Dispatcher

 

Position Opening

 

Position:         Dispatcher

                                    Req# 2019012                     

 

Department:   Police/Fire Department

 

Application:    Public Safety Application

 

Salary:            $13.15 – $16.66 hourly

 

Post Date:       December 13, 2018

 

Closing Date: Until Filled

 

Shifts:             12-hour shifts

 

Receives and relays emergency and non-emergency calls in the dispatch center.  Performs a variety of clerical, administrative, and technical work in receiving, coordinating, and dispatching routine and emergency information.  Keeps official records and adheres to established policies and procedures of the department.  Applicants are required to type a minimum of 35 words per minute with a 90% accuracy rate.  Must pass a dispatch selection inventory test and extensive criminal and civil background check.  Applicants will be required to pass a Computer Voice Stress Analyzer interview, oral interview, and Personality Assessment Profile.  Must have some computer knowledge, the ability to manage and accurately perform multiple tasks simultaneously, the ability to communicate clearly on the radio and telephone, and the ability to record, transmit, and report information accurately.

 

Education and Experience:

Must be a high school graduate or GED equivalent.  Must be able to works shifts, weekends, and holidays.  Must be able to handle stressful situations.