Richland Fire & Emergency Services Department
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Lateral 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 #: 2399946
Overall Job Objective
|Job Title:||Lateral Emergency Communications Dispatcher|
|Salary:||$20.58 - $29.39 Hourly|
|Job Type:||Regular Full-Time|
|Location:||BCES/SECOMM: 651 Truman Ave - Richland, Washington|
Hiring Range: $20.58 to $29.39 Hour (DOQ)
The City of Richland is looking for experienced Emergency Communications Dispatchers to join the Southeast Communications Center (SECOMM) team. SECOMM serves the community by partnering with first responders to provide emergency and non-emergency services to the citizens of Benton County, Franklin County and Walla Walla Fire District #5 in Southeast Washington State.
Emergency Communications Dispatchers are critical to the community, therefore the City is looking for candidates with a heart for service to others and the ability to remain calm and focused in a fast paced and an often tense work environment. Working at SECOMM requires teamwork with other members in the division and first responders.
An Emergency Communications Dispatcher receives, transmits and records telephone calls, signals and messages relating to police, fire and medical emergencies and operates various communications equipment. This position requires 12-hour rotating shift work, to include irregular hours, weekends and holidays, and is subject to a 12-hour on call period in emergency situations. Additionally, 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.
All employees are expected to model and foster the City of Richland's core values in the performance of their duties and their interactions while representing the City. The values of Teamwork, Integrity, and Excellence promote and maintain a high level of morale and productivity, and are the tie that binds all City employees together across all functions.
Click on the following link to view the complete job description, including the essential functions and working conditions: https://agency.governmentjobs.com//richlandwa/default.cfm?action=specbulletin&ClassSpecID=877180&headerfooter=0
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Final selection will be based on qualifications, skills testing (if applicable) and an oral board interview process.
The final candidate(s) selected will be required to successfully complete and pass a comprehensive background/reference check, fingerprinting, polygraph, and psychological and pre-employment physical exams (includes drug/alcohol testing) commensurate to the position.
Wages determined by the current collective bargaining agreement between the City and the Southeast Washington Telecommunicators Guild (SEWTG).