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RADIO TECHNICIAN IV

Recruitment #22-001191-0004

Introduction

It is important that all experience be fully documented. Failure to ANSWER ALL SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS SPECIFICALLY AND ACCURATELY may cause the candidate to be rejected. 

 

PLEASE FILL OUT THE APPLICATION COMPLETELY.

Ø  The application is part of the examination process. Your answers will determine your eligibility to participate in the next phase of the selection process.

Ø  Clearly describe your qualifications in detail. Credit cannot be given for education, training, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities that you fail to indicate.

Ø  Do not leave any answer spaces blank; if a question does not apply, write "N/A".

Ø  Although you may attach a resume to further describe your qualification, it does not substitute for completing the application form. An incomplete application form may result in disqualification. Do NOT write "see resume" in your work history or responses to supplemental questions.

Ø  Failure to comply with these instructions may result in disqualification.

Ø  Read the Job Announcement carefully for specific filing instructions, supplemental questions, and final filing dates.

GRADE

ASTD14

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Department of State Police:

Electronic Services Division 

8908 Kelso Drive

Essex, MD 21221

Main Purpose of Job

This position is a Lead Technician involving work performing equipment maintenance & repair program, as well as performing secondary activities to include: radar/lidar speed equipment maintenance and repair, in-car camera systems, body cameras and multiple communication systems (subscriber, transport & infrastructure). Activities would include the installation, repair and maintenance of various electronic speed control devices and maintenance activities with transmitters, receivers, fiber optic, voice data transport equipment, microwave and interoperability sub-system equipment in accordance with Federal Communication Commission Regulations. Technicians at this level lead work of at least one subordinate technician and provide technical guidance and training to lower level technicians. Employees receive general supervision from a Radio Technician Supervisor or a designated Administrator. Positions in this classification differ from the Radio Technician Supervisor in that they function as a lead worker on a regular, recurring basis.

POSITION DUTIES

Performs equipment installations/removals, maintenance and repairs to radar/lidar speed control equipment, including performing certifications to manufacture specifications and FCC rules and regulations along with attending court when required to present equipment maintenance records. 

 

Leads and oversees workload schedules, recording and filing of all agency records such as capital equipment, maintenance records, shop requisitions and helpdesk tickets for each shop within the area of responsibility. Communicates effectively with individuals listed under Part III, Section 3. Performs duties of Area Supervisor in their absence.

 

Responsible to lead & guide subordinates in performance and routine maintenance of specialized technical equipment such as speed control systems, radio, video and communication sub-system repairs. 

 

Maintains accurate capital inventory and maintenance records on all equipment. Orders and maintains a sufficient amount of parts and supplies for repair & maintenance operations of the assigned ESD shop(s).


Provides training and technical guidance to all technicians and functions as a lead technician on a regular and reoccurring basis.


Other duties and assignments assigned by command.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Seven years experience in the repair of electronic communications equipment, six years must have included the repair of two-way FM radios.

Notes: 

1. Candidates may substitute the successful completion of a one year program of study in radio electronics at a recognized training school, trade school, or college for up to one year of the required general experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Electronics Technician (Communications) classifications or Signal Corps, Aerospace Maintenance, or Data/ Communications Maintenance specialty codes in the aviation communications field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Qualifications:

 

1. Three years of experience (maintenance and installation) with voice audio transport circuits (DSO) dealing with microwave, fiber optics and T1 backhaul.

 

2. Experience with P25 Land Mobile Radio.

 

3. Experience performing maintenance on P25 Communication Console System.

 

4. Experience performing repairs/maintenance on any radar and/or laser emitting equipment.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Applicants for this classification may be required to possess either a Federal Communications Commission General Radiotelephone Operator license, a FCC Ship Radar Endorsement, a National Association of Business and Educational Radio certificate, or an Associated Public Safety Communications Officer Incorporated certificate. If required, the applicant must list their license or certificate number and expiration date on the application.

2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Candidates for this classification may be given a medical examination to determine their ability to perform the duties of the job classification.

SELECTION PROCESS

Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be considered for this classification. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Successful candidates will be place on the Eligible List categorized as BEST QUALIFIED, BETTER QUALIFIED OR QUALIFIED and remain eligible for consideration for at least one year from the date of examination. The list will be used by the hiring manager to select employees.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application. Report all experience and education that is related to this position. Applicants may be given a physical examination and will be subject to an interview, background investigation, polygraph examination and substance abuse testing.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Currently, applicants are limited to uploading one file.  As a result, it is strongly urged that those applying upload ALL required and additional documents (undergraduate and graduate transcripts, resumes, etc.) as one file.  If you are unable to apply online, you may submit an application via mail.  The Maryland State Application Form can be found online.

Completed applications, required documentation and any required addendums may be mailed to:

Maryland State Police - Human Resources Division

1201 Reisterstown Road

Pikesville, Maryland 21208

ATTN: Kirsten M. Clouse

kirstenm.clouse@maryland.gov

It is the policy of the Maryland State Police to comply with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting employment discrimination and to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, sexual orientation or any other protected status.



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