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The Position

Join Us in Shaping the Future of Technology for the City of Ventura!

If you are a tech enthusiast ready to make a meaningful impact, the City of Ventura Information Technology Team is on the lookout for a dynamic Network Administrator to join our growing family!

Why Choose Us?

  • Innovative Environment: Be part of an expanding Information Technology team that thrives on innovation and cutting-edge solutions.
  • Diverse Challenges: Work in multi-location, multi-platform environments, ensuring your skills are always at the forefront of the tech landscape.
  • Collaborative Culture: Join a collaborative team that works together with all City departments and divisions, supporting vital systems that enhance our community.
  • Continuous Learning: We value relentless and versatile learners who embrace new challenges. If you're someone who adapts quickly to new problems, this is the place for you!

Your Role:

As a Network Administrator, you will play a crucial role in administering the network communications infrastructure. Your responsibilities include ensuring continuous availability and fostering consistent improvement in operational procedures, standards, and the evolution of design.

What We're Looking For:

Analytical Thinkers: Make informed decisions based on analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment.

Flexibility: Easily shift priorities in a dynamic work environment, adapting to changing needs day-to-day or even hour-to-hour.

Team Players: Work cooperatively and collaboratively, contributing to sustained coordinated efforts.

Effective Communicators: Articulate technical information in a way that resonates with a non-technical audience.

Perks of Joining Our Team:

Professional Growth: Immerse yourself in a fast-paced, professional working environment with ample opportunities to grow your technology career.

Community Impact: Align your work with our community's needs – they're counting on us!

If you are a dedicated, customer-focused individual with a passion for technology, we want to hear from you! One full-time position is available, and this recruitment may also be your gateway to future opportunities with us.

Apply Now and Be a Part of Our Exciting Journey!

Required to undergo and successfully complete an extensive post-offer Police Department background investigation.

Position Qualifications
A combination of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, mathematics, engineering or related field, and five years of experience in network systems administration and design with direct responsibility for functional WAN/LAN system meeting the daily operational and strategic needs of a large, multi-platform organization. 

Prior project management and supervisory experience is required. 

Certificate: CISCO Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) certification and VMWare certifications are highly desirable.

License:  Possession of a valid class C driver license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

Salary and Benefits

The City offers a total compensation package that includes both a generous salary and other benefits!

  • SALARY: $99,927.36 - $133,903.74 Annually DOQ
  • BENEFITS: Refer to the benefits tab on the job posting for specific information on City benefits.

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete an online City Job Application and supplemental questionnaire by the filing deadline, December 19, 2023, at 5:30 p.m.

Go to www.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs and Apply!  EEO/ADA 

salary plus 6 Medical options, CalPers Retirement, Dental, Vision, FSA, 457