Receives incoming calls for police and fire, dispatches officers and firefighters as appropriate, and monitors police radio alarms. Documents police and fire service requests in an electronic records management and dispatch system. Operates National Crime Information Center (NCIC) console, a computer-aided mobile dispatch system, and Zetron interoperable radio console.
Minimum Job Requirements
High School Diploma or GED
Certification/Licensure State of Texas Public Safety Telecommunicator or Eligibility for certification by waiver.
Possess a valid Texas Class C Driver’s License
Regular, consistent, and punctual attendance for the assigned work hours is required.
Conditions of Employment
Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
Must successfully maintain the State of Texas Public Safety Telecommunicator certification.
Must successfully complete all internal police dispatch and related training.
Successful candidates must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination, and medical history check.