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Dispatcher/Telecommunicator

Brodhead Police Dept

Agency City
Brodhead
,
Agency State
Wisconsin

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening
Full-Time

Responsibilities:

Position Responsibilities

The 9-1-1 Public Safety Dispatcher is an entry level civilian position, which performs emergency and non-emergency dispatching of Brodhead police, fire and emergency medical services, as well as other city departments. The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to; answering 9-1-1 calls, and through information gathering determining the nature of the call as well as, deciding the proper response and public safety agency to assign to the call for service. In addition to maintaining proper logs and paperwork of all units dispatched and additional resources requested. The Public Safety Dispatcher are also responsible for retrieving and accurately relaying to requesting agencies information contained in the local, state and national data bases, and for entering and maintaining law enforcement data in the appropriate data bases. The Public Safety Dispatchers also perform a wide variety of administrative, cash handling, customer service, building security and clerical functions. These duties and responsibilities require the application of sound judgement and self-initiative in the interpretation of policies, procedures and laws.

Salary:

Salary Minimum
$18.00
-
Salary Maximum
$23.43
Dependent on Qualifications
Dependent On Qualifications

Benefits:

Benefits
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • Tour differential: afternoons ($0.15) / nights ($0.25)
  • Initial training provided, along with continuing educational opportunities.
Number of Paid Holidays
10

Qualifications:

Qualifications
  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to perform essential functions of this position
  • Ability to possess a firearm
  • Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment
  • Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Clear and concise speech
  • Driver's license
  • Good driving record
  • Good physical condition
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and skills in operating computer systems
  • No domestic abuse convictions
  • No felony convictions
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • U.S. citizen
  • Vision correctable to 20/20
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age
    18
Other Qualifications
  • Position description available upon request.

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma

Notes:

Notes
  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Vision Examination
  • Written Exam
Affirmative Action (AA)
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Chris Hughes
Application Contact Title
Police Chief
Application Contact Agency
Brodhead Police Department
Application Contact Address

1004 W Exchange Street
Brodhead, WI 53520
United States

Phone
Application Contact Phone
(608) 897-2112
Email
Application Contact Email
bhpd@brodheadpolice.com

Apply By:

Application Deadline

Submit:

Application Requirements
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