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Communications Officer

City of West Point


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Job Description: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  receives, monitors, and dispatches radio communications for the City of West Point, receives and screens incoming telephone calls from the public and other public safety agencies; categorizes and prioritizes calls during emergency situations, monitors state crime information center computer, enters emergency and non-emergency data into computer, dispatches emergency calls to units in the field, gathers intelligence from callers for officers in the field, provides first responder assistance when appropriate, notifies other departments or agencies as needed, monitors weather conditions and relays information to field units, enters criminal warrants into computer database; removes warrants when they are served; enters and clears stolen automobiles, tags, articles, guns, and missing persons, monitors two-way radio; maintains contact with emergency personnel, maintains log of all radio transmissions, participates in training exercises, runs driver and criminal histories, enters missing persons information into crime information computer, performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Requirements: Applicants must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent and be capable of passing a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.  Applicants must demonstrate adequate writing skills, ability to speak clearly, ability to remain calm during stressful situations, and have basic computer/typing skills.  Applicant must also possess the ability to complete communication officer training and be flexible and able to work any shift.

 

Applications will be accepted beginning Monday, April 26th,2021. All applications will remain active for six months.

 

This position will remain open until position is filled.

 

Please make sure to fill out a Communications application which can be picked up at City Hall 730 1st Avenue or downloaded from www.cityofwestpointga.com. If City Hall office is still closed to the public please call (706) 645-2226 to make arrangements to pick up the application or receive by fax or email.

 

 

All applications must be returned to:

Virginia Nieves

City of West Point

Human Resources Department

730 1st Avenue

P O Box 487

West Point, GA  31833

virginia.nieves@cityofwestpointga.com

 

 

**The City of West Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of Race, Sex, Age, National Origin, Religion, Sexual Orientation or Physical/Mental Disability.  The hiring authority will only contact those individuals deemed most appropriate for the position.**

Listing ends on:

5/31/2021