Telecommunicator Specialist Trainee

Dispatcher
Illinois State Police - Springfield, Illinois

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Salary Information

Entry Level:
$Yes monthly

Job Description

Under immediate supervision, on an indeterminate shift, participates in an agency-sponsored training program for a period of six to twelve months in Illinois State Police (ISP) telecommunications applications designed to develop familiarization with ISP telecommunications procedures and practices and the usage of two-way radio, computer terminal equipment, and telephone call taking procedures.

Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of high school. Qualifying state employees in the employee Upward Mobility Program may complete combinations of specific proficiency tests and training programs leading to a certificate of proficiency in lieu of the stated requirements for this class. Requires elementary knowledge of the Operation and care of a keyboard and related equipment. Requires elementary knowledge of office practices and procedures, business English, spelling, and commercial arithmetic. Requires skill to type accurately at a minimum of 30 wpm. Requires ability to receive, understand, and act upon aural and written instructions and information through the use of a two-way radio and telephone. Requires ability to acquire a valid LEADS operator certificate. Requires a clear speaking voice. Requires ability to maintain self control under stressful conditions. Must be able to pass an agency background check. Must be able to work assigned shifts, weekends, and holidays.

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++NON-STATE EMPLOYEES:++ PLEASE SEE INFORMATION BELOW FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO APPLY. DO NOT APPLY DIRECTLY TO THIS AGENCY.

For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select 'Application Procedures'. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at Work4Illinois@Illinois.gov or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).

Job Requirements

  • Age: No age requirement
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Experience: No Prior Law Enforcement Experience Required None

Computer keyboarding

Customer Service experience preferred

Available to work assigned overtime, nights, weekends and holidays.

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Michelle Tufenkjian

Illinois State Police
Springfield, Illinois
phone: (217)557-8899

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