Belchertown Police Department
70 State Street
Belchertown, MA 01007
|Salary Range:||Location:||BELCHERTOWN, MA|
|Job Type:||Category:||Full Time||Telecommunications|
|Education Level:||Work Experience:|
|High School or Equivalent|
Preference: Nice to have
but will train
APCO PST 1 - Preference: Nice to have|
NectGen 911 - Preference: Nice to have
Priority EMD - Preference: Nice to have
|The Town of Belchertown is currently accepting applications and resumes for a full time benefited dispatcher at the communications center located at the police department. The work schedule will be dependent on the shift bidding process. The person selected for this position will work a fixed schedule that may include various shifts. Applicants must be able to pass a successful background check. |
Responsibilities include receiving emergency and non-emergency calls for service and dispatching the appropriate response. Applicants should possess excellent written as well as oral communication skills. In addition, they should be able to handle several situations simultaneously while working under stressful situations.
Preference will be given to applicants with prior dispatching experience and those that have required certifications (NextGen911, Priority EMD and APCO PST1).
Job descriptions and employment applications are available at the Selectmen's Office located at the Finnerty House, 1 South Main Street, P.O. Box 670, Belchertown, MA 01007-0607. The deadline to apply is June 29, 2018.