Job Description

Homer, AK

Full Time

Work Hours: 7am to 4pm


The Network Security Administratorfunctions as part of the overall Information Technology (IT) Team and is responsible for design, support and maintenance including monitoring the health and security of the network and systems. The Network Security Administrator analyzes security risks, develops and implements responses.  This individual also researches, recommends and assists in the implementation of security policies and procedures.
This position maintains their own trouble tickets including escalated ones from other team members.  The Network Security Administrator will share help desk duties when other team members are not available as well as special projects assigned by the Information Technology Director.
The Network Security Administrator also should be well organized, a self-starter, and able to stay on top of multiple deadlines. They should be a person who is strongly motivated and shows initiative and available to work a varying schedule of evenings and weekends if needed and ability to work after hours “on call’ rotation with other team members.

  1. Must be at least (18) years of age.
  2. Must have graduated from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning with an Associate Degree or Bachelor’s Degree preferred; OR 5-10 years’ work experience in a similar position.
  3. Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP) and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certifications offered by Cisco; Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certifications offered by ISC2; and Security+ certifications offered by CompTIA are plus.
  4. Experience supporting Cisco network as a primary support person is a plus.
  5. Experience or knowledge of CPSI (or similar HIS), is strongly preferred.
  6. Excellence in Customer Service is required.
  7. Experience with Microsoft products is required.
  8. Demonstrated ability to lift up to 40 pounds or 25% of own body weight—whichever is less—without self injury, as well as ability to walk and stand for prolonged periods of time, including stooping and sitting.
  9. High attention to detail and documentation and producing timely, quality work.


  1. Planning – Identify an annual work plan to achieve security goals and objectives consistent with the agency’s strategic plan.
  2. Developing – Lead in the development of information security policies, standards, guidelines, processes, and procedures.
  3. Managing – Conduct risk assessments, manage incidents; provide internal and external reporting, involvement in security awareness education and training.
  4. Oversight – Evaluate the effectiveness of ongoing security operational processes, monitor compliance for internal.
  5. Monitors the health and security of the network and responds accordingly
  6. Perform installation, troubleshooting, maintenance of network switches, routers and related apparatus and peripherals.
  7. Provide core network device configuration, installation, and administration of the network hardware and software operating systems
  8. Provide lead network management input into the Enterprise Contingency Operations Plan.
  9. Responds to escalated help desk tickets and phone requests for IT support in a timely manner.
  10. Uses the IT Support Desk system to document user issues and resolutions.
  11. Gathers facts for troubleshooting or possible escalation to other IT team members.
  12. Appropriately routes support desk requests to other team members and vendors when appropriate.
  13. Maintaining desktop licensing compliance.
  14. Performs work duties with a high level of Customer Service. 

South Peninsula Hospital is a combined 22 bed Acute Care hospital and 28 bed extended care facility located at the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula. The position requires walking and standing for prolonged periods, stooping, sitting and the ability to lift moderate loads without injury to self or others. The position is a sensitive position where the incumbent has access to information stored on networked resources as well as on individual workstations. This includes privileged business, personal employee and protected patient information. Generally, physical demands are moderate and all work is done inside. Working hours may fluctuate based on the demands of the work.

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