The South Hadley Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of full-time Police Dispatcher. We are seeking experienced individuals who are highly motivated with strong communications skills, are computer literate, able to multi-task, and have a community policing philosophy.
The South Hadley Police Department consists of twenty-seven (27) full-time officers, 5 full-time dispatchers, 3 part-time dispatchers and civilian clerical staff. The department utilizes the latest E911 technologies, TriTech IMC CAD systems, Dell mobile data terminals, PowerPhone EMD and Motorola radio communications systems.
Minimum qualifications necessary to apply are a High School diploma or GED and experience in the use of computers operating in a Microsoft Windows environment. Applicants with any pervious dispatching experience who hold any certifications such as; PowerPhone EMD, CJIS, NG911, APCO PST1, Suicide Prevention, CPR and First Responder, or are familiar with TriTech IMC Software will be given preference. We will consider any other qualified applicants.
The successful candidates must be willing to work various shifts which may include weekends and/or holidays. Responsibilities include receiving emergency and non-emergency calls for Police, Fire, and EMS services while dispatching public safety personnel as needed. Greeting the public at the front desk and other related dispatch center duties are required.
The full-time starting salary is $17.48 per hour - increased to $18.48 per hour upon successful completion of a six month probationary period. Increased starting salary consideration is given to trained and certified Police/Fire/EMS Emergency Dispatchers. Full-Time salary is based on an 8 hour shift working a “Four On/Two Off” schedule.
The appointment of this position is contingent upon a successful CORI check.
To submit an application please visit our website at www.southhadley.org/jobs
Posting will be active until position is filled.
The Town of South Hadley is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Location/Region: South Hadley