Dispatcher Traffic Or System Job Description Sample
The Traffic Dispatcher is responsible for planning and scheduling daily operations for the traffic department, scheduling of trucking activity, the accurate and timely preparation and distribution of associated loads. Ensures that all required procedures, standards and documentation comply with DOT regulations. This role also provides work direction to Truck Drivers.
Plan and schedule the daily operations of the traffic department and its staff including the efficient scheduling of trucking activity using Lester trucking or common carrier, and the accurate and timely preparation and distribution of associated loads.
Daily calling of customers to provide advanced notice of deliveries and coordination of schedule changes.
Coordinate the activities for common carrier deliveries.
Schedule parts orders deliveries.
Ensure that all the required documentation such as permits, bills of lading, and ERP entries are completed accurately and in a timely fashion.
Responsible for DOT data collection and record retention and compliance.
Completes miscellaneous tasks as assigned in support of the operation.
Assist maintenance staff with the coordination and scheduling of required maintenance of traffic related equipment (trucks & trailers).
2 years of work related experience.
Previous DOT experience is preferred.
Strong computer skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Good interpersonal skills
Good time management and organizational skills.
Good attention to detail.
Previous experience with an ERP system is highly desired. Knowledge of Epicor is a plus.
Pay is competitive and based on experience. Full-time benefits package includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, PTO and Holiday Pay, Bonuses, 401k Savings Plan, and Short and Long Term Disability. Come join our team and help build someone's dream!
Apply online at www.lesterbuildings.com (Traffic Dispatcher)
System Developer 5G RAN Traffic Control
Are you ready for the 5G Future?
Predicting the future is fun. Inventing it is powerful. We do both! 5G is coming soon, and Ericsson is the early leader in bringing it to market. With the commercial launch of 5G expected in 2019 and pre-commercial trials happening now, there’s never been a better time for you to make your mark. The possibilities are endless across industries – from automotive and transport to agriculture, utilities, and more.
The Product Development Unit (PDU) 4G&5G is responsible for development, release and maintenance of both 4G and 5G Networks. To meet the next step, the PDU has accelerated the efforts towards 5G and the RAN Systems group within the PDU is responsible for specifying requirements and solutions for the RAN area. RAN System Management drives studies in early phases (concept evaluations and pre-studies) as well as securing characteristics through involvement in the implementation and testing phases. The department also contributes in the 3GPP standardization for 4G and 5G.
We are now looking for a System developer to work in the area of Traffic Control and we welcome the opportunity to meet you!
Main responsibility while working with Traffic Control are Layer 3 functionalities such Mobility Management, UE Handling, Load Balancing, and Observability. In our group we also work with signaling between RAN and the UE and the Core Network.
As a System developer you will have the opportunity to engage in interesting and challenging tasks, such as driving studies to define system behavior, acting as bridge to implementation and verification, taking responsibility for a specific technical area, being a KanBan master, and more. You will:
Drive strategic technical leadership
Perform continuous analysis and requirement handling.
Drive continuous improvements of products and processes
Develop competence in technical domain
MSc level in a technical discipline or the equivalent level of knowledge
High level of uderstanding of Network functionality
Product development and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) knowledge
Good business understanding
Working with people and networking
Innovating, adapting and responding to change
Delivering results and meeting customer expectations
Planning and Organizing
Lean & Agile Knowledge and Skills
Additional Qualifying Experience:
Education and/or experience in traffic/mobility from LTE, WCDMA or GSM
Experience in system level simulations and Troubleshooting
Excellent knowledge Sharing & Collaboration Skills
Proven communication Skills in English
Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.
Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and development.
Ericsson expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetic information.
Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Stockholm || 21090; 21092; 21094
Req ID: 232706
911 System Dispatcher I
Arlington, TX - 911 System Dispatcher I - Full Time
Job Title: 911 System Dispatcher I Location: Arlington, TX Reports To: Communications Supervisor
Posting End Date: Company: AMR-South Department: Communications FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
POSITION SUMMARY: The Dispatcher I/ Systems Status Controller primarily dispatch 911 calls; deals with life and death situations, will offer pre-arrival instructions as indicated; and is responsible for receiving, recording and effectively managing requests for ALCS and BLS ambulance assistance/transport from various sources. The Dispatcher I/ Systems Status Controller maintains radio communication with units, allocate resources match dynamic system demands, and clears the beginning of shifts in the respective areas
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Understands and adequately implements the concepts of Emergency Medical Dispatch as published in Principles of Emergency Medical Dispatch (and as customized by AMR) as a minimum standard of care.
Allocates EMS resources properly as the need arises by application of appropriate decision making rules and approved protocols.
Responsible and accountable for completeness and accuracy of paperwork related to his/her position prior to completion of shift.
Responsible for accurate and complete data entry for the shift. This will also include State Run Report data entry as assigned.
Responsible for generating applicable reports and checking for accuracy.
Other duties as defined by the formal job description
High school diploma or equivalent
Ability to perform in a fast paced environment
Must be able to attain Emergency Medical Dispatch Certification as part of the internal training program
Must have prior experience in a Medical Dispatch Center.
Must understand Medical Terminology
While training is provided for the right candidates, the following is preferred:
Emergency Medical Dispatch Certificate.
Knowledge of medical terminology or prior medical training.
Experience in EMS Communications or public safety dispatch.
We are an EOE/AA employer and AMR selects the best individual for the job based on job related qualifications, regardless of race, color, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, ancestry, marital status, or disability.
System Engineer For Integrated Tower Adaptation; Air Traffic Management
What you will be part of
Saab Traffic Management (TM) serves air traffic and marine customers around the globe with advanced solutions that enable the safe and efficient movement of people and goods. There are two operating units within TM: Air Traffic Management (ATM) provides airport surface safety and efficiency systems and tools, tower automation and advanced research, development and evaluation solutions; Maritime Traffic Management (MTM) solutions include Automatic Identification Systems (AIS), port and vessel traffic management information systems (VTMIS), hydrographics, and precision navigation.
Saab is seeking a motivated, enthusiastic Systems Engineer to support the development and deployment of integrated air traffic control tower systems as an adaptation specialist. Saab's integrated tower solution modernizes the air traffic control tower cab by providing an all-in-one system for the display of electronic flight plans, airport and airspace traffic, and airport operations data. Adaptation specialists support all aspects of the fielding of integrated tower systems, including design, implementation, integration and testing. This position offers opportunities to travel internationally, acquire a diverse range of practical engineering experience, and collaborate with customers and colleagues around the world.
The successful candidate will have:
The ability to work in a dynamic team environment.
Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills.
The technical background to learn the theory of operation, design, and configuration processes for air traffic management systems.
The ability to understand customer requirements and develop system-level architectures and integration & test strategies to ensure these requirements are satisfied.
The ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) and collaborate with both technical and non-technical colleagues and customers.
An interest in international travel and the ability to work with technical counterparts from different countries and cultures around the world.
Your skills and experience
Computer programming in a high-level language such as Matlab, C/C++, Java etc.
Familiarity with Linux is a plus
Familiarity with data networks is a plus
A background in aviation or air traffic management is a plus
A bachelor's degree in engineering, physics, or computer science from an accredited institution; or
Relevant military education & training
- 3+ years experience in an engineering field
Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 15,500 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.
Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person's needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, or disability status.
648460 - Air Route Traffic Control Center (Artcc) Critical Essential Power System (Aceps) Technician (Power Plant Expertise)
The NISC III Power Services Group at Leidos is looking for an Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC) Critical Essential Power System (ACEPS) Technician with Mobile and Stationary Power Plant experience to support the replacement of the existing ACEPS Critical and Standby Systems.
Job duties include:
Performing facility electrical inspections on the power systems installed or modified by the Power Systems Group for compliance with the applicable FAA orders and directives.
Reviewing engineering packages and submittals provided by FAA contractors and vendors.
Complete written responses and track action items associated with the action items identified while performing facility inspections and site visits.
Participating in preparation of briefings and white papers on a variety of power related issues that need to be briefed and reported to upper FAA management and executives.
Assisting in preparation of technical document requirements related to power systems that are being fielded.
Participating in the review and rewriting of power systems related orders, standards and specifications.
Participating in a wide variety of program management activities with FAA Organizations, Contractors, local authorities and the program office in the design, acquisition, implementation, project close out, testing and evaluation as tasked by the program manager.
Typical education and experience:
Traffic Management Center Dispatch Operator
Business Line Transportation
Position Title Traffic Management Center Dispatch Operator
United States of America - South Carolina
The Transportation Group of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Traffic Management Center Operator for immediate employment in Columbia, SC. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in operations and customer service, specific to a fast paced, technology driven work environment.
The TMC Operator assists SHEP, SCDOT Maintenance and emergency response personnel by implementing required traffic control and other associated warning devices to advise the public of incidents and events impacting traffic flow. Work within a Traffic Management Center monitoring CCTV cameras, radio communications, CAD and traffic speed data for the purpose of detecting incidents and stranded motorists.
Operators are responsible for the maintenance, quality, accuracy and timeliness of all information disseminated. Operators maintain contact with SCDPS (Highway Patrol) Dispatch of incidents and stranded motorists. Communicate and coordinate incident information with local SCDOT maintenance and District staff as needed. Dispatch State Highway Emergency Program (SHEP) Responders and provides other appropriate response agencies of scene details. Provides information to motorists by displaying messages on Variable Message Boards (VMS), Dynamic Message Boards (DMS), and Highway Advisory Radios (HAR) and provide overall information to verify and update information regarding ongoing incidents, associated backups/traffic delays and estimated clearance times.
Assist the general public by correctly inputting data into SCDOT’s PalGuide database for incidents, construction, and maintenance activities impacting traffic flow to generate events in 511. Review all events, signs, and 511 information for accuracy. Responsible for operations of SCDOT's role in the "Child Amber Alert" program, including proper operation of ITS (VMS, DMS, HAR) equipment.
Operators assess large volumes of data (both static and real-time) from a wide variety of sources to detect possible roadway incidents. They monitor the ATMS, check road sensor data and confirm the data using CCTV video. Effective communication is an important part of this process as Operators maintain telephone or radio communications with incident responders, DOT field personnel and other public and private agencies. Once assessment is complete, Operators determine the facts and severity of traffic incidents and prepares the information for dissemination to the motoring public.
Once training is completed, control room operator responsibilities include working on the following systems and programs
ATMS (Palguide database)
Dynamic Message Boards (DMS)
Variable Message Boards (VMS)
Traffic Incident Alert System
Highway Advisory Radio (HAR)
Two-Way Police Radio
511 Phone, Web & Mobile App
High school diploma and equivalent experience
Knowledge of personal computers and software, with a particular emphasis on Graphical User Interface applications, e.g., Microsoft Windows, MS Office
Working knowledge of the municipality and area traffic management organizations, including state, metro and local emergency services
Ability and Flexibility to work a variety of shifts
Ability to work calmly and accurately under intense pressure
Knowledge of metropolitan roadways including their alternate names, the jurisdiction they are located, where the jurisdiction changes, and alternate routes that are available
Ability to synthesize information from multiple, diverse and simultaneous inputs, including automated road sensor data, 2-way radios, CCTV cameras, and computer databases
- Previous experience as a transportation Traffic Management Center Operator supporting the SCDOT
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.
AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.
Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.
Job Category Transportation Operations Management / Traffic Monitoring
Country United States of America
Position Status Part-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 176136BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Traffic Operations Center Manager 1
Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking a Traffic Operations Center Manager 1. This role will be located in our Louisville, KY location. The hours are primarily 1st shift, but on occasion may be different based on the program needs.
The Traffic Operations Center Manager is responsible for daily operations of theTRIMARC Traffic Operations Center (TOC) in Louisville, KY. This role provides direction to, andsupervises, shift supervisors and operators. He/she is responsiblefor assignment of work, scheduling employees, day-to-day operations, workflow,monitoring of operating budget and delivery of services to the Customer and themotoring public.
The quality of work produced is very important to our Customer– the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), to the motoring public and to theTRIMARC Project team. He/she isresponsible for proactively working to identify traffic incidents, providetimely notice to the public and to work to get resources to incidentsites.
Additional job responsibilities:
Leading, supervising, training, scheduling and motivating TRIMARCTOC staff members.
Maintaining strong, professional, working relationships,externally, with staff of the Customer (KYTC), public safety agencies and othergovernment officials, local media outlets and other entities that providetraffic incident management.
The TOCManager must maintain strong internal relationships with NGC staff on-site,subcontractor personnel and NGC support team members. Strong interpersonal skills arerequired. The ability to effectivelycommunicate, both orally and in writing, is required.
Working with NGC Human Resources to oversee TRIMARC's partin the hiring process, orientation and training of newly employed TOCOperators. The TOC Manager works withNGC Human Resources to develop employee skills and /or counsel/discipline asneeded.
Maintaining professional competency by continuingeducational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintainingpersonal networks and participating in professional organizations. The TOC Manager must also stay abreast ofemerging ITS technologies and how these technologies may apply to the TRIMARCproject.
Drafting and updating the TRIMARC Operations Manual, theTRIMARC TOC Training Manual, and other TOC documents as needed.
Auditing the work product of the TRIMARC TOC and individualpersonnel, to verify completeness, accuracy, and conformance to qualitystandards and specifications.
Representing TRIMARC at public and private meetings.
Maintaining effective, two-way communication with regionalTOC's in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio.
Serving as the on-site Health and Safety Officer for theTRIMARC program and staying current on health and safety (OSHA) matters.
Working with subcontractors to ensure staffing levels areappropriate and to ensure service delivery is provided as agreed.
Coordinating the KYTC District 5 Freeway Incident ManagementMeetings and authoring of presentations. The TOC Manager also serves as the recording secretary.
Overseeing coordination and operation of the "NotifyEvery Truck" (NET) program.
Providing updates to, assists as needed, and fills in forthe Operations Manager when he/she is unavailable.
Managing social media communications for TRIMARC.
Performing other operational or administrative duties asdirected by the Project Manager.
To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video: www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideo.
Bachelor's Degree and 4 years of related experience, an additional 4 years of related experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
Experience with supervision and coaching of operationalstaff.
Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills.
A high degree of technical proficiency using computerhardware and software in a Microsoft environment including Microsoft OfficeSuite.
Experience with scheduling of personnel and resources.
Ability to multi-task.
Ability to work in a busy, dynamic and high-pressureenvironment.
Excellent problem-solving ability.
Ability to work various shifts based on program needs.
TrafficOperations Center experience as an operator, supervisor or manager.
Understanding of Occupational, Safety, and HealthAdministration (OSHA) guidelines and procedures preferred.
Minimum of two years of experience as a supervisor in a TrafficOperations Center and/or a dispatch center where employees monitor radiotraffic and/or other similar inputs and send resources to incident scenes toprovide assistance.
Completion of OSHA 10 training.
Completion of National Traffic Incident Management Training.
Experience in training employees in individual and groupsettings.
Proficiency inTransCommander™ software
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) control systems
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Traffic Management Center Operator/Dispatcher
TransCore (TCI), a subsidiary of Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ROP) is seeking a Traffic Management Center Operator/ Dispatcher to join our team in Gary, IN.
TransCore is actively seeking a productive, flexible, and highly talented Traffic Management Center Operator for immediate employment in Gary, IN. This is part-time variable position, typically two to three eight hour weekend and/or evening shifts per week. The applicant can establish a career in operations and customer service, specific to a fast paced, technology driven work environment.
The TMC Operator assists INDOT operations. The operator disseminates information verbally and electronically regarding active incidents, such as stranded motorist, crashes, etc., to INDOT's Hoosier Helper Freeway Service Patrol. Work within a Traffic Management Center also includes, but not limited to, monitoring CCTV traffic cameras, radio communications with INDOT personnel and other emergency responding agencies using 10 codes, incident identification and response call-out, customer service representative, and implementing required traffic control and other associated warning devices to advise the public of incidents and events impacting traffic flow.
Operators are responsible for the quality, accuracy and timeliness of all information disseminated. Operators maintain contact with Indiana State Police (ISP) Dispatch and other emergency responders, communicate and coordinate incident and road blocking information with INDOT maintenance and district staff as needed, provides other appropriate response agencies of scene details, provides information to motorists by displaying traveler information messages on Dynamic Message Boards (DMS), and provides overall information to verify and update information regarding ongoing incidents, associated backup/traffic delays and estimated clearance times.
Operators assist the general public by correctly inputting data into INDOT's Global Events Manager (GEM) and CARS database for incidents, construction, and maintenance activities impacting traffic flow to generate events in web applications. Review all events, signs, and traveler information for accuracy.
Operators assess large volumes of data (both static and real-time) from a wide variety of sources to detect possible roadway incidents. They monitor road sensor data and confirm the data using CCTV video. Effective communication is an important part of this process as operators maintain telephone and/or radio communications with incident responders, DOT field personnel and other public and private agencies. Once assessment is complete, operators determine the facts and severity of traffic incidents and prepares the information for dissemination to the motoring public.
High school diploma or equivalent is required
Documentation skills, data entry skills, telephone skills, good communication skills
Ability to synthesize information from multiple inputs, including automated road sensor data, 2-way radios, CCTV traffic cameras, and computer databases
Knowledge of or ability to learn Indiana roadways
Ability to work calmly and accurately under intense pressure
Able to multitask under intense pressure
Able to communicate across various levels of management
Knowledge of personal computers and software
Ability and Flexibility to work a variety of shifts
Previous experience as a transportation Traffic Management Center Operator/Dispatcher a plus, but not a requirement
Wildland Fire Dispatcher (Tillamook)
The Oregon Department of Forestry hires seasonal wildland fire dispatch positions each year. These positions generally work from June through October; however, the duration of the season and job conditions vary by location. Not all locations have vacancies each year. This recruitment will be used to fill seasonal Wildland Fire Dispatcher positions as they occur in the Tillamook District. Interviews are projected to be completed by end of May; however, application reviews may begin at any time. For best consideration, apply as soon as possible.
These seasonal positions are union represented by Service Employees International Union.
UNDERFILL OPTION: The goal of this recruitment is to fill positions at the Wildland Fire Dispatcher level, however, we encourage candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for Wildland Fire Dispatcher Entry level to apply. If we are unable to fill the positions at the higher level we will consider underfilling them at the Wildland Fire Dispatcher Entry level until the selected candidate meets the minimum qualifications for the Wildland Fire Dispatcher level. Minimum qualifications for both the Wildland Fire Dispatcher and Wildland Fire Dispatcher Entry are located in the Qualifications & Desired Attributes Section of this announcement. For specific Tillamook District Information please see the description below.
Tillamook: The Tillamook Office is located at 5005 Third Street in Tillamook. The Tillamook District Protection Unit provides fire protection on approximately 522,000 acres of private, public, and municipal lands with a staff of 4 permanent and 9 seasonal employees. The successful candidate will be required to report to work at assigned times and in uniform provided by the Department. If you have specific questions about this position please call Kevin Hill, Wildland Fire Supervisor at (503) 842-2545.
To view a map of Northwest Oregon, including the Tillamook District and its surrounding offices, please click here to view map.
Housing is available. Check with Tillamook District for more information.
Selected applicants must be able to report to their assigned duty station within 30 minutes after hours.
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Duties & Responsibilities
Duties include, but may not be limited to:
Receives and documents Reports of Fire and Fire Restriction Violations. Determines appropriate response based upon established pre-planned procedures.
Dispatches and tracks appropriate resource movement in emergency and non-emergency situations using radio networks which may involve multiple radio frequencies and radio repeater systems.
Tracks resources throughout mobilization and demobilization using tracking systems, WildCAD (computer aided dispatching), and Resource Ordering Status System (ROSS) or local established process.
Reads and interprets maps to determine ownership, legal locations, latitude and longitude.
Receives resource requests via radio, phone, fax, written, verbal or computer. Prioritizes resource requests and fills them based upon cost efficiency and timeliness.
Responsible for the maintenance of databases for both state and federal agencies which may include ROSS and/or Incident Qualification System (IQS).
Initiates and assists in the completion of fire reports.
Updates and edits documents such as resources lists, phone lists, mobilization plans, internal dispatch guides and lists.
Answers multi-line telephones and directs incoming calls.
Receives and relays requests from the public, landowners and media regarding current public use restrictions and other inquiries.
Communicates and supports public events through fair booths and teaching fire prevention at school events.
Assists with the completion of annual reports, plans, and other dispatching documents.
Distributes daily information to local field level, department wide agency personnel, executive staff, cooperators and landowners.
Plays an integral role in the chain of communication that is vital for the safety of resources.
Works effectively as a member of a team in a high stress environment.
Because the Department's highest priority work is a forest fire emergency, this position may be utilized during those emergencies to provide assistance in a variety of ways. That assistance may be directly aiding the emergency effort in the field or at the Salem headquarters. It also may be in providing backup to fill in for another position that is being used in direct aid to the emergency or it may be in performing an essential function in some capacity either within this program or elsewhere in Salem or in the field.
Work is performed in a high stress office environment and seated at a desk for long periods of time managing multiple assignments with varying priorities. Required to work irregular, overtime, holiday and overnight hours. Required to travel in-state or out-of-state by motor vehicle or aircraft to attend meetings, training opportunities, or fire assignments. Assignments to emergency incidents may require employee to be away from duty station for up to 21 days. May be required to work in an interagency environment where there may be multiple policies, plans, and procedures. Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills
Wildland Fire Dispatcher
Two (2) years of public contact experience, which included gathering, relaying and providing information to others and evaluating activities or incidents and determining an appropriate course of action. One (1) year of this experience must have included using radio equipment, telephone and/or computer in emergency type environment.
NOTE: Two seasons (six months) of wildland fire dispatching will substitute for the one year of experience that included using radio equipment, telephone and/or a computer in an emergency-type environment.
Underfill Option: Wildland Fire Dispatcher Entry
This classification does not have minimum qualifications, however, applicants who possess some or all of the following desired skills are encouraged to apply.
THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA APPLIES TO BOTH THE WILDLAND FIRE DISPATCHER AND WILDLAND FIRE DISPATCHER ENTRY MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be 18 years of age by time of hire.
Preference may be given to applicants who have prior dispatching experience or who have current wildland fire dispatching qualifications. If you have current qualifications, you must submit a copy of your current wildland fire incident qualification card with your application materials to provide proof of your qualifications. Attach this document to the 'Attachments' section of your job application.
Preference may be given to applicants who have knowledge of wildland fire terminology and/or prior wildland fire experience.
Preference may be given to candidates whose application demonstrate skills, abilities and/or experience in the following:
Performing dispatching in emergency situations.
Use of Resource Ordering Status System (ROSS).
Use of two-way radios.
Reading and interpreting maps.
Typing at least 35 words per minute.
Ability to work various shift schedules.
Understands the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Understands administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing programs (Microsoft Office Suite), managing files and records.
Ability to obtain information from all relevant sources.
Accurately enter, transcribe, record, store, or maintain information in written or electronic form in a timely manner with attention to detail.
Ability to use computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to set up functions, enter data, or process information.
Clearly communicate both verbally and in writing with internal and external customers including cooperators, landowners, public and fire crews.
Ability to make basic decisions in a high stress dispatch office environment and the ability to recognize when to seek guidance from supervisors.
Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team.
Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
This position requires the operation of a State vehicle for the purpose of conducting official State business. An Oregon driving record check will be conducted on the top applicants to ensure a valid license and acceptable driving record. If your license is from outside Oregon, you must submit at least a three year court/DMV printout at the time of interview.
An unacceptable driving record includes:
Conviction of a major traffic offense within the previous 24 months which includes reckless driving, driving under the influence, failing to perform the duties of a driver, criminal driving while suspended or revoked, fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, felony hit and run, etc.;
Felony revocation of driving privileges or felony or misdemeanor license suspension within the previous 24 months;
More than 3 moving traffic violations in the previous 12 months;
A careless driving conviction in the previous 12 months;
A Class A moving traffic violation in the previous 12 months.
To improve communication with all applicants the State of Oregon requires an e-mail address be provided on all applications. If you do not currently have an e-mail address and do not know where to go to get one, please refer to our Applicant Frequently Asked Questions web page to view several links to internet providers where you can get a free e-mail account. The State of Oregon does not endorse any particular provider.
To ensure clear communication, please unfilter emails from neogov.com and governmentjobs.com.
Please note: The employee in this position will be represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and will be subject to all terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement. Pay and benefits on all job announcements may change without further notice.
If you require an alternate format in order to complete the employment process, you may call ODF Human Resources at 503-945-7200.
Only complete applications will be considered. Your answers to the supplemental questions must be reflected in the work experience section of your application. Be sure to answer all supplemental questions and attach all required documents. Responses to the supplemental questions will determine if you meet the minimum qualifications, any special qualifications and/or desired attributes for the position. Do not submit a resume in place of completing the Supplemental Questionnaire or the Work Experience section of the application.
Qualified applicants whose responses most closely match the requirements for this position will be invited to interview. Transcripts must be submitted to receive credit for education coursework at the time of application.
Veterans - If you are an eligible veteran and you meet the minimum qualifications, veterans' preference points will be added to your score. To receive veterans' preference points you MUST attach to your electronic application the following required documentation:
- A copy of the DD214/215 for the five (5) point preference;
- OR A copy of the DD214/215; AND a veteran's disability preference letter from the United States Department of Veterans' Affairs for the ten (10) point preference.
For more information on veterans' preference points visit www.oregonjobs.org, and select veterans' preference.
PLEASE NOTE: The Oregon Department of Forestry does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, all applicants will be required to complete U.S. Department of Homeland Security form I-9, confirming authorization to work in the United States.
THE OREGON DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO WORK FORCE DIVERSITY
Gen Dispatcher Assc- Gen Dispatcher
This position will be posted at a range from Gen Dispatcher Assoc to Gen Dispatcher.
Note: Education and/or experience will be used to determine the appropriate salary and salary grade level.
Generation Dispatchers dispatch AEP's generation assets into a specific market, ISO and/or control area and/or remotely operate AEP's hydro units. The duties include communication with power plant operators and RTO/RRO/Market personnel to ensure AEP's unit's capabilities/equipment are correctly represented in all associated computer systems for reliability and financial purposes.
Along with unit capabilities, Generation Dispatchers also monitor, records and reports on emission information.
Generation Dispatchers assigned to hydro operation also coordinate maintenance schedules and the production schedules for all AEP's Hydro units including obtaining and maintaining specific water levels in river systems in accordance with local and governmental requirements.
Dispatchers are required to be or obtain NERC Certification and are required to accomplish all job tasks in accordance to NERC/RRO Standards.
The Generation Dispatcher has the responsibility and authority in directing power plant control room operators to take appropriate action ensuring that units are operated in such a manner as to support reliable operation of the Bulk Electric System. They are also responsible for optimizing AEP's unit operation in relationship to market conditions and requirements by minimizing dispatch costs while adhering to economic market instructions.
Generation Dispatchers should also assist in maintaining financial and operational positions as well as ensuring an accurate flow of information to settlements regarding the production of energy in the areas. Hydro Dispatchers also work closely with government organizations like the Corp of Engineers to maintain proper water levels to promote river transportation.
Learn NERC Generation Operator and AEP Dispatch responsibilities and how generation activities impact the BES. Learn the steps listed in AEP's Emergency Operation Plan and be able to execute the steps in an emergency. Develop a working knowledge of all Generation Dispatch systems and their associated support teams especially Generation Marketing Control System (GMCS) and Plant Information System (PI). Learn the real-time power market operations, its effect on AEP generation and on Bulk Electric System stability.
Generation Dispatchers must also be aware of the effect of the production of energy and ancillary services on their financial position; therefore, knowledge of financial markets is necessary. Learn power plant operations and be capable of assessing the risk potential of those operations on plant reliability and capability; and the potential impacts of those operations on Bulk Electric System. Become familiar with the basic functions of protective relays, Special Protective Systems, and associated equipment.
Generation Dispatchers Assc. assigned to hydro operations shall become familiar with all FERC license agreement stipulations.
Generation Dispatchers Assc. assigned to hydro operations shall become familiar with all AEP hydro facility Emergency Action Plans and be able to execute the steps listed in those plans in the event of an emergency.
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