Stonington - Certified Police/Fire/EMS Dispatcher

Job Overview

Department Stonington Police Department
Job TitleCertified Police/Fire/EMS Dispatcher
Salary$26.02 - $33.39/Hour
Deadline Jul 1, 2024 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Pawcatuck, CT
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Stonington Police Department, CT Public Safety Jobs



Open ONLY to Candidates that are State Certified Telecommunicators

The Town of Stonington is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time dispatcher. Our dispatchers provide the highest quality of service to keep our citizens and visitors of Stonington safe while maintaining a high standard of professionalism and ethics.


Police/Fire/EMS Dispatcher - Answer telephone and 911 systems, collect required information and assign proper patrol / fire / EMS units. Answers and ask a variety of questions to determine nature and extent of emergency. Operate State of Connecticut “COLLECT” computer and N.C.I.C. computer systems, performs other duties as assigned by the Chief of Police or his designee. Participate in all phases of training necessary to acquire the knowledge and skills required of the position. Monitor all security cameras. Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum one year as a public safety telecommunicator. Certification as a State of Connecticut 911 Emergency Dispatcher is highly preferred. Possessing the ability to operate 2-way radios, CAD systems (with typing skills) and proper oral / written communications skills.  Must be able to follow verbal and written directions and have the ability to react quickly and calmly in an emergency situation. Knowledge of Stonington streets is highly preferred as is the proven ability to multi-task in a stressful environment.

SALARY- $26.02 - $33.39 /HOUR (Salary based on experienced) 

Eligibility Requirements

  • A minimum of 21 years of age.
  • Minimum one year as a public safety telecommunicator
  • You must be a Citizen of the United States.
  • You must be a high school graduate or possess a GED.
  • You must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • You must be of good character and high moral standards.
  • You must have the ability to follow oral and written instructions, to read and write proficiently in the English language.
  • Candidates must be able to write clear and concise reports and have good people skills.



The competitive selection process will include, at minimum, a detailed review of your application packet, and the successful completion of the Department’s selection process which includes but may not be limited to the following:

  • Oral Examination
  • Psychological Exam
  • Detailed Background Investigation
  • Medical Exam
  • Police Commission Interview
  • Chief / Police Commission Interview

If you have questions, or seek additional information, please contact Deputy Chief Todd Olson at

Stonington Police Department reserves the right to terminate a hiring process at any time.



The Stonington Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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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.

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