Police Dispatcher/Clerk – Casual

  • Casual
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 10 months ago

Recruitment open until filled
First review of applications – May 23, 2018

The Police Dispatcher/Clerk is a non-sworn technical and complex clerical support classification associated with law enforcement support services assigned in the Town Police Department.  Police Dispatcher/Clerks learn and perform a variety of responsible records management, communications and dispatching duties for emergency and non-emergency calls for service.

Essential Duties

  • Dispatches police officers to calls for service
  • Provides assistance, information and directions to non-emergency callers including but not limited to police, fire, paramedic, animal control and public utilities calls for service,  forwards non-emergency calls to proper personnel or departments
  • Maintains awareness of field unit activities; communicates with field units through radio in accordance with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations; maintains status and location of units on patrol
  • Retrieves information from State and National computer networks regarding wanted persons, stolen property, vehicle registration, stolen vehicles and other related information
  • Enters call information into computer systems; logs and completes call forms, maintains records of calls for service and self-initiated officer activities
  • Assists the public at the front counter; provides information and responds to general inquiries
  •  Performs other related duties as assigned

Employment application is available. Or for more information you can view the Police Dispatcher/Clerk – Casual Brochure.

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