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Public Safety Dispatcher

Company Name:
Unified Government of Wyandotte County
Location of Position
Communications Center 6730 Riverview Drive Kansas City, KS
BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION:
Receives citizens complaints and requests for services of public safety units. Dispatches public safety units to respond to calls and maintains records on each unit in the assigned division. Provides all pertinent information regarding the complaint or request to all units responding. Enters data concerning dispatch calls onto computer cards. Operates teletype machine, complex radio, telephone, and computer networks. Incumbent will become cross trained for the position of Communications Dispatcher also. Mandatory overtime required on an as needed basis.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma or GED. Three years stable work experience. Must have excellent communication, listening, and voice skills and be able to effectively deal with stressful conditions. Must be able to type 40 words per minute. Successful candidate will be required to submit to CVSA (Polygraph test), Psychological Evaluation, Clinical Assessment Interview and background check. Must be able to work various shifts, including weekends and holidays. Skills tests will be administered at time of application.
SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT IS REQUIRED TO TAKE PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL AND DRUG SCREEN.
This posting ends at 5:00pm on April 2, 2014.
How to apply:
All positions require that the applicant be a resident of Wyandotte County or willing to relocate. As a condition of employment all employees must pass a post offer physical examination and drug screen. Public law requires all new appointees to submit proof of identity and employment eligibility. The Human Resources Department provides several options for you to choose from when applying for a position with the UG.
Apply by E-mail: Complete the Unified Government Application, save application on pc and email as an attachment to
Apply in Person at the Human Resources Office
Apply by Mail: 701 N 7th Street, Rm. 646, Kansas City, KS 66101
Apply by Fax: (913) 573-5006
The Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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