METCAD 9-1-1 of Champaign County, Illinois, is continuously hiring for Experienced Telecommunicator I in a multi-discipline, multi-jurisdictional communications center. Candidates are required to complete the following steps to be considered for the position.

1. Apply via Neo-Gov (link found below).

2. METCAD Hiring Manager will contact you directly to confirm eligibility and hiring process steps below (testing fees waived for experienced applicants):

a. NTN Testing-E-Comm (passing scores of: Call Taker/53, Notes/64, Dispatch/43)

b. NTN Typing Test (6000/kph with at least 90% accuracy)

c. NTN Computer Simulations

d. Attestation signed

Candidates successfully passing the steps above, will then be invited to move through the remainder of the hiring process which may include:

1. In-person interviews.

2. Reference and background checks.

3. Contingent offer of employment.

4. Job preview sit along with a current Telecommunicator.

5. Drug screening, hearing test, psychological evaluation, and a fingerprint-based criminal history check.

6. Confirmed offer of employment.

Job Description: Performs emergency and non-emergency telephone and two-way radio communication work for police, fire, and ambulance services; does related work as required.

Salary Information: $29.44-32.51/hour, DOQ .

Job Requirements:

· Must be 18 years or older by date of hire.

· U.S. Citizen, or legally authorized to work in the United States (must meet I-9 requirements at time of hire).

· High School diploma, or equivalent by date of hire.

· Ability to work shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime.

· Ability to solve problems and provide excellent customer service in stressful situations.

· Ability to acquire mandated certifications (i.e. Law Enforcement Agency Data Systems, Emergency Medical Dispatch, National Incident Management Systems) during the training phase.

· Experience with dispatching, customer service, and computer use are preferred.

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