The COVID-19 pandemic has forced all of us to make a lot of changes. The way we conduct our daily lives looks different right now, many people are out work, and we've all had to take a hard look at our priorities.

If you simply need a job, or you have been wanting to change your career path into something more stable, you should totally apply to be a 911 Telecommunicator with the City of Rockford.

The Rockford Fire Department is currently accepting applications for 911 Telecommunicators, and job qualifications include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Past experience in fast paced, highly stressful situations preferred
  • Must be able to type 45 words per minute and pass a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screening

The starting wage for 911 Telecommunicators is $22.51 per hour and includes health, dental, vision and retirement benefits. Interested candidates must submit their application by November 6, 2020 to be considered for employment.

When the City of Rockford shared the employment opportunity on Facebook they made sure to mention;

All applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, sexual orientation, military status, order of protection status or unfavorable discharge from military service.

If you feel  this position is perfect for you, submit your application online now, here.

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