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9-1-1 Telecommunications Operator

University of South Carolina Division of Law Enforcement and Safety
Columbia, SC Full-time
Posted on May 12, 2019

Job description: The 9-1-1 Telecommunications Operator assists in the operation of the police communication center; serves as the initial contact person responsible for monitoring fire and burglar alarm signals system-wide; notifies the proper officials and/or emergency contacts when alarm activations occur; monitors 911 TTY, and dispatches appropriate calls for services; and enters all activities into the computerized dispatch system in a timely manner.

Requirements: High school diploma and 1 year experience in one of the following areas: communications, switchboard exchange operations, clerical accounting, billing or working with the general public.

Benefits: Starting pay is $30,476 benefits include enrollment in SC Retirement Systems; State of SC health and dental insurance; paid holidays and ample overtime opportunities; tuition assistance available after six months of employment.

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