Pass Christian

Employment

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Civil Service Rules (updated 2019)

Drug Policy non D.O.T.

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

November 6, 2019             

The City of Pass Christian announces the following employment opportunities:

The City of Pass Christian is currently accepting applications for the position of Meter Reader.  Starting pay is $10.25 per hour. For a complete job description, see below or pick up at City Hall, 200 W. Scenic Drive, Pass Christian, Ms. 39571 between the hours of 8a.m. to 5p.m.

All interested individuals may submit an application at Pass Christian City Hall or mail to the City of Pass Christian, Attention: City Clerk, 200 West Scenic Drive, Pass Christian, Ms. 39571.

Deadline for submittal of application is Nvember 22, 2019  before 4:00p.m.

The City of Pass Christian reserves the right to refuse any and all applications received.  The City of Pass Christian is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The City of Pass Christian is currently accepting applications for 4 full time and 2 part time dispatch positions. The salary range for the full time positions is $25,000 to $31,000 per year depending upon experience. The part time positions will be a starting pay of $10.00 per hour.  This position is subject to pre-employment drug testing. For a complete job description, see below or pick up at City Hall, 200 W. Scenic Drive, Pass Christian, Ms. 39571 between the hours of 8a.m. to 5p.m.

All interested individuals may submit a civil service application in a sealed envelope to the Attention of the City Clerk at Pass Christian City Hall located at 200 West Scenic Drive or mail to City of Pass Christian, Attention: City Clerk, 200 West Scenic Drive, Pass Christian, Ms. 39571.

Deadline for submittal of application is November 22, 2019 at 4pm.

The City of Pass Christian reserves the right to refuse any and all applications received.  The City of Pass Christian is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description

Position:  Dispatcher

Dept:  Police/Fire

Starting Salary: $25,000.00 – 31,000.00                                                                                                                    (depending upon experience)

Shifts:  Rotating – 10hr/12hr

Overview

The Dispatcher operates communications equipment to receive/transmit messages and information, including police and fire emergencies.  Information is transmitted upon request and official records kept according to established department policies and procedures.  Performs a variety of clerical, administrative and technical work in receiving, coordinating and dispatching routine and emergency calls for service.

The Dispatcher is expected to exercise judgment in performing these duties under the general direction of a supervisor.  This is a non-exempt position and reports directly to the Communications Supervisor.

Essential Job Functions

  • Operates telephones, radios and all other essential communication equipment
  • Receives calls which must be properly processed: obtain address, nature of call, dispatch appropriate personnel and equipment to the scene
  • Maintains radio contact will all police and fire units in the field
  • Maintains status and current information on all units in and out of service
  • Receives routine calls and gives information as requested by the public and officers/firefighters
  • Assists in testing radio frequencies, make routing announcements and relays messages via radio
  • Maintains all records in CAD
  • Is familiar with the General Orders used by the department
  • Understand and use signal and 10 codes used by the department
  • Uses NCIC and obtains a working knowledge of the system and laws that govern its use

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Prior experience in the operation of two-way radio and/or telephone switchboard equipment
  • Typing and clerical experience
  • Must have the ability to work rotating shift work as well as nights, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to maintain harmonious and effective working relationships with other employees, supervisor and other departments

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Previous dispatch experience is a plus

Required Licenses or Certificates

  • Must meet requirements to become a State Certified Public Service Telecommunicator
  • Must have a valid Mississippi Driver’s License

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of 10+ lbs, visual acuity, speech and hearing, hand to eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer keyboard and basic office equipment.  Subject to sitting, standing, reaching, walking, twisting and kneeling to perform the essential functions.  Working conditions are indoors with a moderate to high noise level and a consistent high stress level.