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Radio Support Technician - Emergency Communications

Company: Douglas County Kansas
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Douglas County, KS is accepting applications for a Radio Support Technician in the Emergency Communications division.

Job Requirements:
The essential functions of this technical position include: - Monitoring daily operation and performance of the Douglas County Motorola P25 Astro Digital Simulcast Radio system; - Implementing entry-level technician testing, cleaning, calibration, repair and/or oversight of the equipment and hardware of which a public- safety communications tower site comprises; - Becoming the subject matter expert on the radio communication system and dispatch center hardware/software; - Provides briefings and reports on proposed modifications or enhancement and system operation; - Perform basic programming, calibration, and auto tuning of Motorola APX portable and mobile radios used specifically by the first responders and law enforcement personnel within Lawrence and Douglas County; - Serve as the lead individual of the Radio Technical User Group; - Assess technical issues with radio communications experienced by users throughout partner agencies. Starting pay for the position is $20.52 per hour. Required education/experience includes High School Diploma or GED and one (1) year technical training and/or experience in related field. Associate's degree and two to three years related experience preferred. Benefits include: HEALTH/DENTAL/VISION/LIFE INSURANCE: Various dependent coverage levels available, discounted fitness club memberships, other voluntary benefits. PAID TIME OFF: 14 Vacation days, 15 Sick days accrued per year; 1 day Personal Leave, 9 Paid Holidays RETIREMENT: Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS), Optional 457 Deferred Compensation Plans available. Submit application and resume online at by December 24, 2021. Email for a full job description. EOE Starting Salary and Benefits: - Starting salary $20.52/hr. Application Deadline: - Friday, 12/24/2021 at 5:00 p.m.

Keywords: Douglas County Kansas, Lawrence , Radio Support Technician - Emergency Communications, Professions , Lawrence, Kansas

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