Telecommunicators have a starting salary of $54,683 with an increase to $57,990 after successfully completing 6-9 months of training. The current union contract pay scale allows for a top salary of $87,027 after eight years of service if you are a cross trained Telecommunicator.
Advancement opportunities include:
TCIII (Cross-trained on both police and fire dispatching), Communications Training Officer (CTO: training of new hires and continuing education of current employees), Lead TC (Lead: assists Communications Management in administrative and supervisory functions) and Language Operator (LNG: bi-lingual in specified languages: Spanish, Polish, Farsi, Vietnamese or Mandarin).
DuPage Public Safety Communications (DU-COMM) is among the largest consolidated 9-1-1 communications centers within the state of Illinois. DU-COMM is a 24 hour, 7 day a week operation serving 44 Fire/Police/EMS agencies throughout DuPage County. DU-COMM is recruiting qualified applicants to join our team.
Employees will rotate on all 3 shifts during their first 2 years, therefore all applicants must have the ability to work any of the 3 shifts, weekends and holidays along with overtime that maybe mandatory.
Complete a paper registration form at our facility:
420 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
prior to May 21, 2021 at 3 PM
All applicants must view the Orientation video on DU-COMM's main Careers page, to learn more about DU-COMM and the Telecommunicator position.
All applicants must complete a Mandatory Online Test. You will be notified, via email, of how to access the online test within 5 days of registration closing on May 21st. Please make sure you regularly check your email (and spam folders) for email communications from DU-COMM. Be advised you only have 5-10 days to complete the required online test once notified.
If you do not have access to a computer with internet to take the 2-3 hour test, please email HR@ducomm.org or write a note on the printed registration form.
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