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ABOUT THE POSITION: Incumbent is required to work on alternate work schedule which may include an uncommon tour of duty (including nights, weekends and holidays). Incumbent is responsible for attaining continuing dispatch education (CDE) requirements through in-service training that is offered locally and pass in accordance with predetermined course requirements.
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Provides advanced emergency medical dispatch life support through pre-arrival instructions to callers.
Operates and maintains all Dispatch Call Center equipment, including State Police Systems to obtain criminal background information.
Prepares and maintains reports and records relating to emergency responses.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Must be a U.S. citizen
Tour of Duty: Set Schedule (subject to shift work)
Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds for removal.
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Non-Exempt
Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Bargaining Unit Status: Yes
Pre-Employment Physical: Not Required
To qualify for an Emergency Services Dispatcher, your resume and supporting documentation must support:
A. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) or competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and is directly in or related to this position. To qualify at the GS-06 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Creditable specialized experience includes:
Answering 911 calls.
Working with emergency services dispatch equipment.
Providing instruction on emergency medical procedures.
Interpreting pertinent laws and regulations.
1.Incumbent must successfully complete any and all required training, to include being certified at the Telecommunicator I & II levels and Hazardous Material Awareness within 9 months of being placed in this position. Failure to do so may result in removal from federal service.
2.Within one year, incumbent must obtain and maintain Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) certification.
3.Within thirty days, incumbent must obtain certification to operate the Law Enforcement Automated Data System (LEADS), in accordance with State of Ohio policy.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.
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