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SC Department of Public Safety Comm Spec iII - EMD in Lexington County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

Employee in this position will primarily work weekends and holidays and serve to back-fill other Warning Point staff. Employee will monitor telephone switchboard and other emergency response equipment to include weather wire, NAWAS, security systems and computer terminals in the Division’s State Warning Point. Receives and routes calls to Division personnel. Receives and routes information from federal agencies, state and local agencies. Disseminates information to other agencies via telephone, two-way radio, computer or fax. Coordinates initial alert notifications from power plants and other facilities with EMD staff, counties and other agencies. Monitors severe weather bulletins and forecasts from weather wire and other sources and confirms receipt with affected counties; notifies appropriate staff. Maintains and logs activities and emergency-related incidents into a computer generated operations journal. Inputs data, updates material, and develops computer information using various specially designed emergency management software programs.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

Two years of college courses or equivalent and six-months experience in radio or telephone dispatching, or a combination of education and experience necessary to perform duties.

Preferred Qualifications

South Carolina Certified Emergency Manager certification preferred or will seek to complete within three years.

Additional Comments

This is a continuous posting until the position is filled. *Applicant must be computer literate. The ability to successfully interface with local, state and federal personnel is essential. *A resume will not be accepted in lieu of an online South Carolina State Employment Application. *_Only those applicants chosen for interview will be notified of job filled status_. *Note:** Applicants indicating college credit, degree(s) or specialized training on the application shall provide an official copy of transcripts upon notification of selection for hire. This serves as verification of credentials listed on the application.

Salary: $13.23 - $24.49 Hourly

Location: Lexington County, SC

Job Type: Temporary - Part-Time

Job Number: 106091

Closing: Continuous

Class Code: BA30

Position Number: 106091

Normal Work Schedule: Other

Pay Band: Band 4

Hiring Range - Min.: $12.32

Hiring Range - Max.: $12.32

Opening Date: 10/02/2020

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: Send additional information to Office of the Adjutant General, Stop 12, 1 National Guard Road, Columbia, SC 29201 or email to

Normal Work Schedule (Other): Nights, weekends, and holidays (preferably the 12:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. shift). Serves as a back-up for personnel on annual leave or sick leave as needed.

Agency: State of South Carolina Adjutant General's Office

Address: 1 National Guard Road Columbia, South Carolina, 29201

Phone: 803-299-4337