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