ABOUT THE POSITION:
The Telecommunications Division is responsible for maintaining public safety communications systems. These systems include 35 fire stations, 14 Mountaintop sites, 6 dispatch locations, along with numerous other locations. These systems include Mission Critical voice, simulcast digital trunked radio, fire station alerting, warning siren systems, and IP data in support of public safety. In addition, the communications division is responsible for the installation of communications and warning equipment in vehicles for various agencies within the County.
Are you looking for a challenge and an opportunity to play a key role in the technical planning, construction, and management of the County’s “next generation” regional public safety communications systems? There is currently two full-time (75 bi-weekly hours) vacancies. The Communications Technician is responsible for keeping first responders in communications with each other by implementing the best technology for the application. This can include but is not limited to Radio, cellular, and microwave networks. The Communications Technician is expected to independently perform troubleshooting procedures and repairs on County equipment and vehicles. Additional responsibilities include assisting Senior Technicians on projects. The Communications Technician may need to make emergency repairs and maintenance in the field at any time.