Part-time 911 Call Taker

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City of Avondale - Avondale, Arizona

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Entry Level Salary:
$18.05 hourly

Job Description

AVONDALE, CITY OF11465 W CIVIC CENTER DR - SUITE 240AVONDALE, ARIZONA 85323http://www.avondale.org Updated: June 05, 2014Classification: 911 Call TakerThe City of Avondale has an opening for a part time (19 hours), FLSA non-exempt 911 Call Taker. This grant funded position is funded for one year and is non-benefited.Applicants will need to fill out the City of Avondale application as part of the hiring process.  Applications and job posting information can be found at www.avondale.org.  Click Employment Opportunities to find current job openings.  The online application must be submitted by June 19, 2014 at 11:59pm PST (Arizona Time).Please register for the emergency communication test with National Testing Network (NTN) by the closing date, June 19, 2014. The latest testing date with NTN will be June 26, 2014.Salary Range: $18.05/hrApplicant Contact Person:    Name: Callie McGraw   Email: cmcgraw@avondale.orgDepartment Information:Avondale is growing rapidly which brings increased demand for public safety services. The Police Department has adopted a philosophy of Community Oriented Policing to aid in serving the public and is guided by Arizona Revised Statutes, by Avondale Municipal Codes, and by the Police Department’s Vision, Mission, and Values.We offer a variety of career opportunities for sworn and civilian police employees.  The future is very bright for Avondale in terms of economic development and residential growth, all of which equates to a well trained professional city government system with a professional police department. The Avondale Police Department has: 115 sworn positions, 54 civilian positions and volunteer positions.If you are interested in joining an organization that takes pride in their work, focuses on teamwork, and strives to meet and maintain high professional standards, then we look forward to you joining our team!  I wish you luck in your future career path.City/County/Area Information:Avondale is a modern city, near the heart of the Phoenix-metropolitan area. The population is expected to reach 123,000 by the year 2020. The anticipated build-out population is estimated to be 170,000 residents. That rapid growth makes Avondale one of the fastest-growing communities in the Valley, and the nation. Over the last decade, housing starts grew more than 700% with a current average home price of $200,000. Household income has steadily increased and is currently estimated at $72,024.

Job Requirements

  • Age: TBA
  • Education: High School Grad/GED
  • Experience: preferred, but not required

Job RequirementsUS Citizen: Yes or lawfully work in the US.High School Grad/GED: YesValid ARIZONA State Driver's License: Valid (AZ) Driver’s LicenseAbility to Read/Speak English: YesPrior Experience:Call taking experience preferred but not required. Two years customer service and/or data-entry/computer experience is preferred.Additional Requirements:Certifications and Other Requirements: 35 WPM typing certification is required. Provide proof of 35 WPM typing certification when completing employment application on-line. Passing pre-employment screening, including thorough background investigation, polygraph and psychological examination and drug screening test.Had any discharge from the United States Armed Forces other than an honorable discharge.

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Chad Andrews

City of Avondale
11465 W. Civic Center Drive. Suite 240
Avondale, Arizona 85323
phone: (866) 563-3882

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