Lead Security Systems Technician (11421, Grade 18)

Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Silver Spring, MD
Jan 26, 2022
Jan 28, 2022
Full Time
Description The Maryland-National Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), a six-time National Recreational and Parks Association Gold Medal Award Winner, is seeking a highly skilled, self-motivated, and dependable Lead Security Systems Technician to head-up our Alarm Shop, and monitor and maintain more than 230 security and fire alarm systems within 150 facilities of the Montgomery County Department of Parks. Behind the vast and diverse Montgomery Parks system that hosts 424 parks and encompasses over 37,000 acres, there is a robust team of sworn and civilian employees within the Park Police Division dedicated to protecting and serving the park system and residents of Montgomery County, Maryland. Go to our website to learn more: DIVERSITY STATEMENT: Montgomery County Department of Parks believes that diversity in all dimensions of the organization supports and bolsters the innovative thinking essential to its success. Montgomery County Parks does not make hiring decisions on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, political affiliation, ideology or status as a Veteran.Please Note: The salary range listed above represents the earning potential for this position. Salary is commensurate with experience. Examples of Important Duties Plans work. Receives work orders for security systems/alarm projects. Reviews plans and interprets blueprints, schematics, drawings, and specifications to plan and lay out work assignments. Installs and modifies alarm/electrical systems and equipment. Leads crews on projects. Plans, assigns, and inspects work of other Security System Technicians, Trades Trainees, and Park/General Maintenance Workers. Prepares informal bid proposals, material requisitions, and estimates for required tools, equipment, supplies, and materials. Researches and identifies new developments in computer hardware/software and evaluates the benefits to the Commission.Coordinates preventive maintenance and inspects alarm systems for buildings, structures, and property to ensure compliance with local and national code requirements. Administers user permissions and providing device management support to agency staff across all security platforms. Assists supervisors with performance evaluations, personnel forms, and documents; enforces Commission rules, regulations, and policies. Develops and maintains systems for tracking and analyzing resources and records.Important Skills and Characteristics:Expert knowledge of: security equipment and systems/electrical systems safety practices when working with electrical and electronic equipment OSHA, MOSH, Fire and Building codes IPv4 networks Cybersecurity practicesSkill in:use of security and telephone test equipment and a variety of power toolsuse of testing equipment (volt-ohm meter or digital voltmeter) maintaining computerized recordsreading, interpreting, and applying technical instructions and diagramsIPv4 networks (LAN, WAN, cellular) installation of fiber and copper networking devicesAbility to:read and interpret work orders, building plans, blueprints, schematic drawings, technical manuals, and circuit wiring diagrams identify and resolve problems associated with security systems equipment malfunctionswork both independently and as a member of a team communicate technical information clearly and effectively, orally and in writingcommunicate in another language (not required)Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in program management, cybersecurity, computer science, technical management, information systems, engineering, or related fieldsMinimum of six (6) years of recent experience managing electronic security systems (ESS), Physical Access Control Systems (PACS), Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), and Closed-Circuit Video Surveillance (CCTV) systems and programsMinimum of three (3) years directing the activities of skilled alarm/security system technicians/electricians, or similar workers Minimum Qualifications 1. High school diploma or GED; and2. Completion of an approved apprentice program or four years of progressively responsible alarm, electronics and/or electrical experience; and3. Four years of experience at the journey level, including two years directing the activities of other skilled alarm technicians/electricians; or similar workers; or4. An equivalent combination of education and experience totaling eight years.5. Master Limited or Journeyman Electrician's license issued by appropriate local jurisdiction, or State issued license for Security and Fire Alarm Technician.6. Valid driver's license in accordance with both State and Commission rules and regulations. Driver's licenses must be unencumbered by restrictions, revocations, suspensions, or points that could limit the employee's ability to drive Commission vehicles or perform driving duties required of their position.7. Pass Commission medical exam.8. Must pass background investigation. Supplemental Information Working ConditionsWorks involves working, standing, bending, crouching, and carrying of equipment and supplies. Must be available to work during emergencies or On-Call 24 hours. Very competitive and flexible benefits programs available!Get to know Montgomery Parks and the opportunities available:Lead Security Systems Technician (5761)Person(s) hired for this position must provide proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (with limited religious or medical exceptions). PDN-955380a5-d9a9-4be3-b36f-5ecd5c00c607

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