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NORCOM 911 - Communications Officer/Dispatcher


  • Contact Information

    NORCOM 911 - Communications Officer/Dispatcher
    P.O. Box is 50911
    Bellevue, Washington 98115
    Phone: 425-577-5684
    Department Website


Agency Added: 01/29/2014 | Last updated: 02/23/2018

Community Information

N/A

Department Information

Telecommunicators are part of the Operations Business Unit.

Area Information

  • County: King
  • Population: approximately 1 million

Agency Requirements:

 
Category Requirement Required at time of..
Test Hire
Minimum Age 18 years old   X
US Citizen Legally eligible to work in the United States.   X
High School Grad/ GED High School level education.   X
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult No felony convictions as an adult. X  
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile No felony convictions. X  
Ability to Read & Speak the English Language Yes X  
Vision Requirements Ability to read and discern visual images in a variety of media, to include small liquid crystal displays offering very little brightness/darkness contrast, standard monochrome CRT display screens, printed matter that has been reduced to less than normal size type, multi-colored indicated lights which have differing flash rates and color which indicates the status of electronic functions. X  
Other Typing Speed: 40 WPM, 90% Accuracy


This agency allows out of state testing.
X  
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider all the scores from the same applicant    
Request/ Access Scores On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur    

Agency Disqualifiers:

THE FOLLOWING ARE AUTOMATIC AND POTENTIAL DISQUALIFIERS. APPLICANTS SHOULD NOT APPLY TO OUR AGENCY IF THEY INDICATE ANY OF THE AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS. POTENTIAL DISQUALIFIERS WILL BE CONSIDERED ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS.

Category Disqualifier
Drug Usage
AutomaticIllegal use of any controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
AutomaticAny illegal drug use or pattern of prescription drug abuse within three (3) years.
AutomaticIllegal use of or manufacture of controlled or illegal drugs within three (3) years.
AutomaticIllegal drug substance usage or exposure within past 3 years.
AutomaticIllegal use of illegal drugs in the last 3 years.
AutomaticNo illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
AutomaticIllegal use of dangerous drugs or narcotics, other than marijuana, for any purpose and no use within the past 3 years.
PotentialOther drug use outside these standards will be considered on case by case basis.
Criminal Activity
AutomaticAny adult felony conviction.
AutomaticCommission or conviction of an act of domestic violence as an adult.
AutomaticAny misdemeanor or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
PotentialAdult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.
Employment
AutomaticLied during any stage of the hiring process.
AutomaticFalsified his or her application, personal history questionnaire ,or any other forms during the hiring process.
Financial
PotentialCurrent credit accounts, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed.

Current Hiring Status

Number of current vacancies: 5.

Following the receipt of a successful score from PST, NORCOM will proceed with the hiring process posted on our website. The testing deadline for the next round of the hiring process is by May 8, 2018.

Salary Information

$4,269 to $6,154 monthly.

Benefit Information

100% medical, dental, vision for employees; 80% for dependents.