It Customer Support

State of Washington
Full Time, Permanent $59,376 - $79,872 Per year WA Washington State Department of Transportation, 310 Maple Park Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98504, United States
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Overview




About WSDOT
Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is a multimodal organization with a global reputation for excellence! Our dedicated workforce is responsible for planning, designing, building, and operating an integrated transportation system that safely and efficiently moves people and goods throughout the state. In addition to maintaining over 18,000 lane miles of state highway and 4,100 bridges, WSDOT manages the world's longest floating bridge, executes an award-winning Active Transportation Plan, holds a record for the world's widest tunneling project, and operates the largest ferry system in the nation!
 
The Opportunity
WSDOT has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious IT professional who is looking to join the Technology Services Department (TSD) team. This entry-level professional will function as part of a team and will primarily provide IT support among multiple IT job families across all business divisions and regions within the agency and partnering DOT agencies. This role is intended to serve TSD Service Desk and regional IT Help Desk stationed at our North Central Region Headquarters in Wenatchee, WA, with time resource split equally between Service Desk and Regional TSD operations in normal conditions. They will assist TSD customers with IT support tier 1 level telephone, email, or IT Service Management system ticket inquiries for either resolution or escalation. 
 
What to Expect
Among the varied range of responsibilities held within this role, the IT Customer Support - Entry will:

  • Provide Tier 1 statewide customer support for workstations, mobile devices, printers, servers, mainframe, network, and software application issues.
  • Provide technical support for audio and video conferencing systems in conference rooms and meeting spaces.
  • Analyze customer problems and correct problems while on phone, in person, remotely and/or reassign problem to workstation, network, mainframe, infrastructure, and application support teams.
  • Reset and/or terminate customer network sessions and passwords, printer troubleshooting and installation, check server status, install and assist with software applications, map network drives, and provide resolution for mobile and remote access problems (Citrix, RAS, VPN and Wireless).
  • Utilize remote administration tools to identify and resolve customer problems.   
  • Provide and receive training, advice, and guidance to technical and non-technical users in the use of approved software, hardware, and peripheral devices.
  • Maintain after-hours scheduling for TSD staff for statewide after-hours service calls.

Qualifications
To be considered for this opportunity, the following are required:
  • Three (3) years’ experience in a desktop support setting, to include installing and support of computer hardware and software. (NOTE: College education may be substituted for years of service if applicable).
  • Experience effectively communicating and assisting a diverse set of information technology peers.
  • Experience providing technical consulting and performing installation of IT hardware and software.
  • Experience supporting Microsoft Operating Systems, Microsoft Office Suite, and standard Adobe products.
  • Knowledge of desktop computer hardware, software, architecture, and operational theory.
  • Knowledge of networked computing environment and infrastructure. 
  • Knowledge of computer operating system imaging, group policies, and task sequence.
  • Ability to assemble/disassemble computer equipment. 
  • Ability to consistently and dependably be at work and allow for flexibility in work schedule.
  • Ability to transport various pieces of computer-related equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • A valid Driver’s License.
 
It is preferred that qualified candidates also have:
  • ITIL v4 Foundation Certification 
  • CompTIA A+ Certification
  • Microsoft Fundamentals Certification 
 
*To review the full Position Description, don't hesitate to contact the recruiter in the Contact Us section of this posting.
 
Important Notes 
  • This recruitment may also be used to fill additional positions per business needs.   
  • This position offers flexible/hybrid remote work options.
  • The recruiting efforts for this position may be extended beyond the displayed closing date for as long and until a sufficient candidate pool has been established. However, the first review of applications will be conducted May 15, 2024. The Appointing Authority reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any time thereafter. It is to your benefit to submit your application as soon as possible.
  • In addition to base salary, employees may be entitled to other forms of compensation depending on the type, duties, or location of the position. For union-represented positions, more information on other forms of compensation can be found in the applicable . Information on other compensation types for non-represented positions can be found in  of the Washington Administrative Code.
  • WSDOT does not use the E-Verify system, therefore we are not eligible to extend STEM Optional Practical Training (OPT). For more information, please visit . 

Why WSDOT 
  • Work-Life Balance – We are committed to ensure that our staff experience the reward of public service, while also sustaining a routine that suits each individuals’ lifestyle. As such, there are a number of flexible schedule options available, including telework options for eligible positions. 
  • Paid Leave – In addition to 12 paid holidays, full-time employees may earn up to 25 paid vacation days per year!
  • Tuition Assistance – Permanent employees have several options for assistance with education expenses, including tuition reimbursement programs, government discounts at participating colleges throughout the state, and eligibility for federal student loan forgiveness.  
  • Plan For Your Future – WSDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a variety of healthcare options. Employees also have their choice of state retirement programs, and much more. Go to  for more information. 

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Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Your relevant experience may be evaluated to determine salary. Therefore, it is very important that the “Work Experience” portion of the application be completed in as much detail as possible. In order to be considered for this opportunity, please include the following with your online application:  Note that you will be prompted to either sign in, or create an account. This step is required in order to submit an application to this opportunity. For inquiries about this posting, you may contact the assigned Recruiter, at . Please be sure to reference in the subject line. 
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