Pennsylvania Game Commission Dispatcher
Company: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Posted on: June 23, 2022
Pennsylvania Game Commission Dispatcher
Pennsylvania Game Commission Dispatcher
$43,627.00 - $65,742.00 Annually
Dauphin County, PA
Non-Civil Service Permanent Full-time
6/26/2022 11:59 PM Eastern
AFSCME - Am Fed of State, Cnty, Mun EE's
Bureau of Wildlife Protection
2001 Elmerton Avenue
The Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) is seeking experienced and
dependable Dispatchers for their new and growing dispatch center in
Dauphin County. If you are looking for a challenging, rewarding
career and possess excellent communication skills, the Pennsylvania
Game Commission would like to talk to you!
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
You will perform public service dispatching work which involves
receiving, dispatching, and coordinating information and processes
in the PGC Centralized Dispatch Center in addition to performing a
variety of general support duties related to communication
activities, including record keeping, typing, and filing.
Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this
position can be found in theposition description
Work Schedule and Additional Information:
+ Full-time employment.
+ Flexible Work Schedule: Shifts vary working 5 days in a 7-day
Lunch: 30 minutes
+ Telework: This position is not telework eligible.
+ Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be
+ You will receive further communication regarding this position
via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:
+ Two years of dispatch operations experience, two-way radio
operation experience, or complex clerical experience.
+ Possession of a valid Public Safety Telecommunicator certificate
issued by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials
may be substituted for six months of the required experience.
+ Possession of a valid Pennsylvania hunting license may be
substituted for three months of the required experience.
Necessary Special Requirement:
+ Possession of a clear, firm voice and no major speech, hearing,
or visual impairments that would interfere with understanding
verbal communication, being understood, or
using electronic communications equipment and visual display
Post Employment Requirement:
+ Must be able to obtain CLEAN and JNET certification within the
probationary period and maintain these certifications for the
duration of employment in this job.
+ You must be able to perform essential job functions.
How to Apply:
+ Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents willnotbe reviewed,
and the information contained therein will not be considered for
the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position.
Information to support your eligibility for the position must be
provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed
+ If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental
application questions, you must attach a copy of your college
transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the
minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
+ Failure to comply with the above application requirements may
eliminate you from consideration for this position.
Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):
+ 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).
The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is
committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion
as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified
people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does
not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed,
ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status,
disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal
or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
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Health & Wellness
We offer multiple health plans so our employees can choose what
works best for themselves and their families. Our comprehensive
benefits package includes health coverage, vision, dental, and
Compensation & Financial Planning
We invest in our employees by providing competitive wages and
encouraging financial wellness by offering multiple ways to save
money and ensure peace of mind including multiple retirement and
investment plan options.
We know there's more to life than just work! Our generous paid
leave benefits include paid vacation, paid sick leave, six weeks of
paid parental leave, military leave, and paid time off for most
major U.S. holidays, as well as flexible work schedules and
Values and Culture
We believe in the work we do and provide continual opportunities
for our employees to grow and contribute to the greater good. As
one of the largest employers in the state, we provide opportunities
for internal mobility, professional development, and the
opportunity to give back by participating in workplace charitable
Sometimes, it is the little "extras" that make a big difference.
Our employees receive special employee-only discounts and rates on
a variety of services and memberships.
For more information on all of these Total Rewards benefits, please
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*Eligibility rules apply.
Necessary Special Requirement - Do you possess a clear, firm voice
and no major speech, hearing, or visual impairments that would
interfere with understanding verbal communication, being
understood, or using electronic communications equipment and visual
Do you possess two or more years of full-time dispatch operations
experience, two-way radio operation experience, or complex clerical
CS-MET 1 If you are claiming experience in the above question,
please list the employer(s) where you gained this experience in the
text box below. The employer(s) and a description of the
experiencemustalso be included in the appropriate sections of your
application if you would like the experience to be considered in
the eligibility decision. If you claimed you do not have
experience, type N/A in the text box below.
Do you possess a valid Public Safety Telecommunicator certificate
issued by the Association of Public-Safety Communications
If you answered "yes", you must upload a copy of your certification
for it to be considered in the eligibility decision. You must
attach your certificate prior to the submission of your application
by using the "Attachments" tab on the left. You will not be able to
add an attachment to the application after it has been
Do you possess a valid Pennsylvania hunting license?
Additional Requirement - This position is located in Harrisburg,
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. Are you willing to work and commute
to Dauphin County?
Additional Requirement - Are you available and willing to work
rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays?
Preferred Criteria: How many years of dispatch operations
experience do you have using a computer-aided dispatch (CAD)
Preferred Criteria: Has your dispatch operations experience
included the use of a wireless headset and microphone?
Preferred Criteria: How many years of experience do you have using
computer systems for entering, updating, and retrieving
Preferred Criteria: Do you currently possess any of the following
certifications? (Check all that apply.)
+ A. Valid Public Safety Telecommunicator Certification issued by
the Association of Public Safety
+ B. Valid Commonwealth Law Enforcement Assistance Network (CLEAN)
certification issued by the Pennsylvania State Police
+ C. Valid Pennsylvania Justice Network (JNET) certification
+ D. None of the above
Preferred Criteria: Choose which answer best describes your level
of typing experience.
+ A. Beginner
+ B. Intermediate
+ C. Expert
Preferred Criteria: Please select the types of computer software
that you are comfortable with using (Check all that apply).
+ A. Microsoft Outlook
+ B. Microsoft Excel
+ C. Microsoft Word
+ D. Microsoft Access
+ E. Microsoft Powerpoint
+ F. Other
+ G. None
Preferred Criteria: If you selected "other", please explain the
types of computer software that you are comfortable with using. (If
none or not applicable, put N/A)
Preferred Criteria: Explain the types of computer software you are
NOT comfortable using. If none or not applicable, enter N/A.
Preferred criteria: Are you able to type while listening to a
caller or radio traffic?
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
613 North StreetHarrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120
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