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P/T MIS SPECIALIST in McFarland, CA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: McFarland Community Correctional Facility

Compensation Base: $18.15

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary

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 (hardware and software) are performing properly. Coordinates with the corporate staff on problems that cannot be immediately resolved.
  • Performs necessary research on specifications and orders hardware and software inventory required to be fully functional.
  • May monitor the facility computer operation’s budget.
  • Maintains security administration of systems and assigns log-in and passwords for staff as necessary; ensures that users have access to appropriate menus, files, and programs that will allow them to perform their assigned duties.
  • Assures the file allocation spaces to the database are at an appropriate level.
  • Creates, maintains, modifies, and produces accurate and timely reports, including determining when it is appropriate to reconfigure them (rebuilds Bi-tree index, hash tables, and explicit relations).
  • Performs system training on a regular basis to all appropriate staff personnel.
  • Maintains daily backups on LAN and restores when required.
  • Ensures the facility staff is trained properly on the bar code readers and specific program time and attendance reports. Maintains security, operation and maintenance of system.
  • Generates reports and summaries requiring technical expertise on utilization, projected needs and other areas as requested by management.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field with a minimum of five (5) years of work experience in a related role with experience in hardware and software operations. Educational and progressive work experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree at management’s discretion.
  • Ability to identify and solve computer problems and act independently with a wide variety of employees and vendors required.
  • Ability to understand and resolve technical problems independently.