Posted 3 weeks ago

Telecommunicator

Company: Illinois Tollway
Category: Communications, Government

 Downers Grove

Type: Full Time

The Illinois Tollway is in need of Telecommunicators. The Telecommunicator will efficiently operate a variety of public safety communication center equipment and software, including but not limited to Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) application, emergency and non-emergency telephone systems, StarCom 21 radio system, Call check, and GIS. The Telecommunicator responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • 50%  –  Processes and disseminates requests for the Tollway’s public safety resources including Illinois State Police Officers, Highway Maintainers, Roadway Electric, Engineering, and local Police, Fire, and Emergency Medical Services with accuracy and in accordance with established policies, procedures, and practices of the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority and Illinois State Police. Operates a variety of public safety communication center equipment and software, including but not limited to Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) application, Emergency and non-emergency telephone systems, StarCom21 radio system, Call Check and GIS.
  • 30%  –  Accurately performs data entry and inquiries into various Law Enforcement data banks including LEADS and NCIC which includes the entry and file maintenance of wanted and missing person information and information concerning stolen vehicles and property.
  • 10%  –  Monitors alarm of the various Tollway systems including environmental alarms.
  • 5%  –  Promptly and courteously communicates with Tollway patrons, Tollway personnel and external agencies and preforms routine notifications to Tollway personnel including, Engineering and Maintenance, executive staff, internal contractors, and public utilities.
  • 5%  –  Performs and assists with other departmental duties as required.