Communication Technician

Portage County
Job Description
The major responsibility of the civilian Communication Technician for the Sheriff’s Department is the receiving of emergency and non-emergency calls for assistance; transmitting information and dispatching law enforcement, fire and/or medical personnel and appropriate equipment through the use of telephone and radio communications equipment.  Monitor all communication monitors.  Monitor and operate all equipment and alarms located in the Communication Center.
Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
          Must be 18 years of age and U.S. citizen.
          No felony convictions unless pardoned by the Governor.
One or more of the following preferred:

?       Six months or more experience Emergency Dispatch or related Law Enforcement preferred.
?       One year work or four years volunteer fire, ambulance, rescue experience preferred.
  • Six months or more experience in a Customer Service related field.
  • Six months or more experience in a Call Center environment.
    ?      Public Safety Communications Dispatch diploma from an Accredited Technical School preferred.
    ?       One year military communications experience that primarily involved direct voice broadcasting to send and receive messages associated with Military Police and emergency equipment preferred.
    ?                    Information Technology experience preferred.
Starting wage: $19.93/hour
Full benefit package.

Apply at:

Portage County Human Resources

1462 Strongs Ave.

Stevens Point, WI 54481


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