A 911 Dispatcher is responsible for receiving & prioritizing all emergency & non-emergency requests for service & for dispatching appropriate service providers. This is a position of critical importance for community & public safety, operating 24/7 including nights, weekends, & holiday shifts. This position is fast-paced, multi-task oriented, & demands quick decisions when helping people in emergency situations.
MQs: Requires equivalency of high school graduation & 1 year of 911 Public Safety Dispatch experience OR 2 years of work experience in multi-tasking environment. Emergency dispatching experience within the last 7 years is highly desired. One must type at least 45 wpm & remain calm in an atmosphere of changing priorities & periods of high stress. Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.
Hiring Range: $23.71/hr. to $29.64/hr. DOQ.
Selection: Selection based on MQs/rating of training & experience. Candidates meeting MQs who pass a typing test will be forwarded to the hiring manager for additional assessments and interview. Final selection will include assessment tests, oral interview, background investigation, physical & hearing exam, psychological evaluation, drug testing, and approval by the County Board. Closing: 5/30/19.
Apply Online: https://www.scottcountymn.gov/jobs.
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