9-1-1 Telecommunicator Entry Level in North Charleston, SC, US

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Charleston County Consolidated 9-1-1 Center

Work for 911, We Save Lives
Charleston County Consolidated 9-1-1 Center is looking for individuals with strong customer service skills to serve their community. Make a difference and earn a great income working in a fast-paced environment. No experience necessary. Our Telecommunicators average $50,000 per year after two years of employment. Come save lives with us!

STARTING HOURLY RATE: $16.23 increases to $17.41 after successful completion of training program.

You must apply online at www.CharlestonCounty.org **

Duties And Responsibilities

Charleston County Consolidated 9-1-1 Center Telecommunicators receive and process incoming emergency, non-emergency, and administrative calls and dispatch calls for service to law enforcement, fire agencies and emergency medical services.

Shift Requirements

Telecommunicators work 12.25 hour day or night shifts. The day shift begins at 5:45 a.m. and ends at 6:00 p.m. and the night shift begins at 5:45 p.m. and ends at 6:00 a.m. Telecommunicators are expected to work nights, weekends, holidays and overtime. Employees are expected to report to work as called upon during emergencies, and be prepared to stay during the duration of the event.

Minimum Employment Standards

Must have a positive attitude and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate well to a diverse group of people.
Must be 18 years of age or olderHave a High School Diploma or the equivalentMust be a US citizen, permanent resident, or possess an Employment Authorization Document (EAD)Must have no felony convictions; misdemeanors will be evaluated on a case-by-case basisNo marijuana use within the last year, no other drug use within the last three years

Minimum Qualifications
Demonstrate the ability to type a minimum of 35 words per minute (WPM) or 10,500 key strokes per hour (KPH)Complete computer aptitude test and applicant performance assessmentPass a background investigation which will include driving record, employment history, employment, education, and training verification, illegal conduct (drug use, etc.), reference check, and polygraph examination.Pass a pre-employment physical and psychological evaluationBe able to successfully complete Level IV CJIS Security Awareness Training within 6 months of date of hire, and maintain the certification.

You must apply online at www.CharlestonCounty.org **