(Wampsville, NY – Feb. 2012) The Madison County Personnel Department will host several employment examinations in April.

Applications for the Athletic Trainer exam will be accepted until March 16; the eligible list established as a result of the examination will be used to fill present and future vacancies as they occur in the Cazenovia School District.

The work involves responsibility for assisting coaches in the development and presentation of first aid training and implementation and providing instruction to athletes on the prevention of injuries. An employee in this class is responsible for rendering first aid, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation or other emergency measures when needed due to athletic injuries. The incumbent maintains and administers prescribed rehabilitation and treatment programs.

Graduation from a regionally accredited New York state-registered college or university with a bachelor’s degree in physical education, health, recreation, sports medicine, athletic training or a related field and possession of a National Athletic Trainers Certificate from the National Athletic Trainers Association or completion of a course of study comparable to that required for certification by the National Athletic Trainers Association are required at time of appointment.

Per Chapter 180 of the Laws of 2000, and by Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, to be employed in a position designated by a school district as involving direct contact with students, a clearance for employment from the state Education Department is required.

An exam for Public Safety Communicator will be held April 28; applications will be accepted until March 14. The eligible list established as a result of this examination will be used to fill vacancies as they occur in the Madison County Communications Center.

The work involves responsibility for the operation of telecommunication equipment and network computer database systems used in the dispatching of law enforcement, firefighting and EMS agencies, strictly adhering to all Federal Communications Commission that encompass its use.

A high degree of accuracy, speed and alertness is required in emergency situations, while taking appropriate action in accordance with departmental, county, state and federal policy, procedures and regulations.

Employees in this class are required to assist with training, development and evaluation of new personnel, including the development and maintenance of policies and procedures. A Public Safety Communicator also performs a variety of administrative tasks in the County’s Communications Center.

Minimum requirements include graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and two years of full-time paid clerical experience or its part-time equivalent, which shall have involved the operation of a personal computer and related peripheral equipment; graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and six months of full-time paid experience, or its part-time or volunteer equivalent, in the operation of two-way radio equipment or emergency communication equipment in a commercial, military, or public setting or an equivalent combination of training and experience as outlined above.

An exam for Stock Room Clerk will be held May 12; applications will be accepted until March 28. The eligible list established as a result of this examination will be used to fill present and future vacancies as they occur in the Madison County Highway Department.

This position exists in the County Highway Department and involves responsibility for the operation of a mechanical stock room. The incumbent orders, receives, stores and distributes supplies and equipment according to established guidelines and procedures. The incumbent prepares price and use reports, reviews invoices for accuracy, and enters data into a computer database to maintain and track information relative to the receipt, inventory, distribution and billing of parts, supplies and materials and vehicle repairs.

Minimum requirements include graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and one year of full-time paid or its part-time equivalent in issuing and storing supplies or equipment; graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and two years of full-time paid or its part-time equivalent in highway maintenance or equipment repair activities or an equivalent combination of training and experience as defined above.

Possession of an appropriate class commercial driver’s license issued by the state Department of Motor Vehicles is required at the time of appointment.

All three exams are open competitive and have no residency requirements.

Applications may be obtained and must be filed in the Madison County Personnel/Civil Service Department, County Office Building, P.O. Box 636, Wampsville, N.Y. 13163. Applications also may be downloaded at the Personnel Department’s website at madisoncounty.ny.gov. Applications must be received or postmarked no later than 5 p.m. on the last filing date.

By martha

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