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    Information Technology


     


    IT Department Responsibilities

    • Manages various interconnected local-area networks that form the City’s wide-area network, the backbone of the infrastructure that allows data sharing between all City facilities 
    • Oversees a number of file, print, application, web, e-mail and domain controller servers used to direct information flow across the networks
    • Provides first and second level technical support for all software and hardware issues
    • Installs, maintains and repairs IT equipment, such as workstations, printers and servers
    • Manages the telephone and voicemail systems that includes a mixture of digital and analog platforms
    • Administers a revolving technology replacement program that ensures scheduled replacement of hardware such as desktop computers and servers before they become obsolete
    • Creates and maintains the City’s web presence
    • Acts in an advisory and project management capacity for departmental technology purchases used to streamline workflow and improve productivity
    • Analyzes emerging technology and determines how and when its application becomes relevant and cost effective to City business

    Facts

    • The department manages 140 computers, 40 peripherals and 17 servers spread across ten discrete buildings:
    • City HallComputer
    • Fire Administration 
    • Three Fire Stations
    • Police Department
    • Parks and Rec
    • Public Works
    • Midlothian Conference Center
    • Water Treatment Plant