Job Posting: Public Safety Dispatcher

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The Town of Hopkinton seeks Per Diem (As Needed) Public Safety Dispatchers

Are you looking for a position where making a difference could mean saving lives?

If you are versatile and dependable and thrive working in a fast-paced environment, this is an exciting opportunity for you!

The Town of Hopkinton is seeking applicants for the Public Safety Dispatcher position(s) to work on a per diem basis (as needed). Applicants must be willing to work nights, weekends, overnights, holidays and with short notice. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering emergency and non-emergency calls for Police, Fire and EMS, performing Emergency Medical Dispatch and dispatching emergency personnel, and other related duties.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• High School Equivalency

• Confidentiality, strong attention to detail, and superior customer service skills

• Excellent verbal and written skills and typing and computer skills

Though the below qualifications are preferred, we are willing to train.

• Two (2) years of experience in public safety dispatch or related field

• Certifications in E911, APCO – PST1, CPR and APCO EMD

• Fluency (Written and Spoken) multilingual is a plus

Hiring Salary Rate: $20.00 hourly

Internal/External Applicants: To be considered for this position, please submit the required Application for Employment to [email protected] no later than 4:30 pm, Monday, November 26, 2018. You may also include a cover letter and resume, however the Application for Employment is required. While the preferred method of application is through e-mail or online, applications will also be accepted at Town Hall, Human Resources Department, 18 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748. The Town of Hopkinton is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity.