Information Security Analyst

US Government, Information Technologies

The County of El Dorado is committed to promoting the power of public service by fostering a diverse and collaborative workplace where employees are empowered, respected, and valued. The dedicated efforts taken by the Board of Supervisors continue to promote El Dorado County as a competitive employer that is committed to recruiting and retaining qualified employees by advocating for competitive salaries and excellent benefits. The County of El Dorado is also supportive of providing telework opportunities for employees consistent with business needs and in accordance with Board of Supervisors Policy E-12 – Telecommuting. 

The Information Technologies staff delivers creative, practical solutions and services in support of the current and future technological needs of El Dorado County.   
The information Security Office establishes policies and procedures to ensure the County conforms to state, federal and local regulations with regard to information security. Develops, promotes and presents security awareness training and education. 

Perform a variety of professional level information technology activities related to the coordination and implementation of County-wide cyber security compliance activities and operations, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information technology systems; Provide expertise in cyber security for the County; assesse information and facilitates remediation of identified vulnerabilities with the County enterprise network, systems and applications; Report on findings and recommendations for corrective action.

The selected candidates will have the opportunity to: 

  • Participate in County-wide technology security program which includes, but is not limited to, security awareness, risk assessment, business impact analysis, disaster recovery, and business resumption.
  • Monitor the integrity and security of County networks and all related components, including human element, physical and virtual servers, domain controllers, desktops, laptops, printers and other devices which utilize the County network. 
  • Scan and monitor network activity, filters malicious activity and virus probability.
  • Conduct continuous analysis to identify network and system security vulnerabilities.
  • Assist in development, coordination, and maintenance of policies related to Local Area Network, Wide Area Network, mainframe, and desktop information security issues.
  • Make recommendations of solutions to ensure requirements are met for systems and/or applications.

For a full description of duties and responsibilities please review the job description here.

Education & Experience Requirements (typing “See Resume” in application will not be accepted)

A combination of the required experience, education, and training that would provide the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying; however, education may not solely substitute for the required experience.

Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in information technology, computer science, or a closely related field
Four (4) years of professional experience providing analytical support that included substantial responsibility for planning, administering and ensuring network and other systems security.
Licenses and Certifications:

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain a valid California or Nevada Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record.

Click here to view the minimum qualifications for Information Security Analyst, as well as physical, environmental, and working conditions.

Apply online by clicking the 'Apply' link at the top of this announcement.  When your online application and responses to the required supplemental questions are complete, click 'Accept'.
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, contact Nicholas Jetton in Human Resources at
The Human Resources Department will screen all applications to identify qualified candidates.  After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the recruitment process.
Best Qualified Screening (Pass/Fail): A best-qualified screening consists of candidates responding to supplemental questions on the job application. S
ubject matter experts will evaluate each candidate's responses based on predetermined criteria. The subject matter experts are not granted access to the candidate's application; responses to the supplemental questions should be thorough, detailed, and complete. Do not refer to resumes, cover letters, or other documentation as they will not be reviewed.  
Supplemental questions play an integral role in this recruitment process. Please take the time to provide thoughtful and thorough responses. The information you provide may be used to determine your ranking for referral to specific vacancies. All work experience that is described or included in your response(s) MUST be included in the “Work Experience” section of your application. Do not refer to a resume or other documentation.

For more information on the recruitment process, click here.
Based on the department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified.  All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures.

The County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for Information Security Analyst. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future full-time, part-time, and extra help vacancies in Placerville, CA for at least three (3) months.

  • There is currently (1) one full-time vacancy in the Information Technologies Department, located in Placerville, CA.
Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.

The County of El Dorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Many job classifications require pre-employment medical screening.  Depending on the job classification, medical screening may include testing for drugs, including but not limited to marijuana; a positive test may result in the revocation of an employment offer.

This classification may include positions that are subject to current California Department of Public Health (CDPH), State Public Health Officer Orders requiring all workers who provide services or work in facilities covered by the order to (a) have their first dose of a one-dose regimen or their second dose of a two-dose regimen of an approved vaccine against COVID-19, or (b) provide valid exemption as permitted by the order. An approved exemption would result in the exempted employee being required to wear a face-covering and be regularly tested for COVID-19.    

Not just rustic mining towns and historic sites – Today El Dorado County is a year-round vacation destination overflowing with outdoor adventure, inviting agritourism locations, enriching family activities, and a proud Gold Rush history.  Escape the traffic and smog because El Dorado County is just:
  • 40 miles from Downtown Sacramento
  • 50 miles from Sacramento Airport
  • 129 miles to San Francisco
Here are a few of the many activities and events available throughout El Dorado County:
  • Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Boating, and Watersports
  • Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Live Music and Music Festivals
  • Local Craft Breweries and Wineries
  • El Dorado County Fair
  • Placerville Speedway
  • Farm to Fork Restaurants
  • Local Shopping Gems


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