Public Safety Dispatcher Full Time
City of Augusta | Augusta, ME
City of Augusta
Public Safety Dispatcher
The Augusta Police Department is recruiting for an experienced full-time Dispatcher (Police/Fire/Rescue). Primary work responsibilities include receiving emergency and non-emergency calls for service from the public, dispatching and responding to requests or directions from police and fire units via radio and telephone, and entering and receiving computerized information while simultaneously logging or recording activities. Candidates must have the ability to interact effectively with the public and make decisions quickly, prioritizing and handling multiple tasks during both routine and life-threatening situations in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
Hours will vary widely, will include nights, weekends and holidays and may often be available on short notice.
Applicants who have prior Dispatch experience are highly preferred. Thorough background checks are conducted for these positions.
Pay is $16.99 to $22.28 per hour commensurate with experience,
Health Insurance, Generous Paid Time Off, Vision/Dental, Pension Plan with Maine Public Employees Retirement and MORE!
To Apply: Request an application at, or send a cover letter and resume to: HR@Augustamaine.gov, FAX: 207-620-8175 or mail to: City of Augusta, Human Resources Dept. 16 Cony Street, Augusta, Maine 04330.
Applications found online at: www.augustamaine.com.
This position will be posted until August 13, 2018 and / or until suitable candidates are hired.
The City of Augusta is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer