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Telecommunications Operator III
Job ID (20-U078)
Web Site: tol.ca
Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 135,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.
The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for one regular full-time Telecommunication Operator III to join our team of professionals in the Protective Services - RCMP Division, Telecommunications Section.
Reporting to the Telecommunications Supervisor, the successful candidates will be responsible in this unionized position for overseeing the work performance of communications operators and providing on-the-job training in radio dispatch and operation, PRIME and communication procedures to newly assigned operators and police members. You will monitor the work of Communications Operators to identify training needs, readiness for further training and promotions, and participate in the development of work methods and procedures. The successful candidate will handle radio dispatch, initiate emergency communication procedures, control deployment of units and respond to emergency and non-emergency calls.
Your education will include completion of grade 12 including or supplemented by standard commercial courses in word-processing, plus considerable experience, preferably in a law enforcement or public safety communications area, including experience as a Telecommunications Operator II, and training in effective presentation and supervision; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Thorough knowledge of the methods and procedures used in the operation of police radio, telephone, PRIME, PoliceCAD, C.P.I.C. and related equipment; of departmental functions and procedures, laws, rules and regulations which govern departmental activities and of technical language, systems and codes used in the department is necessary.
RCMP reliability status is required. (Note - Not required as part of the application process, however will be required upon consideration for employment).
The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $32.90 - $38.73 per hour (5 steps; 2020 rates) plus benefits. The hours of work are 7:00am – 7:00pm; 7:00pm – 7:00am; (four days on/four days off; 2 days and 2 nights). Non-standard hours and/or Non-standard work week.
If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please apply directly through our site at tol.ca/careers.
Internal closing date for this competition: August 7, 2020
External closing date for this competition: August 10, 2020
We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.