Careers

COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN (We only respond to the applicant when there is a current opening and the applicant has met the minimum requirements.  If there is not an opening and the applicant has met the minimum requirements, we will keep the application on file for six months, if we have no opening during that time, you will need to reply.

STARTING SALARY $2,422.00 – $ 2,724.75 PER MONTH

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

1. Applicant must pass a thorough character and background investigation including the submission of fingerprints, as well as physical, psychological, and drug screening.

2. Computer literate with a minimum typing skill of 40 words per minute.

3. Be able to perform essential job functions, hearing and speaking clearly.

4. Have a high school diploma or possess a G.E.D.

5. Has never been convicted, committed or involved in any felony.

6. Possess good character, principles, and reputation.

7. Be a United States Citizen.

8. Possess a strong work ethic and the ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing enviroment

9. Demonstrate excellent decision-making, resource allocation, prioritizing and deployment skills.

10. Be willing and able to work irregular hours, days i.e., holidays and weekends.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

1. Be an OLETS certified terminal operator or obtain certification before the completion of the six-month probationary period.

2. Complete Emergency Medical Dispatch training & obtain Certification within 1 year of employment.

THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THIS POSITION WILL VARY, BUT WILL INCLUDE:

Receive and process Enhanced 9-1-1 Emergency and non-emergency calls from the public using a specialized telephone system which includes TDD and Language Line. Operating specialized radio system, receiving and dispatching radio transmissions, toning and paging. Operate a teletype and computer system to obtain information through the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (OLETS), National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (NLETS) and the National Crime Information Center (NCIC). Make immediate decisions on a wide variety of information received through various sources and disseminated to field personnel and agency officials. Maintain written records and logs of radio traffic, calls for service and other shift activities.

Duty to Serve

Successful Communication Technicians have respect for themselves and their profession. They have a genuine intrest in serving the needs of others, as well as the ability to work well as part of a team. The duty to serve also means that the Communication Technician may be called upon to provide coverage and assistance in the Call Taking Center during disasters and emergencies that may also affect the Communication Technician, their families and friends. Many dedicated and professional Communication Technicians across the nation have spent time helping others and protecting lives and property at the Call Center, while they themselves have lost their homes, property and sometimes even loved ones. It truly takes a unique individual to work in this profession!

EEO/ADA STATEMENT: THIS COUNTY DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RELIGION, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, MENTAL OR PHYSICAL DISABILITY IN ITS HIRING OR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.