TECHNOLOGY COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST #16969 O.C.
Civil Service Job: Yes
Applications received by mail must be postmarked no later than Friday, December 6, 2013
$21.92 - $24.52 (Grade 23 – General Bargaining Unit
Information on the TECHNOLOGY COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST #16969 O.C. position
Vacancy: Resulting Eligible List may be used to fill vacancies which may occur within the Cattaraugus County Department of Information Services, Little Valley, NY
Fee Required: The State Civil Service Law requires our office to collect a processing fee from each applicant. The amount of the fee is fifteen dollars ($15) per applicant for Each examination applied for, payable at the time of filing of the application form, by check (personal or certified) or money order, payable to the “Cattaraugus County Treasurer”. Cash Will Not Be Accepted. Applicants whose personal checks are returned for insufficient funds will not be considered as candidates for this exam or subsequent exams until such time as restitution is made. Applicants must record the Examination Number(s) and Title(s) on their checks. Refunds of fees will not be issued to applicants who are disqualified for not meeting the minimum qualifications for admittance to the examination, who file their application after the final filing date or who do not appear for testing on the scheduled test date. Therefore, Do Not Apply for an examination if you are not sure that you meet the minimum qualifications. Application fees shall be waived for candidates that are unemployed and primarily responsible for the support of a household or are receiving public assistance. Please contact this office for an Application Fee Waiver Request and Certification Form, or download from our website at: www.cattco.org.
Residency: Preference in appointment may be given to successful candidates who have been, at the time of examination and for at least one month prior thereto, a resident of the jurisdiction in which the vacancy exists.
Duties: This works involves the safekeeping of computer data from illegal or unauthorized disclosure, modification or destruction by directing data security activities, monitoring security threats, and communicating associated risks. The incumbent administers various systems and applications as they apply to data risk management and security policy formulation and provides guidance to Information Technology staff on issues relating to data access security, data protection, backup and recovery. Responsibilities include developing and enforcing data access security related standards and guidelines, supervising and participating in the design and implementation of security safeguards, and developing and maintaining security auditing and reporting systems to ensure data integrity, confidentiality, reliability and availability. The work is performed under general direction of the Director of Information Services or his/her designee, with wide leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out the details of the work. A Technology Compliance Specialist does related work as required.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and either:
A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with at least a bachelor’s degree including or supplemented by eighteen (18) credit hours in management information systems, information technology security and risk analysis, technology integration, or closely related field, and two (2) years of experience developing and maintaining policies and procedures for computer security in a large integrated data processing environment;
B) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with at least an associate’s degree including or supplemented by nine (9) credit hours in management information systems, information technology, security and risk analysis, technology integration, or closely related field, and four (4 years of experience in information systems security, security and risk analysis, information systems management, computer programming, or closely related field including two (2) years of experience developing and maintaining policies and procedures for computer security in a large integrated data processing environment;
C) Six (6) years of experience in information systems security, security and risk analysis, information systems management, computer programming, or closely related field including two (2) years of experience developing and maintaining policies and procedures for computer security in a large integrated data processing environment;
D) An equalivant combination of the foregoing training and experience.
Subject of Examination: The examination will consist of two parts: a rated evaluation of training and experience and a qualifying PC-administered test. You must pass the evaluation of training and experience in order to take the qualifying PC-administered test. You must pass both tests in order to be considered for appointment. Only your rating on the evaluation of training and experience will be considered when computing final scores.
Rated Evaluation of Training and Experience - You will complete a questionnaire that asks for specific information on your information technology education (formal degrees, IT-related training courses, certifications) and experience. You will also be asked to briefly describe a significant achievement in each of the job's areas and to provide the name and contact information for someone who can verify your information. The information you provide about your experience will be rated against the following areas:
Qualifying Multiple-Choice Test of Logical Reasoning and Interpreting Instructions for Computer-Related Positions - These questions test for ability to reason logically and interpret instructions in a computer-related context. They cover verbal and quantitative reasoning, flowchart interpretation and applying written directions. The verbal and quantitative reasoning questions include logical implications (e.g., if A and B, then C) and relations (e.g., greater than). Knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division is necessary, but neither mathematical sophistication nor computational speed is needed. The flowchart interpretation questions require prior knowledge of flowchart conventions. The interpreting instructions questions provide the instructions and specific rules for applying them. All the information needed to answer the questions is presented with the questions.
Qualifying Simulation Test on Working Effectively with Others to Solve Job-Related Problems - This test requires candidates to assume the role of a staff member in an Information Technology work group who is working with colleagues during a time of change in policy or procedure, in a particular agency. During the test, candidates will be required to deal with obstacles within the working environment, which includes peer relations and the demands of handling multiple tasks. Candidates will be required to demonstrate the ability to be flexible, creative and persistent as a team player. They will also need to demonstrate the ability to cooperate, show initiative, and establish positive working relationships with peers and administrators.
Qualifying Simulation Test of User Support and Training - The test requires candidates to assume the role of a staff member in a Help Desk support unit. Candidates will be presented with a user’s problem. During the course of handling the problem, candidates will be required to: demonstrate communication skills, apply troubleshooting practices and tools, determine the appropriate level of training needed by the user, and educate the user on the proper use of computers.
Qualifying test scores may be banked and applied to future examinations for titles that require the same test plan.
Complete Job Description & Qualifications
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