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On-Site Recruitment: Police Communications Technician (911 Operator) November 8


The New York State Department of Labor and the New York City Police Department will present an On-Site Recruitment (Information Session) for Police Communications Technicians (911 Operators) on Friday, November 8, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Bronx Workforce1 Career Center, 400 E. Fordham Road, 7th floor, (classroom #2), Bronx, N.Y. 10458.

School Safety Officer and Traffic Enforcement exam information will also be given.

Hall of Invention - Telephone operator with antique telephones, Digital ID 1675209, New York Public Library

Job Summary

Police Communications Technicians (911 Operators/Radio Dispatchers) are assigned to the Department's Communications Section as 911 emergency call takers. They serve as a radio dispatcher of police resources and perform all other clerical and administrative duties related to the provision of emergency service. Police Communications Technicians are required to work shifts, including evenings or night tours and/or Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. There is per-shift pay as well as night shift pay differential.

Job Requirements

Four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent. One year full time paid experience performing clerical duties; or public contact work requiring obtaining information; or 30 college credits or two years active military duty with honorable discharge. New York City residency is required within 90 days of appointment. Entry into higher level positions, other than through promotional exams, depends on the applicant's prior training, education and experience and the job requirements for the position.


Salary: $33,162 and can increase to $44,899.

Please bring I.D. and two copies of your resume.


Public Transportation to 400 E. Fordham Road (Entrance around the corner on Webster Ave.)
Buses: BX9, BX12, BX15, BX22, BX41 or BX55 to Fordham Rd/Webster Ave. Hub
Subway: 4, B, D to Fordham Rd. station
Train: Metro North to Fordham Rd. station.

Equal Opportunity Employer Program

Auxilary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

For information on on education and employment, please visit Job Search Central at 188 Madison Avenue and 34th Street.


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