Network & Telecommunications Analyst


City of Bellingham


Bellingham, WA



 Closing Date/Time: Fri. 10/9/20 4:30 PM Pacific Time

The current full salary range for this position is $6,968/month - $8,441/month. Placement within the range is based on qualifications and professional experience in accordance with City policy. This position is represented by a union.

Oversees and serves as primary resource for administrative, operational, and technical aspects of the City’s telecommunications systems. Serves as primary or backup resource for a variety of network systems in a complex multi-site environment. Prioritizes the availability, operation, maintenance, and security of the City's computer networks. The City’s networks are a mission critical part of the City’s operation and provide services to over 30 staffed work-sites and to numerous critical non-staffed locations.

Provides leadership, coordination, technical/administrative analysis services, solutions recommendations, and training support to users at all levels of the organization. Supervises contractors and vendors performing installation, repair, and maintenance of telephone systems, network infrastructure, servers, network cabling and related equipment. Plans and carries out moves, additions, and changes for network/telecommunications devices and services in the City. Prepares and administers telecommunications or network systems budgets. Provides leadership to technical staff, to departments, and to third parties to ensure adherence to technology and security standards. Trains backup technical personnel to perform administrative functions, and serves in a support capacity to others as needed. May provide support for other City software applications, network services, or serve as a service desk resource.


As part of the application process, a cover letter is required.
Within the cover letter, please answer the following question:

1.       Please indicate why you are interested in this position, and why this position is the next right step for you in your career.

Please ensure your application is complete and all required information has been provided. Standard completeness means all application fields (contact information, personal information, education, work experience, references, and required supplemental questions). The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the supplemental questionnaire. Provide as much detail as you believe will fully describe your experience and training.


Supplemental Questionnaire responses not supported in your application will disqualify you from consideration for this position.


Interviews for the most qualified candidates are tentatively scheduled for the week of November 2, 2020. Invitations to participate in the Interview process will be sent via e-mail on or around October 23, 2020.


Please Note: Candidates will receive updates regarding application status via email. Please be sure to check your email frequently.


Bellingham, Washington United States

Position Type

Full Time Job

Desired Major(s)

Science & Engineering/ Computer Science, Business and Economics / Decision Sciences / Bus Admin - Mgt Information Systems (IT)

Desired Class Level(s)

Senior, Alumnus

Salary Level

$6,968 - $8,441 per month

Job Function

Computer Science/Statistics


•Bachelor’s degree in telecommunications, computer science, information systems management, or related field
•Technical: ◦Five years of progressively responsible experience in network administration in a complex multi-site enterprise environment, preferably including virtual infrastructure management and enterprise storage management.
◦Four years of progressively responsible experience in telecommunications coordination and management, overall administration of complex communications systems, voice and data integration projects, etc.
◦Successful completion of telecommunications-related certifications, network management certifications, or verifiable on-the-job training preferred.

•An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to provide the applicant with the knowledge, skills and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the job will be considered.


•Preferred certifications:
•Security+ and Network+ Certifications
•ShoreTel/Mitel administration
•Employment contingent upon passing a criminal convictions check, local background check and fingerprinting. Subject to re-check every five years.
•Valid Washington State driver’s license and good driving record. Must provide a three-year driving abstract prior to hire.
•Willingness and ability to work extra hours or change hours as needed and to respond to evening and weekend callouts for emergencies or when special circumstances require.
•Agreement to and signature of a Privileged Access Confidentiality Agreement is required.


How to Apply

Resume Receipt


Additional Documents

Cover Letter

How to Apply:
Apply On Website

Requested Documents:

·       Resume

·       Cover Letter

Applications accepted via:

·       Other


Posted On:

Sep 18, 2020

Application Deadline:

Oct 09, 2020


Full Name

Bethany Jensen


City of Bellingham


104 W Magnolia Street Bellingham, Washington 98225 United States


Human Resources Generalist




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