Narragansett - Dispatcher

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Department Narragansett Police Department
Job TitleDispatcher
Registration Fee$30.00
Location Narragansett, RI

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Narragansett Police Department, RI Police Jobs

Town of Narragansett

Public Safety Dispatcher Test


The Town of Narragansett will be holding a test for any individuals who are interested in being considered for the position of Public Safety Dispatcher. Apply online at no later than Tuesday, July 24, 2018. ALL applications must be submitted online, no exceptions.

The dispatcher receives all oral communications from the public and law enforcement personnel contacting the police station. He/she may perform clerical work in support of several of the functions within the organization. Included in this position is the logging of assignment of vehicles, keeping various departmental records and reports. Also must have the ability to respond calmly and quickly to a high volume of routine and emergency phone calls. The ability to multitask is essential in this position as well as dealing effectively with the public.

Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Applicant must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. The applicant must have the ability to handle stressful situations; must have computer efficiency and be able to operate various types of office equipment. The applicant must be able to work on all shifts, holidays, and overtime.  

Testing: There will be an audio and written test held on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 6 p.m. This will be the only test so you must be able to attend. The test will be held at Narragansett High School, 245 South Pier Road, Narragansett, RI in the cafeteria.

Please be advised that on the day of the test, you will be required to provide proof of identification. The identification must be state certified with photo; i.e. valid driver’s license or military ID. College photo IDs and library cards, etc. are not acceptable.  Candidates unable to provide photo identification at time of testing will be disqualified.

Apply online at There is a non-refundable $30 application fee due when you submit your application online. ALL applications and payment must be submitted online. No exceptions.

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