Career Systems Development Corp.

Information Technology Specialist

Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento
Job ID
Information Technology
Schedule Days
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday


Interested in making a difference in young adults’ lives between the ages of 16-24? If so we may have the perfect job for you.


Job Corps is a government-funded, no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps socioeconomically disadvantaged youth. We strive to fulfill this mission by following our Core Values of Safety, Individual Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Growth and Commitment.


Come and surround yourself with talented and professional individuals who have also taken the next step of making a difference in someone’s life.
You would not only have a great and dedicated team to work with, but you may also be eligible to take advantage of a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), legal, and PTO.


The Information Technology Specialist is responsible for successful management of the site information technology systems. Conducts computer and system updates. Conducts software updates. Employee effects minor hardware repairs. Install and sets up new equipment. Process systems rights authorizations. Provide IT technical support to site staff.


  1. Demonstrates and abides by the Company Core Values, company operating principles, Career Success Standards.
  2. Assists students in adjusting to Center life to enhance student retention by providing supervision, behavior modification, counseling, and by acting as a positive role model and mentor.
  3. Ensures that student needs are met in a timely professional manner with the highest degree of customer service in mind.
  4. Adheres to all PRH and company policies and procedures, and the Center Operating Procedures.
  5. Prepares reports and forms and documents in CIS case notes and files observations of student’s behavior, performance, notable information or events, and progress towards achieving goals and objectives.
  6. Maintains confidentiality, but reports significant events or situations immediately through approved channels to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of students and staff, and to ensure that required reporting occurs, and that students receive emergency services as needed.
  7. Facilitates prompt and appropriate assistance to students in the event of injury, illness, or emotional trauma.
  8. Ensures equipment and assigned work areas are clean and maintained in accordance with Center, CSD, and DOL standards, including conducting quarterly property counts, submitting property relocation requests, may serve as a property custodian, and submits maintenance requests as needed. Process excess equipment requests for outdated equipment.
  9. Provides information processing, systems counseling, training and guidance to Center students and staff in regard to Center computer systems and Computer Labs.
  10. Assists with the implementation and maintenance of computers, networks, peripherals, and software applications necessary in the Job Corps information system.
  11. Develops job aids, check lists, training and resource materials for tasks performed in software applications.
  12. Provides individual and group instruction, as needed, on the use of communications and computer equipment, software applications, and on network features
  13. Assists students and staff with application problems and responds to and resolves end user technical problems with communication and computer systems.
  14. Performs system updates, sets up new computer equipment, and conducts minor equipment repair and or arranges for more complicated repairs.
  15. Acts as a property custodian for excess computer and communication equipment.
  16. Acts as property custodian for IT area.
  17. Processes user application request for Center staff with the data center and monitors staff separations with human resources to terminate access government and company systems.
  18. Attends staff training sessions as required.
  19. Performs other duties as assigned



Associates degree in computer technology and two year experience in the field.




Bachelor’s Degree in related field or an equivalent combination of higher education and professional experience. One year of work-related experience and demonstrated knowledge/skills/abilities working with computers and software. Previous Job Corps experience


General Information:

In order to perform the essential job functions of this position, candidate must have regular attendance.


Knowledge Required:

Ability to install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain hardware and software applications. Ability to obtain a state and/or commercial driver’s license if required. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Good organization skills. Knowledge of basic training techniques. Ability to effectively relate to student population. Good presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to manage complex, multiple projects. Must obtain and maintain CPR/FA certification.




All post offer candidates must complete and pass a background check and drug screen.


CSD is a leader in workforce development operating Job Corps centers throughout the U.S. since 1964 and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action / Female / Minority / Disabled / Veteran Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, child-birth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. CSD makes reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to apply for employment.


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