Federal Public Defender
Middle District of Florida
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT 2018-019
ASSISTANT COMPUTER SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
The Federal Public Defender for the Middle District of Florida is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Computer Systems Administrator (ACSA) in the Orlando office. The Federal Public Defender operates under the authority of the Criminal Justice Act (CJA), 18 U.S.C. §3006A, to provide defense services for indigent persons in federal criminal cases and related matters in the federal courts.
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Assistant Computer Systems Administrator (ACSA) provides user support services; network and desktop hardware and software installation, testing and training; troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of system and equipment; and litigation support to staff in preparation for trials. This position assists and reports directly to the Computer Systems Administrator located in the Orlando office. Periodic reports of work activities and regular meetings with supervisor are required. Travel to offices in Ft. Myers, Jacksonville, Ocala, and Orlando is also required.
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be high school graduates or the equivalent, with strong communication and organizational skills, and possess at least 3 years of general experience and 1 year of specialized experience. Education from an accredited college or university (preferably with a concentration in computer science, management information, information technology or related field) may be substituted for some of the required experience. Must be a United States citizen or eligible to work in the United States. Duties associated with this position require the individual to be able to walk, sit, stand, talk, hear, touch, feel, reach, and frequently to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Travel is required, and the ACSA must have a valid Florida driver’s license and available personal vehicle; mileage is reimbursed.
Experience in the following areas is required: PC hardware and Microsoft Windows desktop. Experience with Cisco Switches, Windows Server 2016, Palo Alto firewalls, NetWirx, MS Office 2016 is highly desired.
All application information is subject to verification. All claimed experience, certifications, training and references will be verified. A final offer of employment is subject to an FBI background check and periodic re-investigations, and retention depends upon a favorable suitability determination.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: The position is full-time with federal benefits and salary. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is excepted service and does not offer tenure rights of the competitive Civil Service. Benefits include health and life insurance, retirement, and the Thrift Savings Plan.
SUBMIT RESUME, REFERENCES AND COVER LETTER (PDF format preferable) TO:
firstname.lastname@example.org, Personnel Administrator
The Federal Public Defender is an equal opportunity employer. This position is subject to mandatory Electronic Funds Transfer (Direct Deposit) of federal salary payment. Only qualified applicants will be considered for this position. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or eligible to work in and for the United States. Applicants selected for interviews must travel at their own expense. This position is subject to a background investigation therefore, the successful applicant will undergo a mandatory criminal background check investigation, which will include the completion of fingerprint checks. The FDO provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please notify Ms. Lugo at (813) 542-4215. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be made on a case by case basis.
POSTING DATE: May 11, 2018 ----Last day to submit an Application is: June 5, 2018 at 5 pm EST.