POSTED: 02/15/22


With general supervision, performs a wide variety of advanced technical support for Boone County Joint Communications, including but not limited to the maintenance and repair of the two-way radio system, which includes VHF, UHF, and 800 MHZ base station transmitters, receivers and related linking systems, including microwave, Wi-Fi, and telephony.


Full-time, non-exempt, benefited

Working hours: 

Primarily 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday


Columbia, Missouri


High school diploma or GED. Valid General Radiotelephone Operator License, or an amateur radio license, or Associate's degree in related electronics field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid driver's license. Availability for after-hours response in support of the radio system, or other emergencies, as required. Must have a clear criminal background; must meet minimum qualifications set forth by FBI and MSHP CJIS Security policy; and must pass a background investigation.

Preferred Qualifications: A Technician class amateur radio license and technical diploma or Bachelor's degree in electronics from an accredited technical school or college.

Starting Hourly Pay Rate: 

$19.77 - $23.19 per hour

Additional Forms Required: 

Addendum, Military Release (Joint Communications), Typing test

Deadline for Application: 

Applications will be accepted until the posting is removed.

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Benefit-eligible employees receive paid vacation, 14 paid holidays, enrollment in the County Employees Retirement Fund, and two matching deferred compensation plans. Other benefits include 100% County paid or low-cost employee health insurance premium options, 100% County paid employee dental premiums, subsidized dependent premiums, and County paid long-term disability and life insurance.

An Equal Opportunity Employer