Database Administrator

The City of St. Augustine is currently seeking an IT Database Administrator to join our team. Having been founded by the Spanish in 1565, St. Augustine is the nation’s oldest continuously occupied settlement of European and African-American origin in the United States. The City is located along Northeast Florida’s coastline and is filled with culture and history. We offer a rich benefits package including competitive salaries, medical plan, dental plan, pension plan, life insurance, long term disability, paid vacation and no cap sick leave for our employees.

Job Description
The Database Administrator is responsible for the administration of the City’s databases. Work includes managing data on multiple servers; installing, configuring, and upgrading database software; and investigating and resolving database issues for City staff. A wide degree of technical expertise, creativity and latitude is expected. Works closely with all departments throughout the City and within the Information Technology (IT) Division. Work is performed under the general supervision and direction of the Information Technology Manager (IT).

How to Apply: A City of St. Augustine application must be completed. Indeed RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED in lieu of application. Applications can be found on the City’s website at www.citystaug.com under the Employment tab or in the Human Resources Office. Completed applications can be mailed, faxed, scanned and sent via email or brought to Human Resources “D”, 75 King Street. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30am-5:00pm except holidays.

Job Responsibilities
Designs, builds, documents, maintains and manages upgrades of database software and related products throughout the City.

Manages and administrates applications software development, server databases, multidimensional structures and develops strategies for data retrieval, data security, data archival and recovery models.

Manages, documents and maintains databases on multiple platforms and servers throughout the City.

Responsible for database and application tuning and performance monitoring.

Responsible for investigating and resolving database issues from users. Responds to user requests for assistance and provides training and support to City staff for technical assistance when applicable.

Oversees the distribution of specialized application software to all desktop computers and works with the IT Manager in the administration and support of desktop standardization and data security.

Responsible for planning, designing, and creating standard, ad hoc, and custom reports and queries.

Interfaces with and oversees outside vendors and contractors to resolve technical issues or goals that cannot be completed internally.

Serves as liaison between departments, sub-contractors and City personnel in the acquisition and installation of IT-related application software packages. Works closely, professionally and effectively with other staff within the Division and throughout the City. Monitors integrity of data.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Education, Training and Experience
Requires 4-year degree in Computer Science or related discipline as well as five to ten years’ of experience in the information technology field. Additional database certifications such as MTA, MCSE, or CDMP and experience with structured design and development methods with relational databases preferred. Ability to relate to people and aptitude to resolve technology related issues required.

Driver’s License Requirement: Valid Florida Driver’s License Classification E .

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $53,938.00 /year

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • as MTA, MCSE, or CDMP and experience with structured design: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • Valid Florida Driver’s License Classification E

Company: City of St. Augustine

Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2016

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