IT Analyst (Temporary)
Job Description and Requirements:
  • PURPOSE: The Temporary IT Analyst for the Board of Elections performs work in support of the operations of the computer and communications technology initiatives and priorities of the department. Under direction of the BOE Administrator, performs election ballot related tasks and is responsible to assist with the operation of the BOE systems and related equipment.

    EDUCATION:
    • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a field related to computer science, information technology or related area preferred.
    • One (1) or more years of IT work experience will be considered in lieu of education.

    EXPERIENCE:
    • Experience in a technical environment, with roles such as Technical/Customer Support, System Administrator (System installation, configuration, and maintenance), Network Administration, and Systems Analyst
    • Proficient with MS Office Suite and office communications including excel.
    • Knowledge and work experience of Networking and troubleshooting PC systems
    • Understanding of Server and Workstation system deployments
    • Experience with MS Operating Systems, including Windows Server
    • Knowledge of networking and routing
    • Understanding of network communications (LAN/WAN/Cellular)
    • Working knowledge and application of system and network security concepts

    COMPETENCIES:
    • Technical capacity, Problem Solving/Analysis, Critical thinking
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate with a variety of staff and County Department heads.
    • Strong sense of urgency, initiative, and motivation
    • High quality of work product
    • Professional attitude and appearance
    • Positive attitude and ability to work together with the team and mentor staff, temporary and full time.
    • Ability to understand the anatomy of a voting ballot, with keen awareness to the functions of cut marks, registration marks, the timing track, code channel and oval positions.
    • Ability to be trained in the immediate repair of Ballot extractors, ballot cutters, work stations, scanners

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
    • Knowledge of general database applications and the interaction of those applications with external systems.
    • Exceptional organizational skills to include attention-to-detail, accuracy, multi-tasking and time management.
    • Ability to professionally and effectively liaise directly to staff.
    • Ability to analyze problems and identify potential solutions and preventive measures.
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
    • Ability to work unconventional hours (more than eight hours a day, at night and on weekends).
    • Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    Prolonged activity including sitting at a desk using a computer/phone or walking and standing for long periods of time will be required. Lifting of equipment (55 pounds or less) is required; scanning of ballots may be repetitive for long hours during election cycle counting. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to moving electronic/mechanical parts and noise. Must be able to work in non-climate controlled work areas, i.e., hot, cold and/or humid conditions.

    ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

    To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential function as well as possess the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for the position. Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible if they can perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.


How to apply:
  • Individuals will only be considered if they possess the minimum requirements listed above.
  • All applicants: In order to be considered for a job opening, an Application for Employment must be completed for each position. Resumes may be attached but are not considered as substitution for a fully completed job application form. mc-humanresources@co.monmouth.nj.us
  • Mail: Completed applications referencing the job title code on the application to: County of Monmouth, Human Resources Department, 1 East Main Street, Freehold, NJ 07728
  • Phone: To request a Job Application be mailed to you, call 732-431-7300
  • In Person: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
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