Dispatchers answer incoming calls and requests for service; dispatch appropriate personnel to calls, as required; coordinate back up support activities via radio; determine priorities among calls; monitor the radio system; perform registration, license and criminal checks. Operate LEAPS computer terminal to obtain or input information on persons, property, and vehicles in nationwide law enforcement network. Position requires ongoing contact with the general public, town departments and emergency personnel requiring excellent customer service skills.
High school diploma and general office experience required. The successful applicant(s) will be required to obtain E 9 1 1, LEAPS, & EMD Certifications.
Applications and a complete job description are available from the Communications Center. 462 Main Street, Dalton, MA 01226, or you can visit the town web site www.dalton-ma.gov for an application. Applications can be emailed to email@example.com.