Buncombe County Employment

Job TitleBusiness Systems Specialist I
AgencyInformation Technology
Salary Range$50,746 to $56,093
Job LocationInformation Technology
Closing Date5/6/2015
Job Details

General Statement of Duties
Perform specialized work in software application implementation, support, training and troubleshooting of primarily vendor software solutions that support critical business functions. May involve development of supporting custom applications, interfaces, and database packages. (#910) 

Examples of Work
Examine and analyze business processes, in order to implement and administer efficient business systems developed by vendor providers. Identify business solutions by evaluating options, resolving issues, and serving as a liaison between the business and the vendor to improve productivity. The qualified candidate employs excellent problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills, along with patience, a positive, customer-friendly attitude and the ability to work in a team environment. May perform some coding tasks in support of or to supplement vendor applications utilizing vendor defined programming or industry standard programming languages. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of the software development life cycle, including the ability to document requirements in writing and communicate effectively with county staff and third party vendors. Knowledge of software development languages and tools such as C#.NET, T-SQL 2008 or later, HTML5, Crystal Reports, Python and Microsoft Reporting Services.  

Minimum Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree with course work in computer science, information systems or a related field; supplemented by one years’ previous experience and/or training. Prefer knowledge of GIS systems and SQL Server 2008 or later with experience in creating queries and SSIS packages in order to analyze and to modify data.

ATTENTION LIFEGUARDS: Buncombe County pools are now under the management of Swim Club Management.  Applicants interested in working at the pools should apply on their website at lifeguardasheville.com, or contact Sarah McKenzie at (828) 348-4770.

How can I apply for County Employment?

Applications are accepted for posted position vacancies only. Please apply online. Paper applications are not accepted.

The full application package contains the Buncombe County application for employment, work history continuation sheet, Buncombe County authorization for release of personal and confidential information and the Buncombe County drug screening through urinalysis applicant consent form.

A college transcript must accompany applications for Social Worker positions. Please attach a copy or have your college send one to:

Buncombe County Human Resources
200 College Street, Suite 403
Asheville, NC 28801

Should you require special assistance to apply for a position, please contact Human Resources at 828-250-4166.


  • Resumes are not accepted in place of applications and will not be accepted via e-mail. A resume may accompany a completed application for a posted vacancy.
  • Drug screen consent & personal information release documents are required with all applications.
  • To apply for more than one position, you must submit a separate application for each position.
  • Be sure to indicate on the application the specific position for which you are applying.