Public Safety Dispatcher

Police · Essex Junction, Vermont
Department Police
Employment Type Part-Time
Compensation $18.25-$20.00

The Essex Police Department is accepting applications/resumes for a part-time public safety dispatcher position. Current open shifts are primarily Friday and Saturday evenings, this position will also cover other shifts as needed. We currently serve a community of over 20,000 residents and dispatch for the police department, three fire departments and one ambulance service.  The ideal candidate will have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, the Internet and emergency operations systems.  The selected candidate will have passed a background investigation. The position requires an individual willing to work in a fast-paced environment and who possesses a strong attention to detail.  This is a non-union position.


Position Functions:

  • Use phone, radio & computer systems & software (training provided)
  • Call taking for fire, ems and police
  • Some paperwork/record keeping responsibilities
  • Other duties as assigned to dispatch

 

Position Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass an extensive background investigation that will be conducted on all qualified candidates.
  • Must be able to multi-task under stress
  • Must effectively and politely communicate with the public and staff
  • Ability to read, write, use the phone, radio and computer systems
  • Must agree to confidentiality agreement
  • Must be able to successfully complete dispatch training and certification requirements

 

Salary range from $18.25 - $20 per hour plus shift differentials with consideration given for prior experience.  Candidates with previous police/fire/ems dispatching experience are preferred, but not required.  All training is provided with a preferred minimum of 20 hours per week over a 6-8 week period.


Contact Info:

If you have any questions regarding any of the information listed in this document, please call us at 802-878-8331 and ask to speak with the hiring personnel.

Please note: The Essex Police Department will not tolerate unlawful harassment or discrimination on the basis of political or religious affiliation, race, color, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, crime victim status,  HIV positive status or genetic information. The Essex Police Department is also committed to providing proper access to services, facilities and employment opportunities.


Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply. The Essex Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Completed applications may be submitted online or submitted to:
Essex Police Department

Attn: Office of the Chief of Police
145 Maple Street
Essex Jct., VT 05452


NOTE: A FALSE OR DISHONEST ANSWER TO ANY QUESTION IN THIS APPLICATION MAY BE GROUNDS FOR RATING YOU INELIGIBLE OR FOR DISMISSING YOU AFTER APPLICATION EMPLOYMENT APPOINTMENT. ALL STATEMENTS MADE IN THIS APPLICATION ARE SUBJECT TO INVESTIGATION, INCLUDING A CHECK OF YOUR FINGERPRINTS, POLICE RECORDS AND FORMER EMPLOYERS. By submitting this application you certify that all of the statements made in this application are true, complete and correct to the best of your knowledge and belief, and are made in good faith.

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  • Location
    Essex Junction, Vermont
  • Department
    Police
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Compensation
    $18.25-$20.00