To apply for this position, you must submit an original Town of Collierville application. Applications are available to download at www.collierville.com under the Employment Opportunities tab, or you may obtain one from our Human Resources Office located at 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, 38017, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Completed applications must be submitted either by mail or in person to the above address. We are unable to accept faxed or emailed applications.
This is specialized technical telecommunications work in receiving and transmitting radio, telephone, and computer messages concerning crimes, as well as police, fire and other emergencies, in the operation of a console in the Town’s emergency public safety dispatching center.
QUALIFICATIONS: Requires a high school diploma or GED supplemented by six (6) months of experience in radio-telephone communications work. Incumbent must be a citizen of the United States of America; must successfully complete a course of study for Public Safety Dispatchers as approved by the Emergency Communications Board within six (6) months of hire date; must become certified in the operation of the N.C.I.C. system by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations; and must possess an Emergency Medical Dispatch certification from the National Academy of Emergency Medical Dispatch within one (1) year of employment; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
SPECIAL REQUISITES: Incumbent must have fingerprints on file with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, have passed a physical examination as performed by a licensed physician, have good moral character as determined by investigation, be free from apparent mental disorders as certified by a qualified professional in the psychiatric or psychological field, to enable the incumbent to perform the essential functions of the job. Must be compliant with the NENA Hearing Standards for Public Safety Telecommunicators, sections 3.3.1, 3.3.2, and 3.3.3. Must be in compliance with TCA 786-205. Must be able to work rotating and/or irregular shifts and hours that may include nights, weekends, and holidays.
LICENSES: Must retain all certifications mentioned above. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
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