The Town of Canton seeks applicants for the position of Public Safety Dispatcher. This is a PART TIME position. Under supervision of the Chief of Police and/or the Chief’s designee, the part-time dispatcher provides communication and support to Police, Fire, Emergency Medical and other governmental services; receives and records emergency and routine business calls and dispatches police, fire, rescue and other emergency personnel/ equipment by telephone or radio, utilizing complex technical aids such as computer aided dispatch systems on an assigned rotating basis in accordance with prescribed policies and procedures, often requiring immediate independent judgment. The Public Safety Dispatcher is a civilian, non-sworn, non-union position which involves work often performed under pressure.
Public Safety Dispatchers will work shifts as determined by contractual agreement. This includes days, nights, weekends and holidays. Dispatchers may also be on call and subject to order-in work situations based on the emergency needs of the department.
Applications and resumes must be received by June 27, 2022 at 4pm to: Town of Canton, 4 Market Street, PO Box 168, Collinsville, CT 06022; Attention: Police Chief Christopher Arciero.
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