The city is accepting applications for Telecommunications Associates (Data). The current salary is $42,129 and the application fee is $61.
There are four assignment levels within this class of positions. Appointments will generally be made to Assignment Level I, but employees may be assigned to higher levels after appointment.
This class of positions encompasses performance of other than engineering functions necessary to the delivery of data telecommunications service. Work includes analytical, technical, administrative, supervisory and/or related data telecommunications tasks necessary for the selection, procurement, installation, testing, operation, evaluation, modification, financial control and/or usage control for data-telecommunications systems, equipment and services.
Telecommunications Associates (Data) in a data-network environment conduct or supervise troubleshooting, repair and ongoing maintenance of digital service units, channel service units, intelligent modems and multiplexers, protocol converters and mixing modules.
They may be required to work various shifts including nights, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
All candidates must have at least a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and at least one year of the experience described in "1" below.
1) A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university including or supplemented by 24 semester credits in data telecommunications/networking or in a scientific, technical, electronic or related area and one year of satisfactory full-time experience in the performance of analytical, planning, operational, technical and/or administrative duties in a data telecommunications or closely related electronics planning, electronics management and/or electronics service environment.
Or 2) an associate degree from an accredited college or university including or supplemented by 12 semester credits in data telecommunications/networking or in a scientific, technical, electronic or related area and two years of the experience described in "1" above.
Or 3) a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and three years of the experience described in "1" above.
Or 4) a satisfactory combination of education and/or experience equivalent to "1", "2" or "3" above. College education not used for meeting the minimum requirements in "1" or "2" above may be substituted for experience on the basis of six months of experience as described in "1" above for 30 semester credits of college education including or supplemented by 6 semester credits in data telecommunications/networking or in a scientific, technical, electronic or related area for a maximum of two years of experience.
The education requirement must be met by Jan. 31, 2020. The experience requirement must be met by Oct. 22, the last day of the application period.
Examples of acceptable course work are: data telecommunications, computer science, electronics and electrical engineering. Examples of acceptable experience in data telecommunications or in a closely-related electronics planning, electronics management and/or electronics service environment are as follows: operating data-telecommunications computer consoles and peripheral devices; computer equipment planning; automation planning; computer programming; and computer system installation and service.
Applicants have until midnight Oct. 22 to specify in detail all of their relevant education and experience on their education and experience gest and submit it in the Online Application System (OASys).
Appointees might need to be a city residents within 90 days of the start of their employment.
Scores will be determined by the education and experience test. Applicants will receive a score of 70 points for meeting the education and experience requirements listed above.
After these requirements are met, candidates will receive additional credit up to a maximum of 100 points on the following basis: Satisfactory full-time experience in the performance of analytical, planning, operational, technical and/or administrative duties in a data-telecommunications or closely related electronics planning, electronics management and/or electronics service environment.
Information on additional credit, selective certification for special experience and certifications, and other details about the positions is available at www1.nyc.gov/site/dcas/employment/current-upcoming-exams.page.
Applicants who pass the education-and-experience test will have their names placed in final score order on an eligible list and be given a list number. They will be notified by mail of test results.
Those who meet all requirements and conditions will be considered for appointment if their names are reached on the eligible list. A list typically remain active for four years.
The position is listed under exam number 0135.
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