TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES Telecommunication Operator in GALVESTON, Texas

DEPARTMENT: Galveston County Sheriff s Office JOB GRADE: Entry Level JOB TITLE: Telecommunication Operator ANNUAL SALARY: $36,638.64 LOCATION: Galveston County Dispatch CAREER LADDER: Yes SHIFT HOURS: 12 hour shifts (6:00 AM -6:00 PM or 6:00 PM 6:00 AM) Includes nights, weekends and holidays. Office Hours: Monday- Friday 8:00am -5:00 pm EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS: High School / GED Certificate Must be at least 18 years of age Must be a U.S. Citizen and resident of the contiguous United States for a period of time sufficient to conduct a background investigation Must possess a valid Texas driver s license and an acceptable driving record as determined by the Galveston County Sheriff s Office in effect at the time of application. Must have favorable employment history. All information given regarding past employment will be thoroughly checked Must have a stable credit history. Must possess good computer skills and demonstrate comprehensive reading and comprehension skills No conviction above a Class B Misdemeanor or a Class B misdemeanor within the last 10 years nor have been on or currently on court-ordered community supervision or probation for any criminal offense Applicant must pass all phases of the required testing Must be eligible for licensing by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) for the position applied for, if not presently licensed. DUTIES: Receives emergency calls from the public and dispatches appropriate emergency personnel. Receives, evaluates, prioritizes and initiates response ti requests for information and services. Access, retrieves, disseminate, and protect confidential law enforcement related data from a variety if protected local, state and federal databases. Enters critical and confidential law enforcement data into TCIC and NCIC databases as well as perform related duties. Assists with the maintenance of the communications center and report regularly for work on time. Performs other duties as required by the Communications Division Commander