JOB OPENING: Post
until February 1, 2018 at 4:30 pm
OFFICER – FULL-TIME
PAY RATE: $12.00/HOUR
multiple phone lines; assess incoming 911 emergency and non-emergency
calls. Enter call data into Computer
Aided Dispatch system.
to multiple task simultaneously and take appropriate action when represented
with a routine call or a stressful life/death situation; ability to remain calm
under all circumstances.
and/or communicate effectively and coherently over all radio channels.
appropriate agency units; relay traffic to multiple units and notify air
medical transport, ambulances, wreckers, utilities, chaplains, etc.
multiple radio frequencies, computer monitors and cameras while
answering/processing telephone calls or other radio frequencies.
good judgment and discretion and adhere to guidelines when processing sensitive
and/or confidential information.
data into/from GCIC/NCIC and Computer Aided Dispatch.
maintain, save and/or clear files/records within database and record
information manually into appropriate logs when computer is out of service.
criminal and driver histories and computer background checks.
inquiries on driver’s licenses, vehicle identification numbers,
warrants/summons, stolen articles/property, wanted/missing persons and guns.
telecommunications device for the deaf, Master Street and Address Guide.
administrative support duties, such as shredding, replenishing forms, changing
computer paper, filing, faxing, etc.
related duties as required.
? Minimum High School diploma or GED. Prefer some college.
be of good moral character.
have no felony convictions.
be willing to accept shift duty, day or night.
pass a strict, thorough, background investigation.
have a valid driver’s license and satisfactory motor vehicle record.
be able to meet the requirements of POST to become a Certified Communications
Officer within six months from the date of employment.
be able to meet the requirements of the Georgia Bureau of Investigations to
become certified to use the Georgia Crime Information & National Crime
Information Center network within six months of the date of employment.
? Knowledge of or the ability
to learn the geography of the County and the location of important buildings
? Knowledge of or the ability
to learn general communications practices, federal, state and local laws
especially those governing the use of communication devices and legal
procedures; and the rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the Catoosa
County Board of Commissioners.
? Ability to learn emergency
service methods, procedures, techniques and apply such knowledge to specific
? Ability to work under high
stress situations, including life threatening situations.
? Ability to communicate
effectively in the English language, both orally and in writing.
? Ability to read and
comprehend instructions, agency correspondence, policies, procedures and
? Ability to respond to a
variety of complex situations and take appropriate actions based on facts and
circumstances of the situation.
? Ability to deal
professionally and fairly in interactions with the general public.
? Ability to proficiently use a
computer with Windows, document and spreadsheet applications.
? Ability to use miscellaneous
office equipment such as a copier, fax and calculator.
? Must be able to lift up to 25
Post Offer Requirements:
q Post offer negative drug test (drug free workplace)
· Applications should be
obtained from Catoosa County Administration
Office, 800 LaFayette Street, Ringgold, GA.
Or online at www.catoosa.com
· Catoosa County is an Equal
· Current employees wishing
to apply for a transfer are expected to complete an application and will be notified
if chosen for an interview.