Public Safety Dispatcher
Lincolnway Public Safety Communications Center
$16.00 - $19.00/hour DOQ (Part-Time)
Application Deadline: 3/3/17
9-1-1 Public Safety Dispatcher
(Full-Time and Part-Time)
Public Safety Dispatch Center
The Lincolnway Public Safety Communications Center is seeking to establish a group of qualified full time and part-time 9-1-1 Public Safety Dispatcher candidates. The Dispatch Center is the primary answering point and dispatch center for the Villages of Frankfort, Mokena, and New Lenox Police, and East Joliet, Frankfort, Manhattan, Mokena, and New Lenox Fire Departments, wire line and wireless emergency and non-emergency calls for law enforcement, fire and EMS. Must be able to multi-task and work effectively under stressful situations.
The primary purpose of a dispatcher is to answer and process emergency 9-1-1 and non-emergency calls for service via computer aided dispatch system, which is accomplished by answering incoming phones calls, gathering information about the request or emergency, providing information, entering the data, and dispatching personnel. Additional duties include monitoring equipment, researching computer records for information, updating and maintaining computer files and databases, answering routine questions, and completing general office duties. Part-time dispatchers are used to cover scheduled shift work as well as covering shifts on an as-needed basis.
$40,406.62 with benefits (Full-Time)
$16.00 - $19.00/hour DOQ, no benefits (Part-Time)
HOW TO APPLY:
Please forward resume and letter of interest via e-mail to:
By Friday, March 3, 2017 at 4:00 PM
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