TRI-COM CENTRAL DISPATCH is Now Accepting Applications for

EMERGENCY TELECOMMUNICATORS

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.

Desirable qualifications:
• 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 $43,737 (05/01/13) annually.
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 hour observation/sit along, and an oral board interview, as well as a polygraph test, extensive background investigation, criminal history check, psychological evaluation, physical exam, and drug test.


APPLICATIONS CAN BE FOUND ON THE TRI-COM WEBSITE

WWW.TRI-COM911.ORG

OR

TO RECEIVE A COPY BY MAIL OR EMAIL, SEND A REQUEST TO
SRAMIREZ@TRI-COM911.ORG

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

***NO LATER THAN 1:00 PM ON TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2013***
LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED


***TESTING WILL BE APRIL 17-19, 2013***

YOUR SUBMISSION MUST INCLUDE:

1) THE COMPLETED APPLICATION
2) $35 TESTING MATERIAL FEE
3) TEST DATE FORM

$35.00 non-refundable testing material fee is due with completed application;
payment by personal check ($25.00 fee for returned checks), money order,
cashier’s check, or paypal via our website($2.00 service charge applies)


MAIL OR DROP OFF APPLICATION PACKET TO:

Tri-Com Central Dispatch
Attention: Shevon Sherod-Ramirez
3823 Karl Madsen Drive
St Charles, IL 60175