Meriden - Dispatcher

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Job Overview

Department Meriden Police Department
Job TitleDispatcher
SalaryBase Rate: $26.10 - $30.87 per hour
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Meriden, CT

Job Announcement

Meriden Police Department, CT Police Jobs


Public Safety Dispatcher 

Application Deadline 12/8/23 at 11:59PM

The City of Meriden is accepting applications for the position of Public Safety Dispatcher.  A strong working knowledge of CAD/RMS systems is desirable and the ability to multi-task between phone, radio and computer systems is essential.

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.  Bi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply. YOU MUST APPLY ON LINE AT POLICEAPP.COM. 

Closing date: 12/8/2023


  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Certification as a Connecticut Public Safety Dispatcher
  • Certification training in Priority Dispatch/International Academy EMD, EPD, and EFD.
  • Experience using ProQA Software
  • Experience using Nexgen CAD
  • COLLECT/NCIC Certification
  • Additional Information
  • Hourly Rate: Range $26.10 - $30.87 per hour
  • Shift differential 7.5% for evening shift
  • Shift differential 8.5% for midnight shift
  • $4,000 certification bonus, payable at $2,000 after six months and $2,000 after 12 months for candidates that are certified as a Connecticut Public Safety Dispatcher
  • Uniform allowance
  • Paid training
  • Continuing education program
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401a retirement plan
  • OT paid at double time after 12 hours
  • All Mandates are double time (or triple time in some cases)
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