IT System Administration-Entry Level-W2 #1828 - Olympia, WA

Employer: Washington State Patrol

Job Description:
State of Washington
Washington State Patrol
invites applications for the position of:
IT System Administration - Entry Level - W2 #1828

SALARY: $5,326.00 - $6,991.00 Monthly
OPENING DATE: 11/02/20
CLOSING DATE: 11/15/20 11:59 PM

Are you looking for:
- Excellent benefits?
- Career growth opportunities?
- An opportunity to make a difference in your community?
- A culture of respect, commitment and trust?
- An opportunity to be part of a team of dedicated professionals responsible for providing safety and security to the citizens of the State of Washington
- Employment opportunities that recognize military veterans and/or military spouse per Governor Executive Order 19-01?

Work/Life balance opportunities such as:
- Infants at Work
- Telework
- Alternate Work Schedules
- Qualification for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. For information on this program click on Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program."

Why should you apply with our agency?
Troopers patrolling the highways are the most visible part of this agency. However, there are over 1,200 civilian employees who serve behind the scenes supporting the agency mission. To name just a few, we have:
- 911 dispatchers who are the critical vital link between calls for assistance and emergency response;
- Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers that work to inspect commercial vehicles to ensure safe and efficient travel on public highways;
- Deputy State Fire Marshals who help prevent fires in homes and workplaces;
- Forensic Scientists who process evidence that assists in prosecuting criminal cases;
- IT Specialists who leverage technology to enhance and sustain business processes, public safety infrastructure, and statewide emergency communications
- Records staff that process criminal information to ensure crimes are reported accurately so that offenders do not end up working with vulnerable people
- Administrative staff who provide exceptional customer service and respond to information requests while ensuring the agency runs smoothly and efficiently

Apply today and join us in providing "Service with Humility"!

This is what you will do:
This position supports the criminal history (WASIS) and crime information (WACIC) applications which provide critical data to law enforcement, criminal justice and public audiences. The criminal justice information supported by the W2 Team provides crucial information for both officer and public safety concerns. Additionally, the data involved in both of these systems is sensitive, access and dissemination of the information is prescribed by FBI CJIS policy.

The W2 application support positions are responsible for monitoring the health of the application systems, helping customers resolve issues with the applications, provide reports, data extracts and analysis of application data, install application updates in the test environment, and coordinate the implementation of application updates in the production environment. These services are provided to internal and external customers to enable law enforcement and WSP to provide accurate and complete data for officer and public safety.

Required Qualifications:
- Associates degree or higher in computer programming or related IT field
- Equivalent years of experience working in an IT setting providing technical support, configuration and health monitoring, and/or coding for a large application.
- Two years of experience using SQL to query and manipulate information in a relational database
- Must acquire ACCESS Level II certification within six months of employment, and maintain the Level II certification in current status for the duration of employment in the WAJIS system support teams.

Desired Qualifications:
- C#.NET applications development experience
- Experience configuring and modifying application settings and workflow processing using a business rules engine

The act of submitting application materials electronically is considered affirmation that the information is complete and truthful. The agency will verify this information and any untruthful or misleading answers will be cause for rejection of potential employment.

If you have questions regarding this announcement, please contact Melodie Wulfekuhle at (360) 628-6650 or

Please complete the on-line application process at Please include a resume and letter of interest explaining how you meet the qualifications for this position as outlined in the job posting. Provide clear, detailed information about your education and job-related experience.

The hiring authority reserves the right and may exercise the option to make a hiring decision at any time. Candidate evaluation will be ongoing. It will be to the applicant's advantage to submit application materials as soon as possible.

The candidate evaluation and selection process will include a preliminary screening of application materials for qualifications, clarity and completeness. The applicants who meet or exceed the required qualifications and possess the most competitive background in directly related experience, knowledge, and training may be invited for interviews and testing by one or more panels.

Prior to a hire, a polygraph examination and background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

Applicants are required to sign release of information forms and will not have access to any investigative materials, files, or results. The Washington State Patrol has strict guidelines relating, but not limited to, personal and employment characteristics, arrests, convictions, and illegal drug usage, etc.

During the polygraph examination, candidates are required to sign an assessment sheet and participate in an oral interview process to verify responses to the Personal Background Evaluation, the Personal History and Background Questionnaire, and a Pre-Employment Interview. Untruthful or misleading answers or omissions will be treated as a falsification which will be cause for rejection of potential employment.

Education verification is part of the selection process. If selected as a top candidate, all position required or applicant specified education must be verified. If High School diploma or equivalent is required but the applicant indicates a degree has been earned, the accredited degree will be accepted in place of the High School diploma or equivalent. Please do not send these transcripts at the time of application. If you are selected as a top candidate you will be contacted by the Human Resource Division and asked to provide transcripts at the appropriate time.

Persons with a disability, who need assistance in the application or assessment process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 704-2317. Applicants that are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

The Washington State Patrol actively supports Diversity, Equity, Inclusion in the workplace, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact Person:
Location: Olympia, WA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: $5,326 - $6,991 MO

Posted on November 04, 2020

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