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Director of Technology Services

Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue, Tigard, OR

Job - Technology

Close Date: 03/29/2020

Do you want to lend your strategic technology leadership and customer service excellence to Oregon's largest fire district? Are you forward-thinking and enthusiastic about the opportunity to work with an engaged leadership team to help align technology efforts with the business objectives, implement IT governance, and design a technology support model that is agile and scalable?

The Director of Technology Services is a new and critical role in the District, reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer and providing innovative strategies to support TVF&R's vision, mission and goals in this complex, dynamic organization.

The District and the Technology Services Division are in an exciting time of change. The successful candidate will lead the District's Technology Services Division, by finalizing a revamped staffing structure and developing a Strategic Technology plan to include both short- and long-term goals.

The director of technology services can expect to step right into the process of transforming the District's technology approach from tactical to strategic. The new director will start with a
solid technical infrastructure, which includes a hybrid environment of virtual and physical devices featuring many cloud-based applications, including Office and SharePoint 365.

The clients are individuals who provide public safety services and administrative support in 30 facilities strategically located throughout our service area. TVF&R has a consistent funding model and an experienced, capable staff. This is a unique opportunity with immediate potential to move the organization forward to meet its objectives now and into the future.
For more specifics regarding the opportunity announcement, take a look at the recruitment brochure.

A bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science, software engineering or related field.

Eight years of experience in one or more functional areas, including but not limited to: applications development, desktop support, network engineering, cybersecurity and systems administration, preferably in a medium- to large-size organization.

Three years in a management role that includes formal supervision of technical personnel and accountability for defined fiscal resources and program outcomes.
Experience in development of strategic plans and organization-wide policies aligned with organizational objectives; development and support of IT governance practices; program evaluation and improvement; and budget preparation.

Experience creating and maintaining a positive experience for customers, including metrics to measure client satisfaction and methods to increase employee effectiveness.

Prior experience with an IT governance structure is highly preferred.

Public sector experience is preferred

For more specifics regarding job duties and qualifications, please refer to the job description.

TVF&R evaluates each applicant's work history and responses to supplemental questions. Please be sure to thoroughly answer the application's supplemental questions to ensure our subject matter experts can appropriately evaluate your experience and qualifications. To reduce barriers to entry, TVF&R evaluates an applicant's work history and responses to these supplemental questions rather than requiring cover letters and resumes.

Appointments on the salary range are made based upon a pay equity analysis of bona fide factors per Oregon's Equal Pay Act.


Onsite Interviews - week of April 13
Final Interviews - week of April 27

It is the District's policy to provide eligible veterans with preference as required by law. Applicants must provide certification of eligibility for entitlement to the preference (e.g. DD-214 long-form clearly showing discharge status).

TVF&R is an equal employment opportunity employer and seeks to attract a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve in order to deliver safe, professional, and high-performance service.

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