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Job title: Telecommunicator
Job location: Baytown, TX 77520 United States
Requisition code: 14-111
Date posted: 10/18/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: $13.18- $16.47/hr. DOQ, 7% contribution to TMRS w/ 2:1 match, medical, dental, vision, EAP, paid vacation/sick, bi-weekly pay schedule & paid holidays.

Job Classification

Job Category:Safety - Other (Dispatcher, Animal Control, etc)

Job Description

Job description:
This is an exciting and rewarding public service position with excellent benefits and retirement plan. We are looking for someone who will take pride in having an impact on safety of the community served, its citizens, businesses and visitors. This is your opportunity to be part of the team to answer emergency and service calls from the public and dispatch appropriate services including police, fire and medical units. You will enter and retrieve data in the Computer Aided Dispatch system, process general information requests for the public or other agencies, and will assign, track, monitor, and disseminate information to field units via appropriate radio frequencies and computer systems.

Attendance is an essential function of this position. The City reserves the right to require an employee in this position to work overtime. This position provides services or performs duties for the benefit of the general public during emergency situations. These may include services or duties different from those performed in the usual course and scope of your job. In the event of an evacuation, the incumbent in this position may be required to remain to perform needed services.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
1. High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
2. One year related experience at date of hire.
1. T.C.L.E.O.S.E. Telecommunicator acknowledgment.
2. Multi-line telephone system experience.
3. Multi-frequency radio system experience.
4. Keyboard skills at 30 words per minute.

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