New London - Dispatcher (Certified)

Job Overview

Department New London Police Department
Job TitleDispatcher (Certified)
Salary$26.49 - $32.22 per hour
Deadline Mar 11, 2025 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$35.00
Location New London, CT
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Public Safety Dispatcher (Certified) 

Salary Range:

$25.22/per hour

General Description of Job:

Performs a variety of complex activities linking the recording, monitoring and dissemination of emergency and non-emergency information between and among the public, law enforcement officers, emergency medical and firefighting personnel. Performs mandated and routine record maintenance on a multitude of databases, monitors video systems at various City sites and the Police Station.

Minimum Requirements:

Associate Degree and one (1) year of experience working as a certified public safety dispatcher or telecommunicator in an emergency setting or High School Diploma and five (5) years’ experience providing customer service to the general public or the satisfactory equivalent combination of training and experience.  Must possess the following: O.S.E.T. Certified Public Safety Communicator, COLLECT Certified, CPR, EMD Certified, and E-911 Certified.

Testing Requirements:*

T&E                             Oral Exam                   Psychological               Background Investigation

(Weighed 50%)            (Weighed 50%)            (Pass/Fail)                    (Pass/Fail)

* Each portion of the testing requirements must receive a passing score of 70% or more in order to proceed to the next phase of the testing process. The City reserves the right to limit the number of applicants invited to participate in the department interview. In accordance with the personnel policies extra points may be awarded to those applicants with proven New London residency, Honorable Military service (DD214 must be attached) and bilingual skill. Points will be added after the candidate has passed all portions of the examinations. Extra points may not be used to pass a failing grade

Employment Benefits: 

Liberal fringe benefits – United Health Care Oxford Health Insurance with CVS Caremark prescription, Cigna Dental. Life Insurance, Sick Leave, Vacation and Holidays, Worker Compensation and State of Connecticut Municipal Employees Retirement Pension System.

How to Obtain Information: 

Applications can be submitted via (Apply Now button above). 

Closing date is August 28, 2020 at 3:00p.m. EOE MFH

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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.

Applicants are responsible for checking their email and logging into their PoliceApp, PublicSafetyApp, FireFighterApp or EmployementApp account to monitor for emails, scheduling and process updates.

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