Find a Job  

Members Only  

Become a Member  

Executive Jobs 

Post a Job  

Recruiter Info 

Our Clients 

Banner Ads  

Police Pay

Get Your AA, BA or Masters Degree

Police Training



follow us onFollow The Blue Line on Twitter

and get free updates


Books & Resources


Patch Collectors

Listen Live

Police & Fire








9-1-1 Telecommunicator

Oak Lawn, Illinois



Oak Lawn Regional Emergency Communications

9446 Raymond Avenue

Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Phone: 630-832-2000



Starting Salary: DOQ (Trained & Experienced); $43,826 (without experience)


Application Deadline: 8/31/17




Oak Lawn Regional Emergency Communications (OLREC) located in Oak Lawn, Illinois, seeks highly qualified and motivated persons for the position of 9-1-1 Telecommunicator.


OLREC is a consolidated 9-1-1 communications center within the State of Illinois. We are a civilian staffed 9-1-1 Center serving six fire departments, five police departments, and MABAS Division 21. OLREC is currently seeking applicants that have the desire to work in an exciting, challenging and rewarding career field.



NORCOMM offers:

  • Excellent medical benefits

  • Matched 401K plan

  • Accrued paid vacation and sick time

  • Host of other benefits


We have a four (4) on, two (2) off schedule with an eight (8) hour scheduled shift. Though shifts are eight (8) hours in length, hours may be extended to 12-16 hours based on various factors including staffing needs.


Knowledge of West phone system, Motorola MCC7500 Radio Console, and SunGuard OSSI CAD system is a plus!




  • Applicants must have a High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Applicants must be able to accurately type at least 40 wpm

  • Applicants must be able to pass the applicant testing, background investigation, psychological exam, drug screening and physical exam

  • Applicants must be able to obtain a valid PERC card from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations and keep it in good standing.

  • Schedule flexibility and multi-tasking are fundamental

  • Bi-lingual applicants are encouraged to apply

  • Experience in dispatching for a MABAS Division preferred, not required


Successful applicants will become certified in LEADS and EMD/CPR within 6 months of hire and maintain all necessary certifications as required.



Telecommunicator job duties include but not limited to:

  • Answering 9-1-1 telephones

  • Transmitting vital information to emergency personnel via the radio

  • Relaying information via the Computer-Aided Dispatch terminal

  • Monitoring fire/burglar alarms

  • Answering administrative lines serving the police/fire personnel


Trained and Experienced Telecommunicators are encouraged to apply.


Starting Salary:




Applicants without Experience:


Starting Salary:





A shift is not determined until after employees are fully certified and released from training, therefore all applicants must have the ability to work any shift, weekends and holidays.



Applications may be obtained and completed online at the link below:



Questions may be directed to:


Human Resources Department












Do you need to finish your degree?

Click Here for a list of all our college programs



Police Jobs

Fire Service Jobs

Civilian Jobs

Your email address:

Enter 5-digit code:

Free email subscription widget

Return to the Featured Department List            

1443   7/25/17-8/31/17