The Boston Public Library is accepting applications for the Technical Specialist (Network) position. The successful candidate will be responsible for the installation, configuration, administration, maintenance, and monitoring of network, telecommunications and data center infrastructure components as well as the provision of customer service and support for a broad range of network devices and systems, including maintaining network performance and network security standards. Salary: $63,602 - $83,025, DOQ. Competitive benefits.Minimum Qualifications:Education - High School graduate or equivalent. Associate or Bachelor Degree preferred.Experience - Two to four years work experience in a network administration role, at least two which will be above entry level providing direct support of network connectivity, hardware and software within an enterprise environment. Familiarity with Cisco IOS and additional non-Cisco networking systems. CheckPoint, BlueCoat and/or Blue Socket systems preferred.Specialized Qualifications - CompTIA Network+ or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or equivalent required. Experience in LAN/WAN administration, Network Performance Tuning, Network Design and Implementation preferred.Requirements 1. Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job2. Residency - Must be a resident of the City of Boston upon the first day of hire3. CORI - Must successfully clear a Criminal Offenders Record Information check with the City of BostonComplete job description and application available at: www.cityofboston.gov/OHR/careercenter.aspDeadline for application: 8/31/2013In compliance with Federal and State Equal Employment Laws, Equal opportunity will be afforded to all applicants regardless of race, color, sex, age, religious creed, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, ex-offender status, prior psychiatric treatment or military status.