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Grundy County, Illinois



Grundy County 911 Center







See Below


Population: 52,000

Application Deadline: 4/30/15




Telecommunicator Hiring Process

(Full-time and Part-time positions)


The Grundy County, IL 911 Center is accepting applications for the position of Telecommunicator.



Telecommunicator job responsibilities include,

but are not limited to:

  • Answering 9-1-1 telephones

  • Transmitting vital information to emergency personnel via the radio

  • Relaying information via the Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) system

  • Answering administrative lines serving police, fire, and EMS




Will vary depending upon acceptance of a full-time or part-time position.



All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the Grundy County, IL 911 Center:

  • U.S. citizenship;

  • Minimum of 21 years of age at time of application;

  • Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent;

  • Ability to pass a written examination, a full police background investigation, psychological exam, drug, hearing, and vision screenings;

  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays, along with overtime that may be mandatory;

  • Schedule flexibility and multi-tasking skills are paramount;

  • Pay a $45.00 non-refundable application processing fee


Beneficial qualifications include:

  • Previous experience in a public-safety environment, preferably in 9-1-1 dispatching;

  • Experience with computer-based, multi-line telephone equipment;

  • Computer/data-entry experience;

  • Full-access LEADS (Law Enforcement Agency Data System) certification;

  • EMD (Emergency Medical Dispatch) certification;

  • CPR/AED certification


Submission of Application:


Applications MUST be submitted online by Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 4:00 PM (CST). Faxed, e-mailed, mailed or dropped off applications will NOT be accepted. Applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one application per person, per testing cycle will be accepted.



Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination Testing:


Following completion of all application materials and review of minimum qualifications, successful applicants will be invited to attend the following.


Clear your calendar and make sure you are available on the following date: All candidates will receive an email approximately one week prior regarding their status in the process.


Saturday, May 16, 2015


Check-in starts at 8:00 a.m.




Morris Municipal Services Building

700 N. Division Street

Morris, IL 60450



To apply for this position or obtain additional information, please visit the following website:




The Grundy County, IL 911 Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.











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