Dispatcher - Cumberland County, ME

Posted:
July 11, 2019

Agency:
Cumberland County,ME

Title:
Dispatcher

Description:

FULL TIME DISPATCHER – CUMBERLAND COUNTY REGIONAL COMMUNICATION CENTER

Picturesque Cumberland County is the State’s most populous county having a population of 289,977. Its largest city is Portland and the county geographically extends from Casco Bay to the Lakes Region. Cumberland County has the second largest body of water in the state, Sebago Lake, which provides numerous recreational opportunities. The County is the economic and industrial center of the state, having a strong corporate presence of major domestic and international companies.  The County has over 450 dedicated employees, all focused on providing the best customer service to the County residents.  Cumberland County is represented by five elected county commissioners and the county manager runs the daily operations.

JOB PURPOSE:  Assists the public by taking both emergency and non-emergency calls for service and dispatch that information to the proper responding fire departments, emergency medical services or law enforcement agencies in the county as required. Full-time position with full benefits available.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Required: High School diploma or equivalent, computer proficiency to include Microsoft Office/Word, knowledge of county and towns geographic layout. Must successfully complete the following within one year of employment: terminal operator control course, CPR and Emergency Medical Dispatching Course. Must possess excellent communication skills and ability to remain calm and maintain control in stressful situations. Preferred: Minimum one (1) year in the public safety field and previous experience in radio communications desired.

Candidates must successfully complete Criticall exam, background investigation and polygraph examination.

Cumberland County offers an excellent and comprehensive benefits package and is proud of its talented and dedicated workforce.  Come join our team and culture of engaged employees.  Our strong management team is dedicated to providing employees with inspiring leadership, a positive and friendly workplace, support, encouragement and the necessary tools for success.  We offer tuition reimbursement, wellness program, and professional development and training opportunities. Salary is competitive and contingent upon qualifications and experience. Pay range starts at $19.34 per hour.

Download an application at www.cumberlandcounty.org/jobs. Applications accepted until position filled.                                                                             

Send completed application, cover letter and resume to:
Human Resource Department
142 Federal Street, Suite 110, Portland, Maine 04101
jobs@cumberlandcounty.org
(p) 207-775-6809    (f) 207-871-8378

Cumberland County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected Veteran status.



Closing Date / Removed from Database Date
August 10, 2019

  All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description.