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City of Middletown
Published
March 12, 2018
Location
Category
Other  
Job Type
Deadline to Apply
2018/03/29

Description

To establish an Eligible List for the classification of Police/Fire 911 Dispatcher, the Middletown Civil Service Commission will conduct an open competitive examination. All applicants will be required to take a written and listening examination on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Primary responsibilities for this position include receiving, dispatching, and processing calls and messages for police, fire and rescue services. Dispatchers rotate through three separate shifts.  Qualified candidates selected for further processing will complete interview, typing exam, background check, polygraph exams, and a psychological assessment.  Salary Range: $34,561 to $47,773 annually plus shift differential, opportunity for overtime, and benefits.

Job Requirements

Position requires the prompt and accurate dispatching of police and fire units by means of radio and computer. Additional job functions include processing requests for assistance and information from citizens and City personnel, both in person and by telephone, handling 911 calls, typing, filing, condensing reports, and other tasks. The work is performed in conjunction with the activities of other dispatchers with no close supervision. It requires the exercise of initiative, sound judgment, the ability to work in a team setting, and the ability to cope with stress.

How to Apply

Application packets (includes examination information) may be obtained from the Human Resources Office, second floor of City Building, One Donham Plaza, Middletown, Ohio or may be downloaded from the website at http://www.cityofmiddletown.org/jobs. Applications must be filed by 5:00 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 2018.  EOE/Drug-free Workplace. 

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