Public Safety Dispatchers – Sandwich Police and Fire Departments

The Town of Sandwich is currently looking for 5 experienced public safety dispatchers to work 40 hours per week beginning on or about July 1, 2015.

Dispatchers work under the general direction of the shift commander in conformance with departmental regulations, applicable provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, applicable Federal Laws, local by-laws and professional standards.  Candidates will operate communication systems utilizing radio, telephone and computer equipment to receive 911 emergency and routine calls requesting police, fire and EMS services; provides information to the public; dispatches safety personnel and equipment in response to service requests and to organize and coordinate the activities of field units; maintains records of activities in response to service requests; and performs related work as required.

The successful candidates will possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to multitask under pressure.  Qualified applicants should possess E911 telecommunicators certification, 2 day 911 equipment and basic telecommunicator training, 40 hours of Department-approved basic telecommunicator training, and APCO certified.

The hourly rate for this position is $20.25 with excellent benefits.  Please submit a resume and letter of interest with copies of certifications by June 5, 2015 to:  Public Safety Dispatcher Search, Attention: Human Resources Department, 130 Main Street, Sandwich, MA 02563.  Sandwich is an EOE/AA Employer.

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