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We are currently accepting applications for 9-1-1 Dispatchers. This posting will remain open until filled.
****Updated****Applications received between September 24th and October 19, 2018 by 5 pm will be considered for the second review of candidates. Qualified applicants will be invited to complete Criticall testing in Grants Pass from 10/22/18 - 11/2/18. Passing candidates who are successful with the Criticall testing will be required to attend a 2-hour job observation in our dispatch center prior to the oral board interview on November 9, 2018.
The City seeks a positive role model who is ethical, supportive to Council Goals, innovative, is receptive to ideas and opinions, and focuses on the betterment of the individual, organization, and community.
Successful applicants will have strong keyboarding skills, outstanding interpersonal and judgment skills and the ability to multi-task during intense situations and high volume work loads. Incumbents are responsible for answering emergency 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.