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Telecommunicator - Town of Wake Forest

posted Jul 6, 2016, 1:08 PM by Grayson Gusa   [ updated May 16, 2017, 8:43 AM ]
Telecommunicator (Public Safety Department)

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Salary: $34,977 - $56,975

The Town of Wake Forest is seeking team-player to receive emergency and routine calls for police assistance and general information. The ideal candidate must be able to dispatch police units, operate a variety of electronic equipment and answer several incoming calls at one time. Work requires frequent public contact that will require tact, firmness, decisiveness, and judgment in order to obtain necessary information from people who are under extreme stress. Must be able to multi-task and choose appropriate courses of action in a rapid and efficient manner. DCI operator certification is preferred however not mandatory. We will provide candidate with proper DCI training and schooling. A thorough background investigation will be conducted, as this is a highly sensitive position. High school diploma or equivalent required. Work schedule: Shift work required and will include some nights, weekends and holidays. This is an essential position for purposes of inclement weather.

To Apply
To be considered for an opportunity with The Town of Wake Forest, you must complete the attached employment application for each position for which you are applying. Resumes alone do not qualify as an application and will not be considered unless attached to a fully completed Town of Wake Forest Employment Application. We only accept and consider Employment Applications for currently posted positions. Please check our job line 919-435-9498 or our website for a current list of our posted positions. You may download an application from our website or obtain one at Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest, NC 27587. You may also call 919-435-9492 to have an application mailed to you. Applications must be received by mail, delivered to Town Hall or emailed to by 5 p.m. on the closing day. All applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screening. EOE/ADA. Once submitted, application materials become the property of the Town.