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BA50 - Communications Manager

Band 6
MinimumMidpointMaximum
$37,945$54,074$70,204

State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Supervises a staff of communications technicians involved in the design, construction, installation, maintenance and repair of statewide radio frequency communications systems.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Examples of Work:

(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)

Plans, schedules and supervises the work of electronic technicians who design, construct, install, maintain and repair radio frequency communications and other equipment and facilities.
Prepares equipment specifications and budgets for new equipment purchases.
Designs and recommends modifications to statewide emergency, law enforcement and highway maintenance communications systems.
Coordinates the operation and upgrade of the state emergency and law enforcement communications network.
Serves as liaison between the Federal Communications Commission and state and local governments and agencies.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of electronic communications theory.
Knowledge of maintenance and repair procedures for electronic communications equipment.
Knowledge of Federal Communications Commission rules and regulations.
Ability to plan, direct and evaluate the work of skilled technicians.
Ability to prepare technical equipment specifications.
Ability to prepare budget proposals and documents.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

A high school diploma and work experience at an advanced skill level in the maintenance and repair of electronic communications equipment.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

An associate degree in electronics technology or a high school diploma; and three years journey-level work experience at an advanced skill level in the maintenance and repair of electronic communications equipment.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent)
Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Continuous)
Ability to work from elevated areas. (Infrequent)
Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to twist at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent)
Possess good grip strength.
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous)
Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to lower objects, up to 15 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous)
Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to hear and understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet.
Must be ambidextrous.
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous)
Ability to work in dusty areas. (Infrequent)
Ability to be qualified physically (by medical personnel) for respirator use, initially and annually.
Ability to use hand/power tools. (Frequent)

Additional New Requirements:
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers license.
Computer literacy.
Ability to work overtime as required.

 

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