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Telecommunicator - Davie County Emergency Communications

posted Jul 23, 2015, 10:26 PM by Grayson Gusa   [ updated Jul 23, 2015, 10:30 PM ]
Agency:  Davie County Emergency Communications (Mocksville, NC)
Position:  Full-time Telecommunicator
Aditional information:

Full-time Telecommunicator

Performs skilled dispatch work in the Davie County Emergency Communications call center or Emergency Operations Center (EOC). An employee in this class is responsible for taking incoming emergency and non-emergency calls for service, and dispatching law enforcement, emergency medical services, fire, and /or rescue units to requests for assistance. Responsible for contacting the local, city, county, state, and national level authorities with requests for assistance in a timely and efficient manner. Successfully handle emergency and non-emergency situations. Successfully operate a multi-line integrated phone workstation, two-way radio equipment, telephones, computer, and other technical communications equipment. Familiarity with the geographical layout of Davie County a plus. Must possess the ability to maintain accurate records. Ability to follow chain of command and act as team member without being directed during emergency situations. Ability to communicate tactfully and courteously with the public and public safety agencies. Ability to accurately type 2600 keystrokes per hour or higher.  Communications center operation is 24/7/365 and requires work as scheduled on weekends, holidays, and nights. National Emergency Medical Dispatch Certification and NCDCI Certifications are preferred but not required for starting, however must be obtained during employment.

This individual must have completed High School, GED or an equivalent combination of experience and training. Prior computer experience will be beneficial. Pre-employment drug testing required. Criminal background check and state fingerprint investigation required.

Special Requirements
In order to be considered for this position, a State of North Carolina Employment application and Hirease authorization/release form must be completed in entirety and submitted to: County of Davie Attn: Human Resources 123 South Main Street Mocksville, NC 27028

Miscellaneous Information
Davie County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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