Communications Clerk

May 11, 2021Job Opportunities

The Communications Clerk serves as primary communication and information source for Public Safety responders. Performs support tasks for individuals incarcerated in the municipal jail facility.

CLASSIFICATION: HOURLY, OVERTIME ELIGIBLE, IBEW BARGAINING UNIT

SALARY: $19.57 – $26.72 PER HOUR, DOE

HOURS: SHIFT WORK, INCLUDES EVENINGS, NIGHTS, HOLIDAYS, AND WEEKENDS

QUALIFICATIONS: High School graduate or possession of a GED. Valid State of Alaska driver’s license. 

DUTIES:

  • Receives, relays, and transmits emergency and non-emergency calls for service to police, fire, ambulance and other public service agencies.
  • Ascertains crucial information relative to each situation and ensures timely dissemination to responding entities.
  • Monitors police radio and 911 calls for service; documents radio transmissions, telephone calls and related information into electronic logbooks.
  • Prioritizes information received from multiple sources for a single event.
  • Maintains incidence reports of received complaints.
  • Provides staff support to the municipal jail facility, to include monitoring inmates via closed circuit video, delivering meals, responding to inmate calls, conducting jail checks and cleaning cells.
  • Participates in Emergency Management exercises.

LEGAL REQUIREMENTS: As a condition of employment, applicant is subject to a background check (criminal, education, employment history.) 

TO APPLY: Download a City application and complete job description, which includes necessary knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions. Interested individuals should submit a City application to Human Resources, humanresources@cityofcordova.net. Applications accepted until position filled.

THE CITY OF CORDOVA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER