City of Cookeville
  • 29-Jul-2022 to 12-Aug-2022 (CST)
  • Cookeville, TN, USA
  • 50294-75462 per year
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System; Comprehensive Medical Plan; Ten paid holidays; Tuition Reimbursement (after one year); Vacation and Sick Leave

Job Summary:

Employees in this class are under direction of the Information Systems Manager II. The position is responsible for maintaining Police Department computer software and hardware, including computer systems, networks, PCs, terminals, mobile devices, and peripheral equipment. Maintains Police communications and computer aided dispatch systems (CAD); interprets, and ensures compliance with performance standards, departmental procedures, policies and regulations of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS), Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Tennessee Information Enforcement System {TIES), Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) regulations, etc.; attends training, prepares reports, and operates city vehicles.

Examples of work performed: Responsible for the department computer networks, including National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and related systems. Provides hardware and software installation and support; coordinates hardware and software purchases; ensures licensing legalities are adhered to; assists with planning future computing needs; instructs department personnel in personal computer operations; may be subject to rapid call-out in some emergencies. Performs related duties as required.

Required Knowledge and Abilities:

Knowledge of the Internet and Web software
Knowledge of Server and Workstation system administration
Ability to diagnose and repair hardware/software problems, build cables, replace boards and components to identify or remedy failures
Ability to prepare and install software and peripheral devices
Prepare and install software and peripheral devices
Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose networking problems
Ability to program two-way radios and cell phones
Ability to train department personnel in personal computer operation
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with co-workers and the public


Bachelor's degree in a technical field (computer engineering, computer science, information systems) or an equivalent combination of education and experience and a valid Tennessee driver license are required.

Essential Functions:

Must have ability to build computers via component level, troubleshoot and diagnose network problems, and provide system management for networks. Must have effective verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to respond quickly during possible emergency situations. Occasionally required to work near moving mechanical parts or work in high, precarious places. Occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. Frequently lifts up to IO pounds and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.

The City of Cookeville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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