If you want to join a hard-working team that shares a commitment to provide top-quality communications services in a prime Northern NJ location, consider a career with the County of Morris. We have vacancies for the position of Public Safety Telecommunicators in the Morris County Department of Law & Public Safety Communications Division, a Nationally CALEA Accredited Public Safety Communications Center.
Responsibilities include: answering 9-1-1 police, fire and EMS emergency and non-emergency telephone calls; dispatching police, fire and EMS personnel and equipment according to standard operational procedures; maintaining, receiving, and recording pertinent information from the two-way radio communications with police, fire and EMS emergency field units; monitoring radio talk groups and multiple lines for all communications; using computer terminals to access various law enforcement systems, including CJIS and NCIC.
Ideal candidates will remain calm under pressure; exercise good judgment and make sound decisions in emergency situations; have the ability to communicate both orally and in writing clearly and concisely; have the ability to multi-task; have proficient typing and keyboard entry skills; bilingual English/Spanish highly desirable.
Position requires graduation from HS or equivalent; willing to work shifts on a rotating basis including holidays and weekends; prior experience using a computer aided dispatch (CAD) system is highly desirable; successful completion of a criminal background check and pre-employment psychological assessment. Candidates that possess Paramedic Certification are encouraged to apply.
Salary is commensurate with experience. All full-time employees receive a generous benefit package that includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, and health and pension benefits.
Interested candidates should submit an employment form, resume and certifications, if any, here: https://morriscountynj.wufoo.com/forms/morris-county-nj-application-for-employment/.