Christian County Emergency Services is always taking applications for the position of Telecommunicator.Applications may be found by clicking here.We recommend potential applicants review our Pre-Employment Conditions and Employment FAQsApplications may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed/delivered to:Christian County Emergency Services110 W Elm St, Room 50Ozark, MO 65721If you have any questions, please call 417-582-1027 and speak with the Support Manager.Minimum Requirements•At least 18 years of age•Posses a high school diploma or equivalent•Complete a thorough background investigation•Pass a drug screening and hearing test•Work a variety of shifts, days, hours, weekends and holidays•Complete the minimum set standard of on the job trainingEssential Functions•Answer incoming 9-1-1 and administrative calls quickly and professionally•Ability to process and determine appropriate response for emergency and non-emergency calls•Ability to multi-task in a high stress, high call volume•Understanding of computer aided dispatch (CAD) systems, various mapping programs, state and federal computer systems and radio equipment•Handle high stress situations in a calm, professional manner•Occasionally deal with hysterical and uncooperative callersFrequently Asked Questions•What happens after I apply?oYour application will be reviewed followed by a background check. A testing date will be established and those applicants who pass the test may be scheduled for an oral interview.•What’s the starting pay?$28,500 annually with opportunities for overtime.•What are the hours?oTwelve hour shifts. 7a - 7p & 7p - 7a•What are the benefits?oEmployee’s receive health, life, dental and vision at no cost. Twenty-five percent of the same coverage is available for dependent coverage and is paid by the organization. o Employee’s are enrolled in LAGERS, non-contributory at L-6.•Vacation, Days off, etc.?oEmployees accrue “X” amount of hours per pay period based upon years of service to use as paid time off (PTO). This time may be used for sick, vacation, personal, etc.•What is the pay cycle?oBi-weekly direct deposited. We encourage all applicants to observe the communications center for a couple of hours to allow them to see what it is like as a Telecommunicator.