OBERLIN POLICE DEPARTMENT
The City of Oberlin Police Department is accepting applications for a Full-Time Police Dispatcher. The Police Dispatcher is responsible for the operation of the Police Department radio, answering all incoming telephone calls, operate and control panel, and other related equipment to dispatch officers and run various checks.
Minimum Qualifications: Must be able to work rotating shifts and hours will vary. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Must type at least 40 wpm and possess good grammar and writing skills. Should be even-tempered and have a pleasant personality for dealing with the public. High ethical standards and a high level of integrity are mandatory. Applicants also must possess the ability to concentrate and communicate under stressful situations when time is of the essence and the life/safety of an officer or citizen may be involved. Must have the ability to use critical thinking in prioritizing and assigning calls. Must have the familiarity with computers and word processing, as well as possess the ability to become familiar with the City/County agencies as well as criminal and civil law.
All candidates will be required to pass a background investigation, drug screen, psychological test and basic assessment tests on Microsoft Word, police call dictation and language/spelling.
Starting Hourly Rate: $19.82/Hour
Applications are available at www.cityofoberlin.com and at Oberlin City Hall (85 S. Main Street, Oberlin, Ohio 44074). Applications should be returned via email to email@example.com or mailed to: City of Oberlin Human Resources Department, Oberlin City Hall, 85 S. Main Street, Oberlin, Ohio 44074.
Closing Date: Monday, May 16, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.
The City of Oberlin is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.