Denville Township - Part-time Dispatcher

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Department Denville Township Police Department
Job TitlePart-time Dispatcher
Location Denville, NJ

Job Announcement

Denville Township Police Department, NJ Public Safety Jobs

Part-Time Communications Officer

Denville Township Police Department

Job Description

The Denville Township Police Department is currently seeking qualified individuals for the position of part-time communications officer.  Prior experience as a public safety communications officer is preferred, but is not required.  Applicants must be willing to work 12-hour shifts, nights, weekends and holidays.  Responsibilities include receiving emergency (9-1-1) and non-emergency calls for police/fire/medical assistance, process/record/refer vital information to the appropriate services while dispatching and managing police/fire/EMS radio transmissions, generating/conducting/maintaining computer entries and searches in several public safety computer databases, and other various job-associated tasks.


Part-Time Communications Officers with the Denville Township Police Department receive a competitive pay rate starting at $20.50 per hour and receive critical first-hand experience that could further a career in either public safety communications or law enforcement.  

Job Requirements

- Applicants must be a U.S. citizen;

- Applicants must be a New Jersey resident;

- Applicants must be at least 18 years of age;

- Applicants must have a High School Diploma/GED;

- Applicants must not have been convicted of a crime;

- Applicants must pass an interview process, drug test, and background investigation;

- Applicants must have 9-1-1 Telecommunicator Training certification (40-hour course of training) or successfully complete the training prior to appointment;

- Accepted applicants must successfully complete an unpaid internship/training program before appointment.

Application Deadline/Contact Information

Completed applications (available via link at the top of this page or at must be received no later than May 31, 2023.  Applications should be mailed to or dropped off in person at Denville Police Headquarters (1 St. Mary's Place, Denville, NJ 07834) to the attention of Lt. Scott Revis.


The Township of Denville is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants shall be given full consideration.


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