South Windsor - Full-Time Dispatcher

Job Overview

Department South Windsor Police Department
Job TitleFull-Time Dispatcher
Salary$64,816.30 - $79,668.13 (Up to $70,826.52 to 87,055.52 after July 1st, 2027)
Deadline Jul 31, 2024 11:59 PM Eastern
Location South Windsor, CT
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South Windsor Police Department, CT Police Jobs

South Windsor Now Accepting Applications For


Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply! 


The Town of South Windsor is accepting applications for the position of Dispatcher. Interested candidates should apply, with preference being given to candidates having prior or current certification as a Telecommunicator and/or prior COLLECT certifications.  A strong working knowledge of CAD/RMS systems is desirable and the ability to multi-task between phone, radio and computer is essential. Candidates should have excellent interpersonal skills, customer service abilities and be willing to work a variety of shifts in a 24/7 communications center.


The South Windsor Police Department is a proactive and progressive law enforcement agency with a focus on community policing and problem solving.  The department offers paid training, a competitive salary and benefits package and a defined contribution retirement plan. 


$60,776.08 - $75,160.42.



The hiring of a police dispatcher is a multiple phase process. Generally, it includes the following:
1. Application (online via PoliceApp)
2. Written Exam (CPCA Dispatcher Exam)
3. Oral Interview Panel
4. Personal History Questionnaire
5. Background Investigation
6. Medical Exam/Drug Testing
7. Chief's Interview


Including, but not limited to:

Uses a computer-aided dispatch system, receive emergency calls from the public requesting police, fire, medical or other emergency services. Determines the nature and location of the emergency; determines priorities, and dispatch police, fire ambulance or other emergency units as necessary and in accordance with established procedures. Receive and process 911 emergency calls, maintain contact with all units on assignment, maintain status and location of police and fire units. Monitor direct emergency alarms, answer non-emergency calls for assistance. Enter, update and retrieve information from a variety of computer systems. Receive requests for information regarding vehicle registration, driving records and warrants, and provides pertinent data. Monitor several complex public safety radio frequencies. Operate a variety of communications equipment, including radio consoles, telephones and computer systems.

Questions may be directed to Sergeant Mark Cleverdon at 


The Town of South Windsor is an equal opportunity employer. 

Positions close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified or when the position capacity has been met.

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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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