Welcome to the Seminole Tribe of Florida! We are looking for professional, innovative and team-oriented individuals who want to provide our Tribal members with excellent services to each residence and location.
Position: Public Safety LMR Communications Technician
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Information Technology
The incumbent in this position is responsible for performing engineering work on major communications systems projects. Work assignments include advising and assisting in the preparation of communications equipment specifications and operational procedures for communication systems, and advising and assisting with the selection, procurement, installation, testing, and acceptance of Land Mobile Radio (LMR) systems, and other auxiliary communication systems and equipment. Supervision is exercised over operating and maintenance personnel. Work is reviewed by an administrator through discussion and inspection, in order to determining general progress and adherence to departmental policies and regulations. General technical or policy problems may be discussed with a higher level supervisor before taking action. Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Electronics or a related field. A minimum of four (4) years of professional experience working in the telecommunications industry (700 MHz, 800MHz, VHF, or 4.9 GHz) including two (2) years of planning, design, and construction of radio communications projects. Experience must include working with large, multi-site radio and/or microwave networks (conventional and/or trunked radio systems), supervising engineering or technical staff is preferred. Possession of a valid General Radiotelephone License issued by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is required. Possession of a valid FL Driver’s License is required. Business and Education Radio (NABER) Certification and APCO Certificate in public safety radio are preferred. Prior experience working with EDACs/Motorola, AutoCad, Visio is desirable. Familiarity with RF Propagation study software such as RAPTR or ComStudy. Demonstrate Excellent English written and oral communication skills. Ability to travel to all STOF Reservations and work a flexible work schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays.
The Seminole Tribe of Florida provides a comprehensive benefits package.
The Seminole Tribe of Florida is a drug free workplace, drug screening is a requirement of employment. We exercise Native American preference.