The Bureau of Emergency Communications (BOEC) has openings for the next class of trainees to become an Emergency Dispatcher. The application instructions are here.
The minimum requirements are:
- High School diploma or equivalent;
- 18 years old at time of hire, and
- Ability to type 45 words per minute.
Please pass along this information to anyone who may be interested in a career answering emergency calls and dispatching first responders. Starting salary even while training is $20.21 - $23.41 hourly.
The deadline is March 12 or when 150 complete applications are received, so speed and accuracy in responding are important..... just as they are on the job.