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Pennsylvania Game Commission Dispatcher

Company: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Pennsylvania Game Commission Dispatcher

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Pennsylvania Game Commission Dispatcher


$43,627.00 - $65,742.00 Annually


Dauphin County, PA

Job Type

Non-Civil Service Permanent Full-time


Game Commission

Job Number



6/26/2022 11:59 PM Eastern

Job Code


Position Number

Multiple Positions


AFSCME - Am Fed of State, Cnty, Mun EE's

Bargaining Unit


Pay Group


Bureau/Division Code



Bureau of Wildlife Protection

Worksite Address

2001 Elmerton Avenue



Zip Code


Contact Name

Lisa Houck

Contact Phone


Contact Email


+ Description

+ Benefits

+ Questions


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!


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 (http://www.occup.state.pa.us/OrgChart/PD\_NEOGOV.asp?p=00048196) .

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

+ Full-time employment.

+ Flexible Work Schedule: Shifts vary working 5 days in a 7-day (40-hour) workweek.

Lunch: 30 minutes

+ Telework: This position is not telework eligible.

+ Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.

+ You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.



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 equipment.

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.

Additional Requirements:

+ 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 experience/education).

+ 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.

Learn more about our Total Rewards by watching this shortvideo (https://www.youtube.com/embed/HtcSRnndflc?rel=0) !

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 wellness programs.*

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.

Work/Life Balance

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 work-from-home opportunities.*

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 giving.

Employee Perks

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 visitwww.employment.pa.gov and click on the benefits box.

*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 display equipment?

+ Yes

+ No


Do you possess two or more years of full-time dispatch operations experience, two-way radio operation experience, or complex clerical experience?

+ Yes

+ No


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 Officials?

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 submitted.

+ Yes

+ No


Do you possess a valid Pennsylvania hunting license?

+ Yes

+ No


Additional Requirement - This position is located in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. Are you willing to work and commute to Dauphin County?

+ Yes

+ No


Additional Requirement - Are you available and willing to work rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays?

+ Yes

+ No


Preferred Criteria: How many years of dispatch operations experience do you have using a computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system?


Preferred Criteria: Has your dispatch operations experience included the use of a wireless headset and microphone?

+ Yes

+ No


Preferred Criteria: How many years of experience do you have using computer systems for entering, updating, and retrieving information?


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?

+ Yes

+ No

Required Question


Commonwealth of Pennsylvania


613 North StreetHarrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120



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