TELECOMMUNICATOR (911 DISPATCHER)
CITY OF EAU CLAIRE
Are you looking for a way to serve your community? Help us provide an essential service for Eau Claire County citizens and visitors. Join our team as a full-time Telecommunicator (911 Dispatcher)! We are currently hiring in the Eau Claire Emergency Center. The Eau Claire Emergency Center is one of the longest running countywide, central dispatch facilities in Wisconsin. Civilian Telecommunicators are responsible for all 911 calls in Eau Claire County. They dispatch for 14 agencies, both full-time and part-time volunteer. Telecommunicators dispatch for all law enforcement agencies and the majority of the fire departments countywide. They are also responsible for all emergency medical requests utilizing an Emergency Medical Dispatch card system. Applicants will use a computer aided dispatch system, computer records management system, TIME system and other computer software to effectively complete their duties.
Qualifications: At least 18 years of age; high school diploma or equivalent; must be able to work a variety of different shifts (the Emergency Center is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days per week); be detail oriented; have good keyboarding skills; have effective communication skills; no felony convictions; possess the ability to maintain composure under high stress situations; and must exhibit patience and discretion when dealing with customers. Multitasking ability is a must!
Pay Range: $22.59 to $26.32 per hour, plus excellent fringe benefits. Application deadline: Open until filled with first review of applications on July 17, 2019. Online application and full job description available on our website at www.eauclairewi.gov/jobs. Equal Opportunity Employer