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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Information Services
Information Technology (IT) Specialist
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Job Description

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington has an opening for a Full Time Information Technology (IT) Specialist in Spokane, Washington

Career Salary Range CL 27:
$48,951 (minimum) to $79,617 (maximum) (Starting salary dependent upon qualifications and experience)

Representative Duties Of The Position:

Monitors day-to-day operations of equipment and systems. Answers and responds to various IT support requests regarding desktop equipment, network and software problems, courtroom technology, video conferencing, IP telephony, and user application questions.
Configures and troubleshoots complex video, audio, evidence display, evidence recording, and court reporter distribution systems in courtrooms in situations that are often time sensitive.
Diagnoses problems with hardware and software and performs maintenance or upgrades to remedy the problems.
Serves as the court’s in-house A/V technical expert, provides guidance on procurement and installation, develops A/V technology implementation plans for courtrooms and conference rooms, and maintains support for all installed A/V systems and equipment.
Creates and maintains SharePoint sites, workflows, web parts, and other related software.
Troubleshoots and remedies mobile devices and access to the court and public wireless networks.
Installs and configures new computers, assists with training staff, and writes documentation for local IT procedures.
Reviews, tests, and installs new and updated software releases of both standard and customized office automation products and court developed systems.
Serves as the back-up to other team members and performs other office IT, user support, and project duties for the Clerk’s Office as assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

To qualify for the position of IT Specialist, the applicant must have at least two years of specialized experience, including at least one year equivalent to work at the CL 25 in the Court Personnel System (CPS) or a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and one of the following superior academic achievement requirements:

An overall “B” grade point average equaling 2.9 or better of a possible 4.0;
Standing in the upper third of the class;
3.5 average or better in the major field of study, such as Information Technology or a related field;
Election to membership in Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, or one of the National Honorary Scholastic Societies meeting the minimum requirements of the Association of College Honor Societies, other than Freshman Honor Societies; or
Completion of one academic year (18 semester or 27 quarter hours) of graduate study in an accredited university in Information Technology or other field closely related to IT.
Specialized experience is defined as progressively responsible experience that is in, or closely related to, the work of the position that has provided the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.

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