Communications Specialist I (Temporary)
Company: Midlands Technical College, SC
Posted on: November 18, 2023
Salary: $18.00 - $20.00 Hourly
Location : Lexington County, SC
Job Type: Temporary - Full-Time
Job Number: 154634
Agency: Midlands Technical College
Opening Date: 10/05/2023
Closing Date: 12/31/2023 11:59 PM Eastern
Class Code:: UZ01
Position Number:: 154634
Normal Work Schedule:: Other
Normal Work Schedule (Other):: Varies depending on college
Pay Band: Unclassified
Hiring Range - Min.: $18.00
Hiring Range - Max.: $20.00
Opening Date: 10/05/2023
EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer
Agency Specific Application Procedures:: Qualified applicants must
visit the SC State Jobs website at www.careers.sc.gov to complete
and submit an on-line application. Resumes will not be accepted in
lieu of applications. Transcripts must be submitted with the
employment application when a degree is required. Copies of
transcripts are accepted for screening; official transcripts are
required if hired.
Veteran Preference Statement: South Carolina is making our Veterans
a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.
Telecommunications Operator for the Midlands Technical College
Police Department Communications Center. Receives calls requesting
assistance or information on Midlands Technical College campuses.
Dispatches information to Midlands Technical College Police and
Security Officers via two-way radio systems, telephones, and other
electronic mediums. Operates and maintains Midlands Technical
College Police Department Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system;
documents all radio transmissions, call in reports, teletype
reports, SLED/CJIS, NLETS, and NCIC transactions. Monitors fire
alarms, burglar alarms and campus surveillance systems; maintains
all certifications & skills required for proficiency needed to
operate all associated equipment & databases; maintains all radio
equipment, computer and audio recorder systems, and reports all
issues that cannot be fixed to supervisors.
Midlands Technical College is dedicated to providing excellent
service to its students, employees, and the community.
This position is located on the Airport Campus in the Campus Police
Minimum and Additional Requirements
A high school diploma. Must be a US Citizen and at least 18 years
old. Ability to convey and interpret oral and written
communications to and from law enforcement officers and the general
public. Must be able to complete SLED/CJICS NCIC Certification
within six (6) months of hire. Ability to speak clearly and
receives or relay information accurately. Strong working knowledge
of telephone and radio communications equipment. The ability to
remain calm and make quick decisions during stressful situations
At least one (1) year experience with voice communications systems
or central switchboard operations. NCIC Full Function
Certification. Demonstrated proficiency working with modern
communication systems. Prior experience in a customer service
environment preferably a Emergency Services Communications
DIVERSITY STATEMENT: Midlands Technical College (MTC) believes
diversity, equity, and inclusion are key pillars in achieving
success in the classroom, workplace, and beyond. The college is
committed to attracting and retaining a diverse group of faculty
and staff as well as fostering a climate where all individuals and
groups feel welcomed, valued, and heard. Through this commitment,
MTC is maintaining a working and learning environment that fosters
empathy, critical thinking, and cultural understanding.
EEO STATEMENT: It shall be the policy of Midlands Technical College
to make employment decisions (recruitment, hiring, promotion,
compensation, training, benefits, and all other terms and
conditions of employment) without discrimination on the basis of
race, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnic group,
color, age, religion, disability, genetic information, gender,
gender identity, military service, pregnancy, childbirth, or
related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation,
or any other category protected by applicable law.
In accordance with South Carolina state law, Midlands Technical
College is also committed to making qualified veterans a priority
Benefits for State Employees
The state of South Carolina offers eligible employees generous
benefits, including health and dental insurance; retirement and
savings plan options; and paid vacation and sick leave. Plus,
work-life balance programs such as telecommuting and flexible work
schedules are available to employees of some state agencies.
Eligible employees may enroll in health insurance, which includes
prescription coverage and wellness benefits. Other available
insurance benefits include dental, vision, term life insurance,
long term disability and flexible spending accounts for health and
child care expenses.
State employees are also offered retirement plan options, including
defined benefit and defined contribution plans. Additionally,
eligible employees may elect to participate in the South Carolina
Deferred Compensation Program, which is a voluntary, supplemental
retirement savings plan offering 401(k) and 457 plan options.
State employees may also be eligible for other benefits, including
tuition assistance; holiday, annual and sick leave; and discounts
on purchases, travel and more.
Note: The benefits above are available to most state employees,
with the exception of those in temporary positions. Employees in
temporary grant and time-limited positions may be eligible for all,
some or none of these benefits as benefits are associated with each
position type. For these positions, contact the hiring agency to
determine what benefits may be available.
Do you possess a high school diploma and are you able to complete
SLED/CJICS NCIC Certification within six (6) months of hire?
Do you possess strong verbal and written communication skills and
be able to work with a variety of people?
Required documents: Resume and cover letter. I understand that if
all required documents aren't attached to my application, my
application is considered incomplete.
Have you ever been employed by the State of South Carolina? If yes,
when and what agenc(ies)?
Have you ever been employed at Midlands Technical College? If yes,
Please provide the name and relationship of any relatives that are
employed by Midlands Technical College.
How did you hear about this position?
- The State Jobs Website
- Inside HigherEd
- Diverse Jobs
- Facebook - Midlands Technical College
- Twitter - Midlands Technical College
- MTC Employee
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