JOB OPENING

IT Systems Administrator

The IT Systems Administrator fully supports installing, configuring, maintaining and upgrading of network software and in-house servers. Integrating and installing new server hardware and applications. Monitoring system performance, maintaining updates and troubleshooting issues. Ensuring security and efficiency of IT infrastructure. This position may be assigned other duties as necessary and is under the supervision of the Information Technology Manager.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent years of experience

 

  • Industry standard certifications: Microsoft, CompTia Network+ and/or CompTia Security+

 

  • Proven experience as a system administrator, network administrator or similar role

 

  • Experience with databases, networks (LAN, WAN) and patch management

 

  • Knowledge of systems security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery

 

  • Hands-on experience in networking, routing and switching

 

  • Excellent knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of server infrastructure

 

  • Familiarity with various operating systems and platforms

 

  • Experience with firewalls, Internet VPNs remote implementation, troubleshooting and problem resolution
  • Ability to set up and configure server hardware

 

  • Familiarity with backup and recovery software and methodologies

 

  • Great at organizing, prioritizing and multitasking

 

  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude

 

  • Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license at the time of appointment

 

  • No criminal arrests

The minimum starting salary is $64,000 per year. The Sheriff’s Office offers pay incentives for additional education and prior experience.

Beaufort County offers the following benefits to qualified full-time employees:

  • Health, dental, vision (with affordable employee contributions)
  • Long-term disability
  • Basic life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment
  • Medical and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Ancillary products through Creative Worksite Solutions, which include:
    • Cancer, accidental, critical illness, whole life insurance with a long care term rider
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Short-term disability
  • 13 paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Paid leave time
  • Optional participation if South Carolina’s Deferred Compensation Program, 401(k) and 457(b) / traditional and Roth (www.peba.sc.gov/deferred-comp)

Recruitment and Staffing Coordinator

Staff Sergeant Patrick N. Rowell
843-255-3433
[email protected]

Hiring Phases

Interested persons enter a competitive selection process that includes an in-depth background investigation and testing. The process may take 45 days to 90 days to complete, depending on the circumstances of each applicant. After each phase, the applicant is reviewed to determine if they will be continued in the process.

Phase One
Application is submitted.
Phase Two
Background investigation
Phase Three
Job-related testing
Phase Four
Oral interview board
Phase Five
Psychological testing and a drug screen
Phase Six
Final hiring decisions
How to Apply

ONLINE

To make the online application process as efficient as possible, we recommend following these steps …

Gather the documents required for your application package. On the application, you will be asked to upload the following:

  • Proof of U.S. citizenship (if you were born outside of the U.S., proof that you are a legal resident and able to work in the U.S.)

 

  • A copy of your Birth Certificate

 

  • A copy of your High School or GED and College Diplomas

 

  • A copy of current Driver’s License or state-issued ID

 

  • A copy of your Social Security Card

 

  • A copy of court-issued legal documentation supporting any legal name change (i.e., marriage certificate, divorce decree, etc.)

 

  • If you have prior military service, a copy of your DD214 with your separation code and the type of discharge you received

 

  • A certified driving record from the Department of Motor Vehicles from all states licensed over the past six years

 

  • If you are a former law enforcement officer, provide all training certificates

Create digital copies of your documents. 

You can do this by scanning, downloading or using your phone to take pictures of them. 

Make sure the images are crisp with no blurry areas and that all the information contained on the documents can be easily read.

You will be required to provide your work history, as well as three personal references. 

Before starting your application, make sure you have the names, current addresses and current contact information of the former supervisors and personal references you plan to list on the form.

Download, fill out and print these two forms:

After you have completed and printed them, both forms must be Notarized.

Once they are Notarized, you may bring them to our Recruitment Office or mail them to us. 

NOTE: We offer free Notary service at our Recruitment Office. If you would like to use this service, please bring your completed forms to our office.

When you have your documents ready and have collected all the information you’ll need, set aside about two hours to complete the application.

You will be able to partially fill out your application and return to it later only if you use the same browser and device that you started in.

After you are contacted by a member of our Recruitment Office staff about your application, you will be asked to fill out and submit this questionnaire for your hiring board interview: 

Hiring Board Questionnaire

If you are not able to apply online ...

You may download a copy of our application by clicking here and following these steps:

Gather the documents required for your application package. On the application, you will be asked to upload the following:

  • Proof of U.S. citizenship (if you were born outside of the U.S., proof that you are a legal resident and able to work in the U.S.)

 

  • A copy of your Birth Certificate

 

  • A copy of your High School or GED and College Diplomas

 

  • A copy of current Driver’s License or state-issued ID

 

  • A copy of your Social Security Card

 

  • A copy of court-issued legal documentation supporting any legal name change (i.e., marriage certificate, divorce decree, etc.)

 

  • If you have prior military service, a copy of your DD214 with your separation code and the type of discharge you received

 

  • A certified driving record from the Department of Motor Vehicles from all states licensed over the past six years

 

  • If you are a former law enforcement officer, provide all training certificates

If you plan to mail your application or bring it to our Recruitment Office, make photocopies of each document.

You may also create digital copies of your documents and email them to us at [email protected] You can do this by scanning, downloading or using your phone to take pictures of them. 

Make sure the photocopies or digital images are crisp with no blurry areas and that all the information contained on the documents can be easily read.

You will be required to provide your work history, as well as three personal references. 

Before starting your application, it is a good idea to have the names, current addresses and current contact information of the former supervisors and personal references you plan to list on the form.

Download, fill out and print these two forms:

After you have completed and printed them, both forms must be Notarized.

Once they are Notarized, you may bring them to our Recruitment Office or mail them to us. 

NOTE: We offer free Notary service at our Recruitment Office. If you would like to use this service, please bring your completed forms to our office.

When you have your documents ready and have collected all the information you’ll need, set aside about two hours to complete the application.

Please provide answers to all questions.

When you have your complete application package ready, you may mail it to our Recruitment Office or bring it in person.

If you would prefer to email your application package to us, please note that the Personal Inquiry Waiver and Background Packet forms must be Notarized and cannot be accepted over email in most cases.

Questions?

Call 843-255-3433 or email [email protected]

The Recruitment Office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Our office is at:
2001 Duke St.
Beaufort, S.C. 29902

Our mailing address is:
Beaufort County Sheriff's Office
Recruitment Office
ATTN: Staff Sergeant Patrick N. Rowell
P. O. Box 1758
Beaufort, S.C. 29901

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.