Network Specialist II
The Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC), a large publicly-owned wastewater treatment facility located in Newark, New Jersey, is currently seeking a Network Specialist. Created in 1902, PVSC is the 5th largest facility of its kind in the United States, directly serving approximately 1.5 million residents in 48 municipalities located in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic and Union Counties. The 140-acre plant is designed to treat an average of 330 million gallons per day (“mgd”) of wastewater, with an annual average flow of approximately 241 mgd.
Job Description: Responsible for assisting with the maintenance and installation of the Microsoft Windows desktop and server products and associated hardware. Installs, maintains, troubleshoots and supports PC hardware and associated software. Troubleshoots and diagnoses the probable cause of various problems as reported by an end-user and takes appropriate action to correct any problems. Analyzes and tests various installation methods and automates these methods through the use of existing software or customized scripts. Communicates with supervisors, coworkers, end-users, and various vendors as necessary. Performs duties with minimal supervision while working alone and with others.
Education:High School Diploma or vocational certification required. College degree in Computer Science or Certification from an accredited business or technical school completing coursework in network programming or similar disciple is preferred.
Experience:Minimum of four years of experience in installation, maintenance and support of PC and server hardware and software. Must have a minimum of two years’ experience using the software described below.
Requirements: Must be able to organize, set priorities, multi-task and adapt to changing work priorities in a busy, customer service environment. Must be able to work independently and in a team environment. Knowledge of, but not limited to the following software: Windows 7, Windows 8 and 10, Server 2008, Server 2012, Windows Server utilities, Anti-Virus utilities, and other Microsoft Office applications. Effectively troubleshoot desktop, server and networking problems. All applicants must meet the NJ First Act residency requirements.
Working Conditions:General office environment. External conditions are associated with a wastewater treatment plant and sewer collection system.
To Apply:All applicants must meet the NJ First Act residency requirements.
Please visit our website at www.nj.gov/pvsc, click on “Employment,” then double click on the “Employment Application” link. Please email a completed employment application along with a cover letter and resume including salary requirements to PVSCHumanResources@pvsc.nj.govHelp or mail your application packet to the address below.
Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission
Attn: Human Resources
600 Wilson Avenue
Newark, NJ 07105
The Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC) is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity in the workplace. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation. PVSC offers excellent benefit options and a pension plan. For more information about PVSC, please visit www.nj.gov/pvsc.