Public Safety 911 Dispatcher

Application Deadline: 2022-09-02
Job Type: County
Job Description:


Key position responsible for receiving, evaluating and acting upon information and requests concerning public safety and law enforcement. Works with computer-aided equipment and a multi-agency enhanced 911 system to dispatch law enforcement, ambulance, and fire services throughout Marathon County. Employees work 11.25 hour shifts with every other Friday, Saturday and Sunday off. This schedule is subject to change based on department needs. All work schedules include weekends and some holidays.

High school graduation or equivalent and the ability to speak clearly, remain calm in stressful situations, and perform multi-task responsibilities required.
Related education, training, and certifications (CPR, First Responder, TIME) desired.
911 emergency dispatch, EMT, First Responder, fire department, related dispatch/military/customer service, or other related experience also desired.
Ability to speak Hmong or Spanish helpful.
Possess a good reputation and background that will withstand pre-appointment investigation.
Ability to successfully complete testing including a job-related simulated dispatch test.
Candidates offered employment will be required to pass a hearing test, drug screen, and psychological assessment.

Initial Hire Rate: $22.07/hour – After 1-year probation increase to $23.21/hour
Candidates with prior experience may lateral in at $23.21/hour.

Deadline Note:

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