Litchfield County Dispatch, Inc - Emergency Telecommunicator (Call Taker)

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Department Litchfield County Dispatch, Inc
Job TitleEmergency Telecommunicator (Call Taker)
Salary$18.99 to $21.03 per hour
Registration Fee$25.00
Location Torrington, CT

Job Announcement

Litchfield County Dispatch, Inc, CT Police Jobs



Litchfield County Dispatch is currently accepting applications for immediate openings for Emergency Telecommunicators. Under the direct supervision of the Communications Manager and Executive Director, to receive and process 9-1-1 emergency and non-emergency calls from the public using state-of-the-art communication equipment. Each call taker gathers, classifies and supplements essential information from the caller and enters it into the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system. All successful candidates will undergo CritiCall Pre-Employment Testing. Candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills, have a strong interest in serving the public, and willing to work a variety of shifts including weekends, midnights and holidays.  Overtime is a requirement of this position. 

  • Certification training in the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch's Emergency Medical, Police and Fire.
  • Salary Range $18.99 to $21.03
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Paid Training
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying. Qualifications include:

  • High School Diploma or completion of sufficient education to successfully perform the duties of the position.
  • Must obtain CT State Telecommunicator certification within 12 months of employment.
  • Must obtain the LCD approved EMD/EPD/EFD program certification within 3 months of employment.
  • COLLECT certification within 3 months of employment.
  • Motor Vehicle Operator’s License or ability to provide own transportation.

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Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

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