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Communications Operator

Skokie, Illinois



Village of Skokie

5127 Oakton Street

Skokie, IL 60077

Phone: 847-933-8212





Salary: $59,609 - $76,081


Application Deadline: 8/3/18






The Village of Skokie is seeking a Communication Operator. The primary duties are to receive general and emergency phone calls via the 911 phone system, obtain necessary information, dispatch Fire, Police and EMS units, enter data into a Computer Aided Dispatch system and transmit appropriate responses.


The Communications Center operates 24/7 every day, including holidays. Must be available to work ALL shifts on a rotation, based on operational need.



Must have:

  • Ability to handle simultaneous tasks and work in a multi-staff, team environment

  • A clear speaking voice, good hearing and verbal communications skills

  • Technical skills associated with using a personal computer


Components of the selection process include:

  • Communications Operator test

  • Interview

  • Polygraph evaluation

  • In-depth background investigation

  • Medical exam

  • Drug screen




HS diploma or equivalent



Annual Salary Range:


$59,609 - $76,081



To be considered for this position you MUST submit a completed Village of Skokie Application for Employment

by August 3, 2018 to:


Village of Skokie Personnel Office

5127 Oakton Street

Skokie, IL 60077




Email to:



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