Public Safety Dispatcher
Town of East Lyme Police Department is now accepting applications for Full Time & Part Time Public Safety Dispatcher A High School Diploma (or equivalent) is the minimum educational requirement. Applicant should have a minimum of two years' experience as a public safety dispatcher. If not already fully certified, applicant must possess the ability to attend and complete all training deemed mandatory by the Chief of Police or his/her designee including by not limited to: •Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) •State of Connecticut Dispatcher training course as specified by CT State Law •Connecticut Online Law Enforcement Communication Teleprocessing (COLLECT) training. •National Crime Information Center (NCIC) training. The applicant must have the ability to acquire a working knowledge of radios, computers and all other communications related equipment within his/her probationary period. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carryout instructions furnished in written, oral and schedule form. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively under emergency conditions. Ability to acquire working knowledge of fire, medical and police procedures. Ability to acquire use of emergency medical terms and prioritize emergency calls within general department guidelines. Ability to type accurately. Applicants must pass a comprehensive background investigation by the Police Department. Part-Time Telecommunicators and Full-Time (Dispatchers) Must be available to work weekend and holiday shifts (Days 0700-1500, Evenings 1500-2300, Midnights 2300-0700) as required by the Chief of Police or his/her designee.