Richland Fire & Emergency Services Department
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Emergency Communications Dispatcher
at Richland Fire & Emergency Services Department
Pay: $20.58 to $29.39/hour
Salary : $20.58 - $29.39 Hourly
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2421958
Overall Job Objective
|Job Title:||Emergency Communications Dispatcher|
|Salary:||$20.58 - $29.39 Hourly|
|Job Type:||Regular Full-Time|
|Location:||BCES/SECOMM: 651 Truman Ave - Richland, Washington|
|In an effort to maintain a continuous eligibility list for hiring of future positions, the City will be continually conducting skills testing and interviews. .|
Starting salary: $20.58/hour
The City of Richland and Southeast Communications Center are looking for well-qualified candidates to work as Emergency Communication Dispatchers. Emergency Communication Dispatchers receive, transmit and record telephone calls, signals and messages relating to police, fire and medical emergencies and operates various communications equipment. Subject to working irregular hours, rotating shifts, weekends and holidays, and 24-hour on call in emergency situations. This position requires employees to work in a highly stressful, emergency or multiple simultaneous emergency situations where injury or death of individuals might occur as a result of an error.
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|Final selection will be made based on qualifications, skills testing (typing and CritiCall), and an oral board interview process. Be advised that prior to working in this position for the City, and on a regular basis while employed in this position, you are required to obtain and maintain certification in use of state and federal law enforcement databases and/or to be granted access to City facilities that house confidential criminal justice information.|
Final candidate(s) selected will be required to successfully complete and pass a comprehensive background/reference, fingerprinting, polygraph, psychological and pre-employment physical exam (includes drug/alcohol testing) commensurate to the position.