State Police to offer examination for Communication Specialist positions

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A reminder that the New York State Police will be offering an examination for Communication Specialist positions across the state. The deadline to apply is quickly approaching.

Communications Specialists (State Police) are responsible for all radio communications within a Troop’s jurisdiction. They regularly use data terminals and telephone; perform file checks; transmit information; handle complaints and requests for assistance. They send messages and maintain files on messages received and sent to New York State Police Information Network Terminals. The duties of this position are often carried out under stress in a busy work environment.

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Applications must be postmarked by November 26, 2019. There is no online application.

Appointees will work a 40-hour workweek, rotating shifts and have varying days off, including weekends and holidays.

Positions are available statewide.