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Job title: NETCOM Dispatcher-Regional public safety dispatcher
Job location: Keller, TX 76248 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 01/08/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: $16.94/hr. After training, $166.67 regional pay paid out bi-weekly over 24 pay periods to an equivalent of $18.66/hr.

Job Classification

Job Category:Safety - Other (Dispatcher, Animal Control, etc)

Job Description

Job description:
Deadline to apply: 5pm 1/25/13. Testing to be held the week of 2/4/13, to be scheduled.

Under general supervision of the NETCOM Dispatch Supervisor, the incumbent operates various equipment in the communications center, coordinates all emergency calls coming into the police and fire departments for the Cities of Keller, Southlake, Colleyville, and town of Westlake, and deals with classified information in accordance with federal, state and local guidelines. EOE.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
High School Diploma or GED; 1 year emergency dispatch experience preferred. Correctable vision of 20/30. Ability to pass an Audiogram Test. Ability to speak clearly in a well modulated voice with good diction. Pass a written entrance exam, background investigation, psychological test, physical examination, and oral review board. Capacity to learn the operation of telephone and radio communications, CRT and related communications equipment, and operating requirements and techniques, together with a knowledge of public safety functions and procedures. Capacity to learn the street system and geography of the city and adjacent areas. Ability to think and act quickly, accurately and calmly in emergency situations. Able to type 25 words per minute.
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