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This position is within Cook County's Bureau of Technology
To apply click here:Computer Operator IV
Under the direction of the Director of Platform Computing, supervises and coordinates activities of staff operating computers and peripheral equipment. Assigns and assists staff; schedules work to execute projects; completes service requests; responds to incidents and meets service level agreements related to platform computing. Directs training and/or trains workers to operate computer and peripheral equipment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Knowledge of trouble-shooting responsibilities and tasks associated with the IBM zSeries mainframe computer with attached printing. Knowledge of peripheral equipment such as high speed digital printers, folders, inserters and/or binders. Knowledge in the use and operation of local area network minicomputers, mainframes, personal computers (PC) and related hardware and software. Skill in the basic use, installation and application of such equipment. Ability to learn rapidly and retain any new changes to the environment and to utilize the information to its best advantage. Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with department officials, subordinates and outside areas. Ability to work in an area where techniques and procedures are standardized, but where frequent adaptation and independent decisions are required. Skill and knowledge in performing queries, extracting information and manipulating data. Ability to communicate effectively, prepare reports and use sound judgment in interpreting problems and issues related to work assignment. Ability to supervise and assist users in computer-based work activities.
Possession of a High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) certificate SUPPLEMENTED WITH six (6) years of full-time experience working with a mainframe with attached printingis required.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree SUPPLEMENTED WITH two (2) years of full-time experience working with a mainframe with attached printingis required.
Must be able to lift a minimum of thirty (30) poundsis required.
Must be available to work 24/7 on weekends and holidays as assigned is required.
Experience with IBM zSeries servers.
Experience with IBM iSeries servers.
PURSUANT TO EXECUTIVE ORDER 2021-1 AND COOK COUNTY'S MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY, THE SELECTED CANDIDATE WILL BE REQUIRED TO EITHER SUBMIT PROOF OF FULL VACCINATIONOR A REQUEST FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONPRIOR TO THE START OF EMPLOYMENT.PLEASE CLICK THE FOLLOWING HYPERLINKS FOR THE FULL TEXT OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 2021-1 AND THE COOK COUNTY MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY.
Executive Order 2021-1 Vaccination Policy
Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
Medium Work involves exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently or an amount greater than negligible and up to 10 pounds constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
The duties listed are not set forth for purposes of limiting the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the many duties normally to be performed under a job title or those to be performed temporarily outside an employee's normal line of work.
To apply click here: Computer Operator IV
Candidates who are contacted will be required to produce original required documents (e.g., current driver's license, diploma, school transcript, certifications, etc.) listed on the Notice of Job Opportunity within five (5) days of being extended an offer, in writing, by the Bureau Chief of BHR (or designee). Candidates will be notified of how to submit required documents.
*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States territories and Canada, must be credentialed by either the World Education Services (WES) or Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE).
The County has a hybrid work environment which allows employees telecommuting and flexible scheduling options.
*This position requires successful completion of post-offer tests, which may include a background check, drug screen and medical examination.
Falsification of any information in the application process will result in disqualification, dismissal after hire, and/or placement on the County's Ineligible for Rehire List for a period of two (2) or five (5) years. For current County employees, such falsification may result in discipline, up to and including termination, and placement on the County's Ineligible for Rehire List for a period of two (2) or five (5) years. See Cook County Code of Ordinances, Article II, Sections 44-54 Unlawful Practices Relating to Employees and Employment - Penalty , 44-56 Political Discrimination ; Cook County Employment Plan, Section V.N. Pre-Interview License and Certification Verification ; Supplemental Policy No. 2014-2.13 Ineligible for Rehire List ; and Cook County Personnel Rules 3.3(b) (7) (d)
Cook County Government is an Equal Employment Opportunity ('EEO') employer. Cook County prohibits illegal discrimination and harassment and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, source of income, housing status, military service or discharge status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other protected category established by law, statute or ordinance as further defined in Chapter 44. Human Resources, Article II. Personnel Polices, Section 44-53 of the Cook County Code of Ordinances and Chapter 42. Human Relations, Article II. Human Rights, Section 42-35 of the Cook County Code of Ordinances.
NOTE: As an internal candidate, should you be offered the position, salary allocations shall abide by the Cook County Personnel Rules.
*Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.
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