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Elkhart City Communications Center operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week operating three shifts. The shifts are from: 6:30 am to 2:40 pm for the day shift, 2:30 pm to 10:40 pm for the evening shift and 10:30 pm to 6:40 am for the midnight shift. Employees work a normal five day work week with days off based on seniority. Depending on days off, holidays may be worked. Overtime is mandatory.
 
Applications may be obtained from the Human Resources office.

You can also click here to view the City's Job Openings, which contains a job description as well as an application.


Testing process:
All applications received are reviewed by the Director and Asst. Director for completeness and qualifications.
 
Selected applicants are contacted and scheduled for a group testing session. Areas tested are spelling accuracy, short-term memory, multi-tasking ability and basic map reading abilities. Applicant must score 80% or higher on all tests to be considered. During this session, a brief orientation will be given. This orientation covers: work hours, wages, benefits and department specific issues. Time is also allotted for the applicant to ask questions of the Center Administration.

Depending on the results of the group testing, the applicant may be asked to come back in for the next round of tests. These test are more job related. For example: typing tests, decision making tests and data entry and information retrieval tests.

Based on the second round of tests, the applicants will then be scheduled for an interview with the Board of Safety and Communications Administration. Depending on the outcome of these interviews, the applicant then may be offered a conditional offer of employment. 

Contact Us

Michelle E. Miller,
Department Head

Communications Center (911)
135 E Franklin St
Elkhart, IN 46516
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  • Phone:  (574) 293-2175
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