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​Minimum Require​​ments for

Police Communications Operator

  • Minimum 1 year of pu​blic contact, customer service and/or clerical work
  • Ability to accurately type a minimum of 40 net WPM from dictation
  • Computer knowledge using Windows based programs
  • Ability to spell accurately
  • Ability to sit or stand while on the telephone and using multiple computer monitors for 8-12 hours per day
  • Ability to multi-task using the telephone and radio
  • Ability to react under time-sensitive, stressful and critical situations
  • Ability to accurately follow directions in a fast-paced environment
  • Work nights, weekends and holidays

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