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(Full-Time and Part-Time)

Crete, Illinois




1370 Benton Street

Crete, IL 60417

Phone: 708-672-1564

Fax: 708-672-1583




Starting Salary:


$18.09/hour (FT)


$17.00/hour (PT)


Application Deadline: NA






Telecommunicator = Full and Part Time



Under general supervision, receives and transmits communications of Police, Fire, and EMS emergency and non-emergency calls, operates radio and alarm systems for Police, Fire and EMS.  Conducts data entry, and retrieval.



Regular 8 hour shifts, with rotating days off.  By assignment, this position involves regular and irregular shift work necessary to provide services 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 52 weeks per year (weekends and holidays included).  Shifts are usually 8 hours in duration, but may be extended in the event of an emergency.

Examples of Duties:

  • Receives calls by telephone for emergency Police, Fire and EMS assistance.

  • Dispatches appropriated Police, Fire, and EMS units

  • Relays communication to appropriate agencies

  • Conducts data entry and retrieval

  • Monitors alarms, voice and data communications systems

  • Coordinates emergency services with outside agencies

  • Dispatches MABAS Division 27, mutual aid box alarm system

Acceptable Experience and Training:

  • Must be 21years of age or older

  • High School graduate or equivalent

  • Successful completion of standardized testing

  • Must submit to, and pass background investigation

  • Ability to operate the following equipment; multiple line telephone system, multiple computer terminals and monitors, knowledge of alarm systems, radio communications systems, etc

  • Ability to obtain LEADS Certification

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to function effectively under stress

  • Prior experience as a Telecommunications Operator is a plus

  • Experience with Motorola-Printrak CAD is a plus

  • EMD (Emergency Medical Dispatcher) license is a plus



Full-Time Starting Salary:


$18.09 per hour

Upon completion of training:


$20.08 per hour


Part-Time Starting Salary:


$17.00 per hour


Upon completion of training:


$18.00 per hour



Apply within, no phone calls.



1370 Benton Street

Crete, IL 60417










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