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Our members are the local governments of Massachusetts and their elected and appointed leadership.
Wanted: Full-time Public Safety Dispatcher. The Public Safety Dispatcher works under the Chief of Police and operates from a 4-2 schedule on a shift from 12 a.m. to 8 p.m. Duties and responsibilities include but not limited to: Receiving/recording telephone calls and requests for service or information; maintaining accurate and timely computer entries regarding documented responses; receiving and transmitting radio communications to dispatch police, fire, rescue, and emergency medical services and appropriate personnel as required; coordinating back-up support activities via radio or telephone. Qualifications: Candidates must be 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and be available for all shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays. Applicants must possess current APCO EMD certification, CPR certification, and E911 Telecommunication certification. Strong written and oral communication skills, excellent computer skills and knowledge of dispatch equipment including; radio systems, automated data communications, telephone systems is necessary. Previous emergency medical dispatch experience and knowledge of Police/Fire Department terminology and enhanced 911 systems preferred. Applicants must be able to pass a criminal background check and a hands-on dispatching assessment. All applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment physical including drug testing. Salary range: $19.86-$22.22 per hour DOQ. Resumes will be accepted until position filled: Director of Human Resources, Town of Millbury, 127 Elm St., Millbury, MA 01527. AA/EOE