RECRUITMENT AND EXAMINATION ANNOUNCEMENT
***MDTA PROMOTIONAL ONLY***
TITLE: MDTA Telecommunicator Supervisor I (7883)
SALARY: $37,006 - $58,719 (Grade 14)
LOCATION: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
CLOSING DATE: January 23, 2013 (No postmarks accepted)
DESCRIPTION: This is the supervisory level of police and/or fire telecommunications and routine and emergency public safety dispatch work in either a communications center or a consolidated communications center of the Maryland Transportation Authority. This employee will be responsible for overseeing the review, coordination, transmission, interpretation, tracking and recording of law enforcement and general administrative information to ensure the safety of MDTA Police Officers, Fire Rescue personnel, the traveling public, and employees of Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA), Maryland Port Administration (MPA), and Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA). This employee will supervise subordinate MDTA Telecommunicators and receive supervision from the MDTA Communications Unit Commander or other designated supervisor. This recruitment will be used to establish an Eligible List, which will be used to fill vacancies at all MDTA facilities.
EDUCATION: Graduation from a standard high school diploma or possession of high school equivalency certificate.
EXPERIENCE: Three years of experience working in a police and/or fire telecommunications center performing routine and emergency public safety dispatch work using two-way multi-channel radio systems, and retrieving computerized law enforcement and administrative information.
LICENSE: Applicants must possess a Class C Driver's License valid in the State of Maryland. Applicants must list the license number and date of expiration on the application.
Your qualification to be admitted to the written examination will be assessed based on the contents of your application. Therefore, please include all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for. Final selection will be based on the results of the written examination and interview.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATIONS:
1. Employees in this position must maintain Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS), National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and Maryland Electronic Telecommunication Enforcement Resource System (METERS) certifications.
2. Employees assigned to the Consolidated Dispatch Center (CDC) must obtain and maintain Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certifications.
1. Employees in this safety-sensitive classification may be subject to periodic and/or post accident drug/alcohol testing in accordance with State regulations on testing for illegal use of drugs and/or the prohibited use of alcohol.
2. This is an emergency essential classification subject to emergency release procedures. Employees in this classification must be willing and available for duty at such hours, day or night and are required to remain or report for duty at such hours, as are needed, to maintain continuous operation of a detachment.
3. Employees in this classification are considered "Essential Employees" and shall sign and agree to all policies and procedures relating to "Essential Employee" status. Employees are responsible for transportation to and from the jobsite.
4. Employees are subject to call-in 24 hours a day and will be required to maintain a reliable communication link (telephone or pager) at their own expense for the purpose of emergency call back requirements.
Please apply on-line or submit an application (TSHRS Form DTS-1) form to:
MARYLAND TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
Recruitment and Examinations Office
305 Authority Drive
Baltimore, Maryland 21222
RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE TSHRS (DTS-1) EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION. For an application, Form DTS-1, please call 410-537-7553 or you may download a copy from our website: www.mdta.state.md.us.
All applications must be received by January 23, 2013. No postmarks accepted. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided upon request.
Please be advised that the State of Maryland is dedicated to a drug-free workplace, and as a result, employees are subject to the State's Substance Abuse Policy to include possible drug testing. Qualified applicants may be subject to background and reference checks.
Note: The Maryland Transportation Authority is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H-1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Relay Service: 1-800-735-2258 TTY Number: 711
Issue Date: 1/9/13
Maryland Department of Transportation
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