Monday, November 14, 2011

Want to Be a 9-1-1 Dispatcher?

CRESA is seeking applicants interested in becoming 9-1-1 Dispatchers. Review the job application packet and apply by Monday, November 28th at 5:00 PM.

9-1-1 Dispatchers answer and process 9-1-1 calls and dispatch police, fire and medical services. Dispatchers must handle calls from angry, scared, depressed or impaired callers. Dispatchers must think quickly and make correct decisions in stressful and life-threatening situations.

This recruitment will create ELIGIBLE LIST of qualified candidates to fill vacant positions. Once hired, Dispatchers-in-Training go through extensive on-the-job training (approximately 20 months) to learn all aspects of 9-1-1 call-taking and dispatching.

This work requires very strong computer skills, data entry, attention-to-detail, and problem solving / critical thinking. Please see the job announcement and application packet for full job duties, essential job functions, minimum qualifications and recruitment process. Application Deadline: Monday, November 28, 2011 at 5:00 PM. Salary Range: $19.66 - $30.47 per hour.

CRESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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