SC Department of Public Safety Comm Spec III in Lexington County, South Carolina
Individual works in the State Warning Point to monitor and operate telephone switchboard and other emergency equipment to include, weather wires, NAWAS, security systems, and computer terminals. Receives and routes calls to Division personnel. Receives and routes information from federal, state, and local agencies. Disseminates information to other agencies via telephone, two-way radio, computer, or fax. Coordinates initial alert notifications from power plants and other facilities. Monitors severe weather bulletins and forecasts from weather wire and other sources and confirms receipt with affected counties, and notifies appropriate staff. Maintains and logs daily activities and emergency-related incidents into a computer generated operations journal. Inputs data, updates material, and develops computer information using various especially designed emergency management software programs. Individual must be able to work days, evenings, or midnights, week days, and/or week-end shifts.
Minimum and Additional Requirements:
Two years of college courses or equivalent and six months experience in radio or telephone dispatching, or a combination of education and experience necessary to perform duties. Applicant must possess the ability to accurately convey and interpret oral, written and visual communications to and from county, state, and federal agencies and the general public during stressful situations and emergencies. Must be computer literate and willing to learn specialized software programs.
Only those applicants chosen for interview will be notified of job filled status. A resumé will not be considered in the place of a completed online South Carolina Employment Application. Note: Applicants indicating college credit, degree(s) or specialized training on the application shall provide an official copy of college transcripts. This serves as verification of credentials listed on the application.
Job Title: Comm Spec III
Agency: Adjutant General's Office
Opening Date: Mon. 06/11/18
Closing Date/Time: Fri. 06/22/18 5:00 PM Eastern Time
State Salary Range: $26,988.00 - $49,932.00 annually
Agency Hiring Range: Min: $28,000 Max:$31,000
Job Type: FTE - Full-Time
Location: Lexington County, South Carolina
Normal Work Schedule: Rotating shifts including, weekends and holidays for a 40 hour work week.