SALARY + BENEFITS
POLICE COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER I
All applicants are hired as a Police Communications Officer I. The primary duties for this position include receiving emergency and non-emergency 911 calls for police assistance in Honolulu's Emergency Operations Center.
Base salary effective January 1, 2019 (SR-17):
ADDITIONAL PAY MAY INCLUDE
VACATION / SICK LEAVE / HOLIDAYS
Withdrawal of Federal/State taxes from any contributions to this plan is deferred until retirement.
City-subsidized medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision plans with option to pay premiums from pre-tax earnings.
After passing the initial 6 month probation for the Police Communications Officer I (PCO-I) position, employees may express interest in attending dispatch training and obtaining radio certification.
Dispatch/radio certification training will be offered by seniority, as vacancies occur in the dispatching section. After a PCO-I successfully completes this training, they will progress to the Police Communications Officer II (PCO-II) position and perform dispatching duties in addition to call-taking duties.
POLICE COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER II (PCO-II)
Base salary effective January 1, 2019 (SR-19):
PCO-II's who have successfully passed probation may express interest in training newly hired PCO-I's or those in dispatch/radio certification training. Those who provide training will be on a Temporary Assignment (TA) to the Police Communications Officer III (PCO-III) position.
POLICE COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER III (PCO-III)
Base salary effective January 1, 2019 (SR-21):
Higher education reimbursement up to $600 per session/$9,600 per fiscal year of accredited undergraduate college courses, pending availability of funds. Other monetary limits apply for graduate and doctorate courses.