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Communications Officer

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$18.00 & up (Depending on experience)
  • Posted Date:10/02/2017 5:00 PM

 Job Description

  • Dispatch Police, Fire, and Ambulance Personnel on Tyler CAD & RMS System
  • Handle, transfer or relay all 911 Emergency Calls
  • Answer telephone for incoming calls for Police and Emergency Services
  • Enter data on Omnixx System for TLETS and CJIS
  • Maintain Daily Activity Reports for the Department
  • Enter Telephone Complaints, Citations, Warnings, and Arrests
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Supervisory Staff

 Experience/Education:

  • Experience preferred, but not mandatory
  • Possess a High School Diploma or GED
  • Possess a valid Texas Drivers License
  • Computer Skills
  • Telephone Skills

 Required Licenses/Certificates

Applicant must be capable of acquiring the following:

  • TCIC/NCIC (Texas and National Crime Information Center) Certification
  • TLETS/NLETS Basic Procedures Certification
  • Basic Telecommunications Certification
  • TDD (Telecommunication Device for the Deaf) Certification
  • Pass state exam for Telecommunicator License within one year of employment and other certifications specified by supervisor.

 Additional Requirements

  • Must pass background investigation
  • Must pass a drug screen
  • Must pass a physical assessment
  • Must be capable of handling stressful situations
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