790 E. Commerce St.
February 19, 2014
Public Safety Telecommunicator – Trainee
of Emergency Services and Public Protection
Reports to the Supervising Public Safety Telecommunicator; performs
duties under close supervision; receives and transmits police, fire, other
emergency alarms and telephone requests and communicates to appropriate agencies
and personnel; studies the operation of a variety of equipment including
terminal-computer oriented data processing and communications equipment; learns
to work rapidly and accurately under time pressures, distractions and stress;
observes how information is received and maintained and ensures confidentiality;
cooperates with supervisory officers and PSTs to assure accurate and prompt
handling of all calls; related work as required.
Requirements: Ability to speak
clearly and concisely in a pleasant manner under stressful circumstances.
Ability to quickly comprehend written and oral explanations and demonstrations.
Ability to work rapidly and accurately under pressure of time, distractions and
stress. Familiarity with basic laws and
regulations, including the laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and
procedures of the FCC helpful.
Ability to function harmoniously in an organized and effective teamwork
environment dependent upon responsiveness and accuracy.
Requires 12-hour shifts of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. or
Offers of employment are contingent upon
successful completion of physical fitness screening and criminal background
Appointees who successfully complete the
12-month training period will be eligible for advancement under Civil Service
Commission procedure to the title of Public Safety Telecommunicator. The
inability of an employee in this title to attain a level of performance
warranting advancement and where applicable, certification by OETS, will be
cause for separation.
Applicants should submit a cover letter and work
history to the Senior Personnel Assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org or
fax to 856-453-0361. Deadline is
February 26, 2014.
The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity
Employer striving for diversity in the workplace.