Position Title: Joint Communications Dispatcher

Department: Police

Full Time/hours: 37.5 hours per week

Union/Grade: AFSCME 2/CD

Starting Salary Range: $40,356 – $47,000

Salary Range: $41,928 – $55,722

Description of Position:

Works under the general supervision of the Police Chief, with input from the Fire Chief. The Performs a variety of responsible dispatching and clerical functions for the Police and Fire Departments in accordance with established standard operating procedures; uses independent judgment to determine the correct response to calls and in dispatching all necessary personnel and equipment.

Recommended Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High school diploma.

Experience: Over two years of experience in a responsible position involving work with the public; working knowledge of computers and software programs; some work experience in emergency or security services is desirable

Substitutions: Additional years of relevant education may be substituted for the experience requirement on a year for year basis.

Licenses/Certificates: Certification in enhanced 9-1-1 systems through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts preferred. Certification in CPR, first responder, police and fire dispatch, emergency medical dispatch (EMD) and suicide prevention preferred. If not certified, must obtain certification within three months of hire.

Date posted: December 21, 2021

Closing date:  Open until filled

Apply to: Please submit a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Manager, Town of Wayland, 41 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA 01778 or hr@wayland.ma.us. The town of Wayland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.