Town of Stoneham-Public Safety Dispatch 

Full-Time Public Safety Civilian Dispatcher Position

Position: High public visibility and contact.  Receive and process emergency and non-emergency signals and calls for service.  Dispatch police, fire, EMS and other emergency units and personnel as needed.  Monitor and operate emergency signaling, radio, computer, telephone, alarm and other specialized equipment in support of public safety communications and dispatch functions.

Qualifications:  Previous experience preferred or willing to train in the following areas:

  • Ability to rapidly and accurately assess and process emergency and non-emergency requests for assistance in a composed manner
  • Familiarity with computers to process records and information via interdepartmental computers and state-wide computer systems
  • Temperamentally suited to the position and able to work harmoniously with other persons and the general public
  • Ability to maintain accurate written records, plan, organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to take direction and also work independently as needed

Please see the Town of Stoneham’s Human Resources Department webpage at for a link to the complete job description.

Salary Range:     $44,824 – $53,237*   (eff. 7-1-21)  (Includes 5 paid holidays)

To apply for this position you must submit cover letter, resume and completed job application to:

Town of Stoneham

Director of Human Resources- Donna Gaffey

35 Central Street, Stoneham, MA  02180

Deadline to Apply:   July 8, 2021 @ Close of business.

Stoneham is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity in our workforce and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.