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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/03/18

Applications Due04/17/18

Vacancy ID50169

AgencyEnvironmental Conservation, Department of

TitleCommunications Operator (Seasonal)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $13.04 to $13.04 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Part-time Percent 80%

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday <br />

Hours Per Week 32

Workday

From 3 PM

To 7 AM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 625 Broadway

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12233

Minimum Qualifications Possession of a high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma issued by an appropriate educational authority.

Experience as a public safety dispatcher is preferred.

Duties Description Working under direct supervision of the DEC Division of Law Enforcement, serve as dispatchers for emergency and non-emergency calls from officers and the general public. Most calls are primarily directed to the mission of the DEC. Additionally, obtain necessary information from callers in order to initiate assistance; serve as radio dispatchers of police resources; perform clerical, administrative and other duties related to the dispatch center service. Candidates must be able to communicate and work well with other dispatchers and the public.

Work conditions include: sitting or standing for extended periods of time with headset on while monitoring computer screens; entering information using a computer keyboard; coordinating eye/hand movements while handling calls for the efficient use of radios and computers; speaking calmly and clearly in order to elicit information and giving instructions to a continuous flow of callers under stress; listening carefully to clearly understand caller information; making responsible judgments where timing is critical; and working within hearing distance of other dispatchers working under similar conditions.

Additional Comments Positions offered are for long-term, year-round employment - there is no opportunity for partial year work. Overtime and holiday work is required. Shifts are bid by seniority and will likely include nights and weekends. There will be no M-F daytime shifts available. Inconvenience pay (night shift differential) is an additional $.28/hr for those who work more than four hours between 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Must be available for emergency response. Must undergo a background investigation prior to appointment that will include fingerprints. Candidate is required to pay fingerprint fee.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Alan Ilagan

Telephone 518-402-9273

Fax 518-402-9038

Email Address PostingResponses@dec.ny.gov

Address

Street 625 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233

 

Notes on ApplyingEMAIL OR MAIL YOUR RESUME TO THE ABOVE. PLEASE BE SURE TO PUT (18-183) ON YOUR RESUME OR IT MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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