Simsbury - Dispatcher

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Job Overview

Department Simsbury Police Department
Job TitleDispatcher
Salary$64,571.79 to $78,176.91
Location Simsbury, CT

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Job Announcement

Simsbury Police Department, CT Police Jobs


Simsbury Accepting Applications For Public Safety Dispatcher                                    





The Simsbury Police Department is a CALEA and State of Connecticut accredited organization that strives to provide the highest quality service to our community.  We seek highly motivated, enthusiastic, dedicated people who are interested in a rewarding career as a public safety dispatcher for the Simsbury Police Department.


A Public Safety Dispatcher works in the Communications Division of the Simsbury Police Department.  The dispatcher is responsible for a host of communication services to include, but not limited to; Emergency 911 calls, Emergency Medical Dispatching, answering and making routine telephone calls, radio communications to police, fire, ambulance and other personnel/agencies, dispatching and coordinating resources, electronic and paper documentation, electronic and paper queries and input, facility and prisoner monitoring, etc.  The salary range is $62,996.86 – $76,270.16.


Candidates are required to speak and understand the English language clearly, effectively communicate and elicit information and work well with others.  They must possess strong customer service and problem resolution skills.  They are required to be able to operate a variety of technology, multi-task and work under stressful conditions.  A dispatcher will be required to successfully pass a training program, pass and retain multiple technology and communication certificates/training. 

Minimum eligibility requirements at time of hire are: 18 years of age or older, high school graduate or GED.  Testing will include a written exam through the CT Police Chief's Association (CPCA), an oral board exam, an extensive background investigation, a psychological exam, a medical exam and a controlled substance screen. 


Public Safety Dispatcher applications will only be accepted on-line through beginning September 19, 2022 and continuing until the position is filled.  All communications and notifications from the Simsbury Police Department will be done by e-mail through Please log in to your account on regular basis to read and confirm all emails.  If you have any questions about the hiring process please contact Lieutenant Matthew Christian at (860) 658-3107 or e-mail


The written examination is administered by the Connecticut Police Chiefs Association (CPCA).  Exam dates are available on  Register on line at for an exam. 

The hiring process is expected to last a few months after the closing date.  Applications will remain on file for at least one year.  Applicants may reapply during any future vacancy announcements.

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The Simsbury Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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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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