The Randolph County E911 Center is taking applications for E911 public safety telecommunicators (PSTs).
Employee applications and job descriptions are available at the Randolph County Sheriff’s Department, 155 E. South Street in Winchester, Indiana 47394. Applications can be picked up between the hours of 8 AM to 4 PM beginning Monday, September 21, 2020. Full-time applications will be received through September 30, 2020.
There are many job factors that make the job both attractive and unattractive to persons seeking to become a PST. Detailed information regarding the attractive and unattractive factors will be included with the job applications. Prior to being offered conditional employment, we’ll ask that you observe our communications center for a few shifts to see if these positions are for you.
• Applicants must be at least 18 years of age
• Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D.
• Possess a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation to and from work, auto insurance
• A telephone, and
• Not have any felony criminal convictions. Certain misdemeanors may also disqualify you from employment.
• Pass drug testing (if conditional offer of employment given)
• Be willing to work with short notice in a 24x7x365 high-stress environment
• The salary for all employees is set by county ordinance. Entry-level salary is $31,345 a year.
• Major Medical (currently BC/BS HSA)
• Optical and Dental options
• Life Insurance
• Indiana Public Employee Retirement Fund (PERF)
• Vacation, paid time off, comp hours instead of overtime
Our Communications Center director believes in frequent training, and you’ll receive plenty of training chances and hours. New hires with no experience will be placed into a Communications Training Program (CTO), where you’ll receive all the required skills and experience to be a confident and competent call-taker and PST. The CTO program will last about 12 weeks, depending on your ability to respond to training and effectively retain information.
Within the first year you will be trained and/or certified in:
• Spillman CAD and Records Management System
• APCO Public Safety Telecommunicator
• APCO Emergency Medical Dispatch
• Indiana Data and Communications System and related systems
By the completion of your second year, you will have additional training/certifications in:
• Fire Service Communications
• Law Enforcement Communications
Preference may be given to those persons that possess any of the aforementioned training or certifications, and to county employees that desire transfer from one county agency to another.
Randolph County, Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer