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Kankakee, Illinois




2380 W. Station Street

Kankakee, IL 60901

Phone: 815-937-3915

Fax: 815-935-3370




Starting Salary:




Population: 100,000


Application Deadline: 10/12/17 @ 4 PM




KanComm, the combined 911 emergency communications center for Kankakee County, is seeking applicants for the position of telecommunicator.


Applicants who successfully complete a stringent screening process that includes an exhaustive background investigation, drug screen, psychological evaluation, computer based interactive proficiency exam and interview will be placed on an eligibility list for current and future openings.

KanComm telecommunicators receive emergency 911 calls and dispatch appropriate police, fire or emergency medical services.


The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal skills, be able to multi-task and have excellent computer and typing skills. Willingness to work a schedule that includes weekends and holidays, occasional mandatory overtime and any one of 5 different shift schedules is also required.


Starting Pay:


$34,000 plus overtime



Excellent fringe benefits including:

  • Paid time off

  • Deferred compensation

  • Health insurance

  • Pension

  • Bilingual candidates receive an additional monthly stipend

Interested parties MUST attend one of the following applicant orientation sessions:

  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 7:00 PM

  • Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 12:00 PM (Noon)

  • Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 7:00 PM

  • Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 12:00 PM (Noon)

Orientations will be held at:


KanComm Administrative Offices

2380 W. Station Street

Kankakee, IL 60901


No one will be admitted after the posted start time. The entrance for the orientation session is on the east side of the building. At the orientation session applicants will receive information about the job, application packets and questions will be answered.



The Kankakee County Emergency Telephone System Board is an equal opportunity employer.










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