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Telecommunication Officers (TCO)- Public Safety

Telecommunication Officers (TCO)             Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety / 9-1-1 Center is accepting applications for the position of Temporary Trainee – Telecommunication Officer (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. All benefits related to the full-time position are available after a 45-day probation.             Successful applicants must pass a dispatch-oriented performance test (TestGenius), 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. Out of County Residency Waived$1,500 Sign-On Bonus of Eligible ApplicantsStarting Training Rate:   $20.05 / HrStarting TCO Rate:        $25.05 / Hr             The TCO training class and accelerated class (if applicable) will begin on September 23, 2024. Westmoreland County has waived the Residency Policy for this opportunity. Applications are being accepted through email and hard copies that can be forwarded to address listed below. In person testing will be conducted by appointment only upon application review.   Passing candidates will be interviewed in conclusion to a passing exam score.  Applicants are encouraged to dress professional for all attributes of the hiring process. Applications are available at the Human Resources Department located at the Westmoreland County Courthouse or online at www.westmorelancountypa.gov under human resources. EOE. Completed Applications are to be mailed to: QA Instructor, Tanya PolinskyWestmoreland County Department of Public Safety911 Public Safety RoadGreensburg, PA 15601 Or email to: tpolinsk@westmorelandcountypa.govPlease place TCO in the subject line. Applications must be received by July 31, 2024
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