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9-1-1 Telecommunicator

Palos Heights, Illinois



Southwest Central Dispatch

7611 W. College Drive

Palos Heights, IL 60463

Phone: 708-448-6180 

Fax: 708-448-9823




Salary: $46,548.00 - $53,457.00 (FT); $17.96 - $21.46/hour (PT)

Application Deadline: 5/11/17






Southwest Central Dispatch (SWCD) is accepting applications for full and part-time 9-1-1 Telecommunicators.



Responsibilities include:

  • Answering emergency telephone calls

  • Dispatching emergency services

  • Direct data entry


Basic Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Good keyboard skills and a working knowledge of a Windows environment

  • Understand and speak fluent English

  • Possess a valid driverís license

  • Must pass written tests and an oral interview

  • Pass a psychological and physical exam including vision, hearing, and drug tests

  • Must pass an in-depth background investigation


Full-time starting salary range:


$46,548.00 - $53,457.00, depending on qualifications and experience



Part-time hourly rate:


$17.96 up to $21.46, depending on qualifications and experience


Applications may be obtained at:




Picked up at:


Southwest Central Dispatch

7611 W. College Drive

Palos Heights, IL 60463


There is a $25.00 non-refundable processing fee payable by certified check or money order that must be returned with the application. Personal checks, cash or credit cards are not acceptable.


The application and processing fee must be received at Southwest Central Dispatch NO LATER THAN 2:00 PM, (CDT) Thursday, May 11, 2017. Electronic submissions are not permissible.



Applicants will be notified of the exact date, time and place of their written test.




SWCD is an Equal Opportunity Employer











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