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IT SPECIALIST in Cañon City, CO at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 5/11/2022

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Job Description


Salary: $25.00 per hour

Bonus (if applicable):

Shift: First

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Now hiring IT Specialist...We are looking for a sharp, reliable, and experienced Information Technology Specialist / MIS Specialist to join our team at Southern Peaks Regional Treatment Center in Canon City, Colorado. In this role, you will manage information systems as a MIS Specialist.


This position supports, advises, and maintains, various computer operations throughout a facility, including technical support, telecommunication, computer operations, and network administration.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides technical support to ensure that personal computers and server (hardware and software) are performing properly. Coordinates with the Corporate and/or Regional staff on an as needed basis or with other duties as assigned.
  • Tracks technology inventory.
  • Performs necessary research on specifications and orders hardware and software inventory required to be fully functional and in compliance with Corporate standards.
  • May monitor the facility computer operation’s budget in conjunction with Regional I.T. staff.
  • Maintains security administration of systems and assigns local domain log-in profile and passwords for staff as necessary; ensures that users have access to appropriate applications and
    files that will allow them to perform their assigned duties.
  • Creates, maintains, modifies, and produces accurate and timely reports using Crystal Reports on GEOnet system.
  • Collaborates with the training department to develop and implement system training on a regular basis to all appropriate staff personnel.
  • Maintains daily backups on LAN and restores when required.
  • Maintains security, operation and maintenance of system.
  • Ensures strict adherence to software licensing rules and maintains careful records.
  • Generates reports and summaries requiring technical expertise on utilization, projected needs and other areas as requested by management.
  • Travels to other facilities not limited to the staff’s home region as needed.
  • General knowledge of telephone systems.
  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

The following education requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • Associates degree in Computer Science or related field and a minimum of two (2) years relevant work experience; Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Ability to identify and solve computer problems and act independently with a wide variety of employees and vendors required
  • Good troubleshooting skills and the ability to understand and resolve technical problems independently.

Other Qualifications:

  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
  • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
  • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
  • Valid registered vehicle insurance.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.