Featured Local Job: 9-1-1 Telecommunicator I

Clarion County Department of Public Safety currently has an opening for a 9-1-1 Telecommunicator I.

POSITION: 9-1-1 Telecommunicator I, Non- Exempt, Full-Time, 80 hours per pay

DEPARTMENT: Department of Public Safety, Shippenville, PA

PAY GRADE: Starting rate, $14.00 per hour

BENEFITS: Up to family coverage for health, dental, and vision insurance effective first of the month after the date of hire (employee pays 12.5% of the premium, the county pays 87.5%). $1,500 stipend if you do not need the county insurance. Life insurance coverage at no cost to employees. 5 Vacation days first year, 10 vacation days starting the second year, 3 personal days per year, 10 sick days per year, and 13 paid holidays off. Enrollment in Clarion County’s Pension plan (vested after 5 years, eligible to retire at 55 with 20 years of service).

POSTING DATE: Friday, October 28, 2022

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Friday, November 11, 2022, at 4:00 p.m.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be 18 years of age at time of certification to position (PEMA Requirement)

GENERAL DEFINITION:
This is specialized, highly technical work. The telecommunications Officer (TCO-1) receives and processes public safety requests from citizens or other emergency response agencies. Once a request is received, the telecommunicator must interrogate, prioritize, and dispatch appropriate public safety agencies (Police, Fire, EMS and HazMat). Work is often completed under extremely stressful situations. All work must be completed accurately and rapidly, no matter what the situation is. The position requires strict adherence to confidentiality

For specific details related to this job including Essential Functions; Supervision; Physical Requirements; Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; and Education and Training Required for Certification; please download and review this .pdf file.


HOW TO APPLY
A County application and transcripts are required to be considered for the advertised vacancy. Applications are only accepted for positions in which the county is actively recruiting. Applications received for positions not being advertised or general/blanket applications will be discarded.

Applications are available:

  • Online by visiting:
    www.co.clarion.pa.us/how_do_i/apply_for/employment_opportunities/index.php
  • In-Person by visiting the Clarion County Human Resource Office on the 2nd floor of the Administration Building located at 330 Main Street, Clarion, PA 16214
  • By fax or e-mail. You must contact the Clarion County Human Resource Office by calling 814-226-4000 EXT 2909 to share your e-mail or fax number.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Friday, November 11, 2022, at 4:00 p.m.

CLARION COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
CLARION COUNTY IS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE

APPLICANTS WHO REQUIRE SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS DUE TO A DISABILITY SHOULD CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT 814-226-4000 EXT 2909 FOR ASSISTANCE.


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