Entry Level Telecommunicator
Type: Full Time
A Telecommunicator is responsible for answering 9-1-1 telephone lines and recording and relaying sensitive information that may involve life and death situations. Salary starts at $54,683 with an increase to $57,990 upon successful completion of training.
Employees will rotate on all 3 shifts during their first 2 years, therefore all applicants must have the ability to work any of the 3 shifts, weekends and holidays along with overtime that may be mandatory. Schedules are based on a 21 day cycle where you never work more than 4 days in a row and are off every 3rd weekend.
Employees start earning paid time off at an accrual rate of 8 hours bi-weekly, totaling 208 hours a year after they are phone certified (approximately 11 weeks from hire). Additional benefits consist of extended sick leave allowance, IMRF retirement plan as well as excellent insurance packages for medical, dental, vision, and life.