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F: 1-406-783-5283
Email: nemont@nemont.coop

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P.O. Box 600
61 HWY 13 S
Scobey, MT 59263

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IT Technician

Location: Scobey, MT
Type: Full Time
Closing Date: Open Until Closed

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Install, upgrade, and configure network printing, directory structures, rights, security, and software on fileservers.
  • Evaluate and recommend acquisition of computer and software products.
  • Perform network troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common network problems.
  • Prepare documentation such as instructional or procedural manuals.
  • Modify hardware or software.
  • Design and implement network configurations.
  • Provide consultation to information systems personnel.
  • Serve as a technical resource for agency information systems planning.
  • Serve as liaison to vendors.
  • Provide training and technical support in use of software products, ie: Word Processing, Spreadsheets, e-mail.
  • Troubleshoot and solve hardware and software problems.
  • Respond to the needs and questions of users concerning their access of resources on the network.
  • Establish network users, user environment, directories and security for networks being installed.
  • Responsible for paperwork associated with software licensing, inventory and reference material.

 Additional Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required to fulfill job function or as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must have a good working knowledge of information systems
  • Working knowledge of UNIX / Linux a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Windows server systems, OS and software.
  • Must learn the interactive television systems.
  • Capable of working with and understanding network problems.
  • Able to communicate well to assist company personnel with hardware/software problems.
  • Able to learn and apply new technologies as they become available.
  • Able to pay close attention to numerous details.
  • Able to maintain pleasant manner and possess ability to work with internal/external customers and interpret problems they may have with computer work stations and software programs.
  • Able to work well in stressful situations and/or under pressure.
  • Able to obtain and maintain a valid Montana driver’s license, have a good driving record, and be insured under the Cooperative’s insurance policy.



  • Computer Science Degree or equivalent experience is desired.
  • MCP, Network Plus or equivalent is desired.
  • Some experience with information system management and with UNIX is desired.

 Physical Demands

  • Sits at desk most of day.
  • Stands and walks short distances.
  • Will be required to stoop, bend and crawl at times. Some ladder work will be required.
  • Handles books, papers and computer equipment.
  • Occasional lifting of weight up to 50 pounds required.

 Special Demands

  • Must be able to work alone, but will report to the Data Operations Manager.
  • Will require travel.

 Additional Information

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  An employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.  Nemont reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

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