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Job title: Communication Specialist II
Job location: McKinney, TX 75070 United States
Requisition code: 1314-179
Date posted: 09/16/14
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Full Benefits - please see our website for details at: under the Human Resources Department

Job Classification

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

Job Description

Job description:
Starting Salary: $17.59 - $24.63 hour

All qualified applicants will be notified of the testing details via e-mail and must have a current e-mail address. The computerized testing process evaluates typing, listening, reading and multi-tasking ability.

Applicants are not eligible to test if they have tested or failed any portion of the hiring process within the previous 6 months or if you do not meet the requirements of the new Tattoo Policy.

Personal history statements will be distributed following successful completion of the testing process.

The hiring process for candidates that complete all portions of the pre-employment screenings may take 1-4 months. (See details of the process below)

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
All qualifications required for Communications Specialist I and either additional:

•4 years of any combination of Police, Fire, EMS, Military or other high-volume applicable dispatch environment (ex: private dispatch, alarm company) experience, or,
•TCOLE Intermediate Telecommunicator Certification

Any work related experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above Minimum Requirements is an acceptable substitute for the above specified education and experience requirements.

At least four years’ experience in: 1) High public contact that required decision making and problem solving under stressful conditions, 2) multi-task environment involving data entry, phones and/or radio communications

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