The Public Safety Communications (PSC) IT Technician supports the communication infrastructure and maintaining mission readiness for public safety technology functions within the Town of Summerville. Under general supervision, the PSC IT Technician assists the PSC IT Manager perform technical work installing, configuring, administering, and supporting computer network hardware and software.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Requires an Associate degree or equivalent of two years of college experience in computer science technology, or related field supplemented by four years of experience in the network engineering and/or computer science field to include hardware and software installation and service; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Requires Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) Network + or A+. Also, a valid SC driver’s license is required.
Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines and equipment including a variety of computer equipment. Must be able to exert up to forty pounds of force occasionally and/or up to twenty pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. May involve lifting, walking or standing for periods of time.
Candidates for this position subject to on-call availability, and may be required to respond to communication related incidents.
The Town of Summerville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will recruit and hire employees without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related conditions), age, political affiliation or disability, except when physical condition is a bona fide occupational qualification, and any other status protected by federal or state law.
The Summerville Police Department utilizes the National Police Officer Selection Test (POST) in it’s selection process. POST is recommended by the South Carolina Chief’s of Police Association and is provided by Stanard & Associates. Study guides and practice tests can be obtained HERE.
The Summerville Police Department also utilizes the The National Dispatcher Selection Test (NDST), also from Stanard & Associates, in the selection process of dispatchers.