Senr Radio Dispatcher - Grade 12

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Positions

This title exists in Thruway Authority and has approximately 10 positions.


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Salary Information for Radio Dispatcher
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Radio Dispatcher 10 $43,768 $53,708
Senr Radio Dispatcher 12 $48,956 $59,757

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Job Duties

As a Senior Radio Dispatcher, you would provide direct supervision, training, and administrative support to subordinate staff. Your administrative duties and responsibilities would include scheduling and performance evaluations. You may become directly involved in communication transmissions and situations where decisions of an immediate and highly responsible nature must be made. You will evaluate and take remedial and corrective action to address and resolve routine or emergency incidents. You may perform the duties of a Radio Dispatcher during times of high radio traffic or call volume. You may perform the duties of a Radio Dispatcher when required by management or provide relief for dispatchers as required. You may be called in during off duty hours in emergency or high radio traffic or call volume situations. The duties of this position are often carried out under stressful conditions.

As a Senior Radio Dispatcher for the New York State Thruway Authority , you would provide direct supervision, training, and administrative support to Radio Dispatchers. Your administrative duties and responsibilities would include scheduling and performance evaluations. You may become directly involved in communication transmissions and situations where decisions of an immediate and highly responsible nature must be made. You will evaluate and take remedial and corrective action to address and resolve routine or emergency incidents/accidents on the Thruway. You will be required to monitor alarms and operate traffic management systems including but not limited to closed circuit TV, Variable Message Signs, Highway Advisory Radio, TRANSMIT and other devices utilized by the Thruway. You may perform the duties of a Radio Dispatcher during times of high radio traffic volume or provide relief for dispatchers as required. You may be called in during off duty hours in emergency situations. The duties of this position are often carried out under stressful conditions.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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26-821010 38-577010 38-666010

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