Part-time Fire Telecommunicator I
The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 17th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 872,498 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.
Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.
Charlotte’s local government, with more than 7,000 employees and a $2.39 billion budget, works hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play.
With 43 stations spanning 300 square-miles, the Charlotte Fire Department provides fire suppression, emergency medical, technical urban rescue, fire prevention, fire investigation, and public education services. The department’s ISO Class 1 Public Protection Classification rating and International Accredited status rank it among the top fire departments in the world.
This is job posting is for Former ALARM Trained Telecommunicators ONLY.
This is moderately complex work in receiving and transmitting telephone and radio emergency class for fire and emergency medical incidents and coordinating response with other City/County emergency service and/or non –emergency organizations.
A Telecommunicator I (part time) will perform the following major duties and responsibilities:
ADA and Other Requirements:
Positions in this class typically require grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.
Concentrated and attentive use of one or more senses (visual, audio, and other sensory modalities) for proofreading, data entry, and tabulating data.
Work is performed in an indoor environment with moderate exposure to atmospheric conditions, moderate exposure to environmental conditions and frequent exposure to computer screens, files, and phone.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND SCHEDULE:
The Communications Division operates on a 24x7 365-day basis. Typical shifts for the division are 0645-1500 (daylight), 1445-2300 (daylight), 2245-0700 (night). The schedule rotates for the daylight shifts and remains constant for the night shift.
The City of Charlotte requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment for any new City of Charlotte employees. The city is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such, will consider reasonable accommodations as required by law. Proof of vaccination is NOT required until a candidate receives and accepts a Conditional Offer of employment, at which time the candidate will be advised that proof must be submitted to CFD HR prior to the first date of employment.
The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.
Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.
Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.
The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job.
You are welcome to visit the City of Charlotte Human Resources Department lobby where we have workstations available. Our office is located at 700 East 4th Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), excluding official City holidays.
Anyone seeking an accommodation to apply for a job may call (704) 336-2285 for assistance or you may email questions to CityHrJobPostingsNotify@ci.charlotte.nc.us.
NO benefits are available for this position.
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