Application Specialist – Grand Rapids

Job ID: 7453435  
Job Location:
Minnesota Counties Information Systems
413 SE 7th Ave

Grand Rapids, MN 55744

How to Apply:
Job Title: Application Specialist
Work Type: Work Days: Weekdays, Work Vary: Yes , Shift: Varies, Hours Per Week: 40, Work Type: Regular
Salary Offered: $38,874.00 – $52,918.00 Yearly
Benefits: 401(k) or other retirement, Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Holidays, Sick Leave or PTO, Vacation or PTO
Physical Required: Yes
Drug Testing Required: Unspecified
Education Required: Associate’s Degree
Experience Required: 12 Months
Required Skills:
– A minimum of an A.A. degree in business, computer science or related field associate with applications supported by MCIS
– A minimum of one year of experience in using or supporting business software applications, user training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job
– The use of computer application systems from an end user operational viewpoint;
– Testing, analyzing, documenting software applications and programs;
– Providing user support and training in various software applications and programs;
– Writing correspondence, technical and non-technical manuals and documentation;
– Communication, interpersonal relationships as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, user groups, individual users, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
– The use of general office PC software applications: windows style operating systems, word processing, spreadsheet, flowchart, database;
– Application analysis, quality control and quality assurance concepts, techniques and procedures;
– General understanding of software development and implementation cycles, terminology and computer operations, data input, data transfer; AS/400 operations knowledge preferred.
Preferred Skills:
– Preference given to candidates with a background in assessing, appraising, auditing, and/or finance; county government and IBM i-OS computers.
– Principles and practices of county governmental operations.
– Knowledge with property tax applications and/or GIS systems.
Driver’s License: Class D Required
Job Description:
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Summary of Application Specialist Position: 

MCIS Is a seeking a full-time Application Specialist who serves as a liaison between the MCIS programming staff and member counties’ end users of MCIS supported systems by performing, but not limited to the following: providing front-line application support; coordinating prompt issue resolution; troubleshooting issues by assembling and recording issue detail; resolving issues with minimal programmer assistance; developing end-user documentation; providing end-user training; assisting management and user groups on issue prioritization; assisting MCIS developers in the analysis, design, testing and implementation; coordinating releases to members; maintaining and updating website communications with member counties.

Salary range is $38,874 to $52,918 and excellent benefits. Office is located in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

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