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MIAMI-DADE COUNTYINFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENTSENIOR Telecommunications TechnicianSalary Entry: $54,058 – MAX: $79,174 Annually A career with Miami-Dade County Information Technology Department (ITD) offers an opportunity for human involvement, professional advancement and community service.  ITD oversees the use of existing and emerging technologies in support of County government operations and services to the public. These services include applications development and support, enterprise solutions, technology infrastructure and integration, information security, geographic information systems, and computer/telecommunications support.   The Senior Telecommunications Technician position is critical to providing the necessary support required for County radio business functions. The emphasis of the position is to repair, maintain and test the different radio subscriber equipment utilized within the countywide 700-800 MHz simulcast trunked P25 public safety radio systems. The incumbent will be responsible for repairing and maintaining portable and mobile two-way radio equipment utilizing Surface Mount component technology. The Incumbent will also be responsible for mentoring and training of others in advanced diagnostics and repair techniques to component level, scheduling and balancing workloads and acting as a customer interface. All Applicants must be experienced in Surface mount (SMT) component repair and replacement techniques and be highly computer literate, able to understand Microsoft Networks and produce detailed reports with Microsoft office.  MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED.  Four years of experience in the installation, testing, repair, and maintenance of complex public safety radio communications including microwave, RF, radio transmitters/receivers and related equipment; Certificate of Completion in Electronics from a vocational school and two years of experience in the installation, testing, repair, and maintenance of complex communications equipment; or Completion of 60 semester credits to include 15 semester credits in Electronics or Electrical Engineering and two years of experience in the installation, testing, repair, and maintenance of complex communications equipment are required. Must possess a Driver license.  Miami-Dade County offers great benefits including full medical, dental, and vision insurance; life and disability insurance; 457 pretax savings plan; flexible spending accounts; paid holidays, vacation and sick time; membership in the Florida Retirement System; professional development; and a tuition reimbursement program. Applicants must apply online by July 3, 2016 at www.miamidade.gov/jobs.