Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee or Lateral

The Town of Payson | Payson, AZ

Posted Date 1/07/2023
Description

Now hiring Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee or Lateral!

Benefits, Pension, 10 Paid Holidays, 156+ Hours of Paid Time Off, Paid Training!

Minimum starting: $20 Trainee, $22 Lateral. Always accepting applications. Deadline for current hiring process: 06/01/2022 4pm.

A Town of Payson application is required to be submitted directly to the Town of Payson Human Resources Department.

For a complete job description and more information about the application process, please visit: https://www.paysonaz.gov/departments/internal-services/human-resources/employment-opportunities

Trainee:

The fundamental reason this classification exists is to perform the full scope of duties of a Public Safety Telecommunicator through a structured on the job training program tailored to each individual's experience or lack of in the areas of answering 911 calls, dispatching fire and emergency medical services, or dispatching police services. Incumbents are trained according to Payson Police or Fire Department policies and operating procedures. Duties include: receiving calls from the public; evaluating the calls for proper action; and initiating Police or Fire response by obtaining information required for dispatching field units. An employee in this class learns to dispatch messages and calls by voice and computer to police or fire units and to maintain radio contact with mobile units.

Lateral:

The fundamental reason this classification exists is to perform the full scope of duties of a Public Safety Telecommunicator in the areas of answering 911 calls, dispatching fire and emergency medical services, or dispatching police services. Duties include: receiving calls from the public; evaluating the calls for proper action; and initiating Police or Fire response by obtaining information required for dispatching field units. An employee in this class dispatches messages and calls by voice and computer to police or fire units and to maintain radio contact with mobile units.

 

Salary18.61 - 27.83 Hour

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