City of Waukegan
100 N. MLK Jr. Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085
Starting Salary: $43,792
Application Deadline: Until Filled
The position involves regular and irregular shift work and shift rotations necessary to provide dispatching services 24-hours per day, 7 days a week, 52-weeks per year, including weekends and holidays. Shifts are normally 8 to 10 hours in duration, but may be extended in the event of emergency, disaster, manpower shortage, workload, or work-in-progress.
Distinguishing Features of Class:
The Telecommunicator is responsible for learning the basics of dispatching police, fire, and EMS services on a daily basis as well as communicating with the public. Training is a minimum of 90 days in-house to include CPR certification, EMD certification, LEADS certification, proficiency in City geography, verbal communication skills, weekly exams, and daily evaluations. All candidate must pass a background check and integrity interview as well as a drug test.
The Telecommunicator reports directly to the Communications Supervisor for his/her designee.
None, unless directed so by a Telecommunications Supervisor
Essential Job Duties:
The following essential job duties are listed below:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
The incumbent must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities in order to successfully perform the essential job duties.
Tool and Equipment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential job duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements in order to successfully perform the essential job duties:
Salary/How To Apply:
Starting salary is $43,792 per year.
If interested in this position, please submit your
resume and cover letter for consideration to:
Please indicate Telecommunicator in the subject line.
Position will remain open until filled.
The City of Waukegan is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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