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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Job Opportunity: Dispatcher 9-1-1

photo of a 911 dispatcher at her terminal

Do you enjoy a fast-paced work environment and possess great listening and typing skills?  Then, check out this opportunity to be a 9-1-1 Dispatcher!  9-1-1 Dispatchers are skilled at multi-tasking, type 40 wpm, and speak clearly while working under pressure.  Dispatchers put their hearts into serving citizens during some of their most challenging times. 

Successful applicants will have strong keyboarding skills, outstanding interpersonal and judgment skills, and the ability to multi-task during intense situations and high-volume workloads. Incumbents are responsible for answering emergency 9-1-1 and non-emergency telephone calls and directing appropriate and timely resources.  Responsibilities include prioritizing calls, tracking unit status, and dispatching emergency personnel to crime scenes and calls for service.

Our Police Department is a 24-7 operation and all candidates will be required to work nights, weekends, rotating shifts, and holidays.

Questions regarding this role may be directed to:  humanresources@grantspassoregon.gov.

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