E 911 Public Safety Dispatcher
Applicants shall have equivalent of a high school education, including computer skills and basic typing. Must be able to obtain Emergency Medical Dispatch and Indiana Data And Communications System certifications and be available to work different shifts.
Job Description: Record all activity in the computer system, receive emergency calls from the public requesting police, fire, medical and other emergency services. Determine the nature and location of the emergency. Determine priorities, and dispatch police, fire, ambulance, or other emergency units as necessary in accordance with established procedures. Receive and process 911 emergency calls, maintain contact with all units on assignment, maintain status and location of police, medical, and fire units. Monitor direct emergency alarms, answer non-emergency calls for assistance. Enter, update, and retrieve information from a variety of computer systems. Receive request for information regarding vehicle registration, driving records and warrants, and provide pertinent data. Monitor several complex public safety radio frequencies. Operate a variety of communications equipment, including radio consoles, telephones, and computer systems.