The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office Technology Services division provides communications technology solutions support for the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, other units of county government, and most local public safety and public service agencies within Hennepin County. The Communications Technology division staff are responsible for deploying and supporting critical wireless voice and data network infrastructure and end user equipment.
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Location and hours:
This position is located at the 911 Emergency Communications Facility, 1245 Shenandoah Lane North, Plymouth, MN 55447. There is no public transportation to this site. The primary work schedule for this position will be Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 3:30 pm, with the possibility of a structured flexible schedule (i.e., Monday-Thursday, Tuesday-Friday, etc.) as well as periodic 24/7 on-call schedule rotation to cover evenings, weekends, and holidays.
About this position type:
This is a full-time, benefit earning position.
This position is internally classified as a Communications Technician.Clickhere to view the job classification specification.
In this position, you will:
· Support Motorola MCC7500 PC based radio consoles.
· Monitor and maintain Motorola P25 digital simulcast 800 MHz trunked radio infrastructure.
· Program, align and repair Motorola P25 portable and mobile subscriber radios.
· Support a variety of 911 (Public Safety Answering Points) equipment such as a PC based 911 phone system, a PC based computer aided dispatch system, automated fire paging system, and digital logging system.
· Perform scheduled preventative maintenance to critical equipment.
· Support in-building bi-directional amplifier/distributed antenna systems in county buildings.
· Install, support, and troubleshoot various types of antenna systems both with mobile and fixed locations.
Need to have:
· Completion of an approved trade, vocational, or technical school or related educational program in wireless and electronic communication equipment or similar electronic technology area and two years or more of experience in the installation, maintenance, repair, programming, and operation of related communications equipment including portable, mobile, and fixed end equipment in the VHF and UHF, 800 MHz, and microwave radio bands.