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New York State Civil Service State Police Communications Technician in Albany, New York

Agency State Police, Division of

Title State Police Communications Technician

Occupational Category Other Professional Careers

Salary Grade 18

Bargaining Unit PS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary Range From $63108 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 1220 Washington Avenue

Building 22

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12226

Minimum Qualifications High School graduate or equivalent with a minimum of six (6) years training in land mobile radio or related fields. Training received from academic institutions, equipment manufacturers, the military or employer provided on-the-job training will be accepted.Demonstrate knowledge of Radio Frequency equipment by two (2) years relevant employment experience in maintaining, testing, configuring and installation of land mobile radio communications equipment.An Associate's Degree in electrical technology or a related field may substitute for two years of experience. A Bachelor's Degree in electrical technology or a related field may substitute for four years of experience.Preference will be given to candidates with a valid New York State Driver's License and who can lift and carry 50 pounds.

Duties Description Provide technical support on any emergency or drill, performing on-scene setup of any or all technical systems aboard any Emergency Command Vehicle or other temporary communications facility.Responsible for scheduled and non-scheduled general maintenance on the Emergency Command Vehicles and all associated equipment.Maintain, repair, test, configure and install all fixed, mobile, or portable components of land mobile radio communications equipment. Must be able to perform land mobile radio performance evaluations statewide and operate essential test equipment for all related equipment. Maintain liaison with outside vendors for preventative maintenance and repair services and report any deviations from the contracts.Travel throughout New York State will be necessary for training, special events or to provide command post support.Perform such other duties and tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Additional Comments Starting Salary: $63,108.00.Resumes will be evaluated to determine whether candidates will proceed to the interview phase of the process.This position does not require that the candidate has taken and passed a NYS Civil Service examination, or currently holds a qualifying position within the NYS Civil Service System. This position will be filled through a resume review and interview process.For additional employment opportunities with the New York State Police, please visit our website at

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Name Mr. Christopher Siciliano, Director of Human Resources, Attention: Non-Sworn Hiring Unit

Telephone 518-457-3840


Email Address


Street 1220 Washington Avenue

Building 22

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12226

Notes on Applying Kindly submit a memorandum of intent, complete resume and transcripts via Email to Place in the Subject line: Attention: Non-Sworn Hiring Unit, Comm Tech