City of Monterey Park-Information Systems Specialist

6/20/2022 3:04:12 PM 319


$6,756.00 - $8,643.00 Monthly


Monterey Park, CA

Job Type



Management Services

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Closing date and time

6/30/2022 at 4:30 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana

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The Position

The City of Monterey Park is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Information Systems Specialist (ISS).  Under general supervision of the Information Technology Manager, the ISS designs, develops, installs, integrates, administers, maintains and supports all city  software and databases; manages and supports various third-party software or the City’s custom software, coordinates with the city and software vendors to resolve any problems or devise any solutions to meet city requirements. 
An ISS performs complex duties in developing, managing and supporting various third party software or custom software, environments and management systems to provide effective applications and IT support for City operations, service delivery and decision making. This classification provides technical advice on methods and techniques for efficient sharing and integration of data from multiple sources to meet business process requirements, and provides support for assigned applications and participate in software development projects. 
Ideal candidates will have the ability to conduct technical reviews and communicate database design methodologies, standards and goals clearly and succinctly; perform database administration tasks and troubleshooting; apply critical thinking in addressing user needs; prepare clear, concise and accurate database and program documentation, and other written materials; communicate clearly and effectively; work collaboratively; establish and maintain effective working relationships; exercise sound independent judgment within general policy guidelines; keep technical skills  current; and use tact and diplomacy when dealing with sensitive, complex and/or confidential issues and situations.


Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in management information systems,  computer science or a closely related field, or equivalent experience, and at least three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in the design, development and administration of complex relational databases and the management of database systems; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Municipal government  experience is highly desirable.


Incomplete employment application submittals will not be considered. Complete all requested information including the non-asterisk boxes. Candidates who best meet the needs of the City, based on this job announcement, minimum qualifications, and supplemental questionnaire, will be invited to participate in the selection process that may include an assessment of knowledge, skills and abilities, written exercise, and/or oral interview.  Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to the selection process.  Applicants will receive communication through email. 
NOTE: Successful completion of a background investigation and pre-employment physical examination will be required prior to appointment. New hire candidates must show proof of full Covid vaccinations prior to being hired.  Limited exemptions may apply.

City of Monterey Park
320 West Newmark Ave.

Monterey Park, California, 91754