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Dispatcher I

General Purpose of Position:
•Performs a variety of duties related to communications and dispatch of police officers, fire crews, and emergency City crews

•Dispatches for a number of public safety services, including police and fire
•Uses computer-aided dispatch system to track and record incoming calls and outgoing dispatches
•Monitors and completes paperwork
•Interacts with other agencies, organizations or the public as needed
•Assists with the video and intercom handling of prisoners

Required Education and Experience:
•High school diploma or its equivalent
•Six months to twelve months work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred Education and Experience:
•One year to two years related experience and/or associate’s degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience
•Computer experience

Licenses and Certifications:
•The person in this position must be MULES certified within one year of hire, must maintain all state and city required certifications by taking required professional development classes, and must have a valid Missouri driver’s license
•Maintains Emergency Medical Dispatch Fire and Police Dispatch Certifications

Submit applications by:
To apply:  Complete electronic employment application and email to OR a paper application can be picked up from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at City Hall, 3rd floor, 405 Jefferson Street.  Return paper applications to:  Attn:  Human Resources-ADMIN, at the address listed above.

All applications must be returned to Human Resources.  Position open until filled.  EOE M/F/V/D