Telecommunicator, Wake Forest PD (Wake Forest, NC)
Apply By: Open until filled
Minimum Starting Salary: $42,957
The Town of Wake Forest is seeking a team-player to receive emergency and routine calls for police assistance and general information. The ideal candidate must be able to dispatch police units, operate a variety of electronic equipment and answer several incoming calls at one time. Work requires frequent public contact that will require tact, firmness, decisiveness, and judgement in order to obtain necessary information from people who are under extreme stress. Must be able to multi-task and choose appropriate courses of action in a rapid and efficient manner. DCI operator certification is preferred. We will conduct a thorough background investigation, as this is a highly sensitive position.
Training and Experience: High School graduate or GED required and two years of experience as radio or telephone switchboard operations, dispatching, public contact or clerical/technical work experience with proficiency in typing a minimum of 30wpm and/or computer keyboard techniques and skills.
Preference will be given to those applicants with public safety experience. Shift work required and will include some nights, weekends and holidays. This is an essential position for purposes of inclement weather.
Please apply on line www.wakeforestnc.gov
and click on employment at the bottom of the page. Any questions please call our recruiting officer, Cpl Lezama 919-554-6150.