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9-1-1 Telecommunicator

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

YOU MUST SUBMIT A VALID EMAIL ADDRESS WITH YOUR APPLICATION TO RECEIVE INFORMATION FROM OUR OFFICE. Please ensure that you submit your driver’s license number on the application. For more information on the USC Division of Law Enforcement and Safety’s hiring and selection process, please visit our website at: http://les.sc.edu/jobs/careers/ Applicants should log into their USC Jobs account to check the status of their application.

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Posting Number STA00246PO17
Classification Title Communications Specialist III - USC Columbia Law Enforcement
Internal Title 9-1-1 Telecommunicator
Campus Columbia 01
College/Division Division of Administration and Finance
Department University Police Department
Band 4
Advertised Minimum Salary $32,000
Advertised Salary Range $32,000
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per week 40.0
Work Schedule

Works 12-hour shifts. Shifts are 7 am to 7 pm and 7 pm to 7 am, with every other weekend off. Works overtime as requested. Shifts subject to change.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
Basis 12 months
Job Search Category Law Enforcement

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at uscjobs.sc.edu. Research Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.

Benefit Eligibility Type Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)
South Carolina Retirement Yes
State Insurance Programs Yes
Annual Leave Yes
Sick Leave Yes

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Telecommunications Operator assists in the operation of the police communications center; serves as the initial contact person responsible for monitoring fire and burglar alarm systems system-wide; notifies the proper officials and/or emergency contacts when alarm activations occur; monitors 9-1-1, TTY, and dispatches appropriate calls for service; and enters all activities into the CAD system in a timely manner.

Multiple positions available.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

An associate’s degree in a technical communications discipline, or high school diploma and 2 years experience with voice communications systems or central switchboard operations.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Must have knowledge of keyboarding and be accurate in communicating electronically. .

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential
Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive Yes

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 3
Desired Start Date 10/02/2017
If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date
Job Open Date 09/14/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

YOU MUST SUBMIT A VALID EMAIL ADDRESS WITH YOUR APPLICATION TO RECEIVE INFORMATION FROM OUR OFFICE. Please ensure that you submit your driver’s license number on the application.

For more information on the USC Division of Law Enforcement and Safety’s hiring and selection process, please visit our website at: http://les.sc.edu/jobs/careers/

Applicants should log into their USC Jobs account to check the status of their application.

Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/18722
EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least an associate’s degree in a technical communications discipline, or high school diploma and 2 years experience with voice communications systems or central switchboard operations?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume