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911 / Emergency Telecommunicator

Description :

Operate multi-line phone system, answer 911 emergency telephone calls, and dispatch calls to responding field units. Must have high school diploma or equivalent, be 18 years of age or older, type 35 WPM, possess strong verbal/written skills, & multi-task in a high stress environment.  Applicants are subject to a background investigation, suitability screening test, polygraph, drug test and successfully complete a 5 week training course at the Dept. of Criminal Justice Training/Eastern KY University in Richmond, KY.  Prior public safety training/experience desired. 

Excellent benefits include health, dental, vision, & life insurance. 12 paid vacation days, 12 paid sick days, and 11 paid holidays per year are offered. Shift schedule rotates day/evening shifts including weekends and holidays.

Starting Salary : $28,552 

Contact :

Our application is available online, or the Kentucky Career Center, at 110 Riverfront Drive, Hopkinsville, KY, or the Hopkinsville Municipal Center, 715 South Virginia Street, Hopkinsville, KY and must be submitted no later than 4:00pm, Friday, January 31, 2020.

The City of Hopkinsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Deadline for Applying : Jan 31, 2020 04:00 PM