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Salary: $17.92 - $28.29
Posted: 04/16/2013

Job Description:


The Air Resources Board (ARB), referred to as 'The Board', is a dynamic and innovative leader in setting and implementing controls to protect and improve air quality for the citizens of California. The Board's scientific and technical programs rely extensively on web-based information systems. The mission of the Office of Information Services (OIS) is to leverage the most effective information technologies available to achieve the Air Resources Board's (ARB) program goals. The mission includes ensuring that such technologies are professionally managed, properly maintained and efficiently used. The Enterprise Systems Management (ESM) Section within OIS has responsibility for architecting and supporting the back-end infrastructure, databases, applications, web servers and systems software used to host all of Air Resources Board's (ARB’s) Program areas. The Enterprise Server Unit within the ESM Section provides technology expertise and oversees all phases of the Project Life Cycle for ARB’s enterprise hosting environment, including responsibility for system design, specifications, capacity planning, testing, deployment, documentation and maintenance. The primary duties and responsibilities of the position includes serving as an analyst and technical specialist responsible for maintaining, restoring and backing up data for all ARB locations, monitoring the ongoing maintenance of multipe Storage Area Networks, monitoring and maintaining back-up systems; providing assistance during routine hardware and software maintenance; overseeing the unit's inventory data; ensuring completion of Helpdesk Tickets; and serving as a resource to assist point of contacts in troubleshooting problems as they relate to file storage, print capabilities and other services provided by the unit.


Highly desirable qualifications include: 1) a love of information technology; 2) excellence in customer service; 3) a solid understanding of personal computer hardware and Microsoft operating systems; 4) a basic understanding of network and/or data communcations; 5) a continuous desire to learn; 6) a positive attitude; and 7) the ability to manage your time effectively. Desirable qualifications include: 1) organization skills; and 2) writing and documentation skills. Electronic applications WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Please submit a completed Standard State Application (Form 678) with cover letter and resume in hard copy format to Virginia Penagos at the below mailing address.


Current state employees who are in the Assistant Information Systems Analyst (Specialist) classification, are list eligible, or have transfer eligibility.

Applicants will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. Appointments may be subject to SROA/Surplus restrictions. Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their surplus letter with a completed Standard State application (STD 678). On page one of the State application you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility: list, transfer, SROA, surplus, re-employment, or reinstatement. In addition, all applicants must include documentation verifying their educational background: copies of degree(s) and/or transcripts, if applicable, to be considered a qualified applicant for this classification.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 673 - 885 - 1479 - xxx
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Intermittent   1500 Limited Term  12 month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
OIS/Systems Development and Support Branch
PO Box 2815
Sacramento, 95812
Virginia Penagos

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