Essex County Virginia

Essex County Job Opportunity: IT Director

Posted on 01/06/2021

Job Title: IT Director

Category: Full-Time/Exempt (salary commensurate with experience)

Under the direction of the County Administrator, The IT Director is responsible for maintaining and supporting the information systems for Essex County and assessing the technological needs in order to develop and implement appropriate solutions.  The IT Director must demonstrate thorough knowledge of hardware, software, network and other information and communications technologies and work closely with County offices, agencies, and Constitutional Offices in coordinating operations. The IT Director will supervise and manage the Technology Department (includes GIS), and its respective staff, as well as oversee IT operations and infrastructure.  Prior managerial experience and expertise in the application of public sector service goals and values in information systems management is preferred. 

Successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, or a related field; and five (5) years of professional experience in information systems management; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  MCSE, MCP, Microsoft and/or Cisco certifications, are desirable. For full job description please visit the Human Resources page at

Interested candidates may submit resume to Michael Lombardo, Essex County Administrator, at and will be reviewed as received.  Essex County is an equal opportunity provider.  Only qualified candidates should apply.