Watauga County Employment Opportunities

Job TitleTelecommunicator I
Application DeadlineMarch 22, 2018
Beginning Salary$33,188




Watauga County is accepting applications for the position of Telecommunicator I. Duties include receiving, classifying, processing and dispatching emergency service calls.  Position requires general knowledge of communications system operations, radio and teletype procedures, and County geography. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school with the ability to obtain EMD, EFD, EPD,  DCI, CPR and Basic Telecommunicator certificates is required.  Applicants with previous training and certification will be given priority over other applications received. In accordance with training and standards requirements applicants for this position must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.  County benefit package includes health insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.  Night shift and weekend work is required.  Salary grade 6, $33,188.  Application deadline is Thursday, March 22, 2018Apply at NC Works Career Center, 130 Poplar Grove Connector, Boone, NC 28607, (828) 265-5385.  Watauga County is an EEOE.

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