Network Administrator - South Portland , ME

August 13, 2019

South Portland ,ME

Network Administrator


The City of South Portland is seeking a Full-Time (37.5 hours per week) Network Administrator to join the City’s Information Services Department. 


The Network Administrator for the City of South Portland is responsible for supporting the complex infrastructure aligned with the operational requirements of a municipal environment spread across multiple buildings and physical locations. This position includes supporting the stable operation and maintaining the integrity of the municipal network including support for the emergency services mobile workforce. The Administrator provides technical assistance to city departments along with fellow IT team members in processing high-level system, application and network service requests.


The Network Administrator supports a high customer-service environment for employees of the city including Emergency services and the school district.  Duties will include configuring, installing, and maintaining various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, Wi-Fi, and VoIP.) Responsible for network security design, configuration, and technologies such as intrusion detection, Anti-Virus, VPN, and web security. Will monitor and troubleshoot WAN / LAN infrastructure technologies with various monitoring applications to spot performance issues and ensure system availability and reliability. Will implement security tools to maintain the municipal network’s security posture. Will provide level 2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues. Requires strong knowledge of operating systems, strong diagnostic skills, superior customer service skills and ability to work within a team environment. Must be able to participate in an on-call rotation, occasional weekend work and work during departmental or weather incidents.


Ideal applicants will have a Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or documented equivalent work experience. 3+ years of experience in a Network Administration role required with a proven track record of solving network-centric hardware, software and overall performance related issues required. 3- 5+ years of experience in the role of Help Desk /Network support supporting medium to large enterprise computer network systems in a team environment is highly preferred. Experience with Active Directory or other LDAP based systems required. Application expertise with Tyler Tech MUNIS and ESRI GIS is highly preferred. Virtualization experience with VMWare or Nutanix preferred. Advanced Network Certifications preferred.


The City of South Portland offers competitive pay and a robust selection of employee benefits, including an excellent health plan with affordable family coverage, generous matched retirement options, dental, vision, life, income protection, and long term disability insurance options, flexible spending accounts, a full complement of paid time off, and more. The City also offers “payment-in-lieu” of health insurance, tuition reimbursement, an acclaimed wellness program, and professional development opportunities.  The City of South Portland is proud of its talented and dedicated workforce and provides employees with strong leadership; stability; a positive, family friendly workplace; and the support, encouragement and tools for successful careers.  Come join our team dedicated to service excellence!


Anticipated pay range is $43,134.00 to $56,823.50 annualized ($22.12 - $29.14 per hour) depending upon qualifications and experience, and eligible for possible annual merit increases, as well as COLA increases, if approved by the City Council.


Apply on or before Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 4:30pm.


To apply you may email a cover letter and resume to


You may also file an application using our fillable pdf at


You may also mail a resume with cover letter and three professional references to:

City of South Portland

Karla Giglio, Human Resources Specialist

25 Cottage Road

P.O. Box 9422

South Portland, ME 04116-9422



Closing Date / Removed from Database Date
September 10, 2019

  All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description.