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IT Cybersecurity Specialist

Company: Ada County Highway District
Location: Garden City
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

IT Cybersecurity Specialist

Applications are now being accepted for the position of IT Cybersecurity Specialist to join the IT Department of Ada County Highway District. This is a full-time, non-exempt position with a starting pay range $31.10 - $35.80 per hour, DOQ.

ACHD offers an excellent benefit package with medical, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays, paid parental leave, daycare assistance, 401K match and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).

Primary Responsibilities:

The Cybersecurity Specialist will work seamlessly within a team of IT Team members to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of District IT systems.

The Cybersecurity Specialist is responsible to ensure the Districts network, computer hardware, and data are protected from security breaches and cyber threats.

The Cybersecurity Specialist develops and maintains the Districts cybersecurity policies and procedures, including an incident response plan. Conducts research and evaluation of security enhancements and makes recommendations as required. Leads project teams comprised of other technical and non-technical staff members and provides technical consultation or in-house training on matters related to network design, equipment, security, implementation, and interconnections to other networked environments.

This position may require some evening and / or weekend work.


Must have considerable knowledge of risk management, programming, on-premise and cloud related security solutions, technical controls including firewalls, authentication, site-specific physical controls, SIEM, vulnerability management and endpoint security.

Must have good knowledge of Cybersecurity governance and framework practices/principles such as NIST 800-53, CIS and PCI Compliance.

Must have a minimum four (4) years of experience with system administration and one (1) year of security related experience.

A System Security Certification is desired.

Bachelors degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related field of study; OR any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience.

A completed ACHD Employment application is required and must be submitted to Human Resources by 4:30 p.m. on October 6, 2022. Applications are available at 3775 Adams; Garden City, ID 83714 or on our website at

An AA/EEO/ADA Employer

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations
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Keywords: Ada County Highway District, Boise , IT Cybersecurity Specialist, Other , Garden City, Idaho

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