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Systems Administrator

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
City of Muskogee
Physical Address
229 W. Okmulgee
Muskogee, OK 74401
Job Description

CLASS TITLE: Systems Administrator

Responsible for the day-to-day operations and maintenance of City user computers.

• Provides hardware and software support for all workstations, printers, copiers and any other equipment attached to the computer or network.
• Provides hardware and software support for all Microsoft servers including file servers, email servers and SQL servers in stand-alone and virtual environments.
• Maintains web and email filters, email servers and clients, email archive server, antivirus server and clients, Active Directory, backup server and tape library, and network, server and PC security.
• Provides software support for all Microsoft Office applications and other PC-based applications.
• Helps Network Specialist provide support for network troubleshooting and repair.
• Helps other IT employees provide support for VoIP telephone system.
• Assists departments with maintaining each section of the website.
• Records City Council and Public Works meetings.
• Operates office equipment such as fax machines, copiers and phone systems and uses computer for spreadsheets, word processing, database management and other applications; learns to operate new office technologies as they are developed and implemented.
• Performs other work as necessary and or as assigned.
• Must report to work on a regular and timely basis.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position.

The Systems Administrator reports directly to the IT Director.

The Systems Administrator does not have any direct reports or supervisory responsibilities.

Training and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent and at least an associate’s degree in a related field with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience with server and PC troubleshooting in a networked environment. Preference will be given to applicants with experience on IBM AS/400 or iSeries product lines.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Basic knowledge of network hardware including switches, routers, cabling, firewalls and other such equipment; knowledge of and experience with network protocols; experience with Microsoft PC operating systems that include Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8; experience with server administration on Windows Server 2003 and 2008 Standard and Enterprise; experience with Microsoft Exchange server administration; experience maintaining Microsoft Office applications; experience with configuring web filters (Barracuda preferred); experience with virtual servers in VMWare environment. Knowledge and experience with Active Directory and domain controllers is a must. Experience with VoIP telephone systems is a plus. Candidate must be very customer service oriented and be able to carry out daily tasks with minimal supervision. Must be a self-starter.

Physical Requirements: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements. On a case-by-case basis, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, arm and hand steadiness and finger dexterity enough to operate personal computers and workstations at long intervals. Occasional lifting/moving of paper and computers up to fifty (50) pounds will be necessary. Vision, speech and hearing to perform essential tasks are imperative. Punctuality and reasonable attendance is essential. Must submit to drug screening and fitness to work physical exam.

Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid Oklahoma Class D driver’s license is required.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work in this classification is primarily indoors in an office environment. Will travel to other City locations as required. Requires some night and weekend work with ability to work on-call.

Notice: This classification is a “safety sensitive” position as defined by the United States Department of Transportation drug and alcohol testing regulations, the Oklahoma Standards for Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Act and/or the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana laws. As a “safety sensitive” classification, you will be subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing. Marijuana is one of the substances included in the drug panel screening. Possession of a medical marijuana license will not excuse you from the testing process, or the consequences of testing positive for marijuana.

STARTING PAY: $18.37/hr. – $26.12/hr. Excellent employee benefits (insurance, vacation leave, sick leave, retirement, holidays).

WORK HOURS: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Requires some night and weekend work with ability to work on-call.

WORK LOCATION: City of Muskogee Information Technology Department, 229 West Okmulgee Avenue, Muskogee, Oklahoma.

RESUMES MAY BE SUBMITTED BUT WE REQUIRE THAT OUR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED ALSO. The employment application can be found on our website: Just click on “Menu” at the top left side of the page (in the green bar), then under that go to “Departments” and click on “Human Resources”, then click on “Links and Downloads” on the left hand side of the page, then click on “Applications” (toward the bottom of the page), then click on “Employment Application” (print and fill out) or “Fillable Employment Application” (fill out online), or one can be faxed, emailed, or mailed to you or you can pick one up from the City of Muskogee Human Resources Department at 229 West Okmulgee Street (the three story red brick building (Muskogee Municipal Building) at the southeast corner of 3rd and Okmulgee Streets). The Human Resources Department is located on the First Floor, Room 102. Applications can be returned to the same address or by mail: City of Muskogee, Human Resources Department, P. O. Box 1927, Muskogee, OK 74402-1927; by fax: 918-684-6223; or by email: If you should have any questions, please call the Human Resources Department at 918-684-6221 or inquire in person at the address above or fax or email (above).

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: There is no deadline for applications – it will be open until filled.


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