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New York State Civil Service Communications Operator (Seasonal) in Albany, New York

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of a high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma issued by an appropriate educational authority. Experience as a public safety dispatcher is preferred. ## Duties Description Working under direct supervision of the DEC Division of Law Enforcement, serve as dispatchers for emergency and non-emergency calls from officers and the general public. Most calls are primarily directed to the mission of the DEC. Additionally, obtain necessary information from callers in order to initiate assistance; serve as radio dispatchers of police resources; perform clerical, administrative and other duties related to the dispatch center service. Candidates must be able to communicate and work well with other dispatchers and the public.

Work conditions include: sitting or standing for extended periods of time with headset on while monitoring computer screens; entering information using a computer keyboard; coordinating eye/hand movements while handling calls for the efficient use of radios and computers; speaking calmly and clearly in order to elicit information and giving instructions to a continuous flow of callers under stress; listening carefully to clearly understand caller information; making responsible judgments where timing is critical; and working within hearing distance of other dispatchers working under similar conditions. ## Additional Comments Positions offered are for long-term, year-round employment - there is no opportunity for partial year work. Overtime and holiday work is required. Shifts are bid by seniority and will likely include nights and weekends. There will be no M-F daytime shifts available. Inconvenience pay (night shift differential) is an additional $.28/hr for those who work more than four hours between 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Must be available for emergency response. Must undergo a background investigation prior to appointment that will include fingerprints. Candidate is required to pay fingerprint fee. ## Notes on Applying Please email or mail your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting #19-343 on your resume or it may not be accepted.

Date Posted: 06/11/19

Applications Due: 08/21/19

Vacancy ID: 70988

Agency: Environmental Conservation, Department of

Title: Communications Operator (Seasonal)

Occupational Category: Other Professional Careers

Salary Grade: Hourly

Bargaining Unit: OSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary Range: From $13.57 to $13.57 Hourly

Employment Type: Part-Time

Part-time Percent: 80%

Appointment Type: Temporary

Jurisdictional Class: Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage: 0%

Workweek: Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Hours Per Week: 40

From: 3 AM

To: 7 AM

Flextime allowed?: No

Mandatory overtime?: Yes

Compressed workweek allowed?: No

Telecommuting allowed?: No

County: Albany

City: Albany

State: NY

Zip Code: 12233

Name: Alan Ilagan

Telephone: 518-402-9273

Fax: 518-402-9038

Email Address: PostingResponses@dec.ny.gov

Street Address: 625 Broadway

Street: 625 Broadway

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