Minimum Qualifications: One (1) year of experience operating a mainframe computer or multiple-network based servers. Substitution(s): Possession of an associate's degree in information technology, or closely related field, may be substituted for the required experience.
Any required college level coursework or degree must have been completed/earned at an accredited college or university whose accreditation agency is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Testing Information: The examination process will consist of a multiple-choice exam weighted 40% covering Reading Comprehension, Logic & Reasoning, and Computer Operations; a name and number comparison exam weighted 20%, and a computer skills exam weighted 40% covering Digital Literacy, Word (2003), Windows (2000), and Outlook (2002).
The exam is expected to be administered in late August or early September, 2012. Approved applicants will be notified by mail/email of their scheduled test date and time.
Candidates must bring a picture ID, an examination admission letter, and, when required, an official college transcript or diploma to the test.
All applicants must complete all phases of the testing process in order to receive a final score. The names of all candidates who pass this examination will remain on the eligible list for two years, unless the eligible list is replaced prior to or extended beyond the two years. If a candidate's name is certified and the candidate is to be considered for employment, the hiring process will include one or more interviews, a criminal background check, and a pre-employment drug test. For any position within the Division of Police, the hiring process will also include the completion of an extensive personal history questionnaire and a polygraph examination.
The certification process will be: Ten Point Fixed Band