RADIO TECHNICIAN III
|Department||DNR - Natural Resource Police - General Direction|
|Date Opened||10/5/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||12/4/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$22.65 - $36.09/hour|
|HR Analyst||Emilee Knott|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Five years of experience in the repair of electronic communications equipment, four years must have included the repair of two-way FM radios.
1. Candidates may substitute the successful completion of a one year program of study in radio electronics at a recognized training school, trade school, or college for up to one year of the required general experience.
2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Electronics Technician (Communications) classifications or Signal Corps, Aerospace Maintenance, or Data/ Communications Maintenance specialty codes in the aviation communications field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Possession of either a Federal Communications Commission General Radiotelephone Operator License (GROL), an FCC Ship Radar Endorsement, a National Association of Business and Educational Radio certificate, or an Associated Public Safety Communications Officer Incorporated certificate. Applicants should list their license or certification number along with the expiration date on their application.
- Knowledge of installation, testing, and repair of radio and other electronic equipment.
- Knowledge of radio transmitting and receiving practices.
- Knowledge of Federal Communications Commission rules and regulations governing commercial radio communications.
- Knowledge of National Electric Code and local codes and regulations for electrical wiring and installation of electronic equipment.
- Ability to safely operate and maintain manual and power tools.
- Ability to understand and follow schematics.
- Ability to use and maintain test equipment used to locate and detect malfunctions.
- Ability to operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner in a variety of weather conditions to include severe weather in an emergency.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
1. Applicants for this classification may be required to possess either a Federal Communications Commission General Radiotelephone Operator license, a FCC Ship Radar Endorsement, a National Association of Business and Educational Radio certificate, or an Associated Public Safety Communications Officer Incorporated certificate. If license or certificate is required, applicants must list their license or certificate number and expiration date on the application.
2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.