Goverment Jobs
Published
February 25, 2020
Location
Newberry County, South Carolina
Job Type

Description

Job Responsibilities

Receives reports of fires, law enforcement needs, storm damage and other emergency incidents from the public, local fire departments, 911 systems, forestry pilots and other safety officers. Processes, records and disseminates this information. Operates computer aided dispatch system to dispatch personnel to fire locations. Maintains accurate records of all dispatched personnel and their locations. Uses computer aided dispatch system to take smoke management information to ensure burner is within smoke management guidelines. Processes and records this information. Provides two-way radio contact between firefighters, field personnel, and the Dispatch Center. Performs daily dispatch and other related duties as assigned in support of the agency's mission and initiatives.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

A high school diploma and entry-level work experience in one of the following areas: communications, switchboard exchange operations, clerical accounting, billing or working with the general public. Must have basic computer proficiency. Criminal background check required. Completion of Introduction to the National Incident Management System (IS-700) within first year of employment.

Institutions of Higher Learning must be recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Additional Comments

Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application may upload an unofficial copy of the transcript as an attachment to the application. Please note that the agency will require an official, certified copy of the transcript or diploma prior to hiring.

DRIVING RECORD: If this position requires the applicant to possess a valid driver's license to operate a state vehicle or personal vehicle, any applicant being considered in the final stages of selection for the positionmay be required to provide a certified copy of a 10-year driving record.

The South Carolina Forestry Commission (SCFC) is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, gender, pregnancy, genetic information or military status (including reserves).

Benefits for State Employees

The state of South Carolina offers eligible employees generous benefits, including health and dental insurance; retirement and savings plan options; and paid vacation and sick leave. Plus, work-life balance programs such as telecommuting and flexible work schedules are available to employees of some state agencies.

Insurance Benefits
Eligible employees may enroll in health insurance, which includes prescription coverage and wellness benefits. Other available insurance benefits include dental, vision, term life insurance, long term disability and flexible spending accounts for health and child care expenses.

Retirement Benefits
State employees are also offered retirement plan options, including defined benefit and defined contribution plans. Additionally, eligible employees may elect to participate in the South Carolina Deferred Compensation Program, which is a voluntary, supplemental retirement savings plan offering 401(k) and 457 plan options.

Workplace Benefits
State employees may also be eligible for other benefits, including tuition assistance; holiday, annual and sick leave; and discounts on purchases, travel and more.

Note: The benefits above are available to most state employees, with the exception of those in temporary positions. Employees in temporary grant and time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some or none of these benefits as benefits are associated with each position type. For these positions, contact the hiring agency to determine what benefits may be available.

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Supplemental Questions are considered part of your official application. Any misrepresentation will result in your disqualification from employment. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work experience and education. This includes any military service (indicate rank) and job-related volunteer work that you feel qualifies you for the position. Failure to provide detailed and complete work-related information may result in your application being rejected. A resume will not be accepted or reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position. I have read and acknowledge the above statement.

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Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application may upload an unofficial copy of the transcript as an attachment to the application. Please note that the agency will require an official, certified copy of the transcript or diploma prior to hiring. I have read and understand this statement.

  • Yes
  • No
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If this position requires the applicant to possess a valid driver's license to operate a state vehicle or personal vehicle, any applicant being considered in the final stages of selection for the position may be required to provide a certified copy of a 10-year driving record. I have read and understand this statement.

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Do you have a high school diploma (or equivalent) and experience in one of the following areas: communications, switchboard exchange operations, clerical accounting, billing or working with the general public?

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Are you willing to work 39 hours per week, 11 hours a day (7:00 AM to 7:00 PM), on a rotating work schedule to include weekends and holidays?

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Are you willing to accept a starting salary of $24,888?

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Can you accurately type 35 WPM?

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