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Communications Technician Job - Raytown Missouri Police Department - Raytown, Missouri




April 11, 2013

Raytown Missouri Police Department

Position Title: Communications Technician
Position Type: Civilian
Closing Date: 8/8/2014
Job Description
Communications Technician Employment Information

The Communications Unit of the Raytown Police Department plays a vital role in emergency situations for all City Departments and has the responsibility to maintain constant contact with all Emergency Service Providers within the City of Raytown. The Communications Center provides Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Service with their communications needs over 10 radio channels, 4 wire-line 9-1-1 circuits, 4 wireless 9-1-1 circuits and 5 administrative lines. Communications Technicians are expected to make data entries, monitor video cameras for the premises, and assist Technicians with research for reports. The Communications Center is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

If selected, the Communications Unit will provide you with 20 weeks of in-house training that augments the State of Missouri’s mandated training. The successful applicant will work with all of our APCO certified trainers to meet the high standards set by the Raytown Police Department.

Starting pay for a Communications Technician is $31,708 which includes ten (10) paid holidays. Additional benefits include overtime pay, vacation pay, sick leave, life, disability, health and dental insurance plans and pension plan. Communications Technicians have the choice to wear uniforms provided by the Police Department or their own Business Attire clothing.

The Raytown Police Department applicant screening process consists of the following steps:

• Pre-Test Application Form

• Written Examination

• Skill Testing relating to Communications

• Employment Packet

• Background Investigation

• C.V.S.A Examination

• Oral Board Interview

• Medical Examination

• Psychological Examination

Must be at least 18 years of age to apply and have a high school diploma or GED.
Job Requirements
  • Age 18
  • Education High School Diploman or GED
  • Experience No
  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $31,708   annual

    Contact Information

    Candice Schwarz
    schwarzc@raytownpolice.org
    Raytown Missouri Police Department
    10000 E 59th Street
    Raytown, Missouri 64133
    ph: (816)737-6113