NOW HIRING: Wilmington Police Seeking Public Safety Dispatcher

WILMINGTON, MA — The Town of Wilmington has just posted the following job opening:

Public Safety Dispatcher
Full-time (40 hrs/wk)
4/2 Schedule
Salary Range: $757.01 to $985.83/weekly
Plus EMT stipend (if applicable) and shift differential Full benefits

The Wilmington Police Department seeks a candidate to staff a 24-hour Police/Fire combined computer-aided dispatch (CAD) center. Applicants should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact with the public, primarily through telephone response to requests for service. Prior experience working with emergency services and radio, telephone and computers is preferred. Duties include, but not limited to: dispatching police, fire and ambulance personnel; providing field personnel with relevant and timely information; and keeping up-to-date computer databases.

Candidates with APCO Public Safety Telecommunicator 1, Mass State E-911 Certification, CAD, CJIS and IMC experience will be given preference.

Comprehensive background check, including CORI screen, physical exam with drug screen, psychological exam and receiving a passing grade on a general dispatching exam are conditions of employment.

The Town’s required application form can be obtained HERE, at the Town Manager’s Office, 121 Glen Road, email or call (978) 658-3311.

Application deadline is May 25, 2018.

Read the complete job posting HERE.

(NOTE: The above job listing was submitted by Town Hall.)

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