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May 29, 2013
Sheriff, Security and Transport 1
Justice and Solicitor General
Looking to contribute to the safety of your community? Support the safety needs of the Alberta Sheriffs as well as other Solicitor General partners with a challenging position in the Sheriff's Communication Centre.
The Communication Centre is seeking energetic, organized, and diligent individuals to provide radio and information-based support to Alberta Sheriffs as well as Solicitor General partners. As a Communication Officer, you will assist in the operation of a complex 24/7 security Communication Centre, where the statuses of alarm systems throughout the province are monitored, in addition to coordinating activities of contracted security personnel. You will monitor local and off-site security surveillance equipment, advise response agencies and personnel of emergencies, monitor equipment status, organize remedial actions, and maintain records and incident reports. You will also be responsible for radio dispatch functions, including monitoring and responding to all radio activity, documenting locations and activities of Sheriffs and Solicitor General partners, broadcasting special events and notifications, researching and delivering information, and linking communications.
Communication Officers perform vital tasks that link Sheriffs and Solicitor General partners to emergency assistance, database information, and support services and, therefore, you must have exceptional keyboarding skills. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are applied when dealing with complaints and inquiries from the general public and government employees/partners on security related matters. You must be able to handle stress and be able to multi-task, changing priorities as issues arise. Communication Officers must maintain a high standard of deportment and attendance as well as enjoy working as a member of a team, which is vital.
A post-secondary one year certificate in a related field is required. Preference will be given to those with experience working in a radio dispatching, telecommunications, alarm and/or control room environment. Preference will also be given to those who have experience working within an information technology environment. Knowledge of CPIC/queries course, familiarity with Lennel systems, Manitou Bold Systems, CAD systems, and the UL 198 -Central-Station Automation Systems will be considered an asset. Equivalencies may be considered.
Requirements: Must be certified in First Aid and CPR. A Criminal Record Check will be required and successful candidates will be fingerprinted for enhanced security clearance requirements.
$1,770.15 - $2,159.86 Bi-Weekly
Shift work is a requirement of this position. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies.
How to Apply
Please submit your application online by clicking on the "APPLY NOW" button below. Only one file can be uploaded. Please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS AND JOB ID 1017393 ON YOUR RESUME. Applicants can track competition status online.
If you are unable to apply online, submit your resume and cover letter to Lori Montes, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, Human Resource Services, 9th Floor John E. Brownlee Building, 10365 - 97 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3W7. Fax: 780-644-1395
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates? education and experience best meet the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
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