Emergency Communications Officer
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EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
Type of Vacancy:
Job Opening No.:
$17.0756 Hourly / $37,293 Annually
Special Recruiting Rate:
This classification has a special recruiting rate at Step 3 (Starting Salary $39,564 Annually)
09/11/2020 - 09/17/2020
Friday 12 Noon - Thursday
Applicants using education to qualify for any job MUST attach a copy of their degree or transcript to their application at the time of applying. Applicants applying for any position that requires an official certification MUST attach a copy of that certification at the time of applying. Applicants MAY use experience as a substitution only if the minimum requirements indicates such. Failure to provide documentation of education, licenses, certifications, and courses may result in your application being REJECTED or a lower application score.
Under the supervision of the Emergency Communications Shift Supervisor or Emergency Communications Assistant Shift Supervisor, performs responsible communications work in the operation of all telecommunications equipment in the 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Center. Work involves the operation of a Computer Aided Dispatch system and may include rendering aid on the telephone in emergency situations. Incumbents are responsible for answering telephone calls from the public, taking complaints, evaluating the need for emergency service assistance, accurately and quickly dispatching the appropriate emergency service personnel, and performing related record keeping tasks. Incumbents exercise independent judgment in accordance with established departmental rules and regulations. Work is reviewed through reports, conferences, and personal observations of goals and objectives attained. Performs other work as requested.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma, GED, HiSET, or equivalent certificate of competency.
(Unless otherwise specified below, must possess at the time of appointment and must be maintained current throughout employment in this classification.)
Must be National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) Basic certified and certified by Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Public Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services as an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic or must possess and maintain a valid license to practice practical or registered nursing in the State of Louisiana.
OTHER JOB ASPECTS
Score derived from application grading.
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