Trumbull - Part Time Dispatcher

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Department Trumbull Police Department
TypeDispatcher
Job TitlePart Time Dispatcher
Salary(Part Time) $20.85/hourly
Deadline Nov 18, 2019 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$25.00
Location Trumbull, CT
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Trumbull Police Department, CT Police Jobs

TOWN OF TRUMBULL

DISPATCHER (PART TIME)

Salary:  $20.85/hourly

Work Days: Saturday/Sunday - Part time position (8 hours each day) for Saturday and Sunday from 4pm to midnight shift.   Option for flexibility to swap or change shifts and fill in at times on other shifts.  

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

  1. Receives routine and emergency calls by telephone and determines the appropriate action for call routing, notifications, or dispatch of emergency services.
  2. Acts as radio dispatcher transmitting police, fire and EMS messages by radio.
  3. Establishes dispatch priorities based upon the nature of the request for services, availability of personnel, and other pertinent information.
  4. In the absence of desk officers, is responsible for deployment of police personnel in the field.
  5. Notifies proper authority at all levels regarding emergencies, according to policy.
  6. Types daily log entries and related reports using a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system.
  7. Operates computerized records systems in accordance with policy and confidentiality standards.
  8. Performs a variety of report writing, record keeping and filing as needed.
  9. Assists the public, town departments, and other agencies in matters relating to the office, in person and on the telephone.
  10. Performs related tasks as assigned.
  11. Maintains confidentiality, as required by department policy.
  12. Will be cross-trained as determined by departmental needs and will assist in training others.
  13. Performs search and escort duties as needed (Matron Duty for females only).
  14. Attends training, as needed, to maintain skills and certifications.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Works under the direction of the Police Chief or his/her designee.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

None

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

  1. Knowledge of office procedures and principles of office management and or record keeping
  2. Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  3. Clear and concise written and oral expression
  4. Accuracy and attention to details
  5. Ability to respond courteously to the public
  6. Ability to learn appropriate State laws, Town ordinances, and department policies
  7. Availability to work all shifts on a 24-hour basis, holidays and weekends, on varying schedules, when necessary.
  8. Basic knowledge of computer operation and typing ability
  9. Ability to successfully pass a background investigation, including criminal history screening

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

  1. High school graduate or GED
  2. Telecommunicator certification, State of CT
  3. At least two (2) years’ experience as emergency services dispatcher with experience using a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system preferred
  4. Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) and NCIC/COLLECT certifications are preferred, as well as familiarity with the NexGen LEAS Records Management system.

 

THE TOWN OF TRUMBULL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 


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.

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