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Telecommunicator Trainee State of Illinois


Description of Duties/Essential Functions

Under immediate supervision, on an indeterminate shift, participates in an agency-sponsored training program for a period of six to twelve months in Illinois State Police (ISP) telecommunications applications designed to develop familiarization with ISP telecommunications procedures and practices and the usage of two-way radio, computer terminal equipment, and telephone call taking procedures.
Minimum Requirements

Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of high school. Qualifying state employees in the employee Upward Mobility Program may complete combinations of specific proficiency tests and training programs leading to a certificate of proficiency in lieu of the stated requirements for this class. Requires elementary knowledge of the Operation and care of a keyboard and related equipment. Requires elementary knowledge of office practices and procedures, business English, spelling, and commercial arithmetic. Requires skill to type accurately at a minimum of 30 wpm. Requires ability to receive, understand, and act upon aural and written instructions and information through the use of a two-way radio and telephone. Requires ability to acquire a valid LEADS operator certificate. Requires a clear speaking voice. Requires ability to maintain self control under stressful conditions. Must be able to pass an agency background check. Must be able to work assigned shifts, weekends, and holidays.