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Job Overview

Department Fairfield Police Department
Job TitleDispatcher
Salary$42,100.12 to $59,181.00
Location Fairfield, CT

Job Prerequisites

Job Announcement

Town of Fairfield

Entry Level and Connecticut Certified Public Safety Telecommunicator

Fairfield Police Department, CT Police Jobs

Closing Date: February 22, 2019

The Fairfield Police Department is currently accepting applications from both entry-level candidates and certified dispatchers for the position of Telecommunicator.  The Town of Fairfield is participating in the Connecticut Police Chief’s (CPCA) hiring consortium.  As such, all candidates must successfully take and pass the CPCA Dispatcher’s Exam, which is held periodically at different locations throughout the State of Connecticut.

How to Apply

Step 1 – You must register on PoliceApp.com in order to take the CPCA Dispatcher written exam.  These tests are given at various dates and at different locations.  You must register on PoliceApp.com for these examinations.  You must pass the CPCA Dispatcher written exam with a score of 70% prior to submitting your application.

Step 2Applicants who have successfully passed the written CPCA Dispatcher Exam will be called for interviews based on their written score results.  The interviews will be held in Fairfield on dates to be determined. 

Minimum Qualifications

The following qualifications must be met prior to employment as a police officer with the Fairfield Police Department:


Any of the following will eliminate eligibility for employment with the Fairfield Police Department:

The Fairfield Police Department will conduct a background investigation on each applicant once a conditional offer of employment is given.   This will include examination of each candidate’s driving history, criminal record, employment history, and past/present illegal drug use.  Prior conduct in police/security/corrections/dispatching fields along with basic honesty and integrity will be extensively examined.

Salary and Benefits

Important Information


The Town of Fairfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please direct questions regarding this position to jbloch@fairfieldct.org

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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