Starting: $82,000 +/-, DOQ
DuPage Public Safety Communications (DU-COMM) located in DuPage County Illinois, seeks a highly qualified and motivated person to fill the open position of Radio Technician.
DU-COMM is a large consolidated public safety communications center in Illinois and currently serves forty-four (44) member agencies and over 850,000 residents in DuPage and neighboring counties. DU-COMM receives requests for Police, Fire, and EMS via 9-1-1 and non-emergency lines. DU-COMM processes almost 1 million phone calls each year and over 700,700 calls for service. Municipalities and fire districts work together to provide a high level of service to their citizens in public safety communications. DU-COMM has a staff of 118 and employs 87 full-time 9-1-1 Telecommunicators. The FYE2024 budget is $20.4 million.
The primary responsibility of the Technician is to assist in the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of DU-COMM systems including: two-way radio, telephone, microwave, network transport, control, power, alarm, and others at DU-COMM facilities. Provide 1st tier support on all systems within “the four walls” of DU-COMM’s 9-1-1 communication center and radio tower sites. Basic knowledge of facility management: electrical, HVAC, networks, plumbing, and property management is a plus. The Technician must be able to determine the extent of the problem and address in-house, or escalate to a vendor. Additionally, a successful candidate must be able to communicate the issue and the resolution timeline with DU-COMM staff and member agencies.
The Technician shall be required to be part of an On-Call rotation. See Technician job description for minimum and preferred qualifications.
Residency within a reasonable distance of the facility is desired.
Submit resume, cover letter with salary history, and a DU-COMM application, via email, to:
420 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2023 at 3 PM, or until the position is filled.
Resumes alone will not be accepted. All items (resume, cover letter, completed application) must be submitted to be considered for the position.
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