Emergency Services Dispatcher

Emergency Services Dispatcher I
Type: Full Time
Salary/Pay Rate: $27,976.00-$42,307.20 annually
Posted Date: 6/12/2017
The primary responsibility of this class is to receive process, transmit and/or dispatch 9-1-1 emergency and non-emergency calls for police via telephone and other communication devices.  This class involves receipt of law enforcement calls and response to typical situations associated with the emergency/non-emergency telephone caseloads.  Requires a high school diploma or GED.  Requires six  (6) months or more experience in general clerical and administrative skills, office and customer service experience.  Public Safety dispatching or 911 call center experience is preferred.  Communication, typing and computer skills emphasized. Must have the ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment.  Must have the ability to remain calm and professional in a variety of situations.  Must be able to type 35 cwpm and maintain that typing speed throughout employment.  State of Florida 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator Certification is required within one (1)  year of hire date. Must obtain Criminal Justice Information System Certification and D.A.V.I.D. Certification within three (3) months of hire date.  Must pass an intensive police background check.  Must be able to work 12-hour shifts including weekends/holidays.  Requires a valid State of Florida driver license and satisfactory driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment. Hours/Days: Shifts include 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.; or 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.  Will primarily work 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. for the first year of employment.