County Seeking Applicants for 911 Telecommunicator Position

Berks County Department of Emergency Services is currently recruiting candidates for the position of 9-1-1 Telecommunicator.

Candidates should have experience working as part of a team in a high-stress environment, be technology savvy, have good typing and listening skills, and be willing to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays.

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No direct experience is required. Emergency service experience is desirable but not required. Good knowledge of Berks County roads, geography, and political sub-divisions is very beneficial.

According to a county job post, the position is well-compensated with opportunities for advancement and salary growth.

After training, employees are assigned to a regular platoon rotation of 12-hour shifts where they have off 7 days in every 14. Incentive pay is offered for those able to pass a Spanish fluency test.

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A recruit class will be hired with a planned start date of January 6, 2021.

Applications are being accepted on the County’s website:

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