Full-time Public Safety Dispatcher, Town of Seekonk

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Full-time Public Safety Dispatcher
Town of Seekonk
The town of Seekonk is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Public Safety Dispatcher. The Public Safety Dispatchers work under the Director of Communications and operate in a 24 hour a day operation. Qualified candidates must be available to work all shifts including nights, weekends and holidays. Additionally, candidates at a minimum must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and possess strong written and oral communications skills, an ability to work well under stressful conditions with an inherent ability to multitask in emergency situations. Applicants must be able to pass an extensive criminal background investigation and complete a complex operational training program.  Preference will be given to those with prior emergency dispatch experience, who are currently certified as Enhanced 911 Telecommunications in accordance with the provisions of MA 560 CMR 5.00 and who possess Power Phone EMD certification. This is a union position which works a four day on two day off rotation. Salary range is $19.47 to $23.69 per hour with a competitive benefits package that includes Health/Dental insurance, Bristol County Retirement, Deferred Compensation, Educational Incentives and Longevity Pay. Interested Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume no later than 1600 on July 27 to: Seekonk Public Safety Communications, Attn: Director of Communications, 500 Taunton Ave., Seekonk, MA 02771. (posted 7/9 exp. 7/27)