In accordance with the Merit System Rules and Regulations, an eligible list, which will be valid for a one-year and which will be used to fill vacancies during that period, is being established for this classification. Applicants on the eligible list will be certified in accordance with the Merit System and appropriate union contracts. Candidates may submit online employment applications using NEOGOV online application system available at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/nccde.
EXAMINATION PROCESS: The examination process for this posting may include an evaluation of training and experience, a written examination, a computerized exam, an oral board interview examination, a performance examination or any combination of the above in order to qualify applicants for placement on the eligible list. The eligible list will be used to fill vacancies that occur within the next year. The appropriate number of names on the eligible list as prescribed by Merit System Section 26.03.505 will be certified to the hiring department for consideration to fill the vacant position(s).
New employees are generally hired at the starting salary and may be eligible for merit increases each year upon receipt of a satisfactory performance evaluation, up to the maximum salary.
New Castle County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES : Operates the enhanced 9-1-1 telephone emergency answering service and records necessary information in a timely and professional manner into a computer system utilizing emergency medical, emergency fire and emergency police dispatch protocols; does related work as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS : An employee in this class performs responsible work involving continued dealings with the public by telephone under emergency and non-emergency conditions within the 9-1-1 emergency communications center. This employee must ascertain and accurately record information about the emergency, i.e. police, fire or medical and convey information to the appropriate section. The work is performed under general supervision and in accordance with standard operating procedures.