Information Management Specialist (MIS/IT 3) | Office of the Services Commissions

Information Management Specialist (MIS/IT 3) Computer & IT

Office of the Services Commissions

invite applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the vacant post of Information Management Specialist (MIS/IT 3) in the St. Mary  Municipal Corporation salary range $1,051,221  - $1,249,571  per annum and any allowance(s) attached to the post:

Job Purpose:

Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer of the St. Mary Municipal Corporation, the Information Management  Specialist assumes responsibility to manage and co-ordinate the maintenance activities of the Corporation's computer hardware, software, firmware and peripherals to achieve optimal level of performance.

Job Responsibilities:

Assisting in devising (e.g. backup, system redundancy, anti-virus prevention, disaster recove y.

Managing network operations to include troubleshooting  connectivity problems ( e.g. workstations,  software application, phones, copiers), installing and maintaining routers, adding/terminating  user, assigning rights and access, establishing e-mail address etc. Assisting in monitoring the performance of the UPS to ensure that a clean continuous supply of electricity is available at all times, except for scheduled maintenance. Assisting in devising measures (e.g. backups, system redundancy, anti-virus prevention, disaster recovery etc.) which will minimize exposure to potential threats and reduce recovery time after disaster done in the prescribe manner and any violation is detected and addressed

Implementing, administering  and maintaining database and local area network


Designing, developing and maintaining web-based applications including web-site and intranets. Continuously improving the organization's web-site and intranets; adding new functionally and improving user ability to maintain without technical support.

Performing routine preventative maintenance on hardware and software

Ensuring networks, workstations,  operating system and software applications are optional; ensuring hardware and software is patched and/ or updated;  ensures all analog and broadband circuits are optional and in accordance with vender specifications. Managing technology inventory to include procurement and disposal.

Assisting staff in understanding  and using technology

Establishing standards and make recommendations  regarding procurement, and use of information technology within the Corporation.     ·

Participating  in setting up audio visual equipment for training programmes, civic function etc.

Any other related duty assigned to you from time to time by the Chief Executive Officer or any other officer vested with his/her administrative authority.

Key/Competencies                                                                  .

Good knowledge of Computer hardware, software, firmware and peripherals

Good knowledge of computer hardware programs

Excellent Human Relation, Management and Communications  skills

Good problem-solving  skills

Excellent oral and written communication  skills

Ability to use initiative

Ability to work in a team 

Qualification and Experience

A Bachelor's Degree  in Computer Science  or related  field with emphasis  on hardware maintenance or

Diploma in Computer Science  or related  field with at least two (2) years'  experience in computer  maintenance and in the administration of computer  networks including  intranet, internet,  extranet  and fiber optic cable.

Applications accompanied by resumes  should be submitted no later than  22nd November, 2019 to:


Local Government Services  Commission

Office of the Services Commission

Ministry of Finance and the Public  Service Complex

2nd Floor, G Block

30 National Heroes Circle

Kingston 4

Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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Job Details

  • Location: Kingston

  • Sector: Public Sector

  • Category: Computer & IT

  • Posted On: Oct 31, 2019

  • Deadline: Nov 23, 2019

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