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Temporary Trainee Telecommunications Officers – Department of Public Safety

Out of County Residency Waived 
Westmoreland County Commissioners on 11-15-2018 have lifted the residency requirement for employment at the Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety / 911 Center.   

Temporary Trainee Telecommunication Officers (TCO)
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 and accelerated classes will begin on January 22, 2019. 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 on December 12, 2018 @ 6pm and candidates should dress professional as for an interview.

Applications are available at the Human Resources Department located at the Westmoreland County Courthouse or online at under human resources. EOE
Completed Applications are to be mailed to:

Chief of Operations, Gene Good
Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety
911 Public Safety Road
Greensburg, PA 15601

Or email to:
Please place TCO in the subject line.

Applications must be received by November 30th, 2018
Source: Employment in Westmoreland

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