Redding - Public Safety Dispatcher

Job Overview

Department Redding Police Department
TypeDispatcher
Job TitlePublic Safety Dispatcher
Salary$54,684 to $64,984
Deadline Jul 31, 2022 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$35.00
Contactmdeluca@rpdct.us
Location Redding, CT
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Job Announcement

Redding Police Department, CT Public Safety Jobs 

REDDING POLICE DEPARTMENT
Public Safety Dispatcher 

PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHER -

The Town of Redding is accepting applications for the position of Public Safety Dispatcher. Interested candidates should apply, with preference being given to candidates having current certification as a Telecommunicator and/or prior COLLECT certifications along with APCO Emergency Medical Dispatcher. A strong working knowledge of CAD/RMS systems is desirable and the ability to multi-task between phone, radio and computer is essential. Candidates should have excellent interpersonal skills, customer service abilities and be willing to work a variety of shifts in a 24/7 communications center.

 

The Town of Redding offers a competitive salary and benefits package including: CMERS Pension, medical/dental insurance, short/long term disability insurance, group life insurance, longevity pay, paid sick time, paid personal leave, paid holidays, paid vacation, 457 deferred compensation plan, and uniform/equipment allowance.  Salary may be commensurate with experience ranging from $54,684 to $64,948.  

The Town of Redding is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

Performs dispatch services for Police, Fire and EMS; records, inputs, retrieves and transmits information. Shift work to include nights, weekends, holidays and rotating days off with mandatory overtime.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Ability to learn communications procedures and policies and learn town geography. Ability to operate sophisticated, computer-based communications equipment. Ability to effectively communicate and elicit information quickly and accurately under stressful conditions. Ability to work and make decisions with little or no supervision.  Ability to multi-task and be able to maintain composure during stressful situations.  Ability to interact well with co-workers, supervisors, and general public required. Requires a High School Diploma and the ability to pass a thorough background check and pre-employment drug screening.

Application must be received prior to August 1, 2022

Contact Lead Dispatcher Matthew Eckert at 203-938-3400 for more information.

Please direct questions regarding this position to mdeluca@rpdct.us


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