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Communications Officer (Part-Time)

Habersham County

Posted: Jan. 4, 2018

End Date: Dec. 31, 2018

Position:  Communications Officer (PT)                   Department:  Central Communications/E-9-1-1

Starting Salary:  $11.93 (Non-Certified)                   FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Posting Date:  01/04/2018                                          Closing Date:  Continuous    

Summary of Duties:

Receives, monitors, and dispatches radio communications traffic for Police, EMS, Fire, and Sheriff’s departments throughout the county, including all 911 calls; Receives and screens incoming telephone calls from the public and other public safety agencies; categorizes and prioritizes calls during emergency situations; Dispatches the appropriate emergency personnel to incident locations; provides emergency medical instructions to callers prior to the arrival of emergency personnel as appropriate; Maintains a continuous log of incoming telephone and radio calls by computer aided dispatch system; logs incoming calls for participating agencies; Monitors and routes incoming messages from national and state computer networks; enters and removes information as requested to the Georgia Crime Information Center (GCIC) network and the departmental computer system; Monitors DTN computer and provides information as requested; dispatches severe weather plan as required.
All applicants must have a High School Diploma or GED; pass pre-employment background investigation, physical, hearing and drug screening.  Demonstrated skill in oral and written communication. The ability to type 35 words per minute.
Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:
The successful candidate must pass a Background/Reference Check, and Pre-Employment Drug Screenings prior to the start of employment. 
Habersham County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To Apply: All applicants must complete the Habersham County Communications employment application included in this posting. You can submit the completed application and supporting documents by email to: applications@habershamga.com.  An application and a detailed job description can also be picked up at the Habersham County Human Resources Department, Administration Building (Located on the 1st floor in the Old Courthouse), 555 Monroe Street, Clarkesville, GA 30523 or downloaded from our website www.habershamga.com. For more information please call (706) 839-0214.