Thread: Position Opening
02-03-2011, 04:27 PM #1
TRI-COM CENTRAL DISPATCH
TRI-COM Central Dispatch is a multi-jurisdictional 9-1-1 dispatch center located in St Charles, Illinois. We receive
9-1-1 calls and dispatch police, fire and emergency medical calls. Duties involve answering 9-1-1 calls, transmitting vital information to emergency personnel via the radio, relaying information via a computer-aided dispatch terminal, monitoring fire and burglar alarms, and answering administrative and non-emergency lines.
Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
Minimum age requirement of 18 years old
Education and experience equivalent to a high school degree
Ability to speak clear articulate English
Full range of hearing in both ears
Type accurately with a speed of at least 40 WPM
(typing test must be passed in order to proceed with testing and interview process)
The position supports a 24 hour, 7 day a week operation and applicants must have the desire and ability to work any shift, including weekends and holidays.
Previous experience in public-safety dispatching
Multi-line telephone equipment
Fast paced, computerized customer service experience
Flexibility, split ear and multi-tasking are paramount
Current starting salary is $40,406 annually with advancement potential to $57,044.00! Potential step advancement based on recent experience working in a consolidated police and fire 9-1-1 dispatch center.
Applicants must successfully pass applicant testing, a keystroke/typing test, job simulation exercises, complete a 2-4 hour observation/sit along, and an oral interview board, as well as an extensive background investigation, criminal history check, psychological evaluation, physical exam and drug test.
$35.00 non-refundable testing fee is due with completed application;
payment by personal check ($25.00 fee for returned checks), money order,
cashiers check,or paypal via our website($2.00 service charge applies)
APPLICATIONS CAN BE FOUND ON THE TRI-COM WEBSITE
TO RECEIVE A COPY BY MAIL OR EMAIL, SEND A REQUEST TO
COMPLETED APPLICATIONS AND PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED BY TRI-COM
NO LATER THAN 5PM ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24TH, 2011.
TESTING WILL BE THE WEEK OF MARCH 14-18, 2011.
EXACT DATES & TIMES TO BE DETERMINED.
Attention: Shevon Sherod-Ramirez
3823 Karl Madsen Drive
St Charles, IL 60175Someone once told me that time is a predator that stalks us all our lives. But maybe time is also a companion who goes with us on our journey, and reminds us to cherish the moments of our lives because they will never come again.
05-09-2011, 10:57 PM #2
- Join Date
- May 2011
Interesting position. Thank you for sharing.
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