candidates will appear in pending status on the eligible list until documentation has been received that the educational and/or experience requirements have been met. Credit may be given for relevant part-time, temporary, or volunteer experience, if you list the number of hours worked per week. For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. This evaluation must be submitted with your application. All information used to determine your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. Therefore, be sure that you accurately and thoroughly complete the application.

EXAMINATION PROCESS The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience relating to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or a rating may be based on your application. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If online process is not available, please send your paper application to ( by the closing date ) to:

Department of Budget & Management

Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston Street, Room 608

Baltimore, MD 21201

Appropriate accommodation for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling (410) 767-4850.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

For faxing additional documentation, please send to: (410) 974-5126

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

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