The Winchester Police Department is seeking an experienced Police/Fire Civilian Dispatcher.  The Winchester Communications center is comprised of five full-time and two part-time Dispatchers serving a community of 24,000.

Dispatchers are responsible for handling all emergency and non-emergency calls for Police, Fire and EMS 911. Civilian Dispatchers are under the supervision of the Officer-in-Charge and the Chief Civilian Dispatcher.

Additionally, Civilian Dispatchers are responsible for monitoring alarms, radios and dispatching appropriate personnel to respond to calls for service. Dispatchers will utilize criminal justice information systems; access state and national data as necessary and/or requested through use of computerized systems. Dispatchers with perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications: APCO Public Safety Communicator 1; 911 certification; PowerPhone EMD certification; CJIS certification; CPR/AED certification preferred.

Hours of work can vary from day to day, Dispatchers work a 4-2 schedule including holidays and weekends. Salary range from $22.38 – $32.67 depending on experience.

A full job description can be found here: Police/Fire Civilian Dispatcher.

Please submit an employment application, cover letter and resume to: or to Barbara Bosco, Winchester Police Department, 30 Mt. Vernon Street, Winchester, MA 01890.

Town of Winchester applications can be obtained on the town of Winchester website, or can be picked up at the Winchester Police Department.

Deadline for applications is September 28th, 2021.