Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the operation of communication equipment in a Department of Public Safety communication center and in providing information to law enforcement officials, other agencies and the general public.
The Communications Officer (DPS) job family consists of five levels which are distinguished based on the type and complexity of work, expertise required to perform assigned duties and the responsibility for the supervision or direction of others.
Level I :
This is the career level of this job family where incumbents are assigned responsibilities at the full performance level as a Communications Dispatcher, performing highly responsible work in the operation of communication equipment in a Department of Public Safety communication center. Incumbents at this level may be assigned highly independent work as the only operator on an assigned shift.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of (Statutory Requirement: 47 O.S. 1998 Supp. Section 2-105.B.2.b.) 2. No person shall be appointed ... unless the person is a citizen of the United States of America, of good moral character, and: b. for any such position in the Communications Division, a person shall be at least twenty (20) years of age and shall possess a high school diploma or General Education Development equivalency certificate; shall possess either six (6) months of previous experience as a dispatcher or fifteen (15) completed semester hours from a college or university which is recognized by and accepted by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers and whose hours are transferable between such recognized insitutions.
Scores Based On: 100% Written Test
* All applicants must pass a typing test
***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.