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Telecommunication Officer (TCO), Temporary Trainee – Department of Public Safety

Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety / 9-1-1 Center is accepting applications for the position of Temporary Trainee Telecommunication Officers (TCO). This position is responsible for receiving and dispatching emergency calls within Westmoreland County and requires excellent communication skills, ability to handle stressful situations, and overall understanding of the emergency systems. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and a minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Applicants with prior Police, Fire, or EMS communications experience or prior military service are encouraged to apply, however this background is not mandatory.

Successful applicants must pass a typing test, written performance test, an oral interview, background check, physical exam, eye testing and drug screening to be considered for the class. Class training includes 9-1-1 Call Taking, Fire Dispatch, Police Dispatch and EMS Dispatch.

The TCO training class will begin on September 20, 2021. Westmoreland County has waived the Residency Policy for this opportunity. Applications are being accepted through email and hard copies can be forwarded to address listed below. Testing will be conducted as applications are received and candidates should dress professional as for an interview.
Job Posting Timeframe:                                          June 8, 2021 – July 31, 2021
HARD Testing Cutoff date:                                     August 6, 2021 
Interviews                                                               August 2-6th, 2021  
Background checks & County HR requirements:  Aug 9-27th, 2021 
Start Date:                                                               Sept 20, 2021
Applications are available at the Human Resources Department located at the Westmoreland County Courthouse or online.  EOE

Completed Applications are to be mailed to:

QA Instructor, Tanya Polinsky
Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety
911 Public Safety Road
Greensburg, PA 15601

Or email to: tpolinsk@co.westmoreland.pa.us
Please place TCO in the subject line.
Applications must be received by July 31st, 2021

Once accepted, testing scheduling should be setup through: tpolinsk@co.westmoreland.pa.us
Visit Department of Public Safety Employment website


Source: Employment in Westmoreland

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