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Department Newport Police Department
Salary$19.33 – $27.41 per hour
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Newport, NH

Job Announcement

Newport Police Department, NH Police Jobs



The Town of Newport, NH seeks qualified applicants to fill a full-time position as a Communications Specialist in our Public Safety Dispatch Center.  The primary duties are to process emergency calls for assistance in an expeditious and accurate manner; answer emergency 911 and non-emergency calls-for-service; dispatch police, fire and/or emergency medical personnel to proper locations; dispatch mutual aid; provide information to responding units; continuously update and maintain police and fire calls-for-service records; perform license, registration and warrant checks; monitor multiple-channel radio system and emergency fire alarms; maintain communications with fire apparatus on scene; monitor residential and commercial burglary and panic alarms.  Works under the supervision of the Newport Police Department.  

The successful candidate must be able to hear well, speak clearly and accurately relay information to public safety personnel; must be able to manage stressful situations on an ongoing basis and multi-task.  Candidate must be computer proficient, and have a high school diploma or GED equivalent.  Must be of good moral character.  Position requires a comprehensive background investigation, including a criminal records check and drug screen.  Required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays. 

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to review the complete job description at Pay rate of $19.33 – $27.41 per hour DOQ.  Please submit applications electronically via  Questions, please contact Lieutenant Jereme Burdick Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at (603) 863-3240.  The Town of Newport is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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