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a Technical Staff Assistant. A number of the underlined keywords
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Description: Under general
supervision, provides administrative support to City Departments. Orders
and tracks the delivery of computer equipment; troubleshoots problems and
performs maintenance and minor repairs to hardware and software; provides ongoing user support to City personnel. Provides one-on-one training upon request. Gathers and manipulates
data enabling residents to access data via the City website.
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Tell us about your present job.
Focus on the aspects of your current job that are the most relevant to the job
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What aspect of your current job do you dislike the most?
Don't focus on those aspects which are vital to the job you're interviewing
You've been given the assignment to work with the
staff to automate a certain process. What steps will you take in carrying out this
Identify the objective, solicit input, encourage involvement and ownership, id
alternatives, recommend solution w/cost benefit analysis. Following implementation,
You've come across a particularly difficult problem with a
manager's PC. What resources will you rely on to resolve the problem as quickly as
Suggest keeping a database of problems, maybe an on-line database so users can
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Tell us about your experience in collecting and analyzing
Focus on the analysis or a particularly challenging data collection situation.
What are some of the benefits of allowing citizens to access
data on a municipal website?
Convenience, reduce cost of processing just to name a few.
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