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Recruitment

JOB Posting: Communications Officer

 SALARY:  $27,996.80/year plus Competitive Benefits Package

 OPENING DATE: November 6, 2017

 CLOSING DATE/TIME: November 17, 2017 no later than 5:00pm

 APPLY: Applications available at The City of Bixby City Hall at 116 W Needles Ave or www.bixbyok.gov or

                 below.

See Non-Commissioned Employment information below for more details

The City of Bixby is an EOC.

 Applications

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Non-Commissioned Employee

Starting Salary is $27,996.80 plus Competitive Benefits Package
Applicants must have High School Diploma or GED
Must pass background investigation

Non-Commissioned Employee Testing Process

Non-Commissioned Employee Benefits include but no limited to:

  • Medical/ Dental Paid for Employee. Dependent Coverage is available;
  • Free Services and Medications provided at Near-Site Clinic available for Employee and Dependents;
  • Life Insurance in the amount of $20,000 paid for employee with additional coverage available on employee and dependents;
  • Vision, Injury, Cancer, Hospitalization, and Critical Care Coverage available for employee and dependents;
  • Retirement is through OPERS (Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System), the employee contributes 3.5% bi-weekly and the City contributes 16.5%
  • EDUCATION: The City offers various training classes and seminars at no cost to the employee
  • College reimbursement up to 50% of tuition costs with and annual limit up to $1,500.
  • HOLIDAYS: The City offers 12 paid Holidays
  • VACATION:Upon completion of 1 year of full-time employment employees will receive 10 days of vacation (2 wks). 8-12 years of full-time employment employee will receive 15 working days vacation (3 wks). 13-14 years of full-time employment employee will receive 20 working days vacation (4 wks). Over 15 years of full-time employment employee will receive 25 working days vacation (5 wks)
  • SICK LEAVE: After 30 days of full-time employment employees accrue 1 day (8 hrs) sick leave per month.

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Answers incoming emergency and non-emergency phone calls; transfers calls to special units within the department as appropriate
  • Dispatches calls for service to the appropriate police, fire, animal control, and emergency medical agencies or units
  • Dispatches after-hours public works calls
  • Completes records checks upon the request of police officers and fire marshal including driver’s license and criminal histories
  • Enters and updates NCIC files
  • Monitors video surveillance
  • Acts as jailer providing supervision, meals, and hourly cell check of prisoners
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  •  High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Oklahoma drivers’ license
  • Must be able to pass a drug screening and background check
  • Must be skilled in the use of computers and various software programs as well as multi-line telephone systems
  • Ability to read, write, spell and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent
  • Ability to make critical decisions and judgments with the speed and accuracy required of the position
  • Ability to have the high degree of multi-tasking required of the position
  • Ability to work different shifts, i.e., shift work, to include weekends and holidays as needed to maintain a 24 hours per day, 365 days per year operation

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIORONMENT

The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and occasionally heavy objects and uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity. The work is typically performed in the Public Safety Communications Center. The employee may be exposed to loud noise

Commissioned Officer (Police Officer)

Starting Salary is $36,882 plus Competitive Benefits Package
Applicants must have 60 credit hours from an accredited college
Pass a written exam,. physical fitness test, oral board, MMPI and criminal background investigation.

Commissioned Officer Testing Process

Commissioned Officer Benefit Package include but not limited to:

  • Medical/ Dental Paid for Employee. Dependent Coverage is available;
  • Free Services and Medications provided at Near-Site Clinic available for Employee and Dependents;
  • Life Insurance in the amount of $20,000 paid for employee with additional coverage available on employee and dependents;
  • Vision, Injury, Cancer, Hospitalization, and Critical Care Coverage available for employee and dependents;
  • Retirement through the OPPRS . Employees are vested at 10 years of service and normal retirement is at 20 years of service;
  • Two (2) Weeks Paid Vacation, 12 Days Annual Sick Leave and Funeral leave;
  • 13 Paid Holidays Annually;
  • Periodic Overtime and/or Comp-time Available;
  • Take Home Patrol Vehicle Program;
  • Patrol Rifle Program;
  • Clothing Allowance of $650.00 annually;
  • Cleaning Allowance totaling $720.00 annually;
  • Education Incentive Based on Degree(s) held;
  • Continuing Education Compensation Assistance;
  • Uniforms, Ballistic Vest, Service Pistol, certain Leather Gear and additional equipment issued upon hiring.