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Police Telecommunicator
Department:Police
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
  

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs responsible specialized paraprofessional and technical work in the Communication Center for the Police Department.  Responsible for receiving both emergency and non-emergency telephone calls from citizens and relaying information to police officers via a multi-channel radio system.  Responsible for providing information/referrals to the general public and other law enforcement agencies. Must have the ability to communicate clearly, to use good judgment, to multi-task and to work in stressful situations.


JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or equivalent. Pre-employment drug screen and psychological testing required.  Must have adequate typing skills.  Must be able to obtain state certification from DCI. Experience in a Public Safety Communications Center highly preferred.

Additional Certifications Required (Must be obtained in 1 year):

  • Successfully pass DCI-Modules 1, 2 and 3
  • NC Notary Public Certification
  • Successfully pass Sheriff’s Standards Certification
  •  Successfully pass CIT School

Additional Information: The Town has a progressive career ladder for Police Telecommunicators.  Highly qualified applicants may be hired as a Telecommunicator II.