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Computer Technician (Chico)

1163 E. 7th Street near Linden

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compensation: Salary Range: $18.31-$22.24/Hour + longevity steps. Employment is at the first step for all new employees.
employment type: full-time



Salary Range: $20.66-$25.11/hour + longevity steps.
Salary Placement: Employment is at the first step for new employees. The Human Resources Office determines promotional employees’ step placement.

A. Apply on-line at or pick up a job announcement and instructions on how to apply on-line in the lobby of CUSD Administration Building, 1163 E. 7th Street, Chico, CA.
B. Read the job announcement prior to completing the application form.
C. To claim Veterans’ credit on open entry-level exams, you must submit a copy of your DD214. Those claiming disability Veterans’ credit must include evidence of current receipt of disability benefit by the closing date for filing applications.
D. KEEP THE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT! If you have not received notification for any part of the exam by the day prior to the date announced, call the Classified Human Resources Office at (530) 891-3000, extension 20109.
E. Complete all parts of the application. Any requested attachments must be received by 4:30 p.m. on the closing date. Late applications are not accepted.

The District is establishing an eligible list for COMPUTER TECHNICIAN. Positions are typically full time, 12 months per year. The eligible list resulting from this recruitment will be used to fill openings in this classification for up to 6 months. Substitutes to work on an on-call, as-needed basis for regular employees will be selected from the established eligible list. Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be: One year of paid or volunteer work experience obtained within the past five years installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting computer equipment and related materials. Ability to operate a keyboard at a level proficient for successful job performance and equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade is also required. Supplemental specialized training in computers is highly desirable. All persons interested in this position, and who meet job related and essential qualifications, are encouraged to apply. CUSD is an affirmative action employer and will not discriminate against employees or discriminate in employment of classified personnel with regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental disability, military and veteran status, national origin, physical disability, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions, race, religious creed, sex, or sexual orientation of any person. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

The examination consists of an evaluation of the application for experience and education that pertains to essential duties and qualifications. The top qualifying candidates will be invited to continue the exam process. The District will determine the top candidates based solely on the information submitted on the application. The examination will then consist of a written test designed to test job related and essential qualifications, weighted 40%; and an oral exam (personal interview) which tests the knowledge and experience needed to perform the typical duties, weighted 60%. The top-scoring candidates who pass the written test will be invited to the oral exam/interview. Successful promotional candidates will have ¼ point added to the final score for each year of service up to a maximum of 5 points.

a. Closing date for filing applications: Monday, May 3, 2021, 11:45 PM
b. Date of written exam: Monday, May 17, 2021 (during the day)
c. Date of oral exam (personal interview): Wednesday, May 26, 2021 (during the day)
d. Certification shall be according to Merit System §1507.
e. Selection interviews will be scheduled as needed following the exam process.


Under direction of the Director-Information Technology and supervising manager, to perform a variety of duties involved in installing, maintaining and troubleshooting computer equipment and related materials; to provide assistance to students and staff in the use and operation of computer equipment; and to perform a variety of clerical duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED - Exercises no supervision.

• Participate in the support of the computer technology program; facilitate the purchase, installation and maintenance of computer equipment and related materials; research hardware and software for purchase, including examining cost effectiveness and suitability for the educational setting.
• Advise, tutor, and instruct staff and students in the use and operation of computer equipment.
• Serve on site and district computer technology committees; serve as a liaison to the community.
• Perform maintenance and minor repairs on computer equipment; troubleshoot system errors; perform upgrades and installation of new software; perform backups of student and staff files and software.
• Perform a variety of clerical duties, including compiling and maintaining records and files, preparing reports, operating equipment.
• Attend and participate in staff meetings and in-service activities as assigned; attend workshops, conferences and classes to increase professional knowledge.
• Participate in ordering and maintaining supplies and equipment; inventory materials and equipment; store and discard materials according to standard procedures; receive, assemble and test new equipment.
• Research new products, vendors and costs; test and evaluate software packages and hardware; stay abreast of new trends, products and applications.
• Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

Knowledge of:
• Operational characteristics of apparatus, equipment, peripherals and materials used in microcom¬puter laboratories.
• Wide variety of current microcomputer applications software.
• Basic mechanical function, maintenance and repair needs of computers and peripherals.
• Current trends in educational computer technology.
• Basic subjects taught in schools.
• Practices and procedures of record keeping.
• Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
• General methods of education and tutoring.
• Basic child development theory and principles.
• Basic techniques to motivate students and manage student behavior.
• Safe work practices.

Skill to:
• Operate a variety of technical computer equipment and related peripheral equipment.
• Operate modern office equipment.
• Type or operate a keyboard at a level proficient for successful job performance.

Ability to:
• Learn the procedures and functions necessary to perform assigned duties.
• Learn, interpret and apply department policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
• Learn and adjust rapidly to new applications software, operating systems, new technology and procedures.
• Diagnose problems in computer and peripheral equipment.
• Instruct staff and students in the use of computer equipment and software.
• Provide and attend in-services and workshops related to aiding in the computer lab.
• Demonstrate correct laboratory methods, practices and techniques.
• Prepare laboratory materials for student and staff use.
• Read, interpret and apply technical publications, manuals and other documents.
• Prepare and maintain accurate and complete records.
• Utilize diagnostic and problem solving skills.
• Interact effectively and sensitively with staff and students from diverse backgrounds.
• Demonstrate an understanding, patient and receptive attitude toward children, staff, teachers, and community.
• Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish, maintain and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
• Effectively communicate technical concepts to staff, teachers, and community.

Experience and Training Guidelines:
Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be:

• One year of paid or volunteer work experience, obtained within the past five years, installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting computer equipment and related materials.

• Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Supplemental specialized training in computers is highly desirable.

Special Requirements:
Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:
• Please refer to the Job Analysis.

PC - March 1996, July 2012, February 2013, July 2014

The following employment information is a summary and is not intended to be all-inclusive. For specific details, see the Agreement between Chico Unified School District and the Chico Chapter #110, CSEA.
Vacation Credit shall be accrued 1 day/month for 0 4 full years of service. Beyond 4 years refer to agreement. Each employee who is in a paid status less than 1/2 of the workdays in any month shall accrue 1/2 of a full month's vacation credit. Each employee in a paid status for 1/2 or more of the workdays in any month shall accrue a full month's vacation credit.
Holidays Employees in a paid status the day before or after the holiday are entitled to holiday pay.
Health and Welfare Benefits-- Full-time employees of the District receive up to $1,170/month to be applied towards a health plan for themselves and dependents. Part-time employees are eligible with the cost pro-rated based upon hours worked. The District pays $119 toward the cost of the dental, and $15 toward the cost of the vision plan for employees (and dependents) that work 6 hours or more per day. Any employee working less than 6 hours may elect dental and/or vision coverage at his/her cost. A term life insurance plan is also provided by the District to full-time employees and is available for part-time employees. Part-time employees may have these costs pro-rated based upon hours worked. Dependents may be covered with term insurance at employee expense. Income protection insurance is paid by the District for all bargaining unit positions.
Sick Leave One day of sick leave is earned for each month worked, with unlimited accumulation.
Probationary Period All employees must serve a probationary period of six months in any classification for which they are hired, or which they transfer or promote into.
Retirement All employees assigned 4 or more hours/day must join Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) for which a deduction is made from their salary.
Social Security All classified employees are covered by Social Security and must contribute to the Social Security system.
Credit Unions There are credit unions available for membership by all classified employees.

Questions, contact: CUSD, 1163 E. 7th St., Chico, CA 95928 (530) 891 3221 – TTY (530) 895-4030
JOB LINE = 530-891-3000 & PRESS 5-6
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