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Between December 2, 2013 and December 31, 2013, an exam for a Police Communications Technician, will be held. This job is for a 911 Call Operator. The exam number is 4337. The test fee is $47.00 due at time of testing. All candidates who passed the exam and are appointed will have to go through drug screening, background check, investigation, medical and psychological, and fingerprinting. The fingerprinting fee is $75.00, non-refundable.

All candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent and at least 30 college credits from an accredited college. You must have at least one year clerical, typing or secretarial experience. At least, one year customer service experience which includes; obtaining personal information from persons.

This position starts at $33,162 to start per annum. All hired candidates will be have probationary period of 18 months. If you speak Spanish, you may be assigned to a Selective Certification. Selective Certification is a position that requires the use of the Spanish language. All candidates will be required to pass a 911 emergency call taker course and a radio dispatcher course. These courses are very important. If you do not pass the courses, you will be terminated.

The test is multiple-choice and seating is limited. You will not be able to take test if test site is full, so come early so you can maintain a spot. The test will be given at the DCAS testing sites in Manhattan at 2 Lafayette Street, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10007 and Brooklyn, 210 Joralemon Street, 4th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201.

The test will be given every Mondays at 1:30 p.m. and every Thursday at 9:30 a.m. For further information pertaining to this test and test sites, dates and times, please visit,

I hope this information was helpful. For those of you will apply and take this test, I wish you the best of luck.

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