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Class Code: 7665
Salary Schedule: Approved Arizona Law Enforcement Merit System Council Salary Schedule
One Salary
Annual / Hourly
Annual salaries are calculations based on approved hourly rates.

Summary Statement: Database Administrator Trainee is a limited term, entry-level trainee position for applicants lacking specific Database Administrator training and experience. Advancement to Database Administrator is earned after satisfactory completion of the Database Administrator Trainee probationary period AND successful completion of the Database Administrator examination process.

Under general supervision, the Database Administrator Trainee performs work of considerable difficulty, analyzing, implementing and maintaining databases at DPS. The Database Administrator Trainee will learn database modeling and physical design, database definition and access SQL, data dictionaries, access methods, device allocations, organization, security, database administration tools, documentation, guidelines and standards used at DPS.

Essential Functions: (not intended to be all inclusive)

1. Works with security personnel in writing security specifications for data access controls for sensitive data.

2. Performs start up and shut down of database.

3. Monitors, reviews, and recommends methods of improving the performance of database software products.

4. Researches and corrects database integrity problems of considerable difficulty.

5. Organizes and schedules the database reorganizations.

6. Performs database backup and recovery activities as required.

7. Creates and maintains written procedures for various DBA functions.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required: Knowledge of:

1. the functions and capabilities of application systems and mainframe computer systems.

2. Unix programming.

Skill in:

1. establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

2. resolving complex technical problems.

3. conduct research and interpret technical information from a variety of sources.

Ability to:

1. effectively communicate both orally and in writing.

2. learn and apply new technical knowledge and skills.


Office setting.

Minimum Qualifications: Requires three years of computer programming experience. College courses in computer science, management information systems or a related field from an accredited college or university may substitute for one year of the required computer programming experience.

Must successfully complete the examination process.

FLSA status: Non-Exempt.

Current as of: 7/23/2014 8:53:40 PM