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LGBTQ Community Liaison

Job Title: 
LGBTQ Community Liaison
Posting Date: 
May 24, 2016
Closing Date: 
Jun 04, 2016
Hours Per Week: 
30 hours per month
Salary: 
$577.04 per month
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

The LGBTQ Community Liaison is a key outreach connector with the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender and questioning communities in Somerville. The LGBTQ Liaison reports to the Director of Human Services to identify projects and tasks to effectively support existing LGBTQ connections, create new partnerships, increase participation in City government by LGBTQ individuals and groups, and raise awareness about highest priority issues.

Specific tasks associated with this role will include: event organizing, social media development and maintenance (with support from the Communications Department), youth group involvement, support of multigenerational relationships in partnership with the Council on Aging, supporting priorities of facilitators of the Somerville High School GSA Alliance and assisting with communication between the GSA and the Health and Human Services Department, and other tasks as directed from the supervisor.

Requirements: 

Excellent relationships within the LGBTQ community, allies, and service providers.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Must be able to compose and edit documents for clarity, grammar and spelling.
 
Excellent organizational skills. Must be able to use and/or develop systems to monitor projects and keep track of multiple responsibilities.
 
Experience with and/or strong knowledge of community-wide issues and also within the many specific LGBTQ community.

Experience with Microsoft Office, Excel, Access, Word, or similar software is required.
 
Ability to organize and schedule own work priorities in a fast paced environment and refer conflicts to appropriate manager for review/resolution.

Patience and sense of humor.

 

Application Procedure: 

Send resume along with a cover letter by June 3, 2016 to:

City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

 

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Technician II- Library Office/Technical Services

Job Title: 
Technician II- Library Office/Technical Services
Department: 
Posting Date: 
May 20, 2016
Closing Date: 
May 28, 2016
Hours Per Week: 
35 hours per week including nights & Saturdays
Salary: 
$37,768.56 per year; paid weekly $764.78; plus benefits
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

Reporting to the Director and/or his/her designee. Requisitions funds and prepares billrolls for payment. Handles questions about invoices and billrolls from vendors and City Hall. Maintains operating budget and other fund balances. Maintains account book of fines and fees. Makes deposits to City Hall. Monitors postage and postage machine. Orders and maintains inventory of supplies. Assists with clerical duties, including preparing items for circulation, data entry, searching computer database, invoicing with on-line acquisitions system. Shelves items and puts shelves in order. Works at a Public Service Desk as needed, in various Library Department. Performs other duties as required.

Requirements: 

  • Must be a high school graduate or possess a GED, college degree preferred.
  • Experience in serving the public.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with the public pleasantly and efficiently.
  • Business/accounting experience preferred.
  • Library experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of PC computer hardware and software with accurate keyboard skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good communications skills.
  • Ability to pull book carts, bend, lift, carry and shelve library materials weighing up to 50 lbs.

Application Procedure: 

Send resume along with a cover letter by Friday, May 27, 2016 to:

City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Community Services Manager

Job Title: 
Community Services Manager
Posting Date: 
May 05, 2016
Closing Date: 
May 22, 2016
Hours Per Week: 
Full Time
Salary: 
$61,800-$66,740 per year; paid weekly at $1,188.46-$1283.46; plus benefits.
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

The employee is responsible for the management of the administrative and programmatic aspects of the Women's Commission programs, and serves as the coordinator of volunteer services including the restorative justice/mediation program, youth employment, and snow shoveling program. Employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

 

  • Serves as staff the Women's Commissions
  • Performs community outreach and organizes/participates in community trainings and events
  • Develops written and web-based materials to disseminate information
  • Collects resources and develops directories and guides
  • Develops and conducts surveys to gather data for program improvement
  • Attends public meetings and events as necessary to represent and promote the City's interests
  • Develop and implement a restorative justice/mediation volunteer program
  • Prepares staff reports
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships through interfacing with local community, other city department, and state/federal agencies
  • Implement annual snow shoveling program and youth employment program
  • Coordinates volunteer opportunity for constituents
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

Requirements: 

Bachelor's Degree in social sciences or related field and three (3) to five (5) years' experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. LICSW preferred.

Knowledge of state and local laws and regulations relating to community service and volunteerism.

Ability to communicate effectively with different types of people; ability to represent people effectively; ability to organize workload and implement activities; ability to meet and deal with the public effectively and appropriately; ability to handle problems effectively; ability to work and manage volunteers; ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; ability to operate a computer; ability to maintain confidential information; ability to maintain, manage, and organize records; ability to deal appropriately with employees, officials and members of the general public.

Excellent organizational skills; excellent computer skills and office software including word processing, data base and spreadsheet applications. Dual language proficiency in English and Spanish, Haitian Creole, or Portuguese preferred.

 

Application Procedure: 

If a degree or certification is required for this position, you are encouraged to submit with your resume either a copy of your degree or certification OR official/unofficial transcripts which verify the date and degree obtained. However, proof of this education requirement must be submitted prior to appointment.

Send your resume and cover letter by Friday, June 3, 2016 to:

City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Benefits Specialist

Job Title: 
Benefits Specialist
Department: 
Posting Date: 
May 02, 2016
Closing Date: 
Jun 03, 2016
Hours Per Week: 
Full Time
Salary: 
$61,800 per year; paid weekly at $1,188.46; plus benefits.
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

The employee is responsible for the overall maintenance of updated Health Care, Dental, Vision, Life and Flexible Spending records of Subscriber and dependents in the HRIS database. On a monthly basis, this position is responsible for the reconciliation of all Health Care, Dental, Vision, Life and Flexible Spending records per the provider to the H database. Employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

  • Communicates benefit changes to payroll and employees by drafting letters/emails.
  • Prepares project plans for major projects (i.e. Open Enrollment, Section 18) and coordinates with the appropriate resources
  • Reconciles benefit "Administrative Cost" to current HRIS payroll system and the G/L on a monthly basis
  • Performs an analysis to ensure there are no subscribers with duplicate plans, unpaid premiums etc. on a monthly basis
  • Performs benefit audits to ensure charges correspond to Subscriber's name or dependents
  • Ensures that all Subscriber's with dependents have proper legal documentation (e.g., marriage, birth, legal guardian certificates) maintained in the personnel file.
  • Reconciles to ensure Subscriber's Health Care, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending and Life contribution rates agree per the Group Rates, on a monthly basis
  • Performs an audits to ensure individuals on the plan are eligible for benefits
  • Analyzes data and trends on how to minimize Health Care Costs to the City
  • Assists with the preparation of mandated reports
  • Performs an audit on the City and School Retiree to ensure individuals were legitimate school teacher retirees from Somerville and update HRIS database as needed with retiree information
  • Establishes documented guidelines or policies and procedures on how to handle various benefit related scenarios, e.g., protocols on individuals going on Leave of Absence, individuals not being able to pay the contribution, etc.
  • Assists in formulating and costing management proposals pertaining to employee benefits and collective bargaining
  • Monitors and communicates with employees on Leave of Absence to insure benefits do not become unpaid.
  • Participates in RFP processes
  • Reconcile and pay for Health, Dental, Vision and Life and Flex Spending invoices monthly.
  • Update Benefit Calculation Spreadsheets bi-annually
  • Delta Dental COBRA administration

Requirements: 

College Degree and five (5) years experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Understanding of Employee Benefits Administration. Proficient in Excel (e.g. Vlookups, pivot tables, concatenate, writing formula etc.)

Ability to handle problems and emergencies effectively; ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; ability to operate a personal computer; ability to maintain confidential information; ability to maintain, manage, and organize records; ability to deal appropriately with City employees, City officials and members of the general public.

Strong interpersonal skills; excellent communication skills both oral and written; proficient computer skills for all office software programs including word processing and spread sheet applications.

If a degree or certification is required for this position, you are encouraged to submit with your resume either a copy of your degree or certification OR official/unofficial transcripts which verify the date and degree obtained. However, proof of this education requirement must be submitted prior to appointment.

Application Procedure: 

Send your resume and cover letter by Thursday, June 2, 2016 to:

City Hall Personnel Office 93 Highland Avenue Somerville MA 02143 Fax: 617-666-4426 TTY: 1-866-808-4851 Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

 

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Outreach Worker

Job Title: 
Outreach Worker
Department: 
Posting Date: 
Apr 26, 2016
Closing Date: 
May 27, 2016
Hours Per Week: 
30 hours per week (Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Salary: 
$720.90 per week, plus benefits
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

Outreach to Somerville elders, with emphasis on outreach to low income and linguistic minorities, to provide educational, recreational, trip, health and wellness information.

 

  • Identify elder service agencies, community groups and providers serving low income and minority Somerville elders. (ie.: churches, local groups, civic associations, etc.)
    • Assist in collaboration with these agencies, providers, and community groups whenever possible to develop educational presentations informing elders of recreational, educational, trips and services available to them.
  • Identify and liaison with companies for promotional programs available to the seniors.
  • Assist with large programming at all centers.
  • Liaison to the LGBT advisory group and programs.
  • Maintain accurate records of elder outreach efforts consistent with OHCD funding requirements & statistics.
  • Physically assist the elderly and perform CPR when needed.

 

 

Requirements: 

College Degree and three (3) years experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Background in education, training, and/or outreach required.

Familiarity with Somerville and the elder service network preferred.

This position requires a valid driver's license.

CPR/First Aid Certification within three months of hire and continually maintained thereafter.

Knowledge of senior health and fitness needs.

Ability to meet and deal with the public effectively and appropriately; ability to handle problems and emergencies effectively; ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; ability to maintain confidential information; ability to maintain, manage, and organize records.

Facilitation skills.

If a degree or certification is required for this position, you are encouraged to submit with your resume either a copy of your degree or certification OR official/unofficial transcripts which verify the date and degree obtained. However, proof of this education requirement must be submitted prior to appointment.

 

Application Procedure: 

Send your resume and cover letter by Thursday, May 26, 2016 to:

City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

 

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Senior Planner

Job Title: 
Senior Planner
Posting Date: 
Apr 16, 2016
Closing Date: 
May 07, 2016
Hours Per Week: 
Full Time
Salary: 
$61,800 per year; paid weekly at $1,188.46; plus benefits.
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

The Senior Planner is responsible for professional and technical work in planning; including community planning, land use planning, site plan review, zoning by-law compliance, subdivision plan review, housing, and long-range planning for the community. Employee participates in supporting various boards and commissions; providing technical assistance to elected and appointed individuals; development of new planning procedures; preparing written project analysis; and interfacing with state and regional agencies. Employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

 

  • Serves as staff to the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Serves as lead coordinator on various projects, including especially large and complex cases going before the Boards
  • Researches and analyzes data
  • Creates master plan updates, participates in neighborhood plans and assists with urban design alternatives.
  • Collaborates on presentations for various city, regional, state and federal agencies.
  • Performs analyses to support various city policies.
  • Reviews plans going before the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA), and/or Conservation Commission
  • Prepares staff reports for cases before various boards and commissions
  • Presents case information before various boards and commissions
  • Develops and recommends by-law and ordinance amendments
  • Provides information to public regarding City ordinances, state laws and regulations
  • Provides professional and technical administrative approval on City processes, in accordance with local and state regulations.
  • Manages the public process dealing with planning initiatives

 

 

Requirements: 

College Degree and five (5) years' experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Master's degree preferred.

This position requires knowledge of community, action groups, politics (local), neighborhoods and business concerns; considerable knowledge of urban design, civil engineering, architecture and graphic presentation as applied to planning. Considerable knowledge of economic, sociological and environmental aspects of planning; Working knowledge of personal computers and GIS applications; thorough knowledge of urban or regional planning principles and practices; thorough knowledge of zoning laws and comprehensive plans including their formation, process of adoption, and enforcement.

Ability to organize and direct the preparation of comprehensive research studies, analyze problems, prepare technical reports and formulate recommendations; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with architects, contractors, developers, owners, supervisors, employees, and the public.

Skilled public speaker; excellent customer service, planning and design skills.

If a degree or certification is required for this position, you are encouraged to submit with your resume either a copy of your degree or certification OR official/unofficial transcripts which verify the date and degree obtained. However, proof of this education requirement must be submitted prior to appointment.

 

Application Procedure: 

Send your resume and cover letter by Friday, May 6, 2016 to:

City Hall Personnel Office 93 Highland Avenue Somerville MA 02143 Fax: 617-666-4426 TTY: 1-866-808-4851 Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

 

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Library Shelver/Public Service Assistant (Part Time)

Job Title: 
Library Shelver/Public Service Assistant (Part Time)
Department: 
Posting Date: 
Apr 11, 2016
Closing Date: 
Apr 19, 2016
Hours Per Week: 
Hours and times vary, generally 8 to 19 hours per week
Salary: 
$11.24 per hour (without benefits)
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

Duties include working at the West Branch Library or other library locations as assigned, shelving library materials, performing basic circulation and service desk transactions, and other duties as required.

Positions available for those able to work Saturdays, Monday or Thursday mornings, Monday or Thursday evenings, and other hours. Positions available for those hoping to work from 8 to 19 hours per week.

 

Requirements: 

Must enjoy helping people and have excellent customer service abilities; must work with accuracy. Must be flexible, particularly concerning schedule.

Ability to lift up to 25 pounds and push book trucks.

Multilingual a plus.

 

Application Procedure: 

You may submit a cover letter and/or resume by April 18, 2016 to:

City Hall Personnel Office 93 Highland Avenue Somerville MA 02143 Fax: 617-666-4426 TTY: 1-866-808-4851 Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.govCity of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Lifeguard

Job Title: 
Lifeguard
Posting Date: 
Mar 29, 2016
Closing Date: 
Jun 02, 2016
Hours Per Week: 
Hours and times vary.
Salary: 
$13-14.50 per hour depending on experience
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

Somerville Recreation is looking for mature and highly motivated staff to oversee our Dilboy Pool during the summer season beginning in July and ending the last weekend in August.

Opportunitities for continual training are offered.

Somerville Recreation is also seeking Water Safety Instructors.

Requirements: 

Must obtain Lifeguard Certification

Must be age 16+ to apply

Application Procedure: 

Send your resume and cover letter by Wednesday, June 1, 2016 to:

City Hall Personnel Office 

93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

For more information please contact Jill Lathan at jlathan@somervillema.gov

THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CITY OF SOMERVILLE RESIDENTS ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

 

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Recreation Pool Manager

Job Title: 
Recreation Pool Manager
Posting Date: 
Mar 29, 2016
Closing Date: 
Jun 02, 2016
Hours Per Week: 
Hours and times vary.
Salary: 
$18-22.00 per hour, depending on experience
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

The Dilboy Pool Manger works under the general supervision of the Recreation Director, and provides daily operation, supervision and maintenance of the Dilboy swimming pool.

  • Assists the Director in hiring swimming pool personnel.
  • Assists the Director in establishing policies, procedures and safety rules for pool Personnel and general public.
  • Supervises approximately eighteen seasonal pool workers, including lifeguards, and front desk cashiers.
  • Responsible for overseeing schedules of all workers, maintaining time sheets and records, and assisting Director in performance evaluations on all employees at the facility.
  • Responsible for collecting, counting and itemizing swimming pool receipts. Including deposits.
  • Responsible for ordering chemicals and daily maintenance of the pool.
  • Performs related duties as required by the Director, including painting and other general maintenance duties in the facility.
  • Record and organize accurate records concerning attendance, accident reports, chlorine readings, and schedules.
  • Handle routine disciplinary issues and communicate with the Director when necessary.
  • Assist with the daily maintenance of pool and administer pump room procedures including chemical readings, balancing, and filtration.
  • Monitor pool, equipment, decks, facility as a whole, locker rooms, patrons, and staff in order to maintain a safe environment.
  • Assist with the planning of pre-season and in-service training sessions and participate in life-saving skill practices.
  • Enforce all aquatics facility rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Assist with facility set-up and break down on a daily basis.

 

 

Requirements: 

High school diploma; or any equivalent of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job is required.

Must be at least 21 years old.

Must have valid driver's license and current Lifeguarding/First Aid/AED certifications. Water Safety and Certified Pool Operator license preferred.

This position requires good knowledge of: life, safety, and health codes for public swimming pools; safety procedures for storing, handling, and using toxic chemicals.

Required abilities include: The ability to use basic hand tools, lubrication equipment, meters, electric hand tools, water tester, pool vacuum, power washer, and water test kits. Ability to work in safe and efficient manner. Must display leadership abilities, be able to command the respect of pool staff as well as patrons, and be able to delegate duties when needed. Must have effective decision making skills, public relation skills, and mathematics comprehension.

Application Procedure: 

Send your resume and cover letter by Wednesday, June 1, 2016 to:

City Hall Personnel Office 93 Highland Avenue Somerville MA 02143 Fax: 617-666-4426 TTY: 1-866-808-4851 Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

 

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No

Senior IT Specialist

Job Title: 
Senior IT Specialist
Department: 
Posting Date: 
Mar 08, 2016
Closing Date: 
Mar 23, 2016
Hours Per Week: 
Full Time
Salary: 
$65,000 per year; paid weekly at $1,250; plus benefits.
Internal Only: 
No
Duties: 

The employee is responsible for managing the planning, estimation and execution of existing and new initiatives for Information Technology at the Police Department, as well as the implementation of complex interfaces. Employee performs numerous similar related duties. Employee will obtain and maintain security clearance for CORI information and keep all Law Enforcement Sensitive information confidential. Employee reports to the Chief of Police and the City's IT Director.

  • Manages and delivers the required system deployment for each project, phase, or stage.
  • Ensures that the quality is achieved as planned for each milestone of a project.
  • Manages and oversees projects for completion are on time.
  • Reports to respective stakeholders and escalate when necessary on any unresolved issues.
  • Conducts system integrations tests and User Acceptance Tests.
  • Monitor systems for being up to date and operating smoothly.
  • Supports users as needed.
  • Tracks and reports on issues and issues/problems in the systems and follow-up with the vendor on resolution.
  • Responsible for operations and support of all police related computer resources.
  • Managing a variety of network devices, desktop computers, phones, and police radio communication devices, cell phones, tablets, Wi-Fi, and VoIP.
  • Work with the Public Safety IT Manager to implement and support technologies that serve the police department.
  • Insure compliance with public safety and computer usage polices.
  • Provides orientation and training to police personnel in computer operations.
  • Position supervises one position as well as volunteer and interns, as needed.

Requirements: 

College Degree and five (5) to seven (7) years' experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Knowledge of Microsoft Product Suite of Office including Outlook, Office 365 and Internet Explorer, the latest versions of Windows Operating Systems, Cisco technology, mobile device management and programming. Proficiency in Microsoft Project and other scheduling software is desired. Knowledge of one or more of the following Databases: SQLServer, Oracle, MySQL, Informix, DB2 or MS-Access. Ability to understand Database schemas and tables and run custom SQL queries is preferred.

Ability to Install software, test functionality, and maintain logs on project activities and generate reports; ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; ability to maintain, manage, and organize records and information; ability to make presentations to City employees and communicate complex technical details in a simple manner.

This position requires skills associated with Software Deployment Life Cycle - Requirements, Deployment, Integration Testing, User Acceptance Testing and product acceptance.

If a degree or certification is required for this position, you are encouraged to submit with your resume either a copy of your degree or certification OR official/unofficial transcripts which verify the date and degree obtained. However, proof of this education requirement must be submitted prior to appointment.

Application Procedure: 

Send your resume and cover letter by Tuesday, March 22, 2016 to:

City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov

City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

Unused Fields
Job Filled: 
No
Civil Service: 
No
Part Time: 
No
Temporary: 
No