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Classification Title Network Systems Technician I
Job Category: Classified Staff
Job Open Date: 04/17/2018
Job Close Date:
Initial Screening Date 04/30/2018
Position ID: P0012735
Job Open ID: 6771
Position Title: Network Systems Technician I (One or More Positions)
Location 20-Saddleback College
Department Innovation Technology Center (SC-040-061)
Term: 12 Months/Year
Salary Schedule Link: Click here for current Salary Schedules
Pay Basis: Monthly
Pay Range: 132- starting at $5,175 per month
% of Range: 100%
Hours per week: 40
Work Schedule Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Receives Benefits: Yes
Classification Benefits:

The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are fully paid by the District. Mandatory retirement incentive is with California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).

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Summary Description:

Under general direction and supervision from the appropriate operating unit manager, performs a variety of duties relating to the deployment, maintenance and operation of an assigned college’s data networks, terminals and workstation equipment; and provides support to network users regarding the operation of various computer applications and peripheral equipment.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

This is the first level in the Network Systems Technician series. Positions in this class require substantial knowledge but are assigned projects that are less complex than would be assigned to higher level positions within the series.

Representative Duties:

The duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Please see Job Duties for details.

Knowledge of:

Basic operational characteristics of local and wide area network systems.
Personal computer hardware and software components.
Basic principles and practices of network server design, installation and maintenance.
Basic principles and practices of troubleshooting network and computer system hardware and software problems.
Principles and practices of customer service.
Operational characteristics of various computer software packages.
Data and network standards and applications.
Application of microcomputers to perform tasks and a working knowledge of commonly used microcomputer programming languages and application programs.
Fundamentals of personal computer operation, specifically installation and maintenance techniques and testing data communications connections.

Ability to:

Assimilate and analyze data and prepare accurate and concise engineering reports and studies.
Analyze technical problems accurately and recommend or take an effective course of action.
Perform technical maintenance on local and wide area network systems.
Perform minor repairs on computer equipment
Perform work assignments requiring interaction with multiple departments.
Make system programming changes to network equipment and systems, and program mini or microcomputers in commonly used languages and application programs.
Respond to and identify user network and computer related problems.
Communicate technical information to a wide variety of users.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience Guidelines:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.


Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science, information systems, telecommunications, data communications, network technology or a related field. Substantial directly related work experience may substitute for formal education.


One year of increasingly responsible experience in data communication and network service operations as a network technician.

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Conditions of Employment:

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Work Environment:

Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting. Duties are typically performed at a desk or computer terminal; subject to noise from office equipment operation; frequent interruptions and contact in person and on the telephone with academic and classified staff and others. At least minimal environmental controls are in place to assure health and comfort.

Physical Demands:

Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

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