Watertown - Dispatcher (Part-time)

Job Overview

Department Watertown Police Department
TypeDispatcher
Job TitleDispatcher (Part-time)
Salary$24.17/hr $26.71/hr after 12 months
Registration Fee$35.00
Contactgobrien@watertownctpd.org
Location Watertown, CT
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Job Announcement

PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHER

PART TIME

WATERTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT

Hourly Rate $24.17 (probation)

$26.71 after 12 months

 **POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED** 

The Watertown Communication Department is seeking to hire a part time public safety dispatcher for at least one 8-hour shift per week at the rate of $24.17 per hour. The position could be up to 40 hours per week and could include weekends, holidays, and nights. Applicant must have knowledge of the Watertown area, be able to multitask, and be comfortable with making sudden decisions.  Computer experience is a must. A State of Connecticut telecommunicator certification is a plus. Please submit your application online through PoliceApp.com NO PHONE CALLS WILL BE ACCEPTED. EOE 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Works under the supervision of the Communication Supervisor. 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

Answers emergency and non-emergency call for service.  Dispatches and monitors radio traffic and location information for police and fire department. Follows Emergency Medical Dispatch protocols over the telephone. Provides assistance and information as requested by other police and fire agencies.  Operates a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system and computerized electronics communication equipment.  Monitors security and prisoner(s) closed circuit cameras.  Assists the public in matters of general police information. Obtains information on wanted, missing persons as well as Amber Alert entries and motor vehicle/operator information.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Must have an acceptable ability to communicate orally and in writing; Good ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, co-workers, and the general public.

 

 

Please direct questions regarding this position to gobrien@watertownctpd.org


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