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Santa Fe County Communication Specialist Trainee

Santa Fe County

Essential Job Functions:  Works under the supervision of the Director of RECC, who manages the day-today operations of the RECC.  Works under the close supervision of Communications Manager, Communications Supervisors and Emergency Communications Specialists II’s and III’s.  Monitors telephones and radio in the emergency dispatch center, answers incoming calls and ascertains nature of call. Gathers all necessary information to transmit or relay information.  Operates radios and dispatches law enforcement, fire, EMS and other units for emergency responses; broadcasts nature, location and time of incident; contacts all required personnel and other local concerns of an emergency situation; relays information as required.  Maintains logs of radio and telephone communications, location of personnel and equipment. In the event of an emergency situation, maintains on-going contact with the responding personnel and keeps them informed of all incoming pertinent information. Keeps track of various information, such as traffic light malfunctions and street closures, and keeps emergency personnel and general public informed.  Makes entries and inquires on NCIC computer system.  Inputs data to standard office and department forms – both manual and automated.  Maintains dispatch documents and records.  Assists other Emergency Communications Specialists and Supervisors in various projects as requested.  Attends seminars, workshops, and training classes. (Any one position may not perform all duties listed nor is this inclusive of all duties performed.)

Contact Information

Name: Maria Escobar