Sep 05, 2018

Jefferson County Communication Specialist

$19.11 - $27.72 hourly
  • City of Lakewood
  • Jefferson County, CO, USA
Full-Time Government Law Enforcement & Security

Job Description

Lateral applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. Lateral applicants will have a minimum of 3 years experience in emergency dispatch services (Police, Fire, or EMS). Compensation commensurate with experience. Lateral hires will be eligible for a $1500 sign-on bonus and additional $1500 upon completion of training.

$500 sign on bonus for all other applicants and an additional $500 upon completion of training.

Core Values: Ethics, Professionalism, Encouragement, Innovation

Position Summary:

This position operates communications equipment to efficiently and appropriately answer multiple 911, emergency and non-emergency calls, enter pertinent and accurate information into the computer aided dispatch (CAD) system, dispatch personnel, stations and equipment and provide pre-arrival instructions to callers in a 24/7/365 communications center. Must be able to sit at dispatcher work station and work radio controls, telephones, and computer keyboards during a typical scheduled shift of at least twelve (12) hours, never to exceed sixteen (16) hours, with the ability to change from sitting to standing as needed.

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