City of Bellefontaine Job Posting Police Department
Title: Dispatcher, Part-Time
Rate of Pay: $17.35/Hour
Receives and records incoming complaints or requests for assistance; receives and transmits radio communications; obtains pertinent information and promptly dispatches personnel to emergencies, complaints, or disturbances; receives non-emergency calls and provides information of a general nature or transfers to desired party. Must operate computers to enter and/or retrieve information needed to assist safety personnel (performs background checks, vehicle checks, verifies warrants, etc…); updates information where appropriate. Must be able to speak clearly and concisely to members of the community both in person and while on the phone. Must be able to listen and comprehend information to be sure the information is properly disseminated.
Operates modern office equipment; radio equipment; LEADS computer system. May be required to lift up to thirty pounds.
Must be able to perform duties under high stress situations; answers 911 calls; must remain calm while operating police radio.
Must be able to multi-task effectively and accurately. Must be able to exercise independent judgment and discretion.
Completion of secondary education (diploma or GED). Keyboarding experience preferred.
The hiring process will include an interview, background investigation, polygraph examination, and psychological examination.
Part-time dispatchers help to offset the work schedules of the full-time dispatchers. With this in mind, the agency will do its best to help the successful candidate find a schedule that also fits their expectations. However; the operational needs of the agency will guide final decisions.
The successful candidate should expect to be trained for several months by professional, qualified full-time dispatchers. Hours during training may fluctuate to provide the best opportunity of on-the-job experiences. An ongoing assessment of skills and abilities will be conducted during the training period. Eventually, the successful candidate will be provided a schedule that best fits the need of the agency.
This position requires dedication and a desire to serve the community. It requires commitment from the successful candidate to demonstrate their ability to learn quickly on the job.
Questions may be directed to Lieutenant Scott Marlow at (937) 599-1010, or at his email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are available below AND at the Bellefontaine Police Department, 135 North Detroit Street, Monday-Friday, 7:30 AM- 3:30 PM until December 9, 2022. Completed applications must be returned to the Police Department no later than Monday, December 12, 2022 by 3:30 PM.
The City of Bellefontaine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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