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Information Technology
Posting Number: 2018-28
Job Title: Information Security Officer
Closing date: 11/05/2018
Closing time: 05:00 PM
 Full benefits, including PERS. *Benefit enrolled employees and dependents have access to a free, on-site health and wellness center. 
Job Class: Manager/Program Manager
Job Hours: 40 hrs/wk; some evening and weekends required
Salary: $72,030- $82,846 (steps 1- 4 on a 9 step scale), depending on qualifications.
 Grade D61, Exempt, Non-represented

Do you have a passion for formulating and implementing systems and practices to protect an organization and its assets?  Do you have the vision to scope and shape information security programs? If so, you might consider applying for the Information Security Officer position with the City of Springfield.

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Position Overview:
The City of Springfield's Information Technology (IT) Department is seeking an Information Security Officer (ISO) to proactively manage the City’s Information Security Compliance program for all new and existing information systems.  This position has the important role of advancing City business needs while maintaining regulatory compliance.

Examples of ISO Responsibilities Include:

•  Serve as the information security officer for all City departments
•  Maintain and monitor information security policy compliance
•  Establish short and long-range information security strategies and implementation plans
•  Oversee City’s IT Asset Management (ITAM) program
•  Responsible for security related incident response and escalation
•  General management responsibilities such as budget management, project management, and vendor relation management

Please review the attached Job Addendums for a more information regarding job duties and qualifications.

Education / Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information science, information security, law, or related field, and:
•  5 years of relevant professional experience in information technology or asset management (including at least 2 years of direct program management and/or technical experience in information security, legal analysis, compliance management, asset management or organization change management)

Preferences may be given for:
•  Previous public sector experience
•  Certification or documented training in relevant security and risk management
•  Certification or documented training in relevant project management
•  Certification or documented training in relevant asset management

Any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education and experience may be considered qualifying.

Selection and Interview Process:
Top candidates will be invited to interview and complete an exercise involving a short memo and presentation.  Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the first week in December (December 3- 7).

As a part of our selection process, it will be necessary for candidates to provide the names and email addresses of up to five professional references (including two managers) that can provide information on work performance.  To avoid any delay in the process, we ask candidates to start gathering reference information now (name, email address, contact info and time period you worked together).  Additional information regarding reference checking will be emailed to candidates at a later date through the SkillSurvey Pre-Hire 360 system.

All testing and selection processes will be done in accordance with the Oregon Veteran’s Preference in Public Employment Law.

How to Apply:
The on-line Application and Qualifying Questionnaires must be received electronically prior to the closing date/time listed at the top of this job posting. Please review our Tips for Applying page for more information about how to complete your application materials. The “Apply for this Job” link below will start the application process. You are allowed to upload a copy of your resume and/or cover letter as part of the application, but these two items are not required unless otherwise indicated in the posting. After completing the application, the questionnaire(s) and the voluntary EEOC form follow. The last page of the application process allows you to print your application information if you choose. You are not allowed to review your information after moving to the next page of the process.
Before clicking “Apply for this Job” below, please preview the application and questionnaires (both can be viewed by clicking on the links below).   Once you begin the online application process you will not be able to save your work and return at a later time.  Most applicants prepare their application materials ahead of time using word-processing software and then cut and paste their responses into the online application. The application only allows for four employers as part of your work history. Please use the form (linked below) to include additional work history. Email completed form to HR@springfield-or.gov before the closing date/time of this posting.
Applicants who include a valid email address will receive a system-generated email verifying that the application has been received.  If you do not receive a system-generated email verifying receipt of your application, your application may not be eligible for consideration for this position.  We recommend that you add our email domain (@springfield-or.gov) to your "safe senders" list in your email software to ensure that you receive communication from us.  Please contact us at 541-726-3705 if you have any questions.

Veterans Preference Points:
The City of Springfield recognizes the extensive contributions of men and women who have served in the Armed Services. As a veteran, you may be entitled to preference when seeking employment with city government. If you would like to claim Veteran's Preference points, please submit a completed form (linked below) along with the appropriate documentation prior to the closing date listed at the top of this job posting. You may submit your documents via mail, email, fax or in person (please see form for contact information). If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at 541-726-3705 or HR@springfield-or.gov   for more information.

Additional Information and Forms:

Work History Continuation Form
• Veteran's Preference Form

NOTE: This announcement is intended as a general descriptive recruitment guide and is subject to change. It does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

Click here to download a job application in PDF format
Click here to download a job description in PDF format
Click here to download a supplemental questionnaire in PDF format

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