Communications Specialist City of Peoria

CITY OF PEORIA AZ
invites applications for the position of:
Communications Specialist - Eligibility List (May and August Tests)

An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY: $19.71 - $26.50 Hourly

 

OPENING DATE: 01/30/17
 
CLOSING DATE: 09/03/17 11:59 PM
 
DESCRIPTION:
Please read all the way to the bottom for IMPORTANT INFORMATION regarding this recruitment.
This posting is to develop an eligibility list for future open positions.  Both entry level and lateral applicants will be accepted and considered.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

The purpose of this position is to provide customer service to citizens that have dialed 911 and need assistance. This is accomplished by answering emergency and non-emergency calls, and dispatching proper emergency units. Other duties may include conducting research for required information and related duties as assigned.

 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position. Additionally, please be aware of the legend when referring to the physical demands of each essential function. Please go to the link below under Job Requirements to view the essential functions of the job in the complete job description.
 
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Click Here      to view the complete job description including the essential functions of the job, minimum job requirements, and physical demands.

DURING THE SELECTION PROCESS, ANY APPLICANT REQUIRING ACCOMMODATION FOR A DISABILITY SHOULD ADVISE THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
OPORTUNIDAD DE EMPLEO CON DERECHOS IGUALES

 
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
RECRUITMENT PROCESS
1. Submit an Application
Only the most qualified applicants will continue to the next phase of the hiring process. If you do not pass any portion of the process below you will be eligible to re-apply in 90 days. 

2. Attend Written Test
Those invited to the test will be notified via email with further information about the testing date.

3. Skills Assessment Testing, Oral Board Interview, and Sit Along in Communication.  Certified typing certificates verifying your minimum typing speed of 40 wpm will be due at the time of oral board.

4. Background Packets
Background packets will be due at the time of the Skills Assessment Test.

5. Polygraph and Background Investigation
A thorough background investigation shall be performed on each candidate.  The polygraph is based on the entire background packet.

6. Conditional Job Offer

7. Medical Examination
Only the most qualified applicants will continue to the next phase of the hiring process.

8. Psychological Screening
A battery of psychological tests shall be administered to each candidate after they receive a conditional job offer. The tests will be evaluated by a licensed psychologist and used in conjunction with a personal interview to evaluate the applicant and determine their suitability for employment. Only the most qualified applicants will continue to the next phase of the hiring process.

9. Final Job Offer
The Chief of Police, based upon the results of the selection process and personal interviews, shall make the final hiring decision.

To apply, return to the top of the screen and click on the "Apply" button.

IMPORTANT DATES FOR THIS RECRUITMENT: 

May testing:  Written Test May 3rd by appointment, Skills Test – May 8th, 9th or 10th by appointment;  Interviews – May 24th by appointment

August testing: Written Test August 2nd, 2017 by appointment, Skills Test – Aug 7th, 8th or 9th by appointment;  Interviews – Aug 23rd by appointment
DURING THE SELECTION PROCESS, ANY APPLICANT REQUIRING ACCOMMODATION FOR A DISABILITY SHOULD ADVISE THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENTAN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
OPORTUNIDAD DE EMPLEO CON DERECHOS IGUALES

 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.peoriaaz.gov/

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
8401 W. Monroe Street
Peoria, AZ 85345
623-773-7100
HR_Workforce@peoriaaz.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Job #FY1701366
COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST - ELIGIBILITY LIST (MAY AND AUGUST TESTS)