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Texas Health Resources Service Desk Specialist I in Arlington, Texas

Service Desk Specialist I

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We are looking for a qualified Service Desk Specialist I like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights:

  • Work location: Texas Health Resources System Services; Arlington, TX

  • Department: IT Service Desk

  • Work hours: Full Time (40 Hours); 5 days per week; 8 hour shifts between 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM including weekends and holidays

  • Salary range: $18.56 – $29.67 per hour (based on relevant experience)

At Texas Health Resources, our mission is “to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve”.

We are one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States with a team of more than 23,000 employees of wholly owned/operated facilities plus 2,200 employees of consolidated joint ventures in the greater Dallas Fort Worth area. Our career growth and professional development opportunities are top-notch and our benefits are equally outstanding.

Join our award-winning Texas Health family and become a part of a team that is improving the health of our communities daily. You belong here.



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required And

  • Associate’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or related field preferred.


  • 1-year experience in IT support or customer service role preferred.


  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are required.

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills are required.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and interact with management and staff levels within the organization, including medical staff.

  • Must be able to think logically, analytically and make good decisions in a high demand environment.

Position Responsibilities:


The Service Desk Specialist I is responsible for receiving, documenting, and resolving software, hardware, and network issues reported by our customers. In addition to having a high sense of self-motivation, this individual must display superior telephone, root cause analysis, and issue resolution skills.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide first contact technical support via phone, email, chat, web tickets, and various other channels of communication for all IT systems, applications, and equipment. Provide first contact reference and training for customer questions. Provide first contact troubleshooting and resolution for incoming incidents. Document, prioritize, and track incidents using the Connect IT management system. Oversee and manage incidents escalated to 2nd level teams. Provide initial point of contact for customer communications and interactions with ITS. Maintain resolution rate of 70% or better on incoming incidents and maintain Answer rate of 90% or better.

  • Participate in root cause analysis and knowledge documentation as required. Participate in group troubleshooting and resolution activities as required. Maintain expected level of expertise in supported systems. Maintain expected levels in assigned training.

  • This role will provide a combination of virtual and onsite support to multiple Texas Health locations including our hospitals and clinics.

Why Texas Health? As a Texas Health Service Desk Specialist I, you’ll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more.

At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health Resources a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7 th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

Additional perks of being a Service Desk Specialist I:

  • Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing in a teamwork environment.

  • Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training and dedicated leadership resources.

  • Enjoy opportunities for growth.

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.