City of Long Beach
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BUSINESS SYSTEMS SPECIALIST
at City of Long Beach
Accepting online applications only. Apply online 24 hours a day, beginning February 9, 2018. Filing will remain open until vacancies are filled. Filing may close without further notice.
For more information on the current vacancies with the Financial Management and/or Technology and Innovation Departments CLICK HERE TO SEE INFORMATIONAL FLYERS.
SPECIAL NOTE: Current city employees within the classification or held prior status within the classification, with a desire to transfer to another department, bureau or division, submit your transfer application to be placed on the Transfer List.
- EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Under supervision, performs specialized technical work pertaining to applications programming and analysis, system software/hardware analysis and design, and system administration and support activities; prepares or codes programs from specifications; tests and debugs programs; updates and modifies existing programs from detailed specifications; develops, maintain and/or updates system procedures and documentation; performs hardware and software maintenance on complex installations and data communications equipment; interfaces with end users to plan, define and implement systems modifications; accurately interprets end user needs and requirements and modifies or designs programs or systems to meet those needs; prepares detailed technical specifications for programmers to follow in program development and modification; provides timely, accurate and effective customer service; recommends options to end users by considering various solutions to business needs; may act in a lead or supervisory capacity; may prepare or evaluate training materials and manuals; and performs other related duties as required.
- REQUIREMENTS TO FILE
- Applicants must meet Option A, B or C:
A. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university (proof required) * AND One year of (full-time equivalent) paid experience similar to a Systems Technician (more info click HERE) or a related field such as, Information Systems Management and/or Support, IT Security Manager, or Database Systems Management.
B.Associate's degree from an accredited college or university (proof required) * AND Three years (full-time equivalent) paid experience similar to a Systems Technician (more info click HERE) or a related field such as, Information Systems Management and/or Support, IT Security Manager, or Database Systems Management.
C.Completion of a certificate program or technical school in Computer Science or related field (proof required) * AND Four years (full-time equivalent) paid experience, similar to a Systems Technician, (more info click HERE) or a related field such as, Information Systems Management and/or Support, IT Security Manager, or Database Systems Management.
Additional related experience may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.Additional Requirements to File:
- Willingness to work occasional nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as required.
- A valid driver's license is required and a current DMV driving record must be submitted to the hiring department at time of selection interview.
*Required documents, such as degree or transcripts, must be uploaded to the online application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristic on the form. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency.
- SELECTION PROCEDURE
Application Packet............................................. Qualifying
This examination will be conducted using the continuous non-competitive procedure. All applicants meeting the minimum requirements to file will be placed on the eligible list, with those receiving Veteran's Credit first and then in the order in which applications were filed. Eligible lists may be established periodically.
If you have not received notification of the status of your application within two (2) weeks of filling, please contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202.
In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for some positions interacting with public.
H67AN-18 SV KRR CSC 2/7/18This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-6202. If special accommodation is desired, please contact the Civil Service Department two (2) business days prior to the test at (562) 570-6202. For hearing impaired, call (562) 570-6638.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.