Radio Communications System Analyst

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Jan 08, 2023
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Information Technology and Communication Services
  • Salary: $86,153.60 - $118,643.20 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

This recruitment will remain open until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply ASAP for priority consideration!

The Innovation and Technology Department is accepting applications for Radio Communications System Analysts for the Public Safety Communications Division. Radio Communications System Analysts coordinate, design, and maintain the County's emergency radio system, equipment, and associated circuits for the transmission, reception, and display of voice, data, and other information on wireless communication systems for designated County departments and outside agencies.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Performing complex analytical and technical work on land mobile radio subscriber equipment, trunked radio systems, circuit transport systems, and dispatch console electronics and systems
  • Engineering and designing conventional and trunked radio and related high and low capacity interconnect systems, towers, sites, and antenna systems
  • Installing, configuring and maintaining radio communications systems and components including repeater stations, voting and controller systems, and dispatching console equipment as well as subscriber unit
  • Troubleshooting system failures, performance deficiencies and circuit/wiring issues.

The Public Safety Communications Division provides design, operation, maintenance, and administration of one of the largest County-operated telecommunications networks in the country. The network includes the County's Regional Public Safety Radio System, which integrates all countywide law enforcement, fire, and EMS radio dispatch capabilities. Incorporated in the network are voice, radio, paging, and mobile data service elements.

For more detailed information, refer to the Radio Communications System Analyst job description.


Availability: Incumbents must be willing to work different shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays in support of a 24/7 operation. Positions are subject to emergency call backs and may be assigned to various work locations throughout the County without advance notice.
Travel: Travel throughout the County may be required. Employees will be required to make provision for transportation. At the time of hire, a valid California driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced for the individual providing the transportation.
Physical Requirements: Duties may involve lifting up to fifty (50) pounds; bending, stooping, and kneeling.
Background Check: Applicants must pass a background investigation, which includes fingerprinting, prior to appointment.

Minimum Requirements

Experience: Two (2) years of experience administering and maintaining land mobile radio equipment, trunked radio systems, circuit based transport systems, and dispatch electronic equipment.


Education: Thirty (30) semester (45 quarter) units (or comparable hours) of completed technical coursework or training in electronics, communication technology, or related field.
Substitution: One (1) year of additional qualifying experience may substitute the education requirement.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience operating and maintaining Motorola Astro Digital and Analog Radio Systems.
  • Experience optimizing and servicing simulcast radio systems.
  • Experience installing, troubleshooting, and repairing dispatch console systems.
  • Experience configuring and optimizing radio systems and evaluating coverage performance.
  • Experience with legacy VHF and UHF repeater systems.

Selection Process

Complete and submit the application and Supplemental Questionnaire as soon as possible for consideration. This recruitment is subject to close without notice once a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in your application and the Supplemental Questionnaire; resumes will not be reviewed. The most highly qualified candidates, based on the evaluation results, may be referred for interview. Be sure to include in your application and Supplemental Questionnaire any relevant experience and education that demonstrates that you meet the minimum requirements as it will be used to competitively evaluate your qualifications.

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