THIS RECRUITMENT IS PROMOTIONAL ONLY. YOU MUST PRESENTLY BE A FULL- OR PART-TIME REGULAR OR PROBATIONARY COUNTY OF SONOMA EMPLOYEE IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION.
The Payroll Division of the Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office has requested a department promotional certification to fill one (1) full-time vacancy. The employment list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time and part-time vacancies as they occur during the active status of the list.
Under supervision of the Payroll Manager, the Department Information Systems Coordinator coordinates the planning, configuration, testing and production processes of the HRMS and TimeSaver (Kronos) systems for payroll related modules and tasks. Typical duties of this position include creating and administering regression testing plans; creating reports and analyzing data; troubleshooting configuration details and coordinating with vendors on issues unrelated to configuration; coordinating with ISD to evaluate and implement upgrades, patches, hardware and software needs; revising and maintaining end user documentation for HRMS and TimeSaver Systems as related to Payroll processes; and responding to requests for assistance from end users.
Any combination of training and experience which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally this would include:
Education: The equivalent to graduation from a two-year college with major coursework in business analysis, project management, management information systems, computer science, statistics, or closely related courses; and
Experience: Three years of progressively responsible experience planning, developing and administering multiple, complex information technology systems and applications and coordinating a variety of information systems activities in a multi-platform environment.
License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of: IT systems components and architecture to plan, develop and administer computers and network systems; policy and planning concepts, methods, and practices; project management methods and concepts; capital investment planning principles and methods; principles of information systems design and the techniques for conducting systems and analysis studies; customer support techniques; basic network principles; commonly used software applications; system performance monitoring; troubleshooting; technical documentation methods and procedures; IT systems security methods and techniques; oral and written communication techniques; network equipment, tools and peripherals; operating systems installation and configuration procedures; installation, configuration, and maintenance of desktop components; operational environments; commonly used query languages; data management concepts and methods; server maintenance techniques; file formats used in the delivery of Web content; browser technical requirements.
Ability to: plan, organize and coordinate systems design and implementation; communicate factual and procedural information clearly, orally and in writing; gather and analyze basic facts and draw conclusions; prepare and update manuals, instructions, and operating procedures; ensure the application of appropriate security measures in accord with established procedures; assist in implementing and maintaining network and systems services; monitor network and systems performance and troubleshoot minor problems; document and initiate response to security problems; provide guidance and training to customers in accessing network and systems services; assist customers in installing and using applications; troubleshoot post-installation problems; maintain database operations; assist in returning disrupted database systems to normal operations; create reports and manipulate data in response to customer requirements; convert user-developed content into workable Web pages; carry out server maintenance functions; test new browser versions for compatibility with existing services.
The information contained in the application and responses to the supplemental questions will be evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the employment process. Applicants should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application and be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions. You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, please list each position separately. Failure to comply with these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification.
For more detailed information about examination steps and the hiring process, you are encouraged to go to http://hr.sonoma-county.org/content.aspx?sid=1024&id=1464 and review the Hiring Process Overview.
APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS REQUIRE THE MANDATORY SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE BE COMPLETED.
The selection procedure will consist of the following examination:
An Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination (weight 100%) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's application and supplemental questionnaire for satisfaction of minimum qualifications (pass/not pass), and for educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position. Each applicant will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
Relevance of work history, related experience, and achieved level of education and/or training as described in the application and responses to the supplemental questions.
Candidates demonstrating possession of the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list in order of most qualified to least qualified based on the achieved score received in the Application & Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal Examination. Scores may be adjusted based on such factors as number of candidates, anticipated vacancies, past practice, and natural breaks in the scores achieved by this group of candidates.
A background investigation may be required prior to appointment for some positions. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants.
Additionally, a pre-employment medical examination, including a drug screening, may be required prior to employment.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications are accepted on-line at www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement.
The County of Sonoma is committed to a policy and actively pursues a program of equal employment and non-discrimination. More information can be found at: http://hr.sonoma-county.org/content.aspx?sid=1024&id=1304
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