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Public safety Telecommunications Clerk

Public safety Telecommunications Clerk


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Public Safety Telecommunications Clerk

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The City of Woonsocket is conducting a search for Public Safety Telecommunications Clerk.  This position will provide assistance to citizens who request emergency services.  Other responsibilities include monitoring system alarms, holding cell video and audio systems, processing incoming calls, as well as dispatching emergency services as needed.  The person in this position must be able to think and react clearly at all times while maintaining a professional and courteous phone manner regardless of the emergency level.  Must possess a working knowledge of database management, as well Microsoft Word and Excel software.  Must be able to type at a minimum rate of thirty-five (35) words per minute as determined through a test administered by the RI Department of Labor & Training or similar test, is required.  Must pass security screening by the Woonsocket Police Department, Court Records and Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI) and must have no adverse police or court records.

Application Deadline:  Friday, April 23, 2021

Union:                            Local 670

Weekly Rate:                 $733.24 to $783.63 per week      [M54]

Hours of Work:             37.5 Hours

Examination Date:       Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

                                      Hamlet Middle School (Front Building)

                                      60 Florence Drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895

Typing Certificate:      Certification can be obtained through RI Department of Labor & Training by appointment at (401) 235-1201,

                                      or Online at

To Apply:  We offer a competitive benefit and compensation package.  For more information on this position including a full position description and job application, please visit the “Employment” section on the City of Woonsocket website at  Please forward your completed job application, resume and typing certificate to Nikki Aphonphanh, Personnel Assistant, City of Woonsocket, 169 Main Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895; or you may send them electronically to

About Woonsocket:  Located in Rhode Island’s Blackstone Valley, the City of Woonsocket is a vibrant, urban community and is surrounded by the growing suburban communities of Lincoln, Cumberland and North Smithfield, and boasts a positive business climate where City officials and the business community work together to build a strong economy.  Woonsocket is centrally located in the Boston/Worcester/Providence triangle, and home to CVS Corporation, a Fortune 500 company.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : General

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